19-20.03.2001 - Seminar on the progress of negotiations between Bulgaria and EU

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On 19.03.2001 and 20.03.2001 Euro Info Centre-Sofia in cooperation with Euro Info Centre-Sandanski organized in Sandanski a seminar for journalists concerning the progress of the negotiations between Bulgaria and EU on 4 of the chapters

  • Chapter 23 "Consumer protection";
  • Chapter 16 "Small and medium-sized enterprises";
  • Chapter 1 "Free movement of goods";
  • and Chapter 22 "Environment protection".

The lecturers were Mr.Emil Alexiev - Head of Department "Consumer Protection" at the Ministry of Economy, Mrs. Marga Koutzarova, legal adviser of the Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, Mrs. Silvana Lyubenova, Director of Directorate "European Integration" at the Ministry of Economy, Ms. Zhivka Staneva from Directorate "European Integration" at the Council of Ministers and Mrs. Svetla Zhekova from the Ministry of Environment and Waters. In the seminar took part 49 journalists from all over the country as well as representatives of the Bulgarian Euro Info Centres' Network. The presentations of the lecturers were followed by active debates with lots of questions and comments.