Book Launch in Copenhagen: “Direct Democracy in the European Union – The Myth of a Citizens’ Union”

Book Launch in Copenhagen: “Direct Democracy in the European Union – The Myth of a Citizens’ Union”
The national research teams which are partners in the project “Towards a Citizens’ Union”, the European Institute of Romania included, met in Copenhagen during 15 – 16 November 2018. The project covers a whole series of research papers presenting the national perspectives on the following topics: direct democracy, representative democracy and democratic accountability. Further to ...

Book presentation: “Current Challenges in the Field of Cybersecurity – The Impact and Romania’s Contribution to the Field” ― Permanent Representation of Romania to the European Union, Brussels, 7 November 2018

Book presentation:
Security incidents may undermine our economies, societies, freedom and prosperity, the consumers confidence and the viability of the digital services and ICT networks. A common European effort is needed for strengthening the cybersecurity and the cyber resilience, simultaneously with enhancing the awareness and protection of our citizens, companies and governments. A prosperous, innovative and competitive ...

A European Union (EU) Strategy for Artificial Intelligence (AI)

A European Union (EU) Strategy for Artificial Intelligence (AI)
The race of the AI is on! That is, in this author’s opinion, the most important trend in the years to come in the context of the upcoming global challenges the world is facing. We can observe a mixed approach to AI and new technologies. On the one hand we are dealing with strategic, chess ...

EPIN Project: Towards Citizens’ Union (2CU) Project Meeting on Direct Democracy , 14 – 15 June 2018, Athens

The European Institute of Romania (EIR) is involved within the framework of a consortium coordinated by CEPS Brussels in the project called Towards a Citizens’ Union (2CU) which takes place in a three year period (September 2017 – August 2020), bringing together a total of 20 think-tanks of 18 European countries. A series of research ...

Workshop: The impact of Romania’s accession to the European Union on the Romanian economy

Within the conference Recent Advances in Economic and Social Research (10 – 11 May 2018), organised by the Institute for Economic Forecasting, Romanian Academy, took place the workshop called “The impact of Romania’s accession to the European Union on the Romanian economy. Sectorial analysis (industry, agriculture, services, etc.)” in Luxembourg Hall, Academy House. The event ...

Happy New Year 2018!

Happy New Year 2018!
Wish you and your family a joyful, bright, healthy, prosperous and happiest new year ahead! Happy New Year! Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. – Albert Einstein We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its ...

The Perspectives of Romania’s Accession to the Eurozone in the context of the White Paper on the Future of Europe

The Perspectives of Romania’s Accession to the Eurozone in the context of the White Paper on the Future of Europe
*The following article presents a debate that took place on the topic of Romania’s Accession to the Eurozone and is a repostof an article that was initially published in the EIR Newsletter no. 86, July 2017 with the full link presented below. The European Affairs Committees from the Romanian Senate and the Chamber of Deputies, ...

Good Governance Summit – Bucharest, 4-5 May 2017

Good Governance Summit - Bucharest, 4-5 May 2017
On 4-5 May 2017 Bucharest was the host of the first edition of what promises to become a successful regional event organized by Strategikon, Romania. The event brought together former heads of states and government, journalists, and academia that provided insights on maximizing the opportunities for success and minimizing those for failure in both liberal ...

EIR Report “Romania – 10 years in the European Union”

EIR Report “Romania – 10 years in the European Union”
Ten years after Romania’s accession to the European Union, the European Institute of Romania proposes to the general audience a consistent paper concerning the main benefits of Romania’s integration in the European Community area. The current Report, with the topic “Romania – 10 years in the European Union”, is part of the EIR microstudies series ...

All roads lead to Rome: The EU at sixty

Ceterum censeo Europam esse aedificandam (Joseph Bech) On 25 March 1957, 60 years ago, two key treaties for the future of Europe were signed in Rome: the Treaties establishing the European Economic Community (Treaty of Rome) and the European Atomic Energy Community. Through the Treaty of Rome was established the European Economic Community (EEC) that ...