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#Romania presidential elections 2019: Current president scores historic win

#Romania presidential elections 2019: Current president scores historic win

| November 25, 2019

President Klaus Iohannis (pictured) scored a landslide victory against former prime minister Viorica Dancila, when the voting ended in the country yesterday (24 November). Iohannis received 66.5% of the votes compared to 33.5% for Viorica Dancila, according to the IRES exit poll. The other exit poll, carried out by CURS Avangarde, showed a score of 64.8% […]

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Heads of government hold second meeting of dialogue on #InvestmentCo-operation between #Kazakhstan and EU

Heads of government hold second meeting of dialogue on #InvestmentCo-operation between #Kazakhstan and EU

| October 16, 2019

Prime Minister Askar Mamin held a meeting with the heads of diplomatic missions of the European Union member states accredited in Kazakhstan as part of the Dialogue platform on the further development of investment co-operation. The parties discussed the results of the work done during three months after the first meeting on pressing issues of […]

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#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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