Margarita Popova: The problem of corruption is one of the reasons for the current crisis in Europe

5 June 2012 | 15:03
Corruption is not only a criminal problem but has social dimensions too. This means that a broad basis for education in preventing and combating corruption, along with international co-operation, are important needs.

Rosen Plevneliev calls for full transparency in the election of members of the Supreme Judicial Council

4 June 2012 | 11:11
The new composition of the Supreme Judicial Council and the new Prosecutor-General will have strong legitimacy only if the procedures for appointing them are fully transparent, President Rosen Plevneliev told journalists after the formal swearing-in ceremony of Judge Keti Markova, the new nominee of the Head of State to the Constitutional Court of the Republic.

First for the first time, Vice President Margarita Popova makes public the reasons for granting Bulgarian citizenship on the grounds of special merit

31 May 2012 | 16:04
The Bulgarian Citizenship Act allows for the naturalization of people who have made special contributions to the country's social and economic sphere, in science, technology, culture and sport. I am proud to have this opportunity to introduce to you someone who definitely has those qualities.

President Plevneliev: The realization of the individual must become a national cause

29 May 2012 | 12:12
The realization of long-term priorities in education and science should lead to the creation of a new middle class capable of adaptation, which meets the needs of the national economy. This was said by President Rosen Plevneliev, who opened at 2 Dondoukov Boulevard the first meeting of the Council on Education and Science. The realization of the potential of the individual must become a national cause, the President told participants in the Council meeting, adding that in Bulgarian society there is consensus on this issue.

Speech of President Rosen Plevneliev Council on Education and Science on "Bulgaria 2020 - national priorities in education and science"

29 May 2012 | 09:09
Welcome again to the Presidency. Today's topic, simply put, is “Bulgaria 2020 - national priorities in education and science”. If Bulgaria wants to develop, it must position itself on the path of ideas. In the 21st century, the most powerful tool of production is human knowledge. The theme of this task, namely – “Bulgaria 2020 Vision - national priorities in science and education” is a logical continuation of the debate that started in the past few months in the Presidential institution. The focus there has been on issues of economic development and competitiveness and priority targeting of investment.







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