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CRPE organised the EU-Moldova Forum, Balti, 19 -20 June 2014Romania – Ukraine Forum 2014: Time to reset the bilateral relationshipCRPE Black See Trust Debate: The profile of Romania as a regional donor, 2013CRPE debate on Romania's ODA policy at the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee
Launching the Anticorruption Sustainability Index
The newly elected President of Romania Mr. Klaus Iohannis - CRPE Anticorruption Index 2014
CRPE organised the EU-Moldova Forum, Balti, 19 -20 June 2014
Romania – Ukraine Forum 2014: Time to reset the bilateral relationship
CRPE Black See Trust Debate: The profile of Romania as a regional donor, 2013
CRPE debate on Romania's ODA policy at the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee

Justice Reform and Anti Corruption: The DNA Sustainability INDEX

May 2016

CRPE Policy Memo 68, April 2016, Authors: Bianca Toma, Oana Ganea, Alexandru Damian. CRPE launched The DNA Sustainability Index, 2nd edition, - an overview of the current state of affairs and, after having consulted with the judiciary, experts, representatives of the civil society and experienced journalists in matters related to the judiciary, it pinpoints the stakeholders who […]

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JUSTICE Identifying top performers in the Romanian judicial system (SURVEY)

November 2015

CRPE Policy Report, November 2015 – Identifying top performers in the Romanian judicial system – Perception of the magistrates and reform proposals concerning the performance assessment system Authors: Bianca Toma, Cristian Ghinea, Survey/research: Oana Ganea The starting question: Does the Romanian judiciary have an individual and institutional performance assessment system to allow it to know, at any […]

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Romania and EU-US trade negotiations – preparing a country position

August 2015

CRPE Policy Brief 37, May 2015, Author: Cristian Ghinea. The current discussion concerning the Transatlantic Partnership Trade Agreement (TTIP) is today’s one of the most important, with a huge potential for EU’s economic recovery. It is also one of the most controversial debates due to the diverging interests on this topic. The report aims to contribute to […]

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EaP PLUS – A New Association Package for Moldova, Georgia and Ukraine‏‏

June 2015

Two European think tanks, one German the other Romanian join forces to propose ”Elements for an Eastern Partnership Plus A New Association Package for Moldova, Georgia and Ukraine”.   The paper was written by Cristian Ghinea, the director of the Romanian Center for European Policies (CRPE) and Katrin Böttger, deputy director of Berlin-based Institute for […]

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Romania needs Functional Urban Areas

December 2014

CRPE Policy Memo  Romania needs Functional Urban Areas August 2013.  This Report discusses, from a functional and governance perspective, the functional urban areas, internationally considered to be basic units necessary for polycentric development, and reviews the opportunity to implement them in the administrative-territorial and legal context of Romania. Our research is based on existing literature defining […]

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Financing Roma Entrepreneurs: Case Studies and Proposals for Public Policies

January 2016

  Romanian Center for European Policies launches the policy-memo ‘Access to financing for roma entrepreneurs: case studies and proposals for public policies’, within Roma Entrepreneurship in Romania. Research on developing a financial instrument that would allow acces to micro credits for small Roma entrepreneurs project, funded by Open Society Institute. None of the successive national strategies regarding […]

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When the Show is over? Romania’s Options regarding the Schengen Space

September 2015

CRPE Policy Brief no.38, September 2015, Authors: Ciprian Ciucu, Roxana Albisteanu. The pretexts for which Romania was denied joining the Schengen Area have been diverse but at the moment the real reason – the migratory pressure on Greece – has surfaced. The pressure of migration that led to the penetration of the external borders of […]

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Fiscal Loosening and the Greek Trap: Romania’s Chances for Economic Growth

August 2015

Policy Memo CRPE no. 65, August 2015, Author: Victor Giosan. The Romanian Centre for European Policies (CRPE) is launching the report titled “How can we avoid the Greek trap in the next 10 years? Reflections on Romania’s fiscal policies in a European context“. In the context of the lowering of the VAT and other fiscal loosening […]

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AGRICULTURE: Agricultural vocational training in Romanian professional secondary schools

January 2015

CRPE Policy Memo 55, September 2014, Authors: Alexandra Toderiţă, Bianca Toma. The attractiveness of agriculture as a professional domain registered a substantial decline in Romania since 1989. Between 2001 and 2011, the number of high schools with agricultural specializations decreased by 52%, while the number of graduates has decreased by over 44%. Thus, in 2010, […]

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The analysis of staff recruitment policies for the preuniversitary education level

December 2014

CRPE Policy Memo 44, The analysis of staff recruitment policies for the preuniversitary educaton level August 2013, Authors: Ciprian Fartunisc.  As it is a policy document, this analysis focuses on the main aspects which are specific to a policy recommendation: the context, the methodology used for analysis, the main areas under investigation, the conclusions of the analysis and main […]

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