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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Scientific session “Romania in the European Union”, 7 April 2017

On 7 April 2017, the Romanian Academy – the Economic, Legal Sciences and Sociology Section – organized the scientific session “Romania in the European Union” in the auditorium of the Romanian Academy. The event was organised following the presentation of the study Romania and the accession to the Eurozone: the question is IN WHICH CONDITIONS!, ...

Conference on Promoting Good Practices in Protecting Migrant and Asylum Seeking Children, especially Unaccompanied children, and Finding Solutions for the Children, Families, Societies and States, Stockholm, 8-9 December 2016

Conference on Promoting Good Practices in Protecting Migrant and Asylum Seeking Children, especially Unaccompanied children, and Finding Solutions for the Children, Families, Societies and States, Stockholm, 8-9 December 2016
On the 8th and 9th of December 2016, I had the privilege of being one of representatives from 26 European countries that gathered in Stockholm to share lessons learned about safeguards and services for migrant and asylum seeking children, adolescents and young people, especially those who are unaccompanied. The participants represented national governments, UN Agencies, ...

Moldova between East and West

Moldova between East and West
“We continue to consider the European Union as our common home believing that National boundaries are no more a limit but a gate to share our cultures and common values with other European citizens. In it with this firm belief that several of our members took part as speakers to the conference “Moldova between East ...

GLOBSEC Tatra Summit, 27 – 30 October 2016

GLOBSEC Tatra Summit,  27 – 30 October 2016
During the period of 27 – 30 October 2016 European commissioners, dozens of ministers and EU officials, hundreds of analysts and scholars gathered in Bratislava to reflect upon the current European problems and find the solutions at GLOBSEC Tatra Summit 2016. Among the speakers were the Finance Minister of Germany Wolfgang Schäuble, the European Commissioner ...