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Romania Competitiveness Toward 2050: Wargaming-based Lessons and Guide
Will Romania continue to be a low-cost production hub for Europe? Or will we be inspiring others through innovation and know-how? Will Romania manage to retain and even bring back emmigrated talent and workforce? Or will we remain a handful of people in a beautiful yet dusty country somewhere in the East?
Aspen Energy Summit 2018 Conference Report
The Aspen Energy Summit was created to explore strategic issues at the intersection of energy, economy, geopolitics and security. A select group of national officials, international leaders and public policy experts from the energy and energy industries, governmental actors and research organizations gather yearly in Ploieşti for an open discussion of topics of national and regional importance.
Bucharest Forum 2017 – Conference Report
Jointly organized by the Aspen Institute Romania and the Bucharest Office of the German Marshall Fund of the US (GMFUS), Bucharest Forum enjoys a longstanding support of the Romanian Government, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Romania and the Ministry of National Defense of Romania. It benefits from a diverse participation of foreign and Romanian government representatives, political figures, experts, media and think tank representatives, as well as business leaders.
White Paper – Romanian Priorities and the Presidency of the Council of the EU
Europe is facing a variety of challenges, as recent developments have opened debates on the future shape and direction of the European Union. A series of overarching themes emerge from the diagnostic of the current challenges of the EU.
Aspen Healthcare Forum 2018 Report
Aspen Healthcare Forum, the public component of the 2018 – 2019 program editions, took place on 23 October 2018. Participants included high-level decision-makers from the Romanian Government, Ministry of Health, National Health Insurance House, Presidential Administration and WHO, as well as key representatives of the private sector and civil society, foreign and Romanian medical researchers and academics.