Happy birthday Romania! Happy birthday Europe!

Happy birthday Romania! Happy birthday Europe!
Romania marks this Sunday two important events in its history. 9th May is the State Independence Day. In 1877, foreign minister Mihail Kogălniceanu proclaimed in Parliament the independence of the Romanian state from the Ottoman Empire. Romanian troops returning to Bucharest after the war, 8 October 1878. 9th May is Europe Day, which marks the ...

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!
This Christmas, I wish you to find peace and prosperity in every sphere of your life. Merry Christmas! “10 Et dixit illis angelus: “ Nolite timere; ecce enim evangelizo vobis gaudium magnum, quod erit omni populo,11 quia natus est vobis hodie Salvator, qui est Christus Dominus, in civitate David.” (EVANGELIUM SECUNDUM LUCAM, 2:10-11) Mural – ...

Happy birthday Europe! Happy birthday Romania!

Happy birthday Europe! Happy birthday Romania!
If we want to truly understand what Europe means we need to go back in time in the post-war Europe, a place haunted by economic and social crisis under the threat of a new world war and a place of confrontation of various political ideologies. In was on that background that on 9 May 1950 ...

Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union – #RO2019EU

Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union - #RO2019EU
Between 1st  of January and 30 June 2019, Romania will exercise its first mandate at the rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union against a background of a European agenda marked by political developments and dossiers with a decisive impact on the future of the Union. The withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the ...

La mulți ani 2019! Happy New Year! Une Bonne Année!

La mulți ani 2019! Happy New Year! Une Bonne Année!
Dragi prieteni, Aș dori să vă urez un An Nou fericit! Să aveți un 2019 mai bun și plin de realizări pe toate planurile. Să fie un an al dezvoltării personale în care să putem învăța din greșelile trecutului sau ale altora pentru a nu le mai repeta și în care să acordăm mai multă ...

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 ...

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 ...

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!
For your Christmas time I wish you many blessings, much happiness, and even more love. I am grateful for you and your thoughtfulness. Merry Christmas!