Projects

Project “Establishing European Information Centre EUROPE DIRECT – Shumen”

 

Assignor:

Representation of the European Commission in Bulgaria,

Directorate General Communication

 Contract amount (in BGN): 44,400 BGN

Implementation time: 2008        

Short Project Description:

Establishment of information relay Europe Direct in order to improve the access to information and foster the activity of the population in Shumen District concerning legislative decrees and policies, programmes, schemes and opportunities for funding from the European Union. The targets set by the European information centre – Shumen are as follows:

Ø Improved access to information of the population and the institutions in Shumen District concerning initiatives and events, legislative decrees and policies, schemes and opportunities for funding of the European Community through establishment of Information service Europe  Direct;

ØFostering the activity of the population and the institutions in Shumen District for involving them in initiatives and open procedures of the European Community through the creation of Internet website of the Information service Europe Direct with web-based data, electronic information bulletin, online forum and links to pages of the European institutions.  

Ø Full regional coverage of the residential areas in Shumen District – rural and city regions through information seminars held in different municipalities in order to overcome their economical isolation and gradually integrate them in the open European market.

ØCooperation with local, national and European information networks in order to comprise fully the necessity of information concerning the activities of the European Union.

Ø  Providing „feed-back” connection with European institutions through questions placed and answers received of the residents and institutions in Shumen District.