On the 4th of December the Embassy of the State of Palestine in the Republic of Bulgaria, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria and the United Nations organized

The Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Bulgaria in cooperation with the Center for Study of Democracy organized a Korea-Bulgaria Energy Forum, "Strengthening Cooperation in the Energy Sector between Korea and Bulgaria".

On the 16th of November, the Slovak Embassy in Sofia held a solemn ceremony on the awarding of the High State awards of the Slovak Republic to three Bulgarians for their outstanding contributions to the protection of democracy and human rights in the country.

On the 1st of July 2018, Austria took over the Council Presidency for six months for the third time (after 1998 and 2006).

How close are the Serbs and the Bulgarians? Do Sofia and Belgrade look alike? Answers to these questions were given by the Photographic exhibition with photos from the two capitals by a Serbian photographer and her Bulgarian colleague.