Weekly Fiscal and Political Report, Feb. 7th – 14th, 2020

Internal Affairs With President Iohannis having nominated Ludovic Orban for the position of PM again, PSD has notified the Constitutional Court of Romania, on the grounds that the PM that has been dismissed via a censure motion cannot be proposed as a replacement. While the Constitution provides terms for instating [...]

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 [...]


Special Report on the Government’s responsibility assumption for the double-ballot system

January 31st, 2020|0 Comments

Context Presently, there are two legislative proposals, one submitted by PNL and the other by USR parliamentarians, that concern the modification of Law no.115/2015 on the election of local authorities and public administration. Both proposals await a report from Joint Special Committee of the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate for the elaboration, modification and completion of the legislative proposals in the [...]

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 [...]