NOVEMBER 2015

 

10 November - Session of the Committee of Ministers for the assuming of the Bulgarian chairmanship

 

26–27 November 2015 - Meeting of the Bureau and the Standing Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly

Venue: Sofia

Responsible Bulgarian Authority: National Assembly

 

26 November - Outcome Conference “A new approach to integration”, under the “Capacity building” project, implemented jointly with the Council of Europe

Venue: Sofia

Responsible Bulgarian Authority: Ministry of Education and Science

 

DECEMBER 2015

 

9-11 December - International Conference “Building a culture of prevention among children and adolescents through raising awareness and improving knowledge of risks in times of disaster”

Venue: Sofia

Responsible Bulgarian Authority: Ministry of Interior

 

10-11 December - Meeting of the Bureau of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities

Venue: Sofia

Responsible Bulgarian Authority: Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and National Assembly of the Municipalities of the Republic of Bulgaria

 

10 December - Awareness raising event on the Guide to human rights for Internet users

Venue: Sofia

Responsible Bulgarian Authority: Applied Research and Communications Fund

 

FEBRUARY 2016

 

9-10 February - High-level Conference “Democratic stability based on the European unity and co-operation”

Venue: Sofia

Responsible Bulgarian Authority: National Assembly, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

 

11-12 February - Experts meeting of the Council of Europe's Coordinators on Education for Democratic citizenship and Human rights - under the patronage of the Bulgarian Chairmanship  

Venue: Strasbourg

 

MARCH 2016

 

22 March - International expert conference for the exchange of good practices  “Equal enjoyment of human rights and freedoms by persons with disabilities: achievements and challenges”

Venue: Sofia

Responsible Bulgarian Authority: The Ministry of Labour and Social Policy

 

31 March - International Conference “Good governance on local level - challenges and prospects”

Venue: Sofia

Responsible Bulgarian Authority: Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works

 

APRIL 2016

 

5 - 6 April - High-level Conference for the promotion of the Council of Europe’s Strategy on the Rights of the Child 2016-2021

Venue: Sofia

Responsible Bulgarian Authority: State Agency for Child Protection

 

7 April - Round table with international participation on the theme "The standards of the Council of Europe in the practice and the activity of the equality bodies of the Member States of the Council of Europe"

Venue: Sofia

Responsible Bulgarian Authority: Commission for Protection against Discrimination

 

8 April - International Conference “Our future together” under  “Children and youth at risk”

Venue: Sofia

Responsible Bulgarian Authority: Ministry of Education and Science

 

21-22 April  - High-level International Conference on “Strengthening Judicial Independence and Impartiality as a Pre-condition for the Rule of Law in Council of Europe Member States””

Venue: Sofia

Responsible Bulgarian Authority: Ministry of Justice

 

26 - 29 April - Meeting of the Ad hoc Committee of Experts for Roma Issues (CAHROM) of the Council of Europe

Venue: Sofia

Responsible Bulgarian Authority: Secretariat of the National Council for Co-operation on Ethnic and Integration Issues

 

MAY 2016

 

12-14 May - National conference on “Facilitating the access to cultural heritage”

Venue: Sofia

Responsible Bulgarian Authority: Ministry of Culture

 

16 May - International Conference “Media and Political Influences”

Venue: Sofia

Responsible Bulgarian Authority: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Center for the Study of Democracy

 

18 May - 126th Session of the Committee of Ministers for the handover of the chairmanship

Venue: Sofia

Responsible Bulgarian Authority: Ministry of Foreign Affairs