EMIL CONSTANTINESCU
President Professor, University President Civic Leader Geologist, Explorer


 

2008



At home at Mr. Ion Diaconescu, honorary president of the Peasant National Party Democratic Convention, at his name day, January 7, 2008


With acad. Ionel Haiduc, president of the Romanian Academy and acad. Florin Gheorghe Filip, vice-president of the Romanian Academy on the occasion of launching volumes VIII and XIV of Eminescu’s manuscripts, Romanian Academy, January 15, 2008


With Abdou Diouf, secretary general of the International Organization of the Francophony, at the headquarters of the organization, Paris, January 19, 2008


At the first Global Forum of the New Democracies, Taipei, where were invited former state presidents; president Constantinescu held the opening and closing speeches of the event, Taiwan, January 26, 2008


During a ceremony at the Romanian Atehenum, HB Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, handed the honour Diploma for promoting kindliness, tolerance and reconciliation, for humanitarian deeds and for the help offered to the Church by the Omenia International Foundation, Bucharest, February 5, 2008


With Leonid Kucima, former president of Ukraine and Petăr Stoianov, former president of Bulgaria, on the occasion of a meeting of former state presidents in the Central and Eastern Europe, Kiev, February 16, 2008


With Petru Lucinschi, former president of the Republic of Moldavia, Victor Cernomârdin, former prime minister of Russia and Leonid Kravchuk, the first democratic president of Ukraine, Kiev, February 16, 2008


Conference at the Kiev National Polytechnic University, with the participation of Rector Michael Zgurovsky, the professors and over 700 students of the University, Kiev, February 18, 2008


At the Romanian Television, with Luca Niculescu, producer of the No frontier show, Bucharest, February 21, 2008


At the second edition of the „Europe-Ukraine” Forum, held in Kiev, February 29, 2008


At the press conference held after the closure of the „Europe- Ukraine” Forum, Kiev, February 29, 2008


With Arnold Rüütel, former president of Estonia, at the „Europe-Ukraine” Forum, Kiev, February 29, 2008

Speech at the reception offered by the Romanian ambassador at Warsaw in the honour of president Emil Constantinescu and the European Commissioner Leonard Orban, in the presence of president Aleksander Kwasniewski and the Romanian ambassador in Warsaw, Mr. Gabriel Bârtaş, Warsaw, Poland, March 7, 2008
With Aleksander Kwasniewski, president of Poland 1995-2005, István Gyarmati, former Hungarian minister of Defense, the ICDT director, Boris Tarasjuk, president of the Commission of foreign politics and of the Parliament of Ukraine, former minister of foreign affairs, at the opening session of the International Center for Democratic Transition (ICDT) Task Force, Warsaw, March 7, 2008

Visiting the Poland Foreign Affairs Minister, Radoslaw Sikorski, together with former foreign affairs ministers of Norway, Janne Haaland Matlary, of Poland, Aleksander Kwasniewski, of Hungary, Janos Martonyi, of Lithuania, Antanas Valionis, of Ukraine Borys Tarasyuk, of Germany, Markus Meckel, Warsaw, March 8, 2008


Speech at the Ceremony of awarding the prize for Corporate Sustainability, Paris, March 11, 2008


Offering the European Business Awards prize for the Corporate Sustainability section, to the president general director of Procter&Gamble, Paris, March 11, 2008


Round table with the finalists of the Corporative Sustainability section, within the European Business Awards, Paris, March 11, 2008


With Philip Forrest, president of the Jury of the European Business Awards at the Business Innovation of the Year section, March 11, 2008
Speech, National Forum for Sustainability and Environment Protection, RCCI headquarters; with Attila Korodi, min. of Environment and Sustainable Development, Dacian Ciolos, min. of Agriculture, Valentin Cismaru, RCCI vice-pres., Ionel Haiduc, pres. of the Romanian Academy, Ion Iliescu, pres. of GIEDD, Mugur Isărescu, governor of the RNB, Bucharest, March 14, 2008


