Weekly Fiscal and Political Report, Jan. 10th-17th, 2020

Internal Affairs Censure motion, snap elections and double-ballot system adoption Censure motion, snap elections and the adoption of the double-ballot system for the election of mayors have been the main topics on the public agenda for the past couple of days, with politicians from all prominent parties announcing their positioning [...]

Weekly Fiscal and Political Report, December 13th – 20th, 2019

Internal affairs As with most allies of necessity, PNL and USR are currently at odds over local elections. USR has begun requesting that the Government must either assume responsibility or pass an emergency government ordinance on the subject of two-turn local elections. This is a strong contention point for PSD [...]


Report on the parliamentary procedures concerning treaty ratifications

January 20th, 2020|0 Comments

How (if at all) is the national Parliament, in the Member State hosting your Representation, involved in the government’s agreement to mandate for EU international negotiations? According to Law no. 590/2013, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is responsible for undergoing the negotiations necessary for the approval of international agreements or [...]

Special Report On The Presidential Elections (November 25th, 2019)

November 25th, 2019|0 Comments

Context The PNL candidate and incumbent President, Klaus Iohannis, won the 2nd round of the Presidential elections in Romania, by winning close to 65% of the total votes expressed by the citizens (the results are still provisional, as the voting process has just ended in the United States). The PSD candidate and former [...]

Special Report on the Attributions of the Vice Prime Minister

November 18th, 2019|0 Comments

Context On November 13th, a decision issued by Prime Minister Ludovic Orban concerning the attributions of the Vice Prime Minister was published in the Official Gazette, part I, no. 915. Pursuant to this decision, the Vice-Prime-Minister, Raluca Turcan, will be responsible for coordinating the activities of several Ministries and for mediating the relations [...]