The challenges in front of Switzerland
An interesting debate on the ties between Switzerland and the EU took place at The University of National and World Economy on 11 March. The guest of the discussion was the Bulgarian ambassador in Switzerland Atanas Pavlov. He is one of the founders and former chairman of The Bulgarian Diplomatic Society - an organization of diplomats and experts. Atanas Pavlov talked about the Swiss foreign policy throughout the centuries and the tight relations between the country and the European Union. One of the main topics of the discussion was about the role of the civil society in the political proccess. He also told interesting stories from his diplomatic career. In the end of the discussion he answered students' questions and expressed his satisfaction with the long and useful debate.