EU Policies

EU Enlargement

 Today’s European Union, with 27 Member States and a population close to 500 million people, is the result of an evolutionary process of integration and enlargement for over half of a century. The EU Member States have agreed to extend the EU membership perspective to countries in South East Europe - Croatia, Republic of Macedonia, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia including Kosovo under UNSCR 1244 as well as to Turkey and Iceland. Membership will only happen when the necessary requirements are met.

Romania supports the “open doors” policy for those countries that have the will and capacity to meet the EU enlargement criteria.

To date, there are four candidate countries:

The other countries from the Western Balkans (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and Serbia including Kosovo under UNSCR1244) are considered potential candidate countries. 


The Romanian cultural project "Emotional Europe" in Brussels


The Romanian Presidency of the EU Council brings to Brussels the Romanian project Emotional Europe, developed by choreographer Cosmin Manolescu. The project includes several events taking place in Brussels, in a partnership organized with the Romanian…

Launch of the accreditation procedures for foreign media representatives and foreign observers for the election of Romanian members of the European Parliament


According to Law No. 33/2007 for the organization of the European Parliament elections, republished and with subsequent amendments and supplements, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has a series of administrative–organizational tasks in the context of…