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11-02-2022

Bulgaria's Climate Change Mitigation Act is one of the first such acts in Europe; however, it requires improvements to meet today's European Union efforts to achieve carbon neutrality. A legal analysis of the Bulgarian legislation, prepared by BlueLink, outlines the changes required to properly implement the European Climate Law.

A pro-climate Europe

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26-01-2022

After 130 years of active coal mining, a time of prosperity but also critical environmental problems, the green transition in Pernik has begun. Against the backdrop of the social and environmental challenges the city is facing, most of the local stakeholders are united around common ideas for the future.

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21-12-2021

The state, represented by the National Assembly, the Ministry of Environment and Water and other institutions, is obliged to make more efforts to create a clear and effective regulatory framework and to introduce specific guidelines for taking climate factor into account in strategic environmental assessments (SEA) and environmental impact assessments (EIA).

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11-11-2021

Civil society organizations and activists defending democratic values, human rights and environment in Bulgaria and Russia continue to be exposed to strong online pressure and hate speech in the media and internet.

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24-09-2021

How to find 1000 free beds for tourists in a municipality without a single guest house or hotel and can a former concentration camp become a tourist attraction? Answers to these and other questions were found by BlueLink experts, together with representatives of the municipalities, business and local people in Belene and Gulyantsi, Bulgaria.

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30-07-2021

BlueLink co-signed an open letter following up on the Pegasus investigation findings by Forbidden Stories and partners such as Amnesty International (https://forbiddenstories.org/pegasus-project-articles/).

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05-07-2021

For the fifth year in a row the Municipality of Belene celebrated the International Day of the Danube River - June 29, with a festival. This year the event took place on July 2 and 3.

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29-06-2021

Actions towards raising awareness and creating a sustainable cultural and tourism strategy leading to social and economic benefits for the region and collecting ideas related to the diverse movable and immovable cultural heritage along the Danube River brought together experts from six Danube region countries.

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07-06-2021

Bluelink prepared recommendations for the revision of the draft National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP) published on 16.04.2021. The recommendations were submitted to the Deputy Prime Minister for European Funds Management, the Head of the EC Representation in Bulgaria and several line ministries.

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04-06-2021

The DANUrB Quality Label stands for and uses the rich cultural heritage, economic and social development, and strong community along the Danube River. This became evident at the DANUrB+ partner meeting, which took place for two days on May 20-21, 2021.

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