22 March, 2019

40 Years of Theocracy in Iran: Regional Policy and Global Ambitions

The banner of Hizballah Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Syrian President Bashar al-Asad, and Russian President Vladimir Putin, hanging in Damascus, Syria can be the starting point of today’s discussions on Iran’s “Global Ambitions”, together with the security and economic challenges that result from this alliance.

13 April, 2018

FAKE NEWS – Are They A Threat To Our National Security?

Recently, the European Commission, through the Communications Networks, Content and Technology, conducted a social research on fake news and misinformation in the online environment[1]. Of course, we are talking about statistics and it is well known that, depending on how you ask the question or read the conclusions, “truth” can be presented in different ways.[2]. […]

19 March, 2018

Romania’s energy projects and the geopolitical background

For EU Energy Security, EU-Russia relationship remains a key element. Within the European institutions, the term “EU-Russia Dialogue” is used. In my opinion, there was no such real dialogue. At least not in recent years. The EU and Russia have opposite interests in their energy strategies. And this makes “dialogue” almost impossible, far from where […]

28 February, 2018

Education 2030

Today’s event in Paris, dedicated to the role of education as part of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, comes in a time of great need and hardship for so many of the children and youth of this world that need education almost as much as they need access to water, food, and shelter. Even the […]

27 February, 2018

Exchange of views on the implementation of trade preferences with Israel in regards to labelling of settlement products

Recently, in the Committee on International Trade (INTA) of the European Parliament, took place an exchange of views on the implementation of trade preferences with Israel in regards to labelling of settlement products. As a member of INTA Committee and part of my activity in relation to MENA region, I held an intervention during the exchange of views, […]