The Relations between Ukraine and Romania: Old and New Perceptions. Cooperation Outlooks

In the second half of 2016 I had the chance of been included in the ranks of Romanian experts’ who were interviewed by Sergiy Gerasymchuk (SSSG) in Bucharest on the topic of Ukrainian – Romanian relationship. The responses were integrated in the analysis Paper titled The Relations between Ukraine and Romania: Old and New Perceptions. ...

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 ...

Political Conference: Future EU Orientations

Political Conference: Future EU Orientations
On October 1st 2016 I had the opportunity to take part as a key note speaker to the International Conference held in Paris on the topic of Future EU Orientations organized by the Young Democrats for Europe with the support of the ALDE Group. I took part in the second panel called « Brexit : what’s next ? » ...

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Guest article: The emergence of Euroscepticism in France. How the Front National challenged the political status-quo.

Guest article: The emergence of Euroscepticism in France. How the Front National challenged the political status-quo.
A few months before the presidential election in France, Euroscepticism is in all debates. Here are some elements of understanding of this phenomenon. From 1951 to 1992: No real presence of euroscepticism in France In 1951 France with Belgium, West Germany, Italy, Netherlands and Luxembourg have founded the European Coal and Steel Community. In 1957 ...

International Conference “European values and security faced with the Migration and Refugee crisis – A Perspective from the Civil Society”, Skopje, 20 September 2016

International Conference “European values and security faced with the Migration and Refugee crisis – A Perspective from the Civil Society”, Skopje, 20 September 2016
On 20 September I had the privilege to take part as a speaker to the international conference European values and security faced with the migration and refugee crisis – a perspective of the civil society. This conference was initiated by the European Movement in the Republic of Macedonia (EMRM) with the support of the Central ...

Guest article: “India-EU relations: What does the future hold?”

Guest article:
World peace cannot be safeguarded without the making of creative efforts proportionate to the dangers which threaten it. Europe will not be made all at once, or according to a single plan. It will be built through concrete achievements which first create a de facto solidarity. The aforementioned is an excerpt from the historic speech ...

Guest article: “Europe’s response to radicalisation: the need for a shared commitment”

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On 6 September 2016, I had the opportunity to attend to quite a controversial conference-debate called  “L’Europe face à la ‘radicalisation’ : de la nécessité d’un engagement commun” (Europe’s response to radicalisation: the need for a shared commitment) organised in the Catholic University of Louvain (Brussels, Belgium) by the think tank European Muslim Network (EMN). ...