Paul Ivan

2012 – second `CRPE Annual Report` on Romania-Moldova Relations

The week in which the governments of the two countries meet in a common government reunion in Iasi, the Romanian Center for European Policies publishes its annual report on the relationship between Romania and the Republic of Moldova. Named „ From rebooting relations to accumulating arrears”, the CRPE report covers the most important aspects of cooperation between these two countries in 2011.

Is the Eastern Europe in the North or in the South? Some Remarks about the European Council from October 2009

The European Union has committed to take a decision regarding the reduction of gas emissions with 30% by 2020 in comparison with the levels of emissions registered in 1990. The condition was that other developed countries to reduce the emissions to a comparable level with the EU and the developing countries to start acting more responsible. The EU plays a very promising strategy hoping that the rest of the countries concerned with the global warming to act accordingly.

Answering the challenge of having an European Voice- Romania and the Swedish Presidency of the Union

Sweden has taken the rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The expectations of the Swedish Government are high, especially after the Czech Presidency, which was unanimously declared incoherent. Thus, the Swedish government boosted the stake choosing as a slogan "Taking on the challenges"/ Answering the challenges and announcing an ambitious agenda.