Romania relies on fifth time lucky with Commissioner pick

By |oktober 30th, 2019|Corina Crețu, Klaus Iohannis, New Commission, News, Romania, Ursula von der Leyen, Viorica Dancila|

Bucharest’s fourth attempt to name a European Commissioner has  failed, after President-elect Ursula von der Leyen decided that Romania’s interim government did not have the right to nominate someone.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Romania relies on fifth time lucky with Commissioner pick

Romania withdraws substitute Commissioner pick after pressure tells

By |september 11th, 2019|Andrus Ansip, Corina Crețu, Kadri Simson, News, Rovana Plumb, Ursula von der Leyen|

Romania has dropped its insistence on having a replacement Commissioner join Jean-Claude Juncker’s outgoing administration for the final two months of its mandate. 

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Romania withdraws substitute Commissioner pick after pressure tells

Victor Ponta: The ruling PSD in Romania is becoming like Fidesz

By |april 3rd, 2019|2019 European elections, Aleksandar Vučić, anti-EU, Corina Crețu, Eastern Partnership, EPP, EU enlargement, European Parliament, Fidesz, Frans Timmermans, Georgia, Laura Codruta Kovesi, Liviu Dragnea, Moldova, nationalism, Nato, News, PES, populism, press freedom, PSD, Romania, Romanian elections, Romanian Presidency, rule of law, Serbia, Sergei Stanishev, Spitzenkandidaten, Ukraine, Victor Orban, Victor Ponta, Viorica Dancila|

In a wide-ranging interview, the former Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta, who has founded a new centre-left force, Pro-Romania, doesn’t mince his words criticising his former party, the ruling PSD. The Party of European Socialists (PES) should, if necessary, show PSD the red card, he says.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Victor Ponta: The ruling PSD in Romania is becoming like Fidesz

EU Commission wants to support health systems better through structural funds

By |februar 22nd, 2019|Corina Crețu, doctors, EU cohesion policy, EU health, EU structural funds, health systems, hospitals, medicine, News|

Many regions of Europe for poor medical care because there is a lack of doctors, money or infrastrcture. The Commission is now considering how the structural funds can help in a targeted way. EURACTIV France reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU Commission wants to support health systems better through structural funds

Romania’s Commissioner and former PM quit ruling Social Democrats

By |januar 31st, 2019|Corina Crețu, corruption, Klaus Iohannis, Liviu Dragnea, Mihai Tudose, News, Pro Romania, PSD, Romania, rule of law, Victor Ponta, Viorica Dancila|

Former prime minister Mihai Tudose has followed Commissioner Corina Crețu quitting Romania's ruling Social Democrats (PSD) further weakening the parliamentary grip of the party and its leader, Liviu Dragnea.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Romania’s Commissioner and former PM quit ruling Social Democrats

Regions remain puzzled on future Cohesion and Brexit implications

By |december 7th, 2018|Brexit, cohesion funds, cohesion policy, Commitee of the Regions, Corina Crețu, EAcohesion, Michel Barnier, News|

There is no room for double standards in the future Cohesion policy but there is a need for cooperation between funds and programmes, key partners and civil society, the EU Commissioner for Regional Policy told a Committee of the Regions (CoR) plenary ...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Regions remain puzzled on future Cohesion and Brexit implications

EU citizens need a Europe that’s closer to them, says former US ambassador

By |oktober 12th, 2018|Anthony Gardner, Corina Crețu, EAcohesion, European Week of Regions and Cities, Karl-Heinz Lambertz, News, regional funds|

EU citizens want more Europe, but they want a Europe that works, a former US ambassador to the EU told the closing ceremony of the European Week of Regions and Cities 2018 in Brussels on Thursday (October 11). Europe’s comparative...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU citizens need a Europe that’s closer to them, says former US ambassador

Portugal dominates RegioStars Awards with innovation, culture projects

By |oktober 10th, 2018|cohesion policy, Corina Crețu, EAcohesion, EU cohesion policy, European Committee of the Regions, Markku Markkula, News, regional funds, RegioStars Awards|

Portugal was the big winner of the RegioStars awards 2018 in Brussels, a project promoting regional innovation, cohesion and culture in the EU, with two awards for its innovation in sustainable industrial technologies and the promotion of cultural heri...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Portugal dominates RegioStars Awards with innovation, culture projects

MEPs ask EU to keep funding peace in Northern Ireland after Brexit

By |september 11th, 2018|cohesion policy, Corina Crețu, EAcohesion, EU cohesion policy, European Parliament, News, Northern Ireland|

The European Parliament considers the experience of Northern Ireland as an example of the success of the EU's cohesion policy. Hence, as Brexit draws nearer, MEPs are demanding that the EU keep funding projects in the region to preserve the peace.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za MEPs ask EU to keep funding peace in Northern Ireland after Brexit

New cohesion policy is ‘as good as it gets’, Commission insists

By |junij 1st, 2018|cohesion, cohesion funds, cohesion policy, Corina Crețu, EU cohesion policy, News, regional funding|

The EU's new regional policy is a “balanced, simpler and ambitious” proposal, the best that could have ever been achieved under the current conditions, Commissioner Corina Crețu told Members of the European Parliament on Thursday (May 31).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za New cohesion policy is ‘as good as it gets’, Commission insists