Find more about past ECFR Annual Council Meetings

The EU Integration Process in the Balkans

With the Institute of Balkan Studies & Centre of Thracology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences аnd the Bulgarian Diplomatic Institute - the event is organized with the kind cooperation of the Center for Strategic Research of the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Russia after the Presidential Elections

The discussion draws on the new ECFR report: ‘Dealing with a post-BRIC Russia’ by Ben Judah, Jana Kobzova and Nicu Popescu. It looks at the domestic and foreign policy constraints on a post-BRIC Russia that will shape Putin’s next presidency and analyses how Europe should rethink its relationship with Moscow. 

Next Steps for the Eastern Partnership

ECFR Sofia hosted a session on the prospects for the EU’s policies in the Eastern neighbourhood in cooperation with the Polish Embassy. The group of speakers was joined by a select group of senior diplomats stationed in Sofia, members of the Bulgarian parliament, top government officials, a medley of journalists and think-tankers.