Lack of strategy leaves Bulgaria last in terms of digital performance

By |junij 24th, 2020|Bulgaria, demographic change, Digital skills, News, poverty|

For a second consecutive year, Bulgaria is ranked last among all 27 EU members in the European Commission’s Digital Economy and Society Index, despite having a powerful IT sector, concentrated mostly in the capital Sofia.

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Serbian democracy is under attack, indeed

By |februar 26th, 2020|Aleksandar Vučić, Authoritarianism, corruption, demographic change, News, press freedom, Serbia elections|

The united front held by Serbia’s mainstream democratic opposition to boycott Vučić’s sham election at all levels is the only honorable and practical course of action, wrtites Vuk Jeremić.

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Fairer EU funding needed to halt brain drain: Croatia minister

By |januar 10th, 2020|Andrej Plenković, Croatia, Croatian Presidency, demographic change, depopulation, Dubravka Suica, EU funds, News, research, science and education, Von der Leyen Commission|

Cash from the EU's research funds must be spread beyond the "old men's club" of prestigious institutions in richer member states to curb the brain drain exacerbating inequalities across the bloc, a Croatian minister said on Thursday (9 January).

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Fairer EU funding needed to halt brain drain: Croatia minister

By |januar 10th, 2020|Andrej Plenković, Croatia, Croatian Presidency, demographic change, depopulation, Dubravka Suica, EU funds, News, research, science and education, Von der Leyen Commission|

Cash from the EU's research funds must be spread beyond the "old men's club" of prestigious institutions in richer member states to curb the brain drain exacerbating inequalities across the bloc, a Croatian minister said on Thursday (9 January).

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Bozhidar Danev: Part of Bulgaria’s fuel sector lies in the grey economy

By |marec 6th, 2018|air quality, Bulgaria, Bulgarian Presidency, BusinessEurope, Cartels, demographic change, EU-Russia sanctions, fuels, human resources, infrastructure, monopolies, News, oil price, poverty, remittances, Roma, smuggling, Veselin Mareshki, Western Balkans|

Unusually low fuel prices in Bulgaria are probably the result of cartels, or contraband, Bozhidar Danev told EURACTIV.com in an exclusive interview, saying the authorities have  so far been unable or unwilling to address the issue.

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In 2018, expect the euro area economy to put on the brakes – but not for the reason you may think

By |januar 9th, 2018|ageing, demographic change, ECB, Economic and Monetary union, euro area, Eurozone economy, Germany, Monetary policy, News|

The euro area economy has at last started to begin recovering convincingly from the past decade’s two recessions. But two big factors will moderate growth in 2018, writes Ilaria Maselli, citing the ageing workforce in Germany as being of particular concern.

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