[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. [...]

[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. [...]

The new EU plan to win the fight against cancer

In 2020, 2.7 million people in the European Union have been diagnosed with cancer. Another 1.3 million people, including more than 2,000 young people, have lost their lives to the disease. If decisive action is not taken now, the number of cancer cases is expected to increase by 24% by 2035, making this disease the [...]

2021-10-06T13:12:18+00:00September 20th, 2021|Activity, Health, Romania in EU|0 Comments

Romania receives money for health and energy

483.8 million euros were approved for Romania by the European Commission, under the REACT-EU mechanism. From this amount, projects will be financed within the Large Infrastructure Operational Program (LIOP). 283, 8 million are, in the context of COVID, for the endowment of hospitals, social centers and schools.  200 million euros will be used to increase [...]

2021-09-03T12:13:15+00:00September 2nd, 2021|Activity, Economy, Health, Pandemic, Romania in EU|0 Comments

3 billion more trees by 2030

The European Commission wants an additional 3 billion trees by 2030. Romania is losing 3 hectares of forest per hour. In the new EU forestry strategy adopted today, the European Commission wants 3 billion more trees by 2030. At the same time, the latest country report made by the Commission reveals a dramatic situation for [...]

Renew Europe calls for a European Green Prosecutor

Renew Europe calls for a European Green Prosecutor in the European Public Prosecutor's Office (EPPO) headed by Laura Codruța Kövesi. Its role will be to combat environmental crime in all Member States. The Renew Europe Group supports the initiative of the USRPLUS MEPs and calls for the establishment of a European Green Prosecutor. At the [...]