Yearly Archives: 2019

Plovdiv and Matera: European Capitals of Culture in 2019

With a rich historical and cultural heritage and an eye to the future. Plovdiv in Bulgaria and Matera in Italy are this year's Capitals of Culture. Plovdiv Plovdiv is the first Bulgarian city to take on the mantel of European Capital of Culture. Located in south-central Bulgaria, in the centre of the Thracian plain, it…
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Romanian Council presidency: MEPs expect focus on budget and future EU

Romania takes over the rotating presidency of the Council on 1 January, for the first time since joining the EU in 2007. Romanian MEPs told us what they are expecting. For its six-month term, Romania has set out the following priorities: stimulate EU growth improve conditions for competiveness strengthen internal security promote European common values…
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