Friday, November 23, 2007
Romanian's go to polls on Sunday to elect 35 MEPs
One of the newest members of the EU goes to the polls on Sunday to elect Members of the European Parliament for the first time. Over 18 million Romanian's can vote in an election that has focused on living standards and the extent to which Romanians can move freely around the Union.The 35 MEPs elected will hold office until EP elections in mid-2009. They will replace the sitting Romanian MEPs who were nominated by the national parliament for the first months of EU membership.
The electorate can choose from among 13 parties or the single independent candidate on the list. Candidates must be 23 to stand and Romanians, and citizens from other EU countries with their main residence in Romania who may also take part in the election, must be 18 to vote. Candidates will be elected via proportional representation. Official results are not expected until Wednesday.
When they joined the EU in January this year the Treaty of Accession stipulated that both Romania and Bulgaria must hold elections to the European Parliament in 2007. Bulgaria elected its 18 MEPs on 20 May this year.
The elections on Sunday will coincide with a referendum on election reform for national elections in Romania.Dimanche, les Roumains élisent leurs députés européens pour la première fois
More information Press Room - European Parliament
EU Grants related to this news:
FUNDING OF POLITICAL PARTIES AT EUROPEAN LEVEL :
Grants addressed to cover operating costs of political parties established at European ...
The Council adopted the €920 million new EaSI programme. This programme funds projects which aim to reach the European Union’s objectives in terms of promoting a high level of employment, guaranteeing adequate social protection, co...
Lithuanian Presidency reaches agreement with the European Parliament on EU external financing for the 2014-2020 programming period.
It is the turn of the Council to adopt the new programme for training, education, youth and sport Erasmus + with a budget of €14,7 billion euro.
Copernicus, the EU’s new Earth Observation System, was approved by the Industry Committee on Thursday. Replacing the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) programme, it will have a €3.79 billion budget for 2014-2020. Its...
At an informal meeting, the ministers of the European Union member states in charge of cohesion policy had discussed on 26 November in Vilnius the main novelties of 2014-2020 period to increase the effectiveness of structural fund investments.
+33 1 42 54 60 64
Marine Rossi at
33 (0)1 42 54 60 64
Focus on EU Grants
05 December 2013The EU Council adopts two Framework programmes
After the European Parliament a few days ago, it is the turn of the EU Council to adopt two of the most iconic EU Fra...
27 November 2014Adoption of programmes for 2014-2020!
After the vote of the 2014 budget, on November 20th and 21st 2013, the European Parliament adopted numerous programme...
Become a partner :
The partner is a body actively involved in the project (from conception to its realisation) and in reception of part of the grant. It is by no means a subcontractor and must be directly involved in the successful completion of the overall project. It is important to note that the partners, regard...
To adapt to the multiannual financial framework 2014-2020 :
We are currently in the pivotal period of the end of the programming period 2007-2013 and of the preparation of the new multiannual financial framework (MFF). Indeed, a political agreement related to the 2014-2020 MFF has been concluded the 27th of June 2013 between the European institutions. The...
Creating an evaluation plan :
The evaluation is an obligation imposed by the European Commission, it is a tool to improve the professional performances of partners in carrying out the projects. Its purpose is to assess a current or completed project, including its design, implementation and results and to measure the relevanc...
Read quickly a call for proposal and gain in efficiency! :
Reading a call for proposal isn’t always easy for a non trained eye! In order to save some time and not to get lost in the deciphering, you need to analyze carefully and rapidly the interest of a call for proposal
Grant candidate's selection: ease the evaluator's work! :
Once submitted, all projects will reach the same stage: selection. It is therefore helpful to understand it's criteria and requirements, in order to ease the evaluator's work and to stack the odds in your favor.
27 September - 23 February 2014, EU 28Join the debate on the future of Europe !
Politicians from the European Commission will be coming to a city near you to listen to what you think about your rig...
20 September - 12 December 2013, EU 28Public consultation on the Green Action Plan for SMEs
Through this public consultation the Commission wishes to collect stakeholders’ views on the most effective suppor...
25 September - 18 December 2013, EU 28Consultation on the establishment of a quantitative reduction headline
The aim of this consultation is to understand stakeholders’ views on a range of actions and policies which could b...
03 October - 31 December 2013, EU 28Consultation on Crowdfunding in the EU – Exploring the added value o
The European Commission is launching a consultation to explore the added value of potential EU action. The consulta...
14 October - 14 February 2014, EU 28Consultation on Review of existing VAT legislation
The Commission adopted in December 2011 a Communication on the future of VAT that sets out the fundamental ...