Latest news from https://iped.bg/ Stay informed with our RSS channel - https://iped.bg/rss.php?language=en https://iped.bg/rss.php?language=en Press-conference "European Parliament Elections: Preferences, Machine Voting and Voters’ Awareness" On June 4, 2019, the Institute for Public Environment Development held a press conference, during which our team presented an analysis of the data of the 2019 European Parliament elections and a national representative survey executed by Alpha Resear https://iped.bg/en/news-read/IPED_pressconference_EUelections2019 https://iped.bg/en/news-read/IPED_pressconference_EUelections2019 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. https://iped.bg/en/news-read/IPED_statement_proposed_amendments https://iped.bg/en/news-read/IPED_statement_proposed_amendments Elections, Referendums and the Personal data of citizens - press-conference https://iped.bg/en/news-read/Elections-Referendums-Personaldata-news https://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 https://iped.bg/en/news-read/IPED_OSCEmeeting_presidential_elections https://iped.bg/en/news-read/IPED_OSCEmeeting_presidential_elections Journalism and data - season 1 (training seminar) https://iped.bg/en/news-read/news1f https://iped.bg/en/news-read/news1f Internship program for students - "Public policies and civic participation" https://iped.bg/en/news-read/news9e https://iped.bg/en/news-read/news9e Workshop on the technical aspects of the opening of data by the institutions https://iped.bg/en/news-read/news8e https://iped.bg/en/news-read/news8e Workshop "Free Ads for NGO causes in Google", organized by IPED https://iped.bg/en/news-read/googleadgrantsmeeting https://iped.bg/en/news-read/googleadgrantsmeeting Elections 2014: Did the "preference system" worked? https://iped.bg/en/news-read/news3e https://iped.bg/en/news-read/news3e The National Audit Office signed a memorandum for cooperation with 4 Non-governmental Organizations https://iped.bg/en/news-read/news2e https://iped.bg/en/news-read/news2e IPED's press-conference about the practice of "Electoral Tourism" (19.06.2015) https://iped.bg/en/media-read/nmed16 https://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 https://iped.bg/en/media-read/nmed15 https://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. https://iped.bg/en/media-read/nmed12 https://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. https://iped.bg/en/media-read/nmed13 https://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?" https://iped.bg/en/media-read/nmed11 https://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." https://iped.bg/en/media-read/nmed8 https://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. https://iped.bg/en/media-read/nmed7 https://iped.bg/en/media-read/nmed7 Capital Daily: BORCOR - between myths and corruption reality https://iped.bg/en/media-read/news1 https://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. https://iped.bg/en/media-read/nmed3a https://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... https://iped.bg/en/media-read/med2a https://iped.bg/en/media-read/med2a