Latest news from http://iped.bg/ Stay informed with our RSS channel - http://iped.bg/rss.php?language=en http://iped.bg/rss.php?language=en Open statement of IPED, in relation to the proposed Bill for amendments in the Judicial System Act The IPED shares the concerns expressed by large number of Non-governmental organizations in Bulgaria, in connection with the Bill for amendments in the Judicial System Act, submitted by a group of MPs on July 4, 2017. http://iped.bg/en/news-read/IPED_statement_proposed_amendments http://iped.bg/en/news-read/IPED_statement_proposed_amendments Elections, Referendums and the Personal data of citizens - press-conference http://iped.bg/en/news-read/Elections-Referendums-Personaldata-news http://iped.bg/en/news-read/Elections-Referendums-Personaldata-news IPED participated in a meeting with representatives of the OSCE/ODIHR Representatives of the Institute for Public Environment Development participated in a meeting, initiated by the OSCE/ODIHR. In order to evaluate the pre electoral situation and the preliminary work for preparation of the Presidential elections, OSCE http://iped.bg/en/news-read/IPED_OSCEmeeting_presidential_elections http://iped.bg/en/news-read/IPED_OSCEmeeting_presidential_elections Journalism and data - season 1 (training seminar) http://iped.bg/en/news-read/news1f http://iped.bg/en/news-read/news1f Internship program for students - "Public policies and civic participation" http://iped.bg/en/news-read/news9e http://iped.bg/en/news-read/news9e Workshop on the technical aspects of the opening of data by the institutions http://iped.bg/en/news-read/news8e http://iped.bg/en/news-read/news8e Workshop "Free Ads for NGO causes in Google", organized by IPED http://iped.bg/en/news-read/googleadgrantsmeeting http://iped.bg/en/news-read/googleadgrantsmeeting Elections 2014: Did the "preference system" worked? http://iped.bg/en/news-read/news3e http://iped.bg/en/news-read/news3e The National Audit Office signed a memorandum for cooperation with 4 Non-governmental Organizations http://iped.bg/en/news-read/news2e http://iped.bg/en/news-read/news2e Together for fair elections (trainings) http://iped.bg/en/news-read/news9d http://iped.bg/en/news-read/news9d IPED's press-conference about the practice of "Electoral Tourism" (19.06.2015) http://iped.bg/en/media-read/nmed16 http://iped.bg/en/media-read/nmed16 Nova TV: Discussion with professor Mikhail Konstantinov and Antoaneta Tzoneva about the vote-buying practices in the electoral process http://iped.bg/en/media-read/nmed15 http://iped.bg/en/media-read/nmed15 Novinite.com: Bulgarian Government Ups Public Media Election Campaign Rates Registered parties, initiative committees, and independent candidates will not only have to pay for their appearance on BNT and BNR, but the fees have been upped despite the calls to eliminate them and despite the economic crisis, the Open Parliament blog, maintained by the Institute for Public Environment Development, informs. http://iped.bg/en/media-read/nmed12 http://iped.bg/en/media-read/nmed12 Novinite.com: Bulgaria Election Authority Glitch Messes Electoral Hurdle An inconsistency in rule-formulation by Bulgaria's Central Electoral Commission has in effect lowered the election threshold of 4%, warned activists Monday. http://iped.bg/en/media-read/nmed13 http://iped.bg/en/media-read/nmed13 Debate in the "Daily" magazine: Should there be an active registration for elections? We are publishing Antoaneta's opinion, reflected in the discussion of the internet magazine "Daily", on the following topic: "Should there be an active registration for elections?" http://iped.bg/en/media-read/nmed11 http://iped.bg/en/media-read/nmed11 Antoaneta Tzoneva for BGNES: "There is no progress in the Election code, about the observers status." "The framework, accepted yesterday by the Legal Affairs Committee in the Parliament is extremely restrictive and is limiting the NGO's possibilities to develop networks of volunteers, to find and train independent election observers." http://iped.bg/en/media-read/nmed8 http://iped.bg/en/media-read/nmed8 A, Tzoneva for BNR: Distortions of the secrecy of the vote, can destabilize the choice for new General Prosecutor in Bulgaria This monday (19.11.2012) in an interview for the Bulgarian National Radio, Antoaneta Tzoneva explained how the changed rules for the election of General Prosecutor in the country can destabilize the entire vote. http://iped.bg/en/media-read/nmed7 http://iped.bg/en/media-read/nmed7 Capital Daily: BORCOR - between myths and corruption reality http://iped.bg/en/media-read/news1 http://iped.bg/en/media-read/news1 Iva Lazarova for BNR: There is a distinct difference between political and civic agenda There is a distinct difference between political and civic agenda. While political representatives search mainly for a way to govern, citizens want to be governed fairly and transparently, says Lazarova. http://iped.bg/en/media-read/nmed3a http://iped.bg/en/media-read/nmed3a Antoaneta Tzoneva for BNR: It is very important to know how citizens will be informed for the referendum This first democratic referendum is actually a general repetition before the parliamentary elections in Bulgaria... http://iped.bg/en/media-read/med2a http://iped.bg/en/media-read/med2a