The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is organizing an event under the patronage of the Vice-President of the European Commission Dubravka Šuica and the European Commissioner for innovation, research, culture, education and youth, Mariya Gabriel24 September 2021 Events and Discussions
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria, in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Croatia, the Croatian Embassy in Sofia, the European Commission Representation in Bulgaria and PanEuropa, is organizing an event in the form of a citizen dialogue on 12 October, 2021, with the participation of the Vice-President of the European Commission and co-chair of the Executive Board of the Conference on the Future of Europe, Dubravka Šuica, and Commissioner Mariya Gabriel, who is in charge of innovation, research, culture, education and youth.
The discussion, which will be part of a series of events in the framework of the Conference on the Future of Europe, will be on the theme „Conference on the Future of Europe: Education, Brain Circulation and Demographic Trends“. The focus of the debate will be on important issues for young people - demography, cooperation in science and innovation, as well as better opportunities for education and development of young people in their home countries.
The Programme will begin at 11:00 local time at the House of Europe in Sofia with opening remarks by the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria and Croatia and will continue with speeches by Vice-President Dubravka Šuica and Commissioner Mariya Gabriel, followed by a discussion with the civil society representatives and stakeholders.
Due to the measures related with the COVID-19 pandemic, the event will be held in hybrid format. Live broadcasting is planned on the Facebook channel of the EC Representation in Bulgaria: https://www.facebook.com/ECinBulgaria/, as well as on the page of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the social network https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ministry-of-Foreign-Affairs-of-the-Republic-of-Bulgaria/114389605256910. Moderator will be TV journalist from BNT Dobrina Cheshmedjieva.