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Monday, 15 April 2019 - 16:00
April 16th is the Constitution Day and a professional celebration of jurists in Bulgaria. On this date, in 1879 was adopted the Tarnovo Constitution - the first Bulgarian constitution, which becomes the legislative basis for the socio-economic development of the newly-liberated state.

At the initiative of the Union of Jurists in Bulgaria this day has been celebrated since 1991.

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Friday, 29 March 2019 - 17:30
The Bulgarian statisticians will support their colleagues from the Republic of North Macedonia in the implementation of European standards and best practices.

The EU funded project ‘Improving the Production and Dissemination of Statistics’ started officially today on March, 29 2019, with Launch event at the EU InfoCentre in Skopje, the Republic of North Macedonia. 

The project aims to improve the quality and availability of statistical data in the Republic of North Macedonia and enhance their use in development and coordination of public policies.

Friday, 29 March 2019 - 10:00
From the beginning of April 2019 the National Statistical Institute starts a Household Budget Survey in newly selected households.

The survey is annual and it is included in the National Statistical Programme 2019. In the survey take part 3 060 randomly chosen households divided in three sub-samples each containing 1 020 households. During the April - June period households from each sub-sample are consistently included in the Household Budget Survey. Each household participates in the survey four months during the 12-month period of the method of rotation sample.

Friday, 22 March 2019 - 11:27
In March, the National Statistical Institute of Bulgaria launches conducting of the survey on ‘Social Inclusion and Living Conditions 2019’.

Regulation No. 1177/2003 of the European Parliament and the Council establishes a common framework for systematic production of statistics in the European Union on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC) which includes comparable and timely information on current status and dynamics of income, as well as the level and structure of poverty and social exclusion at national and European level.

Thursday, 21 March 2019 - 17:15
Since 1993 the World Water Day has been celebrated on 22 March on the initiative of the United Nations. The aim is to highlight the importance of water and the need for its conservation. This year the campaign is held under the motto "Leaving no one behind" and addresses the right of all people to access this vital natural resource.

On the occasion of the World Water Day, NSI presents the infographic ‘Water statistics in Bulgaria’.

Tuesday, 12 March 2019 - 14:43
Bulgaria ranks 26 in the Open Data Inventory (ODIN) which assesses the official statistics of 178 countries in the world.

The report, prepared by the Open Data Watch, was officially published during the 50th session of the United Nations Statistical Commission (UNSC) in New York. According to the document in 2018 our country collects 65 points with an average score for the surveyed countries of 41.

Friday, 1 March 2019 - 15:30
A third workshop within the project ‘Improving institutional capacities and fostering cooperation to tackle the impacts of transnational youth migration’ (YOUMIG), which is realized by the Danube Transnational Programme (Interreg - Danube Transnational Programme - ERDF) took place on 28.02.2019 at the National Statistical Institute of the Republic of Bulgaria.
Friday, 1 March 2019 - 10:00
The implementation of the goals and targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development will be the focus of the discussions of the Heads of the Statistical Offices of the UN member states during the 50th annual session of the United Nations Statistical Commission (UNSC). The meeting will take place in New York from 5 to 8 March this year, and the President of the National Statistical Institute  Sergey Tsvetarsky will take part in it.
Thursday, 21 February 2019 - 17:00
The Population Census is the most substantial comprehensive statistical survey in the country, which is held every 10 years, said during a briefing the President of the NSI Sergey Tsvetarsky today after the National Assembly passed the Population Census and Census of Housing in Bulgaria Act in 2021. He stressed that in 2021 a Population Census will be held in all European countries, and the data will serve as a basis for policy-making that affects all citizens.
Wednesday, 6 February 2019 - 09:20
How will the European statistics develop after 2020, will the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) change the production of official statistics, what are the ways to better communicate with users of statistical information? These issues will be discussed by the members of the European Statistical System Committee (ESSC) at their meeting in Luxembourg on 7 February. The President of the National Statistical Institute Sergey Tsvetarsky will take part in the meeting.

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