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The Cooperation and Verification Mechanism designed to improve the judiciary has failed to generate meaningful reform in Romania and Bulgaria, Professor Georgi Dimitrov, member of Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence at Sofia University, says in an opinion piece for the latest issue of Kapital Quarterly, the English-language edition of Capital newspaper - See more here. This is an abridged and simplified version of Prof. Dimitrov's analysis whose original version is available here.
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A simulation game was organized on 18 December 2018 with the students from “Vasil Levski” Class of the European Studies Dept. of Sofia University as part of the project activities under the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence (2016-2019). The students took up the roles of heads of state and government and had to take difficult decisions on the Multi-annual Financial Framework for the period 2021-2027. The discussions were heated, the arguments were well-selected and convincing. [...]
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A Public Discussion “The accession of Bulgaria to the EU in the memories of participants – secrets and surprises” took place on 17 December 2018 in Conference hall 1, Rectorate, Sofia University. The discussion was organized in the context of the preparation and publication of the unique digital archive with memories of the participants in the process of preparation and accession of Bulgaria to the European Union. [...]
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On 12 December 2018 at 16:00 at EU House, Sofia, 124 "Rakovski" Str., the book "Economic and Monetary Unions: Theory and Practice" by Assoc. Prof. Kaloyan Simeonov will be presented. Assoc. Prof. Simeonov is the Head of the Dept. of European Studies and member of our Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence team. The book examines the theoretical and practical aspects of Economic and Monetary Unions with a focus on the European EMU, and also contains up-to-date information about Bulgaria.
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Associate Professor Kaloyan Simeonov comments Brexit, budget implementation of the new Italian Government as well as the path of Bulgaria towards ERM II and the Euro. See more here.
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The European Studies Department “Jean Monnet” Center of Excellence with the support of “Erasmus plus” program and “Hanns Seidel” Foundation organise the Sixth International Conference “EU post 2020 – New Europe in a New World” dedicated to the 20th Anniversary of the European Studies Department. It will take place on 30-31 May 2019 in Sofia. More information can be accessed here (in English)
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The depth of the problem with the current state of the European integration, which also gives rise to the cacophony in the political circles in Bulgaria as a result of the European Parliament decision to initiate a procedure against the policies of the V. Orban government in Hungary, continues to nurture the media interest on the issue. In its Friday edition on 28 September 2018, "Capital" daily published an interview with Prof Georgi Dimitrov on the topic.
The original text of the interview can only be accessed here (in Bulgarian).
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A commentary by Prof. Georgi Dimitrov on the agressive "Orbanism" of the Bulgarian government has been published in the online media Offnews. See more here - in Bulgarian:
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Interview with prof. Ingrid Shikova, PhD, published in "SWAN FROM DANUBE" Magazine.
THE WIND IS BACK IN EUROPE’S SAILS
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On 16 July 2018 Assoc. Prof. Mirela Veleva successfully defended her dissertation for the academic degree "Doctor of Science" in the professional sphere 3.3 Political Science (European Studies - Enlargement Policy of the European Union). The topic of her Doctor of Science dissertation is "Dynamics of the national interests as a condition for realization of the Eastern Enlargement of the European Union". [...]