All posts tagged European Commission

Photo: Alessandro Paiva
May 3, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

European Commission’s spring forecast for the EU economy, released on May 3, cut the economic growth estimate in the 28-country bloc and re-iterated the target for the euro area. The […]

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EC approves 368M euro for Sofia Metro expansion

April 26, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission said on April 26 that it has approved the allocation of 368 million euro from the European Regional Development Fund for the t ...

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EU regulators approve TAP gas pipeline

March 3, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission said on March 3 that it has found the agreement between Greece and the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) to be in line with EU sta ...

Maroš Šefčovič, left, and Miguel Arias Cañete, presented the European Commission's energy security package on February 16 2016. Photo: EC audiovisual service

EC takes aim at Russia with ‘energy security’ package

February 16, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission published a package of proposals on February 16 meant to increase the bloc’s energy security        in case of in ...

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    Agreement signed for Baltic–Poland gas pipeline
    October 15, 2015, by The Prague Post

    The Governments of Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, the European Commission, have reached an agreement that will allow the construction of the Gas Interconnector Poland-Lithuania (GIPL) by December 2019. The […]

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    Bulgaria invests 102 million euro EU funds in SME initiative
    October 13, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The European Commission (EC) adopted on October 12 an Operational Programme worth 102 million euro from the European Regional Development Fund to boost the competitiveness of Bulgaria’s small and medium-sized enterprises […]

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    Bulgaria faces EU infringement proceedings over refugees
    September 23, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria is among 19 European Union countries against which the European Commission (EC) adopted infringement decisions on September 23 for failing to fully implement legislation making up the Common European […]