Bulgaria and Macedonia will cooperate in a pilot project on the integration of energy markets between an EU Member State and a Contracting Party to the Energy Community Treaty.
The forum “Circular Economy and Clean Technologies” will take place on 18 May 2018. It is part of the official agenda of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of EU in 2018 and is held under the patronage of the Ministry of Environment and Water of Bulgaria.
A conference on consumer protection dedicated to the most up-to-date innovations related to the future development of European consumer policy was held in Sofia today under the title ‘Consumer Law and Consumer Protection Policy Today. Can we do better?’. The event was attended by Věra Jourová, Commissioner for Justice, Consumer Protection and Gender Equality, Emil Karanikolov, Minister of Economy, Dimitar Margaritov, Chairman of the Commission for Consumer Protection, representatives of the scientific community and leading experts in the field of consumer protection.
The 13th Asia-Europe (ASEM) Finance Ministers’ meeting took place in Sofia on 26 April 2018. The ministers discussed the taxation of the digital economy, global economic development and cyber-risks to the financial system.
On 30 April 2018, under the patronage of the Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov and as part of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU, an international high-level forum dedicated to the double standard of foodstuffs within the EU will be held.
The challenges facing the European Union in the areas of healthy nutrition for children and the effectiveness and accessibility of medicines, as well as possible ways to deal with them, were discussed during an informal meeting of EU health ministers on 23 April 2018 in Sofia.
EU employment and social policy ministers held an informal meeting in Sofia on 17 and 18 April 2018. The ministers called on Member States to continue their efforts to actively support employment opportunities for vulnerable groups, while noting that the current stable economic growth in the European Union has led to a lasting improvement in the labour market situation.
The forum aims to raise awareness on the role of high performance computing (HPC) systems to shape Europe’s digital future and provide solutions for a wide range of social and economic challenges.
Bulgaria launches a European Network of Women Leaders in the digital industry, called Coalition Women leaders@digital for Europe. The initiative was announced at the SHEleader@digitalconference, organised by the Bulgarian Center of Women in Technology (BCWT), in partnership with the Ministry of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union and the European Commission.