site.btaEuropean Chief Prosecutor Kovesi to Receive European Justice Award in Sofia
European Chief Prosecutor Laura Kovesi will receive an award for European justice at the National Justice Awards ceremony in Sofia on Friday, the Balkan Media Association said on Thursday. Kovesi said she is truly honoured to receive an award from the respected National Justice Awards and considers it a recognition of the work she and her colleagues at the European Public Prosecutor's Office have been doing.
Kovesi receiving this award is a real success not only for the event but also for the entire Bulgarian justice system. Her confirmation came after two months of negotiations, dozens of letters and a report on the last ten years of the National Justice Awards.
Also to receive an award is one of the most knowledgeable specialists in the field of EU and international law in Bulgaria, Assoc. Prof. Yulia Zaharieva.
The award ceremony is a charity event aimed at raising funds for children with disabilities. This year, money is also raised for IVF procedures for families with reproductive problems through a charity raffle and an auction of paintings by popular Bulgarian artists.
The ceremony is organized with the support and assistance of the International Association of Lawyers, the EU General Court in Luxembourg, the chambers of lawyers in Bulgaria, the Supreme Bar Council, the Notary Chamber, the Bulgarian Judges Association, the prosecution service, the Professional Association of Mediators, the Bulgarian Association of Registry Judges, the Women Lawyers Association, and the Association of Assignees in Bankruptcy.