In March 2022, an online session of the Joint Working Group of the Interreg-IPA Cross-Border Cooperation Program between Bulgaria and North Macedonia for the new programming period 2021-2027 was held, in which representatives of the competent ministries of the two countries participate.
Following the adoption of the final draft by the Joint Working Group, the Program was submitted for final adoption to the European Commission in Brussels. After the adoption of the Program, its implementation will follow by the financing of joint projects between North Macedonia and Bulgaria.
For the new programming period 2021-2027, 31 million euros are provided by the European Union, which will contribute to the implementation of significant projects in both countries, as well as one strategic project, the Klepalo border crossing, for which about 10 million euros are reserved.
At the end of March 2022, in the city of Sandanski, a working meeting was held between representatives of the municipalities from the cross-border region Republic of Bulgaria – Republic of North Macedonia.
The project “Young people – the new promoters of the cultural identity of the cross-border region” was presented as a good practice and successful project from the programming period 2014-2020 by the Ministry of Regional Development and public works of Bulgaria.
The established network between the organizations as a result of the project contributes to the development of culture and general improvement of the cooperation between stakeholders in several areas (culture, tourism) of the two countries.
The European Commission today announced the launch of its annual translation contest for secondary school students from across Europe, Juvenes Translatores. From midday on 2 September, schools from all EU countries will be able to register online so their students can compete with peers from other EU countries. This year, the participating teenagers will have to translate a text on the topic "Navigating in challenging times – together we are stronger".
The online course Project Manager in Erasmus Plus will familiarise you with the basic concepts of project management applied in Erasmus+ projects.
The European Commission has launched Re-open EU - an internet platform in all official languages with basic information, allowing the safe resumption of free movement and tourism throughout Europe.
Ahead of the celebration of this year’s Europe Day (9 May), the European Commission and Europa Nostra are proud to announce the 2020 winners of the European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards.
Heritage lovers and supporters from Europe and all around the world can vote online for their favourite award winners and decide which achievement will win this year’s Public Choice Award. In times of confinement and physical distancing, the European Commission and Europa Nostra hope to inspire a particularly large number of people to discover this year’s award-winning achievements and to share the names of their three favourite winners. The Public Choice Award will be announced in the autumn of 2020. The winners of the Grand Prix, entitled to receive a monetary award of €10,000 each, will also be made public on this occasion.
Lumos Foundation, Bulgarian Center for Non-Profit Law and the NGOs portal (ngobg.info) invite civil society organizations to participate in a webinar on "How to make a quick, easy and effective short video about our activities."
Over the past few years, content marketing has undergone a huge transformation. Now, it’s arguably the most effective strategy you can use to connect with your audience.
This sixth edition of the seminar series will be facilitated by UNESCO and is jointly organized by the Regional Education Group for Latin America and the Caribbean - Risk Management, Disasters and Migration.
The leading Career Show 2020 is becoming a hybrid and surprises both job seekers and job providers this year. The organizers have developed the form and will hold two events - a physical exhibition on November 24, 2020, in the hall "Arena Armeec", and on November 25 they are organizing an online event.
On November 24, in Arena Armeec Hall, 3,000 qualified candidates will meet with 200 companies. On an area of over 4000 sq.m., with all safety measures, there will be 4 open stages for lectures and workshops - the event will be a bridge for career development this year as well.
The main aim of the consultation is to bring together the voices of young people and to present them to the various stakeholders who make decisions affecting young people and the world we want to live in in 2030,
Completing the survey takes about 20 minutes and is divided into 3 parts:
Part I: General issues
Part II: Career development
Part III: Leadership
If you are between 18 and 30 (years old) you can fill out the survey here.
As the health crisis related to the epidemic caused by the new Covid-19 coronavirus is diminishing, one of the most important European priorities will be the fight against unemployment and support for the necessary training and/or change of qualifications.
Held every year on 21 May, the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development celebrates not only the richness of the world’s cultures, but also the essential role of intercultural dialogue for achieving peace and sustainable development.
The United Nations General Assembly first declared this World Day in 2002, following UNESCO’s adoption of the 2001 Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity, recognizing the need to “enhance the potential of culture as a means of achieving prosperity, sustainable development and global peaceful coexistence.”
COVID-19 has presented a host of new challenges for parents and guardians of young children, the majority of whom are out of school. Yet confinement can also be an opportunity – for learning, creativity and discovery.
To encourage this creativity, UNESCO is inviting children between ages 6 and 12 to draw a UNESCO World Heritage site that matters to them, from now until 17 May 2020. This could be a World Heritage site in their own community, a memory from a recent family vacation, or a place they saw in a book, movie or TV show. To learn more about the stories behind each World Heritage site, you may wish to explore the World Heritage List on the UNESCO website.