Sneak peak – Week of an MEP #EnviJustice

After 3 flights, 2 trains, more than 5 hours of driving, the week of Renew/USR MEP Vlad Gheorghe finally ended. But it was all worth it! #EnviJustice Brasov, 07 September, FOV - Forumul Oraselor Verzi - The Green Cities Forum Due to the professionalism of air carriers (well-known to all of us), after 8 hours [...]

[video] We no longer tolerate governments that do not build hospitals!

We no longer tolerate governments that do not build hospitals! Cancer continues to take its toll, while medical system solutions in many EU countries leave much to be desired. Too few concrete steps have been taken to make a difference in the lives of patients and their families. The European Union must become a global [...]

2022-02-17T10:28:49+00:00February 17th, 2022|Activity, BECA, European Parliament, Health, Plenary Speech|0 Comments

Romanians lose 8 months of their life due to pollution

Romanians lose an average of 8 months of their life due to pollution. This is what the European Parliament recommends. Romanians are more affected by pollution than other European citizens - a recent study shows that a Romanian loses about 8 months of life due to pollution, compared to 5-7 months on average in other [...]

2022-08-26T15:29:52+00:00November 18th, 2021|Activity, Environment, Health, Press Release, TRAN|0 Comments

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 [...]

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 [...]

[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

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, suffocated by garbage

Romania, suffocated by garbage. We import 7 times more waste than in previous years. This year, 7 times more waste arrived in Romania than in 2020, according to the data received from the Coast Guard, respectively from the Constanța Environmental Guard. It is about non-compliant waste, discovered by the authorities in both river and sea [...]

[video] Implementation of the ambient air quality directives

Implementation of the Ambient Air Quality Directives (continuation of debate) - Renew Vlad Gheorghe’s European Parliament speech on proposals of solutions for reducing pollution (24.03.2021). Air pollution takes away 450 000 human lives annually in the EU and costs billions in healthcare. Enough is enough: we need to improve the implementation of air quality directives. To [...]

EU money for better water quality

Over 357 million euros - EU money for better water quality in Romania! Specifically, the European Commission approved two important investments for Satu Mare and Brăila counties. They aim to expand and modernize water and wastewater treatment systems. The projects will supply good-quality drinking water, reduce sewage leaks and improve wastewater services. They will also [...]