Author: Svilena Velcheva
Published On: 21/10/2019

Until October 28th citizens can submit proposals and comment about the National Development Program Bulgaria 2030 on the public consultation portal. The Framework Strategy Paper is of highest importance in the hierarchy of national programming documents. It sets out the vision and overall goals of development policies in every governmental sectors, including their territorial dimensions.
The draft vision, goals and priorities of the National Development Program Bulgaria 2030 is based on an Analysis of the socio-economic development of the country after its entrance in the European Union. The analysis identifies key areas of concern and gaps in the country’s development policies. It has been discussed and agreed with the socio-economic partners within the Economic and Social Council and the National Tripartite Cooperation Council.
The National Development Program Bulgaria 2030 must be approved by the Council of Ministers. The next stage is to prepare an indicative financial framework, ex ante impact assessment and a mechanism to monitor and control the implementation of the strategic document.

Translator: Valentina Vagge