At the Romanian consulate in Szeged, with consul Constantin Iuliu Aron, on the Hungarian National Day, March 15, 2008


At the Romanian Embassy in Budapest, alongside with Ambassador Ireny Comaroschi, on the Hungarian National Day, March 15th, 2008


Meeting with the Czech ambassador at Budapest, Josef Zieleniec, former ambassador of the Czech Republic in Bucharest during 1996-2000, Hungary, March 15th, 2008


Press conference at the closure of the debates of the Foreign Affairs Ministry Counseling Council, Minister of Foreign Affairs, March 19th, 2008


With prof. dr. Jaques Bilodeau, the Canadian Ambassador at the International Organization of the Francophony, Bucharest, March 19th, 2008


Receiving at his residence the EU expert Arno Almann, former presidential counselor of the President of Estonia, Arnold Rüütel, Bucharest, March 25th, 2008


At Magic FM radio station, on an interview during the Country Report radio show, Bucharest, March 26th, 2008
At the debate What means for Romania to host the NATO Summit?, with Petre Roman, former Prime Min. and min. of Foreign Affairs, Cristian Diaconescu, former Ambassador and min. of Justice, Iulian Fota, pres. of the National Defense College, Mircea Iorgulescu, chief of the RFI Romanian department. Hosts: Ovidiu Nahoi, chief editor at The Truth and Luca Niculescu, chief editor at RFI, Bucharest, March 26th, 2008


Opening speech at the international symposium Republic of Moldova – Romania: Past-Present-Future, Bucharest, March 26th, 2008


Speech at the solemn reunion: 90 years from the union of Basarabia with its mother country - Romania, Bucharest, March 27th, 2008


At the Young pro-Atlantic Summit, with Frederick Kempe, president of the United States Atlantic Council, Bucharest, April 3rd, 2008


With Laura Bush at the Young pro-Atlantics Summit, Bucharest, April 3rd, 2008


Opening the international conference „Towards increasing t5he regional competitiveness” as chairman, Balkan Political Club, Sofia, April 4th, 2008
At the meeting of the Balkan Political Club Board, with Zhelyu Zhelev, president of Bulgaria 1991-1997, Dimitrios Katsoudas, Greek general secretary for European affairs, Murat Karayalcin, former minister of foreign affairs of Turkey¸ Solomon Passy, former minister of foreign affairs of Bulgaria, Ivo Slaus, president of the World Academy of Science and Art in Croatia, Sofia, April 5th, 2008


At the Mihai Eminescu bookshop, launching the book „The Strange fantasies of Joe Babuin” signed by prof.dr. Alexandru Ionescu, Bucharest, April 10th, 2008


At the national television, during the „Presidents without the tie” show, moderator - Marina Almăşan- Socaciu, Bucharest, April 15th, 2008


During the speech at the occasion of the Congress of merging the Liberal National Party and the People’s Party, at the Romanian Parliament, Bucharest, April 18th, 2008


During his speech when launching the alliance Liberal National Party - The National Peasants Party – Democratic Convention – Democratic Forum of Germans in Romania, organized at the Opera House in Timişoara, April 19th, 2008


With the leaders of the Alliance between the Liberal National Party - The National Peasants Party – Democratic Convention – Democratic Forum of Germans in Romania, April 19th, 2008


With the young member of the Euro-Parliament Cristian Buşoi in the balcony of the Opera House in Timişoara, April 19th, 2008


On the steps of the Cathedral in Timisoara, April 19th, 2008


Speaking at the meeting with the young people within the Right-Center Alliance, at the Philharmonic of Arad, April 20, 2008


With young people from Arad at the Palace of Culture, Arad, April 20th, 2008


Launching the Treaty: Economic Geology of the Gold, made by Professor Gheorghe Popescu, University of Bucharest, Eminescu bookshop, April 22nd, 2008


