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On 20 and 21 June the Department for the Execution of the European Court's Judgments is organising a round table in Sofia on the Strasbourg Court's judgments against Bulgaria concerning ineffective investigations into violations of the right to life and the prohibition of torture and other forms of ill-treatment, including the need to ensure that investigations targeting a Chief Prosecutor are
Tighter regulations on food supplements have been requested by Biotech and Health Cluster Bulgaria. The issue was pointed out during a discussion forum on „Bulgaria's Opportunities to Become an European Hub for Preclinical Studies and Phases 1,2,3 and 4". Further options for certification of biotechnology laboratories and mapping of preclinical testing centers were discussed.
„The common goals and projects of Bulgarian Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Promotion Agency and the America for Bulgaria Foundation are a chance for development of the entrepreneurial environment in our country", said Dr. Boyko Takov, Executive Director of BSMEPA during a meeting today with representatives of the Foundation.
Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva leads the Bulgarian delegation to participate in the Council for Foreign Affairs and the General Affairs Council in Luxembourg, reports BNT.
On 17th of June, EU's Foreign Ministers discussed current global issues. A discussion on the EU's Global Strategy takes place three years after its inception.
Over 200 groups will participate at Rozhen 2019, the National Folklore Fair, which this year will take place from 19 to 21 July, Smolyan Mayor Nikolay Melevov told Focus Radio. In his words, over 30,000 people have attended the major event in previous years, which requires an efficient organisation that began in February.
Due to problems in the Turkish power system, the Turkish operator TEIAS reduces the transmission capacity towards Turkey to Bulgaria to 0 MW between 17.06.2019 and 30.06.2019 and there will be no imports of electricity from Turkey to Bulgaria for this period. This was announced by the Electricity System Operator (ESO), quoted by BTA.
Expectations are that by 2025 between 10 and 15% of all jobs, will disappear, according to BTA. This is what Bulgarian Deputy Speaker Georgi Gyokov told a conference on "The future of labor - a future for the workers or a future for the capital"? in Sofia Hotel Balkan. The Forum is organized by the Solidarity Society Foundation and the Friedrich Ebert Foundation.