The direct democracy and the referendum in Bulgaria
On the attached files, you may find a set of recommendations (in Bulgarian language), made by the Institute for Public Environment Development, concerning the Bulgarian Law On Direct Participation Of Citizens In National Government And Local Self-Government. These recommendations aim to guarantee the rights of citizens, when using the instruments of direct democracy.
We are publishing as well a presentation from the monitoring carried by the IPED over the institutional organization and conduct of the national referendum in Bulgaria (27th of January, 2013).
There is also a list with all the mistakes in the protocols, as well as the results of our pilote media monitoring over the informational campaign for the referendum.