Together with his sister, Marina, at the 92nd anniversary of their mother, Bucarest, April 23rd, 2008


Talking about books with Norman Manea, University of Bucharest, April 24th, 2008


At the 11th Eurasian Economic Summit, organized by the Marmara Group Foundation, Istanbul, May 2nd, 2008


Talking at the „Modernizing the public utility services according to the sustainable development” symposium, Bucharest, May 9, 2008
Press conference at the Crowne Plaza Hotel before leaving to the USA to participate in the project „6 Romanian volunteers to help the Katrina hurricane victims” initiated by Habitat for Humanity Romania, and where he will work for 5 days at the construction and the restoration of houses for people in trouble in Biloxi town, Mississippi, USA, Bucharest, May 9th, 2008


On the Habitat for Humanity site in Brooklyn, New York, May 10th, 2008


Meeting with the Romanian mass media and the Romanian community in New York, on the occasion of the project „6 Romanian volunteers to help the victims of the Katrina hurricane”, New York, May 10, 2008


On the no. 8 house site, in Biloxi city, where president Emil Constantinescu has been working with Jimmy Carter, USA, May 12, 2008


With Adrian Ciorna, president of Habitat for Humanity Romania, working to rehabilitate some houses for the people in distress in Biloxi city, Mississippi, USA, May 15, 2008


With Jimmy Carter, initiator of the Habitat for Humanity project, within the 6 Romanian volunteers program for helping victims of the Katrina hurricane, Biloxi, USA, May 15, 2008


Talking at the VIP Gala of the Habitat for Humanity project, Biloxi, USA, May 16, 2008


With Dana Ichim, CSR Manager Petrom, Elena Şerban, president Vodafone Foundation and Alessandra Stoicescu, editor Antena 1 TV at the VIP Gala of the Habitat for Humanity project, Biloxi, USA, May 16, 2008


Opening the conference „Bucharest, metropolis of the 21st century” organized by the Romanian Academic Forum, Palace of Parliament, May 22, 2008


With Peter Stoianov, Former president of Bulgaria, Petru Lucinschi, president of Republic of Molodova during 1996-2001 and Natsagiin Bagabandi, former president of Mongolia, Ruse, Bulgaria, May 25th, 2008


Speaking at the opening of the Museum of Geology, Gheorgheni, May 27th, 2008


Cutting the ribbon at the opening of the Museum of Geology, Gheorgheni, with the manager of the museum and donator of the museum artifacts, May 27th, 2008


Meeting with intellectuals from Harghita county, Gheorgheni, May 28th, 2008


At the Spanish owned cloth factory Bispunt, Vaslui, May 29th, 2008


With the Vaslui county prefect, Ciprian Iftimoaei and prof.dr. Dumitru Marin at „The School Days”, Vaslui, May 30th, 2008


At the Youth Public Policies Forum, European Experiences, Bucharest, May 31st, 2008


With the participants at the Youth Public Policies Forum, European Experiences,, Bucharest, Bucharest, May 31st, 2008


With Krzysztof Lisek, Chief of the Foreign Politics Committee of the Polish Parliament, at the Youth Policy Forum, Bucharest, May 31st, 2008


With Ortwin Henning, former ambassador of Germany in Moscow; Oslo, June 5th, 2008


With Torvald Stoltenberg, president of the Norwegian Red Cross, former foreign affairs minister and minister of Defense, Kola peninsula; Oslo, June 6th, 2008


With Torvald Stoltenberg, president of the Norwegian Red Cross, former foreign affairs minister and minister of Defense, Kola peninsula; Oslo, June 6th, 2008


Meeting with the veterans of the Russian marine from WW2, Murmansk, June 7th, 2008


With Edwin Mroz, president of the East West Institute and Marshall Bennett at the monument in the Glory Valley, Kola peninsula, Russia, June 7th, 2008


