comisia europeana

21 Sep: MCV: talking points developments in Romania

Funky Citizens currently implements several projects with a direct focus on the benchmarks of the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism. These talking points were prepared with a view of the monitoring visit of the European Commission delegation to Romania and are based on the lessons learnt in our activities. Challenges & recommendations The main challenges related to the next 14 months are, in our view, mostly related to: I.   Romania faces 3 different rounds of elections in 2016, as well as the nomination procedure for heads of 3 crucial institutions in the justice system: for the local and parliamentary elections of June and November 2016, respectively, the new legislation concerning political parties and electoral campaigns will need special monitoring; just as well, the procurement of ballots and other materials…