EU boosts support for civil society in the Neighbourhood with extra €45.3 million for 2012-2013

EU boosts support for civil society in the Neighbourhood with extra €45.3 million for 2012-2013 The European Commission today adopted the second phase of the Neighbourhood Civil Society Facility to enhance involvement of civil society organisations in the European Neighbourhood area, with a new budget allocation of €45.3 million for 2012-2013. Announcing the decision, the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton... Read More

Social sphere accounts only for 25.4% of 2013 budget expenses

Social sphere accounts only for 25.4% of 2013 budget expenses The state budget bill for 2013 is of investment essence but despite this a huge part of the budget costs will be used for social sphere.  The statement came from Finance Minister Samir Sharifov at the joint session of six committees of Milli Majlis. He said social expenses will make 25.4% of the budget costs. These amounts will mainly be used for financing such spheres as science, culture,... Read More