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High Table on US - European relations
On 21 December 2008, the Center for the Study of Democracy held a High Table discussion with the participation of Mr. Robert McFarlane. The topic of discussion was the changing international environment in the wake of the recent historic US Presidential election, and in particular the implications for the strategic relationship between the US and European Union members. more »
Round Table: The Draft of the New Defense Law of the Republic of Bulgaria
On October 27, 2008 the Center for the Study of Democracy organized a public discussion of the draft of the new Defense Law of the Republic of Bulgaria with the participation of Mr. Nikolay Tsonev, Minister of Defense, General Zlatan Stoykov, Chief of General Staff of the Bulgarian Armed Forces, MPs, Deputy ministers, Ambassadors, Former Chiefs of the General Staff of the Bulgarian Armed Forces, representatives of the Presidency, civil organizations, experts and the media. more »
EU proposes protection from discrimination beyond the workplace
The Commission has today adopted a proposal for a directive which provides for protection from discrimination on grounds of age, disability, sexual orientation and religion or belief beyond the workplace. This new directive would ensure equal treatment in the areas of social protection, including social security and health care, education and access to and supply of goods and services which are commercially available to the public, including housing. Eurobarometer surveys show that a large majority of Europeans support such legislation: 77% back measures to protect people from discrimination in education and 68% in access to goods and services. more »
Wider powers and greater measures needed to tackle homophobia
Equal protection by EU anti-discrimination law remains an ideal not a fact for Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals and Transsexuals (LGBT) living in many parts of the European Union (EU). Greater legislative protection and wider support within the EU is required. more »
FRA signs pledge to support UEFA anti-racism campaign during EURO 2008™
The European Union’s Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) will join UEFA, FARE, FIFPro, football players and others in signing a “pledge” supporting respect for diversity at a launch event for EURO 2008™ on 7 June in Basel, Switzerland. This “pledge” is timely as a spate of events in Europe over the past year has shown that the spectrum of racism and other forms of intolerance still haunt the sport. more »
Round Table Discussion: Grey Economy: Trends and Challenges
On 27 May 2008 the Center for the Study of Democracy, with the support of the Royal Dutch Embassy in Sofia, organizes a round table discussion, dedicated to the challenges the grey economy poses on Bulgaria's economic development and competitiveness and the possibilities for implementing effective public policies in this area. more »