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CVM preliminary report mentions the justice law amendments

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The president of the Superior Council of Magistracy (CSM), Marian Ghena, said on Thursday that the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism preliminary report refers to the justice law amendments proposed by Justice Minister Tudorel Toader. “We referred to the fact that ...

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Embassy of Netherlands also voices concern about justice laws amendments

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The Embassy of Netherlands in Bucharest has informed on Friday that it follows the public debate on the proposals made to amend the justice laws, the legal procedures and the results of the debates. “The Embassy has taken notice also ...

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Juncker’s deadline: Schengen and CVM lift by 2019. President Iohannis: Joining Eurozone and Schengen, Romania’s “major” and “legitimate” goals

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The Cooperation and Verification Mechanism that is monitoring Romania’s progress on justice affairs must be lifted by the time Romania takes over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union in 2019, said European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on ...

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PM Grindeanu: My goal is to conclude CVM before Romania takes over the EU Presidency. Timmermans: Romanians, the best guarantees against corruption


The first vice-president of the European Commission Frans Timmermans started his official visit in Romania on Thursday. Frans Timmermans stated that the CVM lift depends on Romania’s carrying out the European Commission’s recommendations and that the Romanian people will closely ...

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US Ambassador Klemm pays visit to Justice Ministry

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US Ambassador Hans Klemm has paid a visit to the Justice Ministry on Tuesday, where he was told by Minister Ana Birchall that the ministry’s main objective is to be out of the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism as soon as ...

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PM Grindeanu meet Frans Timmermans in Brussels, reiterates Gov’t intention to continue anti-corruption fight. What did Timmermans say?

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During a meeting with first vice-president of the European Commission, Frans Timmermans in Brussels on Thursday, Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu reiterated the Romanian Government’s ‘firm stance to continue the fight against corruption”. “I told him what we want for the ...

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EC First Vice-President Timmermans meets FM Melescanu, urges Romania to continue anti-corruption fight

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European Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans met Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu on Monday and has sent a message that the fight against corruption should continue in Romania, EC spokesperson Margaritis Schinas said. Frans Timmermans, EC First Vice-President and EU Commissioner ...

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CVM report on Romania: Major progress, however not all problems handled. Draft emergency ordinances on pardon, criminal codes’ amendment could affect anti-corruption fight, foot note warns


The European Commission on Wednesday released the reports monitoring Romania and Bulgaria’s progress in reform, done under the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM). The CVM analyzes each country’s progress in fighting corruption, while providing an assessment of judicial reform. Unlike ...

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