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01-04-2021

On March 4, 2018 after two years of preparation and three years of negotiations, 24 countries adopted the Escazú Convention, the region’s first ever legally binding treaty on environmental rights.

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17-03-2021

The DANUrB Platform has been reactivated and is ready to enrich its content with good new practices of cultural and historical heritage in the Danube regions. This became  evident  at  the  3rd partner meeting, which took place on February 26, 2021.

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25-02-2021

Almost one year ago, in March 2020, following the implementation plan of the EU Green Deal agreement, the European Commission prepared a proposal of a European Climate Law. It aims to set up a legally binding target of net-zero green-house gas emissions by 2050. Once the law is adopted all EU member states are bound to take necessary actions to meet the target.

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22-02-2021

Tobacco corporations are incompatible with adherence to any human rights-based structure, wrote the Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) to Emilio Rafael Izquierdo Miño - the Chair-Rapporteur, of the Open-ended intergovernmental working group on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights (OEIGWG).

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22-01-2021

Improving the dialogue between the Bulgarian government and various stakeholders and professional groups that will be directly affected by the implementation of the Bulgarian National Plan for Recovery and Resilience (NPRR) should be a leading element in finalizing the plan and its subsequent implementation during the period 2021-2024.

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21-01-2021

The lasting improvement of transparency and civic monitoring over established practices and policies for spending public funds opens new opportunities for interaction between the municipal administrations with the civil society and the business in Blagoevgrad district.

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18-01-2021

Ideas for an urgent revision of the Bulgarian National Plan for Recovery and Resilience (NPRR) after Coronavirus in five major areas were discussed by experts at a press conference, which was held on 15.01.2021 in Sofia. The event was organized by the Coalition "For a Green Restart".

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15-01-2021

EKOenergy – an international not-for-profit ecolabel – is launching a call for renewable energy projects in developing countries.

In order to bring additionality to renewable energy purchases and help realise SDG 7 (affordable, clean energy for all), the EKOenergy ecolabel raises funds for new renewable energy projects in developing countries and regions.

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16-12-2020

Soon after Christmas midnights young men, soon married or single, come walking the streets of Milkovitsa. To sing - posisbly in two languages: Bulgarian and Wallach.  Local women passionately collect and preserve local traditions.

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11-12-2020

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) would like to hear civil society  experiences regarding the challenges that they faced in their day-to-day work during 2020 (“civic space”). The invitation is part of a EU-wide online consultation for civil society organisations.

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