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2022 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices: Romania

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Romania is a constitutional republic with a democratic, multiparty parliamentary system. The bicameral parliament consists of the Senate and the Chamber of Deputies, both elected by popular vote. Observers considered the November 2019 presidential election and December 2020 parliamentary elections to have been generally free and fair. The Ministry of Internal Affairs is ... Read More»

Chargé d’Affaires David Muniz at the “Common Challenges and New Perspectives in Trafficking in Persons” Conference

Good afternoon, Senate President Gorghiu, State Counselor Turza, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, Thank you to the Romanian Senate, the Prime Minister’s office, and the International Justice Mission for inviting me here today and making this critical discussion possible. The U.S. Embassy is committed to continue working with our Romanian and international partners to better ... Read More»

Joint Statement on the Eighth Round of the Strategic Dialogue between Romania and the United States

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release MEDIA NOTE March 14, 2023 The following is the text of a joint statement by the Governments of Romania and the United States of America. Begin text: The Governments of Romania and the United States of America held the eighth round of the U.S.-Romania ... Read More»

Joint Statement on International Women’s Day

This joint statement is signed by the following Embassies and Representations of international institutions (in alphabetical order): Albania, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United States, and the EU Commission Representation in Romania. Today, on International Women’s Day, we ... Read More»

Ambassador Kathleen Kavalec at the Fighting Cervical Cancer Roundtable

Good morning, Minister Rafila Distinguished guests, Ladies and gentlemen, Thank you for joining us here today. My Embassy team and I are very pleased to host this roundtable on what is clearly a needful and a critical conversation within both the medical and social sectors. In prior such roundtables, participants have often commented that it ... Read More»