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18-05-2020

EU must uphold its duty and assist persons fleeing war and persecution, agreed European Home Affairs Commissioner Ylva Johansson in a letter on 24 April 2020.

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14-05-2020

On May 12, 2020 24 European civil society organisations sent a common letter to the European Commission, highlighting and inquiring about the controversies regarding Estonian Government’s investment in and plans to expand the shale oil sector, in relation to EU-related agreements and funds. BlueLink is among the organisations supporting the letter.

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22-04-2020

Human and social rights are a key part of the green political agenda in Europe. It is not a surprise, given that access to a clean and healthy environment has been established as a human right in over 100 countries around the world. One of them is Bulgaria.

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25-03-2020

Representatives of Bulgarian civil society and government institutions met on January 28, 2020 to  restore cooperation against gender-based violence online. This happened at an expert workshop held by BlueLink and Bulgaria’s National Council on Equality between Women and Men.

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20-03-2020

The brutal attack on Bulgarian journalist and editor-in-chief of the 168 Hours newspaper Slavi Angelov on 17 March, 2020, exposed the failure of the Bulgarian rule of law in one of its main duties: to ensure the security and rule of law. This is how Pavel Antonov, managing editor and co-founder of BlueLink, analyzes the bloody crime in an editorial on our electronic publication Euromegdan.

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02-03-2020

Results on role of the Internet in gender based violence as well as possible actions to overcome it presented BlueLink’s Deputy Editor Velina Barova at the annual Democracy Conference in Varna, Bulgaria. The civic forum, organised by the Public Center for Environment and Sustainable Development, Za Zemiata and arch. Kalina Miteva, took place on February 29 and March 1, 2020.

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17-12-2019

BlueLink was one of the Bulgarian organisations who signed-on to a letter on behalf of Armenian tobacco control advocates.  The Armenian parliament just passed a strong tobacco control law bill in the first of three floor votes and we are trying to shore up support before the second vote.  The bill covers most key measures with strong support from Armenian MOH.

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06-11-2019

A civil society forum in Sofia proposed effective steps to break new walls around access to justice and civic participation, and to overcome pressure against environmental and human defenders. The event took place on October 17, 2019 in the House of Europe in Sofia.

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29-10-2019

BlueLink is one of civil society organisations organised at National and European level, coming from a diversity of areas of citizens concerns, who have written to Věra Jourová, as the European Commission Vice President designate on Values and Transparency.

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04-10-2019

As a member of the Association for Progressive Communications (APC),  BlueLink is alarmed with the crackdown on Egyptian civil society, which has intensified over the past weeks amidst demonstrations calling for President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to resign.

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