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15.03.2000 BILD has organized Conference "Public Administration and the Information Society". Some of the lecturers were Dr. Nelly Ognyanova, Director of BILD, Mr. Ivan Taushanov, Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Transport and Communications, Prof. Avram Eskenazi, Institute for Mathematics and Informatics - Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Mrs. Tanya Hinova, President IDG-Bulgaria, Mr. Grozdan Karadjov, Secretary General of the Ministry of Transport and Communications, Mrs. Snejana Tzenkova, Head of the Public Administration Directorate of the Council of Ministers, Mr. Vassil Hristovich, President of BAIT and APIS Ltd. Some of the topics in the agenda were: The Information Systems in use in the Public Administration, Index of the Information Society in Bulgaria etc.
11.07.1999 BILD and the Centre for Independent Journalism organized Euroworkshop: Introduction ot the European Institutions and Policies for journalists in Bulgaria
19.01.1999 Mr. Keith A. Rosten from Rule of Law Consortium together with BILD discussed the priorities of the ongoing legal reform in Bulgaria
12.01.1999 Mrs. Dagmar Trkalova from UNIDO visited BILD and was acquainted with the mission and aims of the Institute
21.12.1998 BILD organized conference on the role of the Legal Clinics in the Bulgarian legal education. Some of the lectors on the conference were Mrs. Maria Serkedjieva Deputy Minister of the Justice and Eurointegration, Mr. Konstantin Palikarski from COLPI, Mrs. Caroline Spanuth from the Representation of the United Nations High Commissioner on Refugees etc. Click here for the program of the conference (in Bulgarian)
  Professor Byron Scott visited BILD and discussed the ongoing media topics in the Bulgarian legal and journalist live. Prof. Scott has been a faculty member at Missouri University since 1986 and has a variety of international experiences including a teaching appointment at the American University in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria.
  Steven Assies, Project Coordinator at Press Now, visited BILD and discussed the development of the Media sector in Bulgaria.
30.09.1998 Mr. George Hwang and   d-r Stephen S. Jenks - lecturers of the Civic Education Project visited the office of the Bulgarian Institute for Legal Development and deliberated with the BILD's staff   the idea for the continuous education, the utilization of the new technologies in the contemporary education etc. The guests were acquainted with the process of the education in legal information in BILD
  A summary of the draft of the National Program and Action Plan for the development of the Information Society in Bulgaria was introduced at the Regional Information Society Forum by Mr. Antony Slavinski - President of the Committee of Posts and Telecommunications
24.09.1998 Meeting with the representatives of Management Systems International (MSI) - Mr. Gerald Zarr, Senior Associate and Mr. Jon A. Leeth. Mrs. Ognyanova and the guests from MSI concidered the problems of the judicial reforms, law curriculum, legal education reform and the reform of the legal education in Bulgaria
23.09.1998 Meeting with Mr. David M. Krushe, Dennis M. Hertel and Kate Allen from the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs. The strengths, weaknesses and opportunities in the relationships between the Bulgarian parliament and the Third Sector were debated
21.09.1998 Meeting with Mr. David M. Krushe, Country Director in the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs. Mr. Krushe and Mrs. Ognyanova, Director of BILD discussion went on the further cooperation between BILD and NDI in the area of the promotion of the rule of law, continious legal education etc.
3.09.1998 Seminar "An Introduction to the European Union"
12-13.08.1998 Conference "Different Approaches to  Legislation referred to the Access to Information"
21.07.1998 Working group headed by Nelly Ognyanova won the CPT's competition for the drafting of Strategy and National Program for the development of the Information Society in Bulgaria
29.07.1998 Meeting with Mrs. Sue R. Faerman, Associate Profesor at the Department of Public Administration and Policy at the University at Albany. Discussion for further cooperation in the area of Public Administration and Information Technologies was commenced with BILD's experts
22.07.1998 Metting between BILD and representatives of the International Center Against Censorship Article 19 -. Ms. Fredrica Prina. Mr. Gary Bostwick and Mr. Hugh Poulton. The discussion continued in the National Asembly with the presence of Mr. Stoyan Rajchevski, Chairmann of the Parliamentary Commision for the Culture and Media
