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CSD Brief No 18: Better Governance for Sustainable Energy Sector of Bulgaria: Diversification and Security
The Policy Brief focuses on the Bulgarian energy sector, which has historically been and will remain of strategic importance for the country’s economic development and national security, especially in the context of growing EU and Balkan markets. more »
 
CSD Brief No 17: Bulgaria and the Multiannual Community Programme on Protecting Children Using the Internet
In February 2008 the European Commission (EC) adopted a Proposal for a Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a Multiannual Community Programme on Protecting Children Using the Internet and Other Communication Technologies - COM (2008) 106. more »
 
CSD Brief No 16: Bulgaria and the Lisbon Strategy: Challenges and Opportunities
The policy brief makes an overview of the European Commission’s assessment and recommendations in regard to the Lisbon Strategy and the National Reform Programme of Bulgaria. Based on the analysis the authors recommend a number of specific measures for policy improvement. more »
 
CSD Brief No 15: Levelling the Playing Field in Bulgaria. How Public and Private Institutions Can Partner for Effective Policies Targeting Grey Economy and Corruption
This policy brief outlines the result of the consultations, which the Center for the Study of Democracy held with representatives of business and government on the feasibility of public-private partnerships in promoting a level paying field in Bulgaria. more »
 
CSD Brief No 14: Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement along Bulgaria's Borders: The Impact of EU Accession
Enhanced criminal justice and improved cross-border cooperation between judicial and law enforcement authorities are essential for the EU and its Member States in order to effectively respond to the increasing threat of cross-border criminality. This policy brief is a follow up to the 2007 CSD report Reinforcing Criminal Justice in Border Districts and examines the attitude of and measures undertaken by the relevant stakeholders as regards the policy recommendations formulated by the report. more »
 
CSD Brief No 13: Effective Policies Targeting the Corruption – Organized Crime Nexus in Bulgaria: Closing Down Duty-Free Outlets
The policy brief examines duty-free trade in Bulgaria in regard to turnover and tax revenue losses from the operation of the duty-free outlets. It also analyses the regulation of duty-free trade in Bulgaria which bears all the marks of a state capture. The brief presents possible courses of action towards reducing the negative effects of duty-free trade. more »
 
CSD Brief No 12: The Competitiveness of the Bulgarian Economy 2007
With the partnership of CSD this year Bulgaria was included for the second time in the World's oldest and most comprehensive annual report on competitiveness, the IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook 2007. Bulgaria’s competitiveness was covered and ranked together with 54 other leading world economies. This year Bulgaria came 41st on the scoreboard, surpassing Italy, Romania, Ukraine, Turkey, Poland, and Croatia among others. more »
 
CSD Brief No. 11: The Future of Corruption Benchmarking in the EU
The experience gained with monitoring of corruption during the last round of EU enlargement should be utilized for the development of EU’s own corruption benchmarking instrument. more »
 
CSD Brief No. 10: A Painful Shift in Bulgarian Anti-Corruption Policies and Practice
The most important shift in Bulgaria’s anti-corruption policies in recent months is the move from “soft” (awareness-raising) campaigns to “hard” (prevention and sanctions oriented) measures with immediate anti-corruption effects. more »
 
CSD Brief No. 9: The Introduction of a Specialized Anti- Corruption Service back on the Anti-Corruption Agenda
On the eve of Bulgaria’s EU accession significant results in prosecution and punishment of high level political corruption are still outstanding. In this context, the idea for creating an independent specialized anti-corruption service again became a topic in the anti-corruption agenda. more »
 

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