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.

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 […]

8 May, 2017

Moldova at the crossroads

Thursday, 4 May, in the European Parliament, I hosted together with Anna Fotyga MEP/ECR, Renate Weber MEP/ALDE and Rebecca Harms MEP/Greens-EFA and the help of The Open Dialog Foundation an open discussion with the title “Moldova at the crossroads”.   The topic of the first Panel I moderated was “The political situation and reform agenda […]

4 May, 2017

Jens Stoltenberg: “Romania is an example for the other Member States and it proves that where there is a will, one can fulfil its engagements”

Today, the General Secretary of NATO, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg was present at a joint AFET and SEDE Committees meeting, in the European Parliament, addressing the topic of EU-NATO cooperation on common challenges such as security, defense, cyber-warfare or migration. I took the opportunity and I addressed two questions to Mr. Stoltenberg, both of them with […]

28 April, 2017

Dīvide et Impera!

This week took place, in Valletta, Malta, the Interparliamentary Conference for the Common Foreign and Security Policy/Common Security and Defense Policy (CFSP/CSDP), which gathered delegations of the national parliaments of the EU member states and observer countries, and the European Parliament to discuss topical issues in this policy area.   Part of the Workshop on […]