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Wednesday, 23 May 2018 - 17:30
The National Statistical Institute hosted a Meeting of the Directors Generals of National Statistical Institutes. The event was held on 22 and 23 May under the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union and was jointly organized by the Eurostat - statistical office of the European Commission, and the National Statistical Institute of the Republic of Bulgaria.
Monday, 21 May 2018 - 17:20
The President of the National Statistical Institute Sergei Tsvetarsky and the UNICEF representative for Bulgaria Maria Jesus Conde signed a Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation between the two institutions. The main objective of the document is to create a sustainable comprehensive system for monitoring the situation of children in the Republic of Bulgaria.
Friday, 18 May 2018 - 09:30
The National Statistical Institute hosted and co-organised, together with Statistics Belgium, an international conference at which the results of the ESSnet Big Data project were presented. NSI President Sergey Tsvetarsky, Director-General of Eurostat Mariana Kotzeva, President of Statistics Poland Dominik Rozkrut, and project coordinator Peter Struijs participated in the event, which took place on 14-15 May 2018 in Sofia.
Wednesday, 9 May 2018 - 17:25
On 8 May EU ambassadors confirmed the agreement reached on 11 April 2018 between the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council and representatives of the European Parliament and the European Commission (Eurostat) on the modernisation of the European framework for collecting integrated farm statistics.
Monday, 30 April 2018 - 16:00
A workshop within the project ‘Improving institutional capacities and fostering cooperation to tackle the impacts of transnational youth migration’ (YOUMIG), which is realized by the Danube Transnational Programme (Interreg - Danube Transnational Programme - ERDF) took place on 30.04.2018 at the National Statistical Institute.

Experts from Ministry of Labor and Social Policy, Ministry of Education and Science, Ministry of Health, Employment Agency and Institute for Population and Human Studies at the Bulgarian Academy of Science participated.

Friday, 20 April 2018 - 12:05
The focus of the meeting of the Council Working Party on Statistics (CWPS) held on 19 April 2018 was mainly on the proposal of the European Commission for a Framework Regulation Integrating Business Statistics.

The basis for the discussions on this file was the Bulgarian Presidency compromise text on Articles 1 to 27 of the proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on European business statistics amending Regulation (EC) No 184/2005 and repealing 10 legal acts in the field of business statistics (FRIBS).

Thursday, 12 April 2018 - 16:30
On 11 April 2018 in the building of the European Parliament in Brussels the first tripartite negotiations (trilogue) were held between the Parliament, the Council and the Commission on the proposal for a Regulation on integrated farm statistics.

The adoption of this regulation was expected as early as 2017 by the Member States and Eurostat in light of the upcoming agricultural census. The aim of the regulation is to ensure a common methodology and scope of the statistical surveys in the field of agriculture in the EU.

Wednesday, 11 April 2018 - 11:45
On 10 April 2018 in the building of the European Parliament in Brussels, tripartite negotiations (trilogue) were held between the European Parliament, the Council and the European Commission on the proposal for a regulation on the harmonisation of gross national income at market prices (GNI Regulation).
Thursday, 5 April 2018 - 10:40
A total of 527 students from Bulgaria, distributed in 194 teams, declared their desire to participate in the first European Statistics Competition.

The competition for Bulgaria took place in two stages, and the students were distributed into two categories - Category A: students from X - XII grade and Category B: students from VIII - IX grade. In the first stage, the students had to work on a test, and in the second, each team had to analyse statistical data in the form of a presentation.

Monday, 2 April 2018 - 11:00
On April 3, 1879, at the suggestion of Prof. Marin Drinov, co-founder of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, due to the geographic location and the potential for socio-economic and cultural growth Sofia was declared the capital of Bulgaria.

Today, 139 years later, Sofia is already a symbolic capital of the European Union on the occasion of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

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