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Pazardzhik Hosts Europe in the Balkans Conference 

A local conference under the project “Europe in the Balkans: Common Future”, will take place on Thursday at the national press club of the Bulgarian News Agency (BTA) in Pazardzhik. 
The forum will begin at 10.30 am with the participation of government and municipal officials and the team of the regional information centre. 
The conference will look into new aspects of the 2021-2027 programme period and the achievements of the 2014-2020 programme period. 
The BTA project “Europe in the Balkans: A Common Future” is supported by the European Commission. It aims to foster a better understanding of the role of cohesion policy in the Balkans; to raise awareness of projects funded by the EU through the Cohesion Funds; promote dialogue on the results of the projects at local level and boost civic participation in issues related to cohesion policy.  
The project is funded with EUR 348,871. To achieve the project’s aims, BTA is using a media mix and expects to reach out to between 700,000 and 1 million people in Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia, North Macedonia, Greece and Turkiye. 
The series of conferences under the project was launched on December 20, 2023 in Sofia. In 2024, BTA will organize discussions in the cities of Blagoevgrad, Burgas, Varna, Vidin, Vratsa, Gabrovo, Dobrich, Kazanlak, Kardzhali, Kyustendil, Lovech, Montana, Pazardzhik, Pernik, Pleven, Plovdiv, Razgrad, Samokov, Silistra, Sliven, Smolyan, Sofia, Stara Zagora, Targovishte, Haskovo, Shumen and Yambol, as well as cross-border conferences in Belgrade, Bosilegrad, Bucharest, Edirne, Skopje and Thessaloniki. 

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