Tag: Romania

#Romania – Better #DrinkingWater in #Cluj and #Sălaj thanks to Cohesion Policy

#Romania – Better #DrinkingWater in #Cluj and #Sălaj thanks to Cohesion Policy

| September 4, 2019

The Cohesion Fund invests €275.7 million for better drinking water supply and upgraded wastewater collection and treatment services in the Cluj and Sălaj counties, north-west Romania. Thanks to this EU-funded project, almost 240,000 inhabitants will enjoy better drinking water. Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Commissioner Karmenu Vella said: “Everyone should have access to good drinking water. With […]

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Nearly €300 million in EU aid after #2018Floods in #Austria, #Italy, #Romania

Nearly €300 million in EU aid after #2018Floods in #Austria, #Italy, #Romania

| September 4, 2019

On Tuesday (3 September), Budgets Committee members approved €293.5 million in EU Solidarity Fund aid following extreme weather events in Austria, Italy and Romania in 2018. The €293.5 million in aid from the European Union Solidarity Fund (EUSF) breaks down as follows: €277.2 million for Italy following heavy rains, strong winds, floods and landslides in the autumn […]

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‘We are desperate’ – Students with disabilities left without solution as pupils return to school

‘We are desperate’ – Students with disabilities left without solution as pupils return to school

| September 4, 2019

Wanting to get an education, but not receiving it: This is the sad reality for tens of thousands of children and teenagers with intellectual disabilities in Europe, according to Inclusion Europe, an organisation advocating for the rights of people with intellectual disabilities. As the term begins in most European countries, pupils with intellectual disabilities still […]

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Commission launches two projects to support co-operation and innovation in #Romania regions and cities

Commission launches two projects to support co-operation and innovation in #Romania regions and cities

| August 12, 2019

The Commission is launching two projects to provide expertise to Romanian regions and cities, in co-operation with the Romanian government and the World Bank. Under the first project, Commission and World Bank experts will help Romanian county capitals develop stronger links with their periphery and use EU funding for projects that benefit the whole urban […]

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Case against #RomanianIntelligenceServices strengthens

Case against #RomanianIntelligenceServices strengthens

| July 16, 2019

I recently wrote that while the Alexander Adamescu case fits the profile of something the SRI would interfere in, we could not be certain. Now we know for sure he was one of SRI’s targets, writes Emily Barley. Alexandar Adamescu is the subject of a European Arrest Warrant issued by Romania. He is accused of […]

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Is #AlexanderAdamescu yet another victim of #Romania rogue intelligence services?

Is #AlexanderAdamescu yet another victim of #Romania rogue intelligence services?

| May 23, 2019

As the case of Alexander Adamescu (pictured), the most high-profile example of the failings of the European Arrest Warrant (EAW) system in the UK, rumbles on, new evidence of the corruption endemic in the Romanian justice system continues to come to light, writes Emily Barley. Adamescu has been fighting extradition from London to Romania since June […]

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Wiretapping, secret service control and dire prison conditions: Scrutiny of #Romania justice system as the country hosts the EU Summit

Wiretapping, secret service control and dire prison conditions: Scrutiny of #Romania justice system as the country hosts the EU Summit

| May 13, 2019

  Jean-Claude Juncker, the head of the European Commission, says Romania, which currently holds the European Union’s rotating presidency, must make further efforts to fully reach European standards on the rule of law. Mr Juncker’s comments were directed at the political wrangling in Romania over the anti-corruption campaign. However, commentators observe that the problems with […]

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