Interpellations Authorities: Comorova Forest

COMOROVA Forest - Constanţa County is removed from the forest regime by a decision of the Mangalia Local Council and then alienated and deforested. In order to understand how all this happened and if anything can be saved, I sent a series of interpellations to the responsible authorities. The information and answers received are detailed [...]

[video] Strengthening democracy media freedom and pluralism in the EU

Brussels: Report on strengthening democracy media freedom and pluralism in the EU: improper use of actions under civil and criminal law to silence journalists, NGOs and civil society - Speech by MEP Renew Vlad Gheorghe (2021.11.11) I support this report - a community of European values ​​cannot exist without access to information and free expression. [...]

EU programme for children who lost parents to Covid19

MEPs request an EU programme for children who lost parents to Covid-19 27 MEPs from all EP groups and 15 Member States (Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, France, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain) have requested the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, and Commissioner for Jobs and Social [...]

[video] Illegal logging in Romania takes lives

Brussels: Committee on Petitions - EP study on illegal deforestation in Romania - Renew Vlad Gheorghe's European Parliament speech (09.11.2021). I thank the Committee and Dr. Kindji for this study which confirms the harmful effects of illegal logging. Illegal logging is not just an environmental crime, but simply a crime. It destroys habitat and biodiversity. [...]

[video] We demand the protection of activists, journalists and honest foresters

Brussels: Committee on Petitions - Petition no. 1056/2021 of Daniel Bodnar on the protection of whistleblowers and journalists reporting forestry crimes in Romania (in the presence of the petitioner via remote connection) - Renew Vlad Gheorghe MEP (08.11.2021). Thank you for accepting my request for an urgency procedure on the petition on violence against journalists, [...]

SatCen – Satellites that can help us fight environmental crimes

Working visit to SatCen - Satellites that can help us in the fight against environmental crimes On October 29, 2021, a working visit to SatCen by MEP Vlad Gheorghe took place. He was greeted by Sorin Ducaru, Director of SatCen together with a team of specialized staff. They gave the deputy an overview of the [...]

Letter to Commissioner Simson and Commissioner Timmermans on the state of energy emergency in Timisoara

State of energy emergency in Timișoara   To the attention of: Ms Kadri Simson, EU Commissioner for Energy Mr Frans Timmermans, Commissioner for the European Green Deal   Brussels, 27 October 2021   Dear Commissioner Simson, Dear Commissioner Timmermans,   I am reaching out to you regarding the alarming situation in Timișoara city in Romania, [...]

[video] EU parking safety resolution for truck drivers

EU parking safety resolution for truck drivers gets in the European Parliament. The initiative started from the case of the Romanian truck driver killed in France. The motion for a resolution on the safety of truck parks in the EU was voted on at a meeting of the European Parliament's Committee on Petitions (PETI) today. [...]

[video] Road safety and decent prices at RCA

Strasbourg: Insurance of motor vehicles (debate) - Renew Vlad Gheorghe's European Parliament speech (21.10.2021). We have many bold goals by 2050. Among them, zero carbon emissions and zero car victims. Safety on European roads and reducing pollution depend on a set of measures meant to bring us closer to these targets. They directly concern the [...]

2021-10-21T15:33:46+00:00October 21st, 2021|Activity, Economy, Infrastructure, Plenary Speech|0 Comments

[video] Corruption erodes the trust of citizens

Pandora Papers is a series of 12 million documents that reveal the operation of a hidden financial reality, marked by huge fortunes, tax evasion and, in some cases, money laundering, the deeds being committed by some of the strongest and richest people of the world. More than 600 journalists from 117 countries analyzed the documents [...]

2021-10-19T19:11:19+00:00October 6th, 2021|Activity, Corruption, Justice, Plenary Speech|0 Comments