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  • The Directors General/Directors on Climate Change met in Sofia

    19 Jan, 2018 | 15:19

    On 18-19 January 2018, a regular meeting of the Directors General/Directors on Climate Change took place in the National Palace of Culture in Sofia. The lead negotiators and experts on climate change of the EU team were present at the meeting, and the team of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU working on the international aspects of ...

  • Minister Dimov had a meeting with the State secretary of the Ecological and Solidarity transition of France

    15 Dec, 2017 | 17:42

    The Minister of Environment and Water Neno Dimov had a meeting today with Brune Poirson – State secretary to the Minister of Ecological and Solidarity transition of France. The environmental priorities of the upcoming Bulgarian Presidency of the EU Council in the first half of 2018 were presented. The Bulgarian Presidency will focus on the ...

  • Minister Neno Dimov took over the EU Council Presidency of Environment

    13 Dec, 2017 | 15:19

    As a next rotating chairman of the EU Environment Council, Minister Nino Dimov symbolically took the "relay" from his Estonian colleague - Siim Kisler. The traditional ceremony of handing over the Presidency was held today in Brussels. The first Bulgarian EU Council Presidency starts from 1st of January 2018 and will last until 30th of June 2018....

  • Minister Dimov at the UN: Let us look for working solutions against pollution

    05 Dec, 2017 | 13:18

    "The guarantee of success in the fight against pollution is to work together for effective and result-oriented solutions." This was announced by the Minister of Environment and Water Neno Dimov to the delegates of the third session of the UN Environment Assembly. The session was held under the motto "To a Pollution-Free Planet" in the seat of the U...

  • Minister Dimov in Paris: The quality of the atmospheric air will be a priority for the Bulgarian chairmanship of the EU

    17 Nov, 2017 | 15:37

    During the European Commission’s Clean Air Forum, which took place in Paris, the Minister of Environment and Water Neno Dimov has made the statement that the main environmental priority during the upcoming Bulgarian chairmanship of the EU will be the quality of atmospheric air. Minister Dimov pointed out that as a future rotating chairman, ...

  • The certificates of 4 new UNESCO biosphere reserves were handed in

    17 Nov, 2017 | 14:20

    A working session of the National Committee (NC) on the UNESCO "Man and Biosphere" Programme took place today at the MOEW. The decisions of the 29th Session of the Inter-Governmental Coordination Council (MAB - ICC) to the programme "Man and Biosphere" were presented at the meeting on June 12-15, 2017. The Council decided to announce four Bulgarian...

  • 46 contracts in progress for 22,7% of OPE 2014-2020 budget

    10 Nov, 2017 | 11:44

    The Managing Authority of Operational programme "Environment 2014-2020" (OPE) has announced 29 procedures worth over BGN 1.64 billion (47% of the resources). 46 grant contracts in total of BGN 786 million are in progress. They represent 22,7% of the OPE budget. More than BGN 157 million (4.54% of the OPE resource) have been paid to the beneficiari...

  • MOEW awarded executed projects under the Financial Mechanism of the EEA

    07 Nov, 2017 | 15:51

    Under the patronage of the Minister of Environment and Water Neno Dimov, a conference was held at the National Gallery "Square 500" for the successful completion of the work on "Integrated Marine and Inland Water Management" and "Biological Diversity and Ecosystems" programmes. The total budget of the two programmes, amounting to EUR 18.8 million, ...

  • MOEW plans to increase the revenues from fees in the budget for 2018 by BGN 5.1 million

    02 Nov, 2017 | 16:20

    The Ministry of Environment and Water plans to increase the fees revenues by BGN 5.1 million next year. That was made clear by the words of the Minister of Environment and Water Neno Dimov during the discussion on the budget bill for 2018, which was accepted by the Parliamentary Committee of Environment. The main increase compared to this year is ...