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.
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.
“Democracy and equality: does education matter?” – this was the topic of the World Forum for Democracy in Strasbourg wich took place from 7 to 9 November 2016 in Strasbourg. T he Forum brought together 140 speakers from 60 countries and more than 2 000 participants from 100 countries.
The second edition of the Asian Festival will be held on Saturday, May 12th, 2018, from 10am – 8pm, in Borisova Garden, Sofia. The event is aimed at bringing the “Colours of Traditions” of Asia to the people of Bulgaria and the international communities in Sofia