11.07.1998 Meeting with Ms. Carolin Spannuth, Associate Protection Officer at the United Nations Commisioner for Refugees.The discusion went on the establishment of a Student Legal Clinic on Refugee Law
28.05.1998 The åducation of the public administration in Bulgaria with the assistance of the World Bank and the role of the Third Sector in it.
27.05.1998 The role of the World Bank in the reform of the public administration in Bulgaria and the participation of the Third Sector
25.05.1998 The Europe We Want - Conference in memoriam of Dr. Ilko Eskenazi
20.05.1998 MEETING WITH THE LICENSED RADIO AND TV OPERATORS
1.00pm, 20th of May Hall TRD "STTS"
19.05.1999 POWER, MEDIA, ACCESS TO INFORMATION AND CENSORSHIP
19th of May 2pm Hall 3.1 NDK
18.05.1999 MEETING AT BILD WITH Prof. Dr. Todor Todorov, Member of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Bulgaria
15.05.1998 MEETING AT BILD WITH Ms. Birgitte Lundblad, Danish Ombudsman Office, Mr. Mark Neville, Directorate of Human Rights, Council of Europe AND Mr. Jeno Kaltenbach, Parliamentary Commissioner for Ethnic and Minority Rights, Hungary
14.05.1998 ESTABLISHING THE OMBUDSMAN INSTITUTION IN BULGARIA: LEGAL AND INSTITUTIONAL ASPECTS
15.05.1998 BILD and Santander Group discussed the Project Citizen Participation, Public Hearings, and the Development of Improved Public Policy in Bulgaria
15.05.1998 Meeting at BILD with Ms. Birgitte Lundblad, Danish Ombudsman Office, Mr. Mark Neville, Directorate of Human Rights, Council of Europe AND Mr. Jeno Kaltenbach,
Parliamentary Commissioner for Ethnic and Minority Rights, Hungary
07.05.1998 National Forum of the Association of the Bulgarian Private radiostations.     Discussion on the draft for Radio and TV act and the draft for Telecommunication Act with representatives from the    Bulgarian Institute for Legal Development and the National Council for Radio and Television
04.04.1998 On the 4th of April in Sofia was organized a National Conference.Some of the participants were Mr. Maragos, Mr. Slavinski, Mr. Stalev, Members of the Parliament etc. The discussion was focused on the Radio and TV Bill and the Telecommunication Bill
31.03.1998 On the 31th of March 1998 Mr. Vassilis Maragos, Economic Advisor at the Delegation of the European Commission in Bulgaria and Mrs. Olga Borisova, advisor at the Delegation of the European Commission in Bulgaria visited BILD. The ongoing reform of the Media Law and the Public Administration and the role of the NGO's in the process were discussed.
28.03.1998 On 28th of March, The Group for European Media Legislation in Bulgaria in cooperation with the American Agency for International Development and the Delegation of the European Commission  organized a National seminar "The European Media Legislation and Bulgaria"
14.12.1997 BILD organized  a "Legal aspects of the Internet" course in cooperation with the European Teachers' Association
12.12.1997 BILD organized a meeting-discussion with Professor Kino Lazarov
4-5.12.1997 International Conference on December 4th-5th, organized by BILD and Council of Europe on theme: "The European Convention of human rights and fundamental freedoms and the Bulgarian legislation and judicial practice - 5 years after the ratification of the Convention"
12.11.1997 BILD organized on 12.11.1997 meeting with the Chairman of the Constitutional Court of Republic of Bulgaria Prof. Jivko Stalev. The discussion was focused on the Prof. Stalev's new book .
  OSI and BILD discuss the new possibilities in the legal sector
4-5.11.1997 Conference on 4-5 November organized by BILD , Council of Europe and the Committee of Posts an Telecommunications on Electronic Media and their Legal regulation
30.10.1997 30 October Workshop on Media Law - Drafts and Perspectives and attendants
6-7.10.1997 On 6 - 7 October 1997 the Bulgarian Institute for Legal Development in cooperation with Committee of Posts and Telecommunications organizes a seminar covering the Telecommunication Act (draft) in various aspects - compliance with European regulations in the telecommunication area, the role of the act in competitive environment, possible discrepancies with current Bulgarian legislation. Lecturers will be prominent specialists from different institutions like the Bulgarian Government, the Committee of Posts and Telecommunications, World Bank, Deutsche Morgan Grenfell etc.

On our site you could find the detailed program of the seminar and the text of the Telecommunication act. After the seminar we will dispose the resumes from the main reports. Don't hesitate to post your comments or proposals on the specified field for feedback.

9-10.10.1997 Bulgarian Committee of Post and Telecommunications on 9 - 10 October organizes a seminar Information Society and the impact of new information technologies and services over the development of the democracy (still available only in Bulgarian)

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