Items filtered by date: November 2013

The Economic and Social Council /ESC/ of Bulgaria will celebrate ten years since its establishment on 2nd December 2013 /Monday/ at 2.00 pm in Hall “Sredets” of Sheraton Sofia Hotel Balkan and will bestow the Honorary Award of the ESC for Contribution to the Development of Organised Civil Society in Bulgaria.

Official guests of the event are the President of the Republic of Bulgaria Mr. Rosen Plevneliev, the President of the European Economic and Social Committee /EESC/ Mr. Henri Malosse, the Vice-President of the 42nd National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria Aliosman Imamov, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Bulgaria, Daniela Bobeva and the Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Kristian Vigenin.

On 10th December 2003, Bulgaria became the first country among the twelve new Member States of the European Union to establish an Economic and Social Council following the model of the European Economic and Social Committee.

Over the past decade the Bulgarian ESC has earned its place among the leading councils in the European Union, whose experience and achievements are an example of good practice among the national councils of the Member States for development and affirmation of the model of organised civil society.

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On 31 October 2013, the Economic and Social Council adopted a resolution entitled “Actions in support of young people and tackling youth unemployment in Bulgaria”.

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On 7 November 2013 /Thursday/, at 11:00 am in the meeting room of the Economic and Social Council a press conference will be held on which will be presented the adopted on 31 October 2013 resolution by the ESC on the "Actions in support of young people and tackling youth unemployment in Bulgaria".
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With exceptional interest and activity on the part of teachers, pedagogues and mayors of small towns proceeded the regional discussions organised by the Economic and Social Council on the “Problems of early school leaving” which were consistently held on 29 and 30 October in the municipality of Sliven and municipality of Tundzha.
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is the “bridge” between citizens and the national government. Its mission is to support such “bridging” so as to facilitate the communication between the society and the national government. It is the new and modern institution of the civil dialogue.

The ESC's mission is to promote civil society organisations access to and involvement in the process of decision-making on strategic economic and social issues.

The main goal of ESC's operation is to enable different representatives of organised civil society to feel free to state their views whereas unanimity on matters of common interest is encouraged. The Council expresses and protects civil society interests by communicating agreed statements and proposals submitted by its members to the executive and legislative authorities.

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