EU funded projects implementation in the municipalities of Veliko Turnovo oblast challenges and risks /Financial period 2007-2013/
A thematic collective book Maximizing Comparative Advantages of Cross-Border Regions, ed. Vihren Bouzov, Gabrovo: EX-PRESS, pp. 33-44, ISBN: 978-954-490-370-1; COBISS.BG-ID: 1255436516
The article discusses the attitudes of the Bulgarian citizens and institutions of Veliko Turnovo region in the period 2007–2012, based on data gathered in a research survey, made by a group of experts from Veliko Turnovo University. An analysis is made of the trends in the development of the absorption of EU funds in the implementation of different type of projects within the territory of Veliko Turnovo oblast and of the public opinion on fundamental European solidarity ideas, the knowledge of the role of the European institutions and local community actors for the level of efficiency of project implementation.
European Union, expectations, EU funds, projects, absorption