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Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF) - Bulgaria

Overview of the National Recovery and Resilience Plan for Bulgaria


Publication date
19 February 2021
Opening date
Deadline model
Deadline date
31 December 2026, 23:59 (CET)
Level of funding
National level


The Bulgarian National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NNRP) aims to facilitate economic and social recovery from the crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic as well as to create a more sustainable, equitable and prosperous economy. To this end, the Government has designed a set of measures and reforms that not only restore the potential for economic growth, but also develop and enhance it. The NRRP includes reforms and investments under the following priorities: Innovative Bulgaria; Green Bulgaria; Connected Bulgaria; Fair Bulgaria.

''Innovative Bulgaria'' foresees a series of measures on education and skills, with the objective is to improve the quality and coverage of education and training, with a focus on promoting analytical skills and developing creative thinking; increasing the ability of people to timely adapt to technological transformation and to the respective changes in the labour market; and fostering accelerated modernization and digitalization of educational approaches, methods and practices; improving the digital skills of the workforce and focus active labour market policies on improving the qualification and skills of the workforce, to better match labour market developments.

The Deputy Prime Minister for EU Funds Management is the main public authority responsible for the implementation of the NRRP. More information can be found here

The NNRP is available at this link.

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