Romania: Human Rights Report for 2018

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. The country held parliamentary elections in 2016 that observers generally considered to be free and fair and without irregularities. In 2014 the country held presidential ...
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Deputy Chief of Mission Abigail Rupp at the Global Forum on Human Rights and a Tobacco-Free World

President Iohannis, Commissioner, Your Royal Highness, Your Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen.  Thank you for the invitation to speak today.  The U.S. Embassy is proud to have supported Romania Respira, Ramona Brad, Magdalena Ciobanu, and their partners as they pursued the landmark smoking ban achieved in March of 2016.  That year, we honored Ramona and Magda ...
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Winners of the Student Video Contest “Stand Up for Someone’s Rights”

Teachers and high school students, along with American diplomats gathered today at Grand Cinema in Mall Baneasa Shopping City to honor the winners of the student video contest “Stand up for someone’s rights today.” This contest was launched on December 8, 2016 to mark the Human Rights Day. The Embassy received 74 videos from 24 ...
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