2021 Annual Conference
Just transition plans and regional resilience in Bulgaria
27 November 2021, Bulgaria│ Online from 13.30 to 17.00 (Bulgarian time/EET)

The Bulgarian association For Regional Studies – BARRY, section of ERSA is happy to invite you to join their upcoming conference featuring “Just transition plans and regional resilience in Bulgaria”.

Bulgaria and its regions have their participation in these processes. In our country, three districts – Stara Zagora, Pernik and Kyustendil – are of particular interest in the process of a fair transition due to the presence of powerful coal-fired power plants.

In this regard, BARI has set an up-to-date theme for its annual conference 2021: “Just Transition Plans and Regional Resilience in Bulgaria”
The date of the holding is 27.11.2021. from 13,30 hours to 17,00
St. „Kliment Ohridski” University, AULA – Sofia 1504, 1504 Blvd. Tsar Os освободи liberator 15

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12,00 – 13,30 – Welcome coffee and registration of the participants
13,30 – 13,45 – Congratulatory address – Prof. Andre Torre – President of ERSA
13,45 – 14,00 – Greetings
• Prof. Dimitar Dimitrov (Rector of the University of National and World Economy)
• Prof. Dr. Sc.(Econ.) Hristo Beloev (Rector of the University of Bulgaria Angel Kanchev)
• Prof. Evgeni Stanimirov (Rector of The University of Varna)
• Prof. Hristina Yancheva (Rector of The Agricultural University of Plovdiv)
• Prof. Marin Rusev (Chairman of APGR)
14,00 – 15,00 – Plenary reports
Dimitar Dimitrov – Representative of PwC Bulgaria, contractor of the Just Transition Plans for the districts of Stara Zagora, Kyustendil and Pernik
Georgi Stefanov (WWF) – „Climate neutrality goals and challenges”
Ass. Kosyo Stoychev MD – Chairman of BARI – Regional Sustainability, Jobs and A Fair Transition
Prof. Dr. Tsvetana Stoyanova – Deputy Chairman of BARI – „Economy challenges of a Just transition plans”
Prof. Dr. Marin Rusev – Member of the Management Board of BARI – „Political geography aspects of the Just transition”
15,00 – 16,00 Open discussion

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