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Spotlight on #TobaccoControl in #Bucharest, but industry disinformation persists

Spotlight on #TobaccoControl in #Bucharest, but industry disinformation persists

| April 18, 2019

Romania, which currently holds the rotating presidency of the European Union, hosted the 4th annual meeting of the European Network for Smoking Prevention (ENSP) from March 27th to 29th in Bucharest. The event allowed representatives from every corner of the public health sector to discuss how to optimise tobacco control strategies. Academics from Harvard rubbed shoulders with Health Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis, while […]

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Commissioners Avramopoulos, Jourová and King in #Bucharest for informal meeting of Justice and Home Affairs Ministers

Commissioners Avramopoulos, Jourová and King in #Bucharest for informal meeting of Justice and Home Affairs Ministers

| February 7, 2019

Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos, Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality Věra Jourová and Commissioner for the Security Union Julian King will attend the informal Justice and Home Affairs Council meeting in Bucharest on 7 and 8 February. The meeting of home affairs ministers will start on Thursday morning with […]

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#EAPM: Register now for the Summer School for HCPs in Bucharest

#EAPM: Register now for the Summer School for HCPs in Bucharest

| May 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

27-30 June 2017 will see the European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) host its second summer school for young health-care professionals, or HCPs, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. Now is the time to register and you can do so here. Prior to this annual event, EAPM will host a […]

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#EAPM: Bucharest hosts key conference on personalised medicine

#EAPM: Bucharest hosts key conference on personalised medicine

| October 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

This week (19 October) saw the Brussels-based European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) play a key role in a cutting-edge conference in the eastern-European city of Bucharest, writes EAPM Executive Director Denis Horgan.  The gathering followed in the wake of an earlier satellite symposium held on October 18th in the Romanian capital, also addressed by […]

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#Romania government on arbitration alert from #Kazakhstan energy investors

#Romania government on arbitration alert from #Kazakhstan energy investors

International lawyers acting for Kazakh investors KazMunayGas International have issued a Notice of Investment Dispute to the Romanian  government regarding their treatment of the company’s investments in their Romanian subsidiary Rompetrol, writes James Wilson.  The Notice of Dispute details asset freezes totalling more than $2.1 billion and makes it very clear that the company is […]

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#CoR: €300 million laser project shows how EU funds and partnership can drive regional development

#CoR: €300 million laser project shows how EU funds and partnership can drive regional development

| February 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

The President of the European Committee of the Regions (CoR), Markku Markkula, has hailed a 300 € million EU-funded laser project in Romania arguing that it demonstrates how EU investment and working in partnership can stir innovation and regional development. Accompanied by Romania’s Minister of National Education and Scientific Research, Adrian Curaj, and Minister of […]

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Opinion: Romania – dog-catchers attack German animal-rights activists

Opinion: Romania – dog-catchers attack German animal-rights activists

For several weeks, the German animal-rights organization Animals United has been receiving information on near-rioting conditions in Bucharest, Romania, from various sources. Under the pretext of civil safety, dogs are caught and sometimes even violently snatched from their owners in order to receive a bounty equal to €50 per dog, according to Animals United. Afterwards […]

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