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 [...]

Corruption – the main reason for Romanians leaving the country

Corruption - the main reason for Romanians leaving A recent survey shows that 86% of Romanians see corruption as the main reason for leaving the country.  Similarly, 91% Romanians believe that corruption is the reason why Romania doesn't have new hospitals and highways. 87% believe that our country is not accessing more European funds also [...]

[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 money for floods in Romania

European money for Romania following floods Romania could receive money from the European Union Solidarity Fund (EUSF) and the Community Civil Protection Mechanism to cope with the recent floods. The floods have killed several people, destroyed crops, homes, roads and bridges in half of the country. The government announced the simplification of emergency aid for [...]

European Commission wants Romania in Schengen

One European Parliament committee on the CVM: some citizens still do not fully benefit from freedom, security and justice The European Commission wants Romania to be part of the Schengen area. It explicitly asks the European Council for Romania, Bulgaria and Croatia to join the free movement area. The request comes after the European Parliament's [...]

Possible European mission to Romania on waste

Possible European mission to Romania on waste Recycling in Romania Romania has a very low recycling rate for municipal waste. Only 14%, 7% material recycling and 7% composting still relies overwhelmingly on landfill. The Waste Management Framework Directive requires EU countries to reach certain waste recycling targets - 50% by 2020, 55% by 2025, 60% [...]