Another meeting-conversation held by ESC with secondary school students from the National Financial Economics Vocational School in Sofia. More than 60 students attended and exchanged views with the ESC President Prof. Dr. Lalko Dulevski, Yanka Takeva, ESC member, is Chairperson of the Bulgarian Union of Teachers and the Principal of the secondary school - Maya Gesheva.

The Economic and Social Council (ESC) passed late last night at its plenary session an opinion on the following subject: "Potential social, economic, environmental and consumer effects of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada and the European Union ".

At its planned session on 13 November 2017 the Economic and Social Council adopted a resolution on "Early School Leaving - Problems and Possible Solutions".

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is the “bridge” between citizens and the national government. Its mission is to support such “bridging” so as to facilitate the communication between the society and the national government. It is the new and modern institution of the civil dialogue.

The ESC's mission is to promote civil society organisations access to and involvement in the process of decision-making on strategic economic and social issues.

The main goal of ESC's operation is to enable different representatives of organised civil society to feel free to state their views whereas unanimity on matters of common interest is encouraged. The Council expresses and protects civil society interests by communicating agreed statements and proposals submitted by its members to the executive and legislative authorities.

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