News from Bulgaria

Bulgaria is not efficient in Combating the 'Modern Slavery' 19.06.2009

Bulgaria does not fully comply with the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking. This is stated in the annual Trafficking in Persons Report of the US Department of State, presented on the 16th of June 2009. The report covers 175 countries distributed in three Tiers: governments that fully comply in this field to US standards; countries that do not fully comply, but make efforts; ...

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Risk of a Safeguard Clause 21.01.2009

The EU does not exclude the imposure of a safeguard clause on Bulgaria, after the justice system remains helpless before the organized crime and corruption. According to the European Commissioner of Justice, Freedom and Security, Jacques Barrot "the EC does not wish to have a safeguard clause imposed, but this option remains open". The Commissioner said that the Bulgarian justice system "is i...

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