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The collection of articles of European Studies Department international conference “The Next Seven of the European Union” has been published. Are we ready for the next seven years of the
EU? What ambitions and what reforms should shape the future of the European Union, how will the crisis affect the euro area, which path will the European Union's economy take? – a number of other important European issues have found a place in the collection.
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The Conference proceedings THE EUROPEAN CITIZENS’ AGENDA - #EUactive!" presents the reports of the planned European Studies student scientific conference of “Simone Veil” Graduation.This year's conference was prepared in an unexpected and painful environment - the spread of the COVID-19 virus. [...]
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Through the joint efforts of the Jean Monnet Center of Excellence and the Diplomatic Institute, memories of participants in the process of Bulgaria's accession to the European Union were
gathered. The first volume of The Living Archives was presented at the House of Europe at 28 th January 2020. The second volume will come soon. To remember the road of Bulgaria to the European Union!
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Today, January 10, 2020, after long and heated discussions, the European Council decided on the multiannual financial framework 2021-2027. States' contributions will amount to 1.06% of GNI. This was decided by the Heads of State and/or Governments of the Member States, whose roles were performed by European Studies students of Sofia University under the expert guidance of European Council President Charles Michel, whose role was performed by Prof. Ingrid Shikova.
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On 19 November 2019, the closing event of the 30th Anniversary of the Jean Monnet Program took place in Brussels. The conference, organized by the European Commission, was dedicated to "EU Studies in Digital Age". Interesting and topical issues related to the educational and social aspects of digitalization were discussed. You can watch the discussion on
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BGNES news agency published extensive material on the results of the expert assessment and the creation of a methodology for evaluating the rotating Presidencies of the EU Council by the team of Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence. [...]
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BTV Television commented on the results of the first of its kind expert assessment of the Rotating Presidency of the Council of the EU, carried out by Bulgaria in the first half of 2018 by the team of Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence.
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The rotating presidencies of the EU Council are a key mechanism in the European Union's decision-making process through which the European integration is put into effect.
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Prof. Ingrid Shikova delivered a lecture on topical issues of the European Union to the Regional Academy "European Perspective for the Western Balkans", organized by the Bulgarian School of Politics "Dimitar Panitza", involving 28 young leaders from Bulgaria, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, including journalists, experts, civil servants, representatives of NGOs. [...]
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If the European Union really wants to be a transformative power, it must decide to start negotiations with North Macedonia. This decision is important not only for the future of the country but also for the future of Europe. In order for Balkan countries to enjoy stability and development to continue democratic and economic reforms, the door to the European Union must be open rather than closed. When they enter the open door, it will depend on each country's readiness for reconciliation, on the implementation of the necessary reforms and its preparation to "bear" membership of the European Union. This means putting a "strict but fair" conditionality, as well as that all participants in this process should do their job. [...]