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Bulgarian town of Kavarna is a positive example in the EU for Roma inclusion, President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso said, Friday.
The Black Sea town of Kavarna was named along with Berlin (Germany), Montreuil (France) and Craiova (Romania) at the European Roma Summit dedicated to the integration of the largest minority in the EU.
A new report rates Western Balkan countries midway in the world when it comes to quality of life and social progress.
The Social Progress Index 2014 Report rated a total of 132 countries using more than 50 indicators.
Some 876 cases of human trafficking were officially reported in Romania last year, which was down on the figure for 2012 but showed that the problem persists, officials say.
Bulgarian Labor Minister Hasan Ademov has said that the relative share of the working poor in Bulgaria has amounted to 7-8% over the past few years, following EU statistics.
Ademov participated Friday in an international conference on the working poor held under the aegis of the European Works Council.
Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta said on Wednesday that the country needed to spend more on the armed forces.
Gabriel Resources is to axe 373 jobs, around 80 per cent of its workforce in Romania, citing “unjustifiably long delays” in the approval of the gold mining project at Rosia Montana, in central Transylvania.