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, […]

22 May, 2017

Towards a Holistic Legislative Framework for the Criminalization of Cyber Terrorism

On 15 and 16 of May, I took part in The International Conference for the Criminalization of Cyber Terrorism, organized in Abu Dhabi by The United Arab Emirates Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. It was a great opportunity to get together and discuss the Cyber Terrorism issue for top international experts, political figures, representatives of […]