The East-West Parliamentary Practice Project (EWPPP), headquartered in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, is a nonprofit, nonpartisan nongovernmental organization founded in 1990 as a joint initiative of the European Cultural Foundation (NL) and the Ford Foundation (US) with the aim of providing support for parliaments in the newly emerging democracies in Central/Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.

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Sofia, 2-3 October 1997

Bulgarian workshop: The Role of Parliamentary Committees and Parliamentary Research Services (In cooperation with the Institute for East-West Studies in Prague, within the framework of the Legislative Issues Service programme.)

Sofia, 29-30 November 1999 
Bulgarian parliamentary workshop: Regional Development – Management and Funding

Sofia, 15-16 May 2000
Bulgarian parliamentary workshop: Regional Development: Partnership and Co-operation

Plovdiv, 10-11 July 2000
Bulgarian parliamentary workshop Regional and local support to SMEs. The role of parliament, regional administrations and local authorities in creating a favourable environment for business development

Sofia, 30-31 October 2000
Bulgarian parliamentary workshop: Strengthening Bulgarian Local Finances Using European Experience

Sofia, 20 July 2002
Feedback Meeting between Bulgarian MPs and NGO representatives, Legislatures and Citizens

Varna, 9 November 2002
Roundtable Debate on the cooperation between Parliament and civil society in the legislative process

Sofia, 5-8 December 2002
Mid-Term Regional Conference with representatives of NGOs and Parliaments from 8 countries in the Western Balkans

Sofia, 23-25 February 2004
Public Forum, “Commentary on the law on referendums”