Access to Information Programme supports CSOs Address to the National Assembly regarding upcoming procedures for election of authorities with expired mandate.
Among the requests to the National Assembly outlined in the Address are the following:
- To initiate immediately procedures for the election of authorities with expired mandates to overcome the institutional crisis.
- To publish an updated schedule of mandates for members of individual and collective bodies.
- To strictly adhere to the principles of publicity, transparency, objectivity, equal treatment, predictability of the election, accountability of the appointing authority, professionalism, and competitiveness, embodying in practice the changes in the Constitution of the Republic of Bulgaria from December 2023.
The Address is also supported by organizations such as the Bulgarian Institute for Legal Initiatives, Anti Corruption Fund, Association of European Journalists - Bulgaria, Bulgarian Lawyers for Human Rights, Bulgarian Helsinki Committee, Bulgarian Center for Non-for-Profit Law, Institute for Market Economics, Institute for Public Environment Development, Centrе for Liberal Strategies, and the Center for Regulatory Impact Assessment.
Read the full text of the Address HERE.
Citizens and organizations wishing to support the Address can fill out the petition.