EU green light for Romania and Bulgaria in Schengen

European Parliament says ''YES'' for the 6th time to Romania's  Schengen membership The vote in the European Parliament plenary on 18 October says it all: The EU wants Romania and Bulgaria to join the Schengen area! The European Parliament has adopted a Resolution on the accession of Romania and Bulgaria to the Schengen area. It [...]

Strasbourg is calling – Plenary Week

Strasbourg is calling! - Plenary Week What would you do if you broke your leg? Well, it depends. MEP Gheorghe could not allow himself to miss the most important week in the European Parliament: the plenary and. Even more so in these troubled times, when the near future of the EU will be pointed out [...]

2022-10-21T14:56:55+00:00September 16th, 2022|Activity, Environment, European Parliament, Rule of Law|0 Comments

Romanian victory in the European Parliament for the European Green Prosecutor

Romanian victory in the European Parliament: overwhelming vote against illegal logging. There is a clear demand for the European Green Prosecutor With 317 votes in favour, 248 against and 20 abstentions, MEPs today adopted the toughest text in years on illegal logging. The amendment tabled by USR MEP Vlad Gheorghe setting a European Green Prosecutor [...]

Romanians “adopt” Ukrainian families for Easter

Since the beginning of the Russian invasion on 24 February, more than 700.000 Ukrainian citizens have come to Romania. Although our country has mainly been a transit country, more than 80. 000 Ukrainians have chosen to stay in Romania. Romanians have received them for free in their homes, in refugee centers ran by local authorities [...]

2022-08-22T15:21:41+00:00April 19th, 2022|Activity, Press Release, Social Inclusion|0 Comments

[video] Reconstruction of Ukraine financed by sanctions on Russia

The reconstruction of Ukraine, financed by sanctions on Russia, would be a minimal act of reparation for the crimes and atrocities committed by Russian soldiers against Ukrainian civilians. The budget for 2023 is being discussed in the Parliament of the European Union. MEP Vlad Gheorghe brought up the subject of the war in Ukraine and [...]

2022-04-07T11:14:14+00:00April 5th, 2022|Activity, BUDG, European Parliament, Plenary Speech|0 Comments

Illegal road transport of people from Iasi International Airport

Illegal road transport in Iasi According to multiple complaints from citizens, illegal road transport of people is carried out from Iasi International Airport. People without a transport license, qualifications and authorizations are making flights to Chisinau (Republic of Moldova) in exchange of money. The price is 20 euros. All this is happening under the watchful [...]

2022-08-22T16:02:07+00:00March 22nd, 2022|Activity, Infrastructure, Justice, Press Release, Transport|0 Comments

Environmental crimes contribute to armed conflicts

Environmental crimes contribute to armed conflicts Recent Interpol data estimates that illegal exploitation of natural resources, be it poaching, logging or mining, finances 38% of international armed conflicts. Furthermore, waste trafficking and wildlife crimes are identified by Europol as among the most significant threats to the security of the European Union, which loses up to [...]

Public institutions – accommodations for Ukrainians

Sin400.000 Ukrainian refugees in Romania Since the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, more than 2.5 million people have fled the country. United Nations estimates a minimum of 4 million people with refugee status in the upcoming period. According to official figures, more than 400.000 people have arrived in Romania from Ukraine since the [...]

2022-08-23T15:27:05+00:00March 14th, 2022|Activity, Press Release, Social Inclusion|0 Comments

European Parliament: Fund for the Reconstruction of Ukraine

Human casualties, but also material damage and economic consequences Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine has killed not only the military and civilians but also caused an unprecedented wave of property damage. The economic and infrastructure consequences in the neighboring country will worsen as the attack by Russian troops intensifies. Reconstruction Fund for Ukraine USR MEP [...]

2022-03-09T12:10:18+00:00March 7th, 2022|Activity, European Parliament, Press Release|0 Comments