News agencies are sources of real, truthful, reliable content, and the support and collaboration between these media institutions are of great importance in the fight against the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and against misinformation, consider the participants in the conference of the Association of the Balkan News Agencies - Southeast Europe (ABNA-SE), with the theme "Media and News Agenc
Targu Mures-born photojournalist Istvan Kerekes, who now lives in Hungary, was chosen Grand Prize Winner and Photographer of the Year at the 2021 iPhone Photography Awards (IPPAWARDS) competition, ippawards.com and cnet.com inform. Istvan Kerekes took his winning photo titled 'Transylvanian Shepherds' with an iPhone 7 near Targu Mures - Transylvania.
European Commission Vice-President Maros Sefcovic, Commissioner for Interinstitutional and Prospective Relations, said on Monday he was very impressed with Romania's vulnerability resilience activity, citing the forthcoming Euro-Atlantic Resilience Centre, which is to be opened on the same day in Bucharest.
Romanian directors Radu Jude and Radu Ciorniciuc were among the award winners of the 25th Sofia International Film Festival that held its prize ceremony on Saturday night at the National Palace of Culture. Radu Jude's "Tipografic Majuscul/Uppercase Print" received the Bulgarian Film Critics Guild Award for Best Film in the Balkan Competition.
Feature film ''Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn" (Babardeala cu bucluc sau porno balamuc), by Radu Jude, a Romania-Luxembourg-Croatia-Czech Republic co-production, has been awarded the Golden Bear for Best Picture at the 71st Berlin International Film Festival, held online March 1-5.
President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, thanked Romania today in a Twitter message for the aid offered to the Republic of Moldova under the EU Civil Protection Mechanism for combating the COVID-19 pandemic.
More than 600,000 Romanians have received resident or temporary resident status in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, which will allow them, even after the end of the transition period after the withdrawal of this country from the European Union, to enjoy the same rights as before.
The absence of a unified electoral code and the amendment of some legislative provisions in the electoral field too close to the elections, as well as the low presence of women are the main shortcomings of the Romanian electoral process noted by Marianne Mikko, head of the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights Special Election Assessment Mission (ODIHR SEAM) to Romania.
The voting process abroad for the Romanian parliamentary elections ended with the closing of the last polling stations on the West Coast of the United States of America and Canada, at 9.00 pm local time (07.00 am Romania's time). Romanians abroad had two days to vote in this election. After the polls closed in the country on Sunday at 9.00 pm (local hour), the vote in the diaspora continued.
The Romanian Embassy in London launched, on Sunday, on its Facebook page, an appeal to Romanian citizens in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to use the polling stations which are less crowded and to avoid crowding the Stratford area of London and potential fines by the British authorities.