December 2, 2013
On 2nd December 2013, the Economic and Social Council (ESC) of Bulgaria celebrated ten years since its establishment in the presence of over 150 guests - persons who supported the establishment and activity of the ESC and who contributed to its successful development over the years, including President of the Republic of Bulgaria, the President of the Republic of Bulgaria /2002-2012/ and the Presidents of three National Assemblies since 2003. The EESC President and other key representatives of national institutions, civil society organisations and the EESC also took part in the event. As a tradition, the Council bestowed the Honorary Award of the ESC for Contribution to the Development of Organised Civil Society. After the first solemn part, an European civil debate: “Stronger Europe for citizens” was held.