Iohannis welcomes Venice Commission's adopting parameters on relationship between majority, opposition

Romania's President Klaus Iohannis welcomes the adoption by the Venice Commission of "Parameters on the relationship between the parliamentary majority and the opposition in a democracy: a checklist," according to a press statement released by the Presidential Administration.

Bulgarian Cabinet Reports 89% Implementation of the Plan to Reduce Barriers to Business

The government adopted a final report by the end of 2018 on the implementation of the third Action Plan to reduce administrative burdens for businesses, "with 30 percent of the legislation selected," the government's press service said.

#Romania2019.eu/Guests from 13 countries, present at eGovernment conference, organised by Ministry of Communications

An international conference on eGovernment, attended by guests from 13 countries and discussing ways to improve and develop, as well as to enhance cooperation at European level in this field, was held at the Palace of Culture in northeastern Iasi in the context of Romania's holding of the Presidency of the Council of the European Union, a press release issued by the Ministry of Communic

The Economist Democracy Index: Bulgaria ahead of 4 Countries in the EU

Our country is 46th out of 167 countries "Democracy in ... dies!" Or "Victory of democracy in ...". Every day in world media and social networks there are generalizations about trends and events in one or another country. Where do we judge whether they are true or not?


As Executive Head of the United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF), Annika Savill manages a UN Secretary-General's Trust Fund that strengthens the voice of civil society, promote the rule of law and human rights, and encourage the participation of all groups in democratic processes.

Transparency is essential

The manner in which the amendment that foresees a side-deal being carried out as part of Greece's program for upgrading its fleet of F-16 fighter jets was brought to Parliament by the defense minister is indeed suspicious.

Bulgarian Women are Last in Europe in Terms of Participation and Skills in the Digital Sector

Bulgaria is one of the four countries where women have more fundamental digital skills than men and one of the three in which the gap between men and women working in the field of communication technologies is the smallest. The women working in it are 30.2% - twice as high as the EU average.