civil society

Ex-French Ambassador, German Ambassador To Receive Stara Planina Order

The government proposed to President Rosen Plevneliev to award with Stara Planina order the ex-French Ambassador Philippe Autie and current German Ambassador Matthias Hoepfner. 

This was one of the government decisions, announced by caretaker Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki at the news conference after the first government session on Wednesday. 

EUR 1.6M Allocated to Integration of Immigrants in Bulgaria in 2014

A total of nearly BGN 1.6 M has been provided for the integration of immigrants in Bulgaria in 2014 so far.

The funds were provided under European Fund for the Integration of Third Country Nationals at the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy, an entity set up in 2007, according to reports of Sega daily.

MUP calls on civil society to contribute to EU accession

BELGRADE – The Serbian Interior Ministry (MUP) has begun drawing up an action plan for the implementation of recommendations from a screening report for Chapter 24 (Justice, freedom and security), and it stands ready to include civil society organizations that continually monitor the country’s European integration and reform processes in that job, MUP said in a release Wednesday.