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Launching the reports on how institutions in the Republic of Moldova and Romania comply with the laws on freedom of information and transparent decision-making

On February 4th, 2016, in Bucharest, the Romanian Academic Society (RAS), together with the Advocacy Academy (AA) and the Association of Independent Press (AIP) from Chisinau, launched the reports on how institutions in the Republic of Moldova and Romania comply
› Continue reading Tuesday February 9th, 2016


RAS hosted a study visit for students from the University of Applied Sciences BFI in Vienna

On December 11th  2015, RAS hosted a study visit for several students from the University of Applied Sciences bfi Vienna specializing in the Black Sea Region. The aim of their trip was to get deeper insight into the economic, political
› Continue reading Monday December 14th, 2015


Romanian civil society asks for electoral reform

The Romanian Academic Society (RAS), along with approximately 70 other Romanian NGOs are requesting several changes to the current electoral law. The main requests include lowering the electoral threshold, which is now 5%, two rounds for electing mayors, and changes
› Continue reading Friday December 4th, 2015


RAS signals the publication of the Center for the Study of Democracy’s Policy Brief No. 58, entitled “Transparent Governance for Greater Energy Security in CEE”

The national and regional energy security of Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries has become a hot topic of discussion in the EU recently, focusing the attention of experts, policy makers, and the general public on ongoing and future energy
› Continue reading Wednesday December 2nd, 2015


Policy Brief #66, November 2015: Immigration Policies in Romania. Policy proposals regarding the protection of immigrants’ civil rights in Romania

The research report entitled “Between discrimination, abuse and exploitation: the protection of immigrants’ civil rights in Romania”, drafted by the Romanian Academic Society (RAS) and the Romanian Association for Heath Promotion (ARPS), pointed out the obstacles faced by foreigners living
› Continue reading Monday November 23rd, 2015


The launching event of the research report “Between discrimination, abuse and exploitation: the protection of immigrants’ civil rights in Romania”

On November 23, 2015, the Romanian Association for the Promotion of Health (ARPS), and the Romanian Academic Society (SAR) held a launching event of the research report “Between discrimination, abuse and exploitation: the protection of immigrants’ civil rights in Romania”
› Continue reading Friday November 20th, 2015


SAR and the Alliance for a Clean Romania launched the Virtual University Square

SAR and the Alliance for a Clean Romania (ARC) launched on November 12, The Virtual University Square , during a press conference held in Bucharest. The event was attended by Nicuşor Dan, the president of Save Bucharest Association, Dan Nechita, leader
› Continue reading Thursday November 12th, 2015


Joint SELDI-ANTICORRP conference on enhancing civil society’s advocacy efforts in countering corruption in critical sectors in South-East Europe

RAS researcher, Valentina Dimulescu, attended the joint SELDI –ANTICORRP conference entitled “Enhancing CSOs Advocacy Efforts for Countering Corruption in Critical Sectors in SEE: Leveraging the EU Accession Process and State of the Art Research”. The event took place in Podgorica, Montenegro
› Continue reading Tuesday November 3rd, 2015


Volume 15, number 1 of the Romanian Journal of Political Science (PolSci)

PolSci Volume 15, number 1 (Summer 2015) comprises articles which deal with topics such as voting behaviour, the relationship between the perception, direct experience with corruption  and institutional trust and the evolution of political parties in countries such as Slovenia
› Continue reading Tuesday October 13th, 2015


RAS researcher, Ovidiu Olar, presented his work within ANTICORRP at the conference entitled “Political Corruption in France and Romania”

RAS researcher, Ovidiu Olar, presented his work in Work Package 2 entitled “History of corruption in comparative perspective“ within the FP 7 ANTICORRP project at the “Political Corruption in France and Romania” conference which took place in Bucharest from October 9 to October
› Continue reading Monday October 12th, 2015


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