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Romania, for a couple of years, is trying to meet all the necessary conditions for accession to the Schengen area, but every time this process was delayed by an argument, be it CVM or a different one. We are aware of some European countries’ opposition towards Romania’s Schengen accession, as we are already conscious that… » read more

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The result of the European Commission’s Communication published after the meeting of the Ministers of Labour and Social Affairs on October 15th is a neoliberal policy presented as a package for social stability, in which the focus is on the neoliberal structural reforms. The expectations have been high since last year when this document was… » read more

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The Vilnius Summit or the Eastern Partnership Summit, scheduled this year for November, is considered a turning point in the EU Eastern Neighbourhood Policy, a historic moment when decisions are to define the region from a geostrategic and geo-economic point of view. Since the establishment of the Eastern Partnership there has been introduced a regional… » read more

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For the last six years we have been having the same polemic and continuing a dialogue of the deaf regarding the subject of restrictions on the European labour market applied to Romanians and Bulgarians. We all know there was a two-year compulsory transition period, and then each state could extend the period with three years,… » read more

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Since Obama’s second term, the U.S. administration has begun shaping an older idea concerning the economic-policy approach that needs to be changed; an approach driven by global economic developments and by those of the U.S. economy. The results already bear fruit: Japan has recently joined the Transatlantic Strategic Economic Partnership (TPP) and the first round… » read more

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Economic diplomacy means using all resources, including the financial, intelligence, creative or other ones in order to increase the „ added value” of a national economy. By „added value” I mean diversity, profitability, openness, competitiveness, technological performance, labor force inclusion and better training, at the same time its adaptability and flexibility in the labor market,… » read more

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In mid-May the European Commission has made one more step towards the EU Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR) implementation. In order to bring contribution to the economic development of the region, six scientific clusters have been initiated, focusing on: the Danube water nexus; land and soil nexus; air nexus; bio-energy nexus; the Danube reference… » read more

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