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European energy security tops agenda at #CRE Brussels Conference

European energy security tops agenda at #CRE Brussels Conference

Leaders from politics and business gathered on Tuesday (30 May) in Brussels for the sixth annual Romanian Energy Day, organized by the Romanian Energy Center, in co-operation with the European Parliament and with the support of the Permanent Representation of Romanian to the European Union. The meetings take place over two days and discussions began Tuesday, […]

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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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#Romania condemned over refusal to comply with international ruling

#Romania condemned over refusal to comply with international ruling

| April 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

The former Attorney General of England and Wales has led a chorus of criticism of Romania over its failure to comply with an international ruling over the European Arrest Warrant (EAW), writes Martin Banks. The verbal comments by top barrister Lord Goldsmith comes after Romania refused to abide by a binding ruling of the International Centre for Settlement […]

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Five member states progress towards full #visa reciprocity with the United States

Yesterday, Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos met with government officials from five EU member states that aren’t allowed Visa-free travel in the Unites States.   The countries, Bulgaria, Romania, Croatia, Poland and Cyprus allow US citizens to travel due to their participation in the Schengen zone. They are seeking fair and equal treatment for their citizens visiting […]

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MEP Norica Nicolai: ‘It is time to remove the stamp of #corruption from #Romania’ 

MEP Norica Nicolai: ‘It is time to remove the stamp of #corruption from #Romania’ 

| February 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Unity in diversity is the main motto of the European Union. We function as a union of equal states, supposed to respect each other and to accept our differences, writes MEP Norica Nicolai. Romania has consistently acted like a sensible student in its relationship with the EU, willing to develop as a nation and assure a […]

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Commission quietly shelves anti-corruption commitments while 100,000s protest corruption in #Romania

Commission quietly shelves anti-corruption commitments while 100,000s protest corruption in #Romania

| February 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

The European Commission has abandoned plans to publish a ‘naming and shaming’ report on corruption in the EU, according to a letter sent by Vice President Frans Timmermans to the European Parliament and seen by Transparency International EU. The announcement comes at a time when hundreds of thousands are protesting the weakening of anti-corruption standards in […]

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#Romania urged to respect rule of law and improve investment climate

#Romania urged to respect rule of law and improve investment climate

| February 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

The EU-Romania Business Society welcomes the firm stance taken by Brussels  opposing the Romanian government’s emergency decree reducing penalties for corruption. The European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker (pictured) and the First Vice President Frans Timmermans said: “The fight against corruption needs to be advanced, not undone. We are following the latest developments in Romania with […]

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