Author: Petya Stoyanova,

The issues of labour market imbalances, convergence and future cohesion in the EU were discussed at a forum organised by the Economic and Social Council.

The economic dimensions of the future of Europe and which of the five scenarios proposed by the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker will be the best for Bulgaria, and what are the new challenges facing the labour market and the social systems - these questions were addressed by the participants in a discussion organized by the Economic and Social Council of Bulgaria (ESC) and the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC).

Interviewer: Adriana Nikiforova

"The European Union should give more money and opportunities to build a natural gas distribution centre in Bulgaria," said the President of the Section for Transport, Energy, Infrastructure and the Information Society of the European Economic and Social Committee.

Publication of the University of National and World Economy, 15th January 2016

The President of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) Georgеs Dassis, who is on his first official visit to Bulgaria at the invitation of the President of the Bulgarian Economic and Social Council (ESC) Prof. Lalko Dulevski, was a guest of the University of National and World Economy (UNWE).

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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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