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A Student conference of the Dept. of European Studies, Jean Monnet Centre with the support of Erasmus+ and Hanns Seidel Stiftung took place on 22 May 2018 (Tuesday) in the Rectorate of Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”. This year’s topic of the conference was “wE the yoUth”.
The focus of the event was entirely on young people and their contribution to the development of the policies of the European Union.
More information about the event can be found here:
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A simulation game of the students of the Class of William Shakespeare of the Dept. of European Studies took place on 8 May 2018 in the framework of the Jean Monnet CoE. The topic of the game is the negotiations of the next MFF. The students did not achieve consensus on the funding of the CAP and Cohesion Policy, but agreed to double the funding of the Erasmus Plus Programme. The simulation game took place at the National Assembly. [...]
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Prof. Georgi Dimitrov on the new EC proposals for the next MFF and the protection of the
Rule of Law - today in Offnews.bg web media.
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The criteria are important, but trust is key: Prof. Shikova comments on the accession to the Euro-area for the online media Debati.bg, as well as on the European perspective for the Western Balkans and the forthcoming EU-Western Balkans Summit.
The full interview is available here: in Bulgarian.
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Forum "Future of Europe", organised by Europe Direct and Municipality of Sliven took place in Sliven, Bulgaria this week. Prof. Shikova delivered a lecture on the European perspective of the Western Balkans and the EU budget post 2020 in the context of the first Bulgarian presidency of the Council of the European Union 2018. [...]
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Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, European Studies Department, “Jean Monnet” Center of Excellence with the support of “Erasmus plus” program and “Hanns Seidel” Foundation organise: United We Stand Strong, Fifth International Conference
On 1 January 2018 Bulgaria took over the rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union in a complicated and dynamic period, when important decisions are to be made. As a head of the rotating Presidency Bulgaria aims to achieve its set of goals through three easy-to-remember approaches, that comprise the three most salient areas for the future of the EU. They have become popular as the three “C”: consensus – competitiveness – cohesion. Competitiveness is crucial for the economic prosperity of citizens; cohesion is a precondition for a socially stable European Union, while consensus is necessary for the unity and progress of the EU. We shall not forget the forth “C” that stands for culture since culture is what distinguishes Europe as a hallmark for civilization.
The motto of the Bulgaria presidency “United we stand strong” is also the title of the Fifth international conference of the European Studies Department. The main aim of the conference is to contribute to the priorities of the Presidency: [...]
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The Fourth International Conference “Rethinking the European Union”, organized by Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, European Studies Department, “Jean Monnet” Center of Excellence with the support of “Erasmus Plus” Program of the European Union and “Hanns Seidel” Foundation, took place in Sofia, EU House, in May 2017. [...]
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Today the minister, responsible for the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union in 2018, Mrs. Liliana Pavlova, publicly presented the position of Bulgaria on the political priorities of the Bulgarian Presidency. They are based on the concept of the “Three Cs”- competitiveness, cohesion, culture”, elaborated by Prof. Ingrid Shikova.
Information about the public position can be found in the Bulgarian media here and here.
The concept, elaborated by Prof. Ingrid Shikova can be accessed in the weekly analytical commentaries, published by our CoE project team members – here.
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Will Brexit have a domino effect on the EU or the opposite - consolidate the Union further? See the various expert positions on the topic in the commentary on the Bulgarian National television
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What is the future of the EU and is there an alternative to multi-speed Europe? Prof. Ingrid Shikova discusses the topic on TV Evropa