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Bulgaria - The 45th Suitable Country for Raising a Child

Bulgaria is ranked 45th in the world as a country suitable for child-rearing. The report was prepared by experts at the World Health Organization, the Lancet medical journal and the United Nations Children's Fund.

As climate and commercial threats intensify, WHO-UNICEF-Lancet Commission presses for radical rethink on child health

IMF Chief Kristalina Georgieva: The Coronavirus may Damage Global Growth

She said the full impact of the spreading disease that has already killed more than 1,600 people would depend on how quickly it was contained.

"I advise everybody not to jump to premature conclusions. There is still a great deal of uncertainty. We operate with scenarios, not yet with projections, ask me in 10 days," Georgieva said.

US Considers Nominating Jeffrey Okamoto as Kristalina Georgieva's First Deputy

US President Donald Trump's administration is considering nominating Jeffrey Okamoto, Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, as the first deputy managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Kristalina Georgieva, citing three people familiar with the process of selection.

Kristalina Georgieva: Bulgaria's Entry into the Eurozone, Planned for 2023, is "Entirely Foreseeable"

In the Sunday 150 show of Horizont program of the BNR, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund, Kristalina Georgieva, stated that overall Bulgaria stood "very good" on its way to the Eurozone and its entry into it, planned for 2023, is "entirely foreseeable".

A symbolic farewell to the IMF

The announcement by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on the closure of the International Monetary Fund office in Athens following his recent meeting with the IMF's new managing director, Kristalina Georgieva, had an obvious symbolic character: to mark the end of an era. The office opened in 2010, and in the popular mind it is identified with Greece during the period of the memorandums.