34 public debates in preparation of the Romanian Presidency of the EU Council

de Vladimir Ionescu | 24.11.2016 .

consiliul-ue-800x550-300x206The Chancellery of the Prime Minister announced on Monday the launch of a series of public debates on Romania’s priority themes and policies in preparing the presidency of the EU Council, to be taken over in 2019.

According to a press release of the institution, the conclusions of the debates will substantially contribute to defining the priorities that Romania will propose for its mandate as President of the EU Council in the first half of 2019. These proposals will be further discussed with Finland and Croatia in order to define the priorities of the joint programme of this trio.

According to the timetable published by the Chancellery, the first event was held Wednesday, November 23, 2016 with the focus on the digital sector. The series of debates will end in July 2017 with a review of the EU trade policies.

Besides the thematic debates, there are a series of specific information events aimed at explaining the opportunities and challenges that the Presidency of the EU Council raises for different target groups: pre-university and university education, business environment, employer organizations, trade unions, civil society .

Governmental institutions and civil society organizations, academia, businesses community as well as any other interested entities are invited to also organize additional debates on their respective fields to contribute to the discussion and identification of the national priorities that Romania can promote at the European level.

The series of debates dedicated to the preparation process of Romania’s upcoming Presidency of the EU Council started on October 24 with an event attended by Prime Minister Romanian Dacian Ciolos and other officials with relevant activity at the European level.

Publicat la data de 24.11.2016 .

Lasa un comentariu


SIMILAR ARTICLES

Iulian Soare

Law on hypermarkets / European Commission launched infringement procedures against Romania and Hungary

The European Commission started on Wednesday the infringement procedure against Romania and Hungary on the matter of retail of agricultural and food products More specifically, it is about breaching of EU law by adopting national laws that force hypermarkets to promote the local food products Specifically, the EC has decided to send letters of formal notice on the grounds that their ...
Read more »

Adrian N Ionescu

Memorandum: Sovereign Fund to be financed from selling shares of state companies and bonds

To obtain financing, the Sovereign Fund for Development and Investment (FSDI) planned by the Government will sell shares in the state companies received in its portfolio, provided that it will preserve the majority stake, according to the memorandum approved on Thursday by the Government for initiating the procedures for establishing the fund In the same time, FSDI will issue bonds to finance ...
Read more »

Vladimir Ionescu

World Bank, interested to support founding of Sovereign Investment Fund

Alexandru Petrescu, Minister of Economy The World Bank is interested in the announcement that Romania plans to establish a Sovereign Fund for Development and Investment and the bank representatives stated that they will support and collaborate with Romanian authorities for structuring the fund Elisabetta Capannelli, World Bank Country Manager for Romania and Hungary, and other officials met ...
Read more »

Iulian Soare

Romania, referred to CJEU over illegal landfills. EC asks Bucharest to allow Bulgarians to have equal access to fish from Black Sea

The European Commission has decided to bring Romania in The Court of Justice of the European Union because the country has not closed and rehabilitated 68 illegal landfills, despite the warnings and repeated demands to comply with Directive 1999/31/EC Under this Directive, member states are required to recover and remove the waste in a way that does not endanger the human health and the ...
Read more »

Victor Bratu

Forest Stewardship Council permanently withdrew certification for wood processed by Schweighofer

The international organization Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) announced Friday in a press release that permanently withdraws the certification for the wood processed by Austrian group Schweighofer, following a petition signed by over 250,000 citizens that activists from three countries (Germany, Austria, and Romania) handed over to the FSC directors Following this decision, the illegally ...
Read more »

MAINS

Prime Minister Grindeanu about 2017 budget: 5.2% economic growth, 815 billion lei GDP, 253 billion revenues

Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu said on Sunday evening on Romania TV that the budget deficit in 2017 will fall within the set target of 3%, ... Read more

Back to the lesson of 2008-2014! Essential viewpoints about the type of growth we choose

The National Institute of Statistics announced the final value of GDP for 2014 at 668,143.6 million lei, in current prices, representing a growth rate of ... Read more

Trade deficit in 2016 is close to 10 billion euros, driven by imports of chemicals, fuel and food

The trade deficit in the first eight months of this year was EUR 6,133.8 million, about 28% higher than the same period of the last ... Read more

”Digital-Schweitzer” Romania: IT specialists explain why citizen is stuck between super computerized institutions

Ciolos government promised a revolution in reducing state bureaucracy, official emphasis being put on digitization and electronic communication, institutions being required to be transparent. This ... Read more