SIMILAR ARTICLES

Deveselu shield is undergoing an upgrade process; the US provides alternative defence capabilities with THAAD systems

Aegis Ashore anti-missile system installed at Deveselu 99 Military Base will go in the next period through a previously planned upgrade process, the MApN announced… Mai mult

How 2019 began: Investments, allocations by 78.5% lower than the same period of 2018. 21% decrease in co-financing for attracting European funds

The consolidated general budget recorded a deficit of 0.5% of GDP in the first two months of 2019 namely RON 5.2 billion, a “performance” only… Mai mult

Document / Draft to amend “Greed Ordinance”

The Ministry of Public Finance published Tuesday evening, a day and a half before the approval in the Government, the draft OUG that amends the… Mai mult

Romania’s GDP exceeded Portugal’s in 2018: which has a population two times lower and a GDP/inhabitant twice as high

Romania’s economy exceeded, at current prices in euros, Portugal’s economy in 2018, a country with a population and a surface two times smaller as Romania.… Mai mult

The two OUGs on judiciary for the three files are ready and submitted to Government

The Justice Ministry has prepared the two OUG drafts for which the coalition has put much pressure on the Justice Minister Tudorel Toader before granting… Mai mult

Cronicile

Eurobarometer / Romanians who believe that EU membership is a good thing have lost majority position

de Razvan Diaconu , 22.10.2018

 

The last Eurobarometer of the European Parliament, published in September, shows that 49% of Romanians consider that EU membership is a good thing. Compared to the previous April survey, the percentage drops by 10 points, which is the highest decrease at the EU level.

“Overall, at the European level, the support for the EU grew significantly following the UK referendum in 2016, which suggests both the growing Europeans’ concern about the impact of Brexit and an increase in the awareness of the benefits of the EU membership, due to the difficult negotiations for the UK’s exit from the EU,” reports Eurobarometer data.

In the event of a referendum on the EU membership, 66% of Europeans (65% of Romanians) would vote for their country to remain a member. 17% of the Europeans (15% of Romanians) would vote for leaving the EU, while 17% of the Europeans (20% of Romanians) say they do not know how to vote.

The survey data show that 49% of the Europeans (51% of Romanians) are satisfied with the way democracy works in the European Union.

32% of the Europeans (43% in Romania) have a positive perception of the European Parliament, 21% (17% in Romania) have a negative perception, while 43% of the Europeans (36% in Romania) have a neutral perception. 48% of the Europeans (63% in Romania) would like the European Parliament to play a more important role.

The level of information and the interest in the European elections in 2019 are rising: 41% of the Europeans, compared to 32% in April 2018 (53% of Romanians compared to 43% in April 2018) correctly identified the month of May next year as the period when elections will be organised, while 51% of the Europeans, compared to 50% in April 2018 (57% of Romanians, compared to 55% in April 2018), express their interest in these elections.

Regarding the themes they want to be discussed in the electoral campaign, Europeans identified the following priorities: immigration (referred to by 50% of respondents), economy (47%), combating youth unemployment (47%), combating terrorism (44%) and environmental protection (40%).

The priority themes identified by Romanians are economy (53%), fighting youth unemployment (44%), promoting human rights and democracy (38%), consumer protection and food security (36%) and social protection (35%).

Commenting on the results of the survey, the President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani said: “As the details of the UK withdrawal agreement are finalized, these results highlight an increasing extent to which the benefits of the European Union are appreciated across the continent. However, there is still much to be done. Continued cooperation and solidarity at the EU level are essential to meeting European citizens’ concerns.”

The survey was conducted by Kantar Public between 8-26.09.2018, through a face-to-face interview method, on a sample of 27,474 people at the European level (1,007 in Romania).

Mergeți în homepage ›

Publicat la data de 22.10.2018

Lăsați un comentariu


NEWS

Deveselu shield is undergoing an upgrade process; the US provides alternative defence capabilities with THAAD systems

Aegis Ashore anti-missile system installed at Deveselu 99 Military Base will go in the next period through a previously planned upgrade process, the MApN announced… Mai mult

How 2019 began: Investments, allocations by 78.5% lower than the same period of 2018. 21% decrease in co-financing for attracting European funds

The consolidated general budget recorded a deficit of 0.5% of GDP in the first two months of 2019 namely RON 5.2 billion, a "performance" only… Mai mult

Romania's GDP exceeded Portugal’s in 2018: which has a population two times lower and a GDP/inhabitant twice as high

Romania's economy exceeded, at current prices in euros, Portugal's economy in 2018, a country with a population and a surface two times smaller as Romania.… Mai mult

Document / Draft to amend "Greed Ordinance"

The Ministry of Public Finance published Tuesday evening, a day and a half before the approval in the Government, the draft OUG that amends the… Mai mult

The two OUGs on judiciary for the three files are ready and submitted to Government

The Justice Ministry has prepared the two OUG drafts for which the coalition has put much pressure on the Justice Minister Tudorel Toader before granting… Mai mult

ECOFIN / Tax havens list has been updated. Politico: Eugen Teodorovici took EU Finance Ministers by surprise

Finance Ministers of the EU voted on Tuesday at the third meeting of the Council for Economic and Financial Affairs (ECOFIN) chaired by Romania, the… Mai mult

March 15, 15:00, for 15 minutes: Romania really wants highways!

Dozens of companies, mayoralties, sports teams, public figures, organizations and many ordinary people joined the protest "Romania wants motorways". Of course, the country did not… Mai mult

Facebook has removed 30 pages and PSD propaganda accounts in Romania

Facebook announced Thursday that it has closed hundreds of false accounts promoting false content in the UK and in Romania and this is the first… Mai mult

Laura Kovesi, indicted in a second case opened by Magistrates' Investigation Section

Laura Codruta Kovesi was indicted on Thursday in a second case. The section for investigating the crimes committed by magistrates accused her of having led… Mai mult

Gold reserve was still untouched: Populist diversion or another act against the BNR’s independence

The draft law on the so-called repatriation of Romania's gold reserve is either a populist diversion or another attempt to remove gold from the administration… Mai mult

Magistrates’ protest, extended to 80 courts and prosecutors' offices. List of requests

The protest of magistrates from Cluj Napoca. More than 200 prosecutors and judges, with white bands on their arm, came in front of the local… Mai mult

Laws on judiciary, amended again by OUG: judges who were once prosecutors may be appointed as prosecutors

The Government approved on Tuesday an OUG that was not publicly debated, which amends several provisions from laws on the judiciary that refer to prosecutors… Mai mult

"Iceberg" operation: ANAF announces that it selected 487 companies which are to be audited based on risk analysis

Virgil Pirvulescu, Vice President of ANAF at PwC Annual Tax Conference The National Agency for Tax Administration (ANAF) has identified 487 large and medium-sized companies… Mai mult

Commissioner Corina Cretu: There is a risk that Magurele Laser will not be completed during this budget implementation

In the absence of a rapid response from the Romanian Government to the European Commission, there is a risk that Magurele Laser can no longer… Mai mult

Romania joins countries that recognize Juan Guaidó as interim president of Venezuela

The Presidential Administration announced on Friday that President Klaus Iohannis, "as the head of Romania’s foreign policy decisions and Romania's representative at the external level,… Mai mult