On August 24, Mack Rutherford, a 17-year-old British-Belgian pilot, completed his mission and became the youngest person in history who has flown solo around the world in a small aircraft. He has landed in Sofia, Bulgaria, where his sponsor ICDSoft is based.
At a reception, held at the Brazilian Embassy in Sofia, the National Day of Brazil was celebrated. It was linked to the anniversary of the declaration of its independence om Spetember 7, 1822. Unfortunately, a few days before the feast a fire devastated the National Museum in Rio de Janeiro.
The Embassy of Brazil in Sofia kindly provided for this website some topical information from the Ministry of Defense of Brazil about the fight with fires in Amazonia which we publish with certain reductions
Feeding the Planet: Energy for Life, this is the motto of EXPO 2015 in Milan. On September 1 something happened there that has never happened at a world exhibition before: representatives of 11 different religions came together at the Expo Centre to talk about the production and consumption of food around the world.
The Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Dunja Mijatović, published a report on the visit to Bulgaria she carried out in November 2019. The report focuses on racism, intolerance and discrimination; violence against women and domestic violence; and media freedom.
In the run-up to the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (3 December), the head of the 47-nation Council of Europe has called on European governments to draw on the newly-adopted Disability Strategy (2017-2023) to make human rights a reality for all.
On January 3 H.E.Mrs. Zakia El Midaoui, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco to Bulgaria, hosted at her residence the first Diplomatic Cultural Salon organized by the World Moroccan Women Council and the Moroccan Embassy in Sofia.
H. E. Mrs. Zakia El Midaoui, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco to Bulgaria, hosted in her residence the first Diplomatic Cultural Salon organized by the World Moroccan Women Council and the Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco in Sofia on January 3, 2020.