New EU rules on short-stay visas apply worldwide from 2 February 2020. They make it easier for legitimate travellers to apply for a visa to come to Europe, facilitating tourism, trade and business, while providing more resources for countering irregular migration risks and threats to internal security.
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The first youth not in employment, education or training (NEETs) have participated in training courses for labour market insertion, organized by Junior Achievement Romania in the NEETs in Entrepreneurship hub, a transnational project that facilitates the professional insertion of young people from Bulgaria, Italy, Romania and Spain.
That should happen at the next EU Western Balkans summit in May 2020, highlights the paper and adds that there are more models at stake, each heading towards offering a privileged partnership to candidate countries instead of enlargement, more precisely, economic integration without formal membership.
Romania has just won the title of a European champion in the European Cyber Security Challenge 2019 competition, which took place over October 9-11, at the Parliament Palace in Bucharest. The distinctions were granted to the Romanian team and the other countries at the Award Gala held on Friday evening at the National Military Centre in the Capital City.
Team Romania has jumped to the first place in the latest provisional ranking of the European Cyber Security Challenge 2019 competition, with 7,432 points, just 234 points ahead of runner-up Italy, and at 550 points ahead of the third position taken by Austria.
Team Romania finished the first day of the ongoing European Cyber Security Challenge 2019 competition in Bucharest on the podium, as it ended the day on the second place, with a total of 4,200 points, according to the real-time results posted on the official website of the competition. Italy ranked first with 4,340 points, while France ranked third with 3,440 points.
Germany, Italy and Poland are currently the best three teams of the 5th edition of the European Cyber Security Challenge 2019 competition, which is taking place these days at Parliament Palace in Bucharest. Romania's team is close to the podium, in 4th position, only 20 points away.
Romania continues to make efforts to be on the map of European cybernetics, and the European Cyber Security Challenge 2019 taking place in Bucharest these days proves that it has very well trained young people who are passionate about cyber security, Minister of Communications and Information Society Alexandru Petrescu told AGERPRES on Wednesday.
The team that will represent Romania to the European Cyber Security Challenge 2019 (ECSC) was selected at the end of last week, after a boot camp in Bran, the Romanian National Computer Security Incident Response Team (CERT-RO) announced on its Facebook page.