American President Bill Clinton (1993 - 2001) is arriving in Bulgaria next month at the invitation of the CEO of Huvepharma and member of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Advisory Council Kiril Domuschiev. The two will participate in a discussion on Corporate Social Impact on Future Generations, with an emphasis on the importance of food security and sustainability.
Politicians and public figures under attack
There has been an increasing number of cases involving the political of targeting of critics in the period from January to March. Such actions have a chilling effect on freedom of speech and the press, as well as on the ability of civil society to hold governments accountable for their actions.
The mayor of the Serbian capital Belgrade has been criticised by the country's equality commissioner for saying Roma need to "make a decision about whether they want to live in a way today that follows the standards of the civilized world" - and adding that the city's Roma get by on stealing and harassing citizens.