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]. […]

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 […]

14 November, 2015

In these difficult times for France and for the whole Europe, Romania is in full solidarity with the French Nation, with whom we are connected in so many ways

We’ve all witnessed the tragic events from Paris, which once again have set Europe’s heart in mourning. There are no words to express the horror and anger we all feel in front of such actions, conducted by people that only find pleasure in the suffering of others. The amplitude and pattern of what happened last […]

23 September, 2015

Europe lacks a complete and proper solution in front of migration wave

Recently, Hanns Seidel Foundation and Women in International Security (WIIS) organized a panel debate on “New Security Challenges in Europe – Strategic Consequences”. The meeting was attended by experts representing the main stakeholders in the area (EEAS, NATO, European Parliament and USA). The talks focused on the new security and stability context faced by the […]

27 May, 2015

Challenges, Opportunities and Investments: our common energy road for 2050

(excerpt out of the speech hold at Romania ENERGY DAY 2015,  during “Energy Union: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Energy in Central and South East Europe” event at the European Parliament in Brussels) I am honoured to have been invited to participate to the Romania ENERGY DAY Conference. I consider it a very good event, especially because […]

12 May, 2015

Doha Forum: With better infrastructure, better employment opportunities and stronger economic foundations for success, the lure of extremism diminishes

Your Excellencies, Distinguished guests, I am greatly honoured to have been invited to participate to DOHA FORUM, a prestigious forum of debate that celebrates its 15th edition this year. It is a great pleasure for me to be here and I would like to thank His Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, Emir of the […]