Tag Archives: Rule of Law

US Assistant Secretary Nuland: Romanian Rule of Law Raises Concerns

Victoria Nuland, US Assistant Secretary, has travelled to Romania on a two-day official visit marking Romania’s NATO accession tenth anniversary as well as related bilateral agreements. The United States has a profound interest in the continued development of the rule … Continue reading

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MCV Justice Report on Romania: Is the EU Searching For A Constitution?

If you thought the Hungarian Constitution was hot from the oven of European discontent, then think again. While Romania is all entangled in her own draft Constitution debates and really annoyed by the last MCV Progress report, the EU might … Continue reading

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MCV Report Not Enough. EU Democracy and Rule of Law Need Further Compliance

Last Friday, Germany, the Netherlands, Finland and Denmark expressed their concerns in a letter adddressed to the European Commission over the need for further rule of law compliance inside the EU-27. Specifically, this letter follows the EU’s Justice and Home … Continue reading

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Human Rights Watch World Report 2013: Concerns over Rule of Law in Romania, Secret CIA Prisons and Discrimination

Following a May constitutional court ruling that the president, rather than the prime minister, should represent Romania in EU meetings, the government in July stripped the court of its powers to overrule parliamentary decisions, replaced the ombudsman with a party … Continue reading

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