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Year of approval of the
SD strategy and updates

The first draft of the Bulgarian NSDS is currently developed. The process is coordinated by the Inter-Departmental Advisory Council for Sustainable Development. After a period of broad consultation (September 2007 – September 2008) – including public authorities, stakeholders, academia, NGOs, etc – a decision for further analysis and improvements in the draft text was taken before the NSDS was submitted for adoption by the Council of Ministers.

Type of SD strategy


Lead ministry/institution in
the SD strategy process

Ministry of Economy and Energy

Link to the SD strategy

Further information about
the SD strategy process

National Strategy for the Environment and Action Plan 2000-2006 (in English)

The new National Strategy for Environment (2009-2018) and the Action Plan (2009-2013) are currently in the process of final adoption.


This Country Profile has been last updated on: Wednesday, 21 November 2012

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