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 [...]

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 transparency for vaccine procurement contracts

EU transparency for vaccine procurement contracts. Strasbourg: EU transparency regarding the development, purchase and distribution of vaccines against COVID-19 (debate) - Renew Vlad Gheorghe's European Parliament speech (16.09.2021). Trust is gained through transparency Mr President, more than 18 months after the onset of the pandemic, we are facing new strains of the virus. In all [...]

2021-10-19T16:31:20+00:00September 16th, 2021|Activity, Justice, Pandemic, Plenary Speech|0 Comments

[video] Managing the negative effects of the pandemic

Managing the negative effects of the pandemic. The economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has had a dramatic impact on the labor market. It has led to deepening inequality, increasing numbers of people at risk of poverty or social exclusion, and hindered access to services. Even though unemployment rates are expected to decrease in [...]

2021-10-19T22:14:36+00:00September 15th, 2021|Activity, Pandemic, Plenary Speech|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

Russian Vaccine under scrutiny by EU

Russian Sputnik V vaccine under scrutiny by European institutions. European Commission and European Medicines Agency, new reviews. Following the announcement of the differences between the batches of Russian Sputnik V vaccine delivered to Slovakia and those examined by the European Medicines Agency (EMA), USRPLUS MEP Vlad Gheorghe has called on the European institutions to intervene [...]

2022-09-07T14:04:09+00:00April 9th, 2021|Activity, Health, Pandemic, Press Release|0 Comments

Travel restrictions and vaccination certificate in 2022

Huge losses for tourism in the EU. Last year, due to the pandemic, Member States witnessed huge losses in tourism. This was different from one Member state to another. For instance, we saw a 48% drop in international arrivals in Austria, while for Cyprus it was 84%. What is even more tragic is that up [...]

2022-09-08T22:29:37+00:00March 16th, 2021|Activity, Press Release, Health, Romania in EU|0 Comments

EU measures preventing vaccine fraud

We have to take all the necessary measures to prevent fraud related to Covid-19! It is the main message sent by the MEP Vlad Gheorghe to the representatives of the Portuguese Presidency of the EU Council. EU Measures Preventing Vaccine Fraud In a letter, the USR-PLUS MEP calls for a rapid action on one of [...]

2021-10-15T09:02:38+00:00March 16th, 2021|Activity, Health, Pandemic|0 Comments

European Parliament adopted the recovery and resilience plan

The European Parliament adopted the Recovery and Resilience Plan. The historic vote provides the mechanism that will help the states in the European Union to recover from the pandemic caused by Covid-19.  The instrument puts forward over 670 billion euros for reforms and investments.  Member states need to present those in a comprehensive national plan. [...]

2021-10-15T09:12:17+00:00February 9th, 2021|Activity, Economy|0 Comments

Transparency for Covid-19 vaccine contracts

The MEP Vlad Gheorghe and his colleagues from USR PLUS want Transparency for Covid-19 Vaccine Contracts. They demand that the European Commission open all vaccines-supply contracts it has signed with pharmaceutical companies for public scrutiny. Gheorghe is asking the relevant articles from the CureVac accord to be declassified. And also the others vaccines-supply contracts to [...]

2021-10-15T09:14:00+00:00January 21st, 2021|Activity, Pandemic|0 Comments