Eleven running for vacant management positions at PICCJ, DNA, DIICOT

The Justice Ministry (MJ) has announced that 11 bids have been filed for vacant management positions at the Attorney General's Office (PICCJ), the National Anti-Corruption Directorate (DNA) and the Directorate for the Investigating Organised Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT). "The panel checking the fulfillment of conditions for running in the selection of prosecutors in order to make the appointment proposals for filling the vacant management positions announced on July 28, 2021 has found that, as the deadline for submitting applications and all the papers mentioned in the official announcement (...), a number of 11 prosecutors had submitted their candidacies for the vacant management positions at PICCJ, DNA and DIICOT," reads the announcement published on the MJ website. For the PICCJ opening, only one candidacy was filed for the position of chief prosecutor with the Human Resources and Research Section - Catalin Andrei Popescu. Applying for the position of DIICOT chief prosecutor were Daniel Horodniceanu, who also headed the agency between 2015 and 2018; Oana Daniela Patu, and Ioana Bogdana Albani. Albani also applied for the position of deputy chief prosecutor of DIICOT, and so did Mihaela Larisa Iosipescu. At DNA, Codrin Gavra is running for the position of deputy chief prosecutor. Andreea Oana Nica and Ioan Amariei are running for the position of chief prosecutor of the Anti-Corruption Section; Silviu Paul Dimitriu is running for the position of senior anti-corruption prosecutor with the Section against Corruption-related Crimes, and Monica Erika Danciu is running for chief prosecutor at the Criminal Judiciary Section. Justice Minister Stelian Ion announced on July 28 having started the selection procedure for the position of DIICOT chief prosecutor, a position left vacant after the head of the agency, Giorgiana Hosu, resigned in September 2020. He also started the selection for other management positions at DIICOT, DNA and PICCJ. According to the selection schedule, the selection takes place at the headquarters of the Ministry of Justice, between July 28 and September 15, and applications were allowed for submission until September 1. After displaying the list of prosecutors who meet the requirements for the selection process, the candidates will sit for an interview with a board headed by the justice minister, September 6-9. Subsequently, the proposals of the justice minister will be submitted to the Supreme Council of Magistrates for final approval. AGERPRES (RO - author: George Onea, editor: Mihai Simionescu; EN - author: Corneliu-Aurelian Colceriu, editor: Adina Panaitescu)

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