Tag: Sofia

#Balkans big on enlargement and health-care agendas

#Balkans big on enlargement and health-care agendas

| October 25, 2019

The European Parliament has been in Strasbourg this week, as was EAPM, but on Thursday we hot-footed it to the Bulgarian capital, Sofia, for our jointly organised conference with BAPPM on Forward Together in the Personalised Medicine Era, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. The two-day event is being run by EAPM and the Bulgarian Alliance for Precision and Personalized Medicine, in […]

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Commissioners Navracsics and Creţu in #Bulgaria for annual forum of #DanubeStrategy

Commissioners Navracsics and Creţu in #Bulgaria for annual forum of #DanubeStrategy

| October 18, 2018

Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Commissioner Tibor Navracsics and Regional Policy Commissioner Corina Creţu, are attending the 7th annual forum of the Danube macro-regional strategy today (18 October) in Sofia. This year’s theme is tourism, and how it supports economic growth and territorial cohesion. Ministers in charge of tourism from the Danube region will adopt a joint statement outlining their […]

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#CohesionPolicy – EU invests in #Sofia tramway

#CohesionPolicy – EU invests in #Sofia tramway

| October 12, 2018

€46.6 million from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) is invested to upgrade tramway infrastructure and services in the Bulgarian capital. EU-funded works include the reconstruction of the tramway track along Kamenodelska Street and Tsar Boris III Boulevard, a section that serves five tramlines including tram line 5 which transports over 50,000 people a day. […]

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Strengthening urban dimension of regional policy

Strengthening urban dimension of regional policy

| February 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

More than two-thirds of Europeans live in cities, setting the trend globally and emphasizing the need for urban development to be at the heart of EU political discussions. The urban dimension is now a central element in the reformed EU Cohesion Policy and it is expected that 50% of European Regional Development Fund investments for […]

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Shaping an EU Urban Agenda for cities of tomorrow

Shaping an EU Urban Agenda for cities of tomorrow

| February 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Giving Europe’s cities a greater voice and putting the urban agenda at the heart of EU policy-making will be a key aim of the CiTIEs: Cities of Tomorrow: Investing in Europe forum in Brussels which takes place on February 17 and 18. Regional Policy Commissioner Johannes Hahn is bringing together important figures in urban policy […]

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