Welcome to the FES Office Romania
The 2016 Annual Reviews of Labour Relations and Social Dialogue for 16 countries in Central Eastern Europe and Southeast Europe
The „Annual Reviews of Labour Relations and Social Dialogue” provide a yearly analysis of important developments in the field of Labour Relations for 16 countries of Central Eastern Europe and Southeast Europe. For 2016, some of the dominant topics in the region are the raise of wages, including minimum wages, an increase in precarious working conditions, (qualified) labour shortage in the Baltics and the V4 countries, as well as dissatisfaction in most countries about the state of tripartite social dialogue. The country report for Romania is available here.
Sagwas.net („saysomething.net”) presents the situation in Romania
sagwas.net is an online debate portal on politics and events initiated by the Berlin Forum of the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation, aimed at bloggers, politicians, journalists and culture-builders. Find the interview on the situation in Romania from the FES country representative here.
Internationale Politik und Gesellschaft (IPG) in English: interviews, comments and debate platform
FES is offering a new platform for debate on international and European politics in the English-speaking world. Internationale Politik und Gesellschaft (IPG) has started with an English language edition. "International Politics and Society", the sister page of the German edition will translate some of the German texts into English, but will also publish their own texts exclusively. To visit "International Politics and Society", click here.
Romania’s Second Democratic Transition
„Romania needs a second democratic transition” states a new report from FES Romania. The first one has built new institutions but not a cohesive society, preferred enforcement and hierarchical institutions over the representative ones, and placed too much emphasis on international drivers for change: http://library.fes.de/pdf-files/id-moe/13080.pdf