The Cluj Declaration

The new Romanian government’s programme resembles a lot the 2014 Cluj Declaration

The Cluj Napoca protests of 2014, where the Cluj Declaration was approved of (source: YouTube)

The new Romanian government of the right forces – the National Liberal Party, the Alliance 2020 (Save Romania Union and Plus) and the Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romanians declared in its programme willingness to allocate 6% of GDP for health, 6% of GDP for education and 1% of GDP for research. These three promises copy important points from the Cluj Declaration – a document of the Romanian civil society, accepted in November 2014 on the central square in Cluj-Napoca as part of the protests that preceded the election of Klaus Iohannis in his first term as a president. Mihai Goţiu, then coordinator of the site “Clean Romania”, declared before this blog in 2016 that the Cluj Declaration remains a programme of the civil society and it is being advanced by the NGO sector. The blog “The Bridge of Friendshp” shares with you an English-language translation of this document, which was originally published at Clean Romania – a site of Romanian civil society:

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Doru Dragomir: We promote the Romanian-Bulgarian business in a common package

The logo of the Bilateral Chamber of Commerce Bulgaria-Romania (source: BCCBR)

The president of the Bilateral Chamber of Commerce Bulgaria-Romania has given this interview on the effects ot the COVID-19-generated crisis, on the necessary actions against it, on the chamber’s vision for the development of infrastructure and on the promotion of the bilateral economic relations

Vladimir Mitev

Doru Dragomir is the president of the Bilateral Chamber of Commerce Bulgaria-Romania, which has offices in Sofia and Bucharest. He has worked for more than 20 years in the private sector. He has passed through the great inflation of 1996 in Romania and the international economic crisis, which hit Southeastern Europe in 2008-2009. Dragomir has EMBA at the Asesbuss & Michael J. Coles College in the University Kennesaw State in Georgia, USA in 2007. He also has a degree in Law in Romania.

This chamber of commerce has more than 40 members from both countries, which are active in 25 economic sectors. It is one of the two bilateral chambers with focus upon the Romanian-Bulgarian economic relations.

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Doru Dragomir: Promovăm afacerile româno-bulgare în pachet comun

Logo-ul Camerei de Comerţ Bilaterale Bulgaria-România (foto: Cameră de Comerţ Bilaterală Bulgaria-România)

Preşedintele Camerei de Comerţ Bilaterale Bulgaria-România a acordat acest interviu despre influenţa crizei generate de COVID-19, contracararea ei, viziunea Camerei privind dezvoltarea infrastructurii şi promovarea relaţiilor economice bilaterale

Vladimir Mitev

Doru Dragomir este preşedintele Camerei de Comerţ Bilaterale Bulgaria-România care are sedii la Sofia şi la Bucureşti. El a lucrat timp de peste 20 de ani în sectorul privat, experimentand marea inflaţie din 1996 din România şi criza internaţională, care a lovit Europa de Sud-Est în 2008-2009. Dragomir a absolvit EMBA la Asesbuss & Michael J. Coles College la Universitatea Kennesaw State din Georgia USA în anul 2007 şi educaţie juridică absolvită în România.

Camera de Comerţ are peste 40 de membri din ambele țări, care provin din 25 de sectoare economice diferite. Ea este una dintre cele două camere bilaterale cu focus special asupra relaţiilor economice româno-bulgare.

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Ion Lixandru: The time has come for a large-scale Bulgarian-Romanian cooperation in infrastructure

Can Romania and Bulgaria cooperate in infrastructure development? (photo: Wikipedia)

The coordinator for Infrastructure and Transport at the Coalition for Romania’s Development has come out publicly with proposals for joint action between Romania and Bulgaria and infrastructure, which he outlines in this interview for “The Bridge of Friendship” blog

Vladimir Mitev

Ion Lixandru was born in Bucharest 61 years ago. He has graduated from the High School of Transport. He was a worker at the construction of the channel Danube – Black Sea in 1977 for three months. He comes from the family of heavy truck drivers (for internal and international transport).

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