With Marshall Bennett, US Navy Ship Captain, Murmansk, June 7th, 2008

Receiving at this residence Ghassan Salame, special emissary of the Secretary General of the International Organization of Francophony and Director of the Institute of Political Sciences in Paris and Eric Thibeault, Director of the IOF Regional Agency for Central and eastern Europe, Bucharest, June 10th, 2008


At the Cervantes Institute, at the release of the book „Present tendencies in the Latino-American Politics”, June 11th, 2008


At the meeting of the representatives of Reseaux Institutionnels de la Francophonie (International Networks of the Francophony), Bucharest, June 19th, 2008


The 75 years commemoration from the hunger genocide in Ukraine, Parliament of Romania, Bucharest, July 1st, 2008


At the symposium organized on the occasion of the 75 years commemoration from the Hunger genocide in Ukraine, Parliament of Romania, July 1st, 2008


Delivering the main speech in the opening of the World Justice Forum Conference, Vienna, July 3, 2008

Delivering the main speech, The European Cultural Inheritance and the Intereligious Dialogue at the International Conference for Dialogue, organized in Madrid by the World Islamic League under the high patronage of the King of Saudi Arabia, Abdullah Ben Abdul Aziz, Spain, July 17, 2008

As president of the Romanian Academic Forum, he organizes the first debate within the series of Doctrines and political parties, on the topic The Future of Liberalism in Romania, Liberalism – Between History and Present, Bucharest, July 30, 2008


The Prefect Lucian Simion and the sub prefect Corvin Bangu welcome the participants at the Romanian Academic Forum Seminar, Tulcea, August 22nd, 2008


At the Art Museum in Tulcea with member of Academy Eugen Simion, member of Academy Maya Simionescu, the book writer Domniţa Ştefănescu and literary critic Alex Ştefănescu, and the manager of the National Opera in Bucharest, Cătălin Arbore, August 22nd, 2008


At the Art Museum in Tulcea, with member of Academy Augustin Buzura, Angela Martin, vice-president of the Romanian Cultural Foundation, member of Academy Eugen Simion, member of Academy Maya Simionescu, writer Doina Uricariu, August 22nd, 2008


Near the Lighthouse in Sulina, with some of the participants at the seminar Culture and Art in Romania – present and future, organized by the Romanian Academic Forum, August 23rd, 2008


With the governor Paul Cononov, at the debate on protecting the Reservation of the Danube Delta Biosphera, Mahmudia, August 24th, 2008


Talking at the Extra-ordinary Congress of the National Block of the participants in the Revolution in 1989, Bucharest, September 5th, 2008


Group photo on the occasion of the Arges and Muscelu Days, with the President of the Senate, N. Văcăroiu, maestro Sorin Ilfoveanu and Tudor Gheorghe, Goleşti, September 6th, 2008


Receiving the Excellency Award for the professional and moral prestige, handed by the president of the Local Council in Arges, C. Nicolescu, Golesti, September 6th, 2008


Honorary guest of the Romanian Academy at the Basarabia 90 Session, The Romanian Academy Assembly Hall, September 8th, 2008


Speaker at the debate Politics in low trust society, organized by the ASPEN Institute, Snagov, September 9th, 2008


At the release of the book „A History of Communism in Romania. High school Handbook” published by the Institute for Investigating the Communism Crimes”, Bucharest, September 10th, 2008


With the manager of the George Enescu National Museum, Laura Manolache, at the opening of the exhibition „50 years from the first Yehudin Menuhin’s visit to Bucharest”, George Enescu Museum, Bucharest, September 13th, 2008


At the George Enescu Museum, with the piano player Viorica Boerescu and the violin player Gabriel Croitoru, performer of the Violin Sonata No. 3 by George Enescu, Bucharest, September 13, 2008


With Dinu Zamfirescu, director of the Memory of the Romanian Exile Institute and the Ambassador of the Great Britain, HE Robin Barnett, at his residence in Bucharest, September 17, 2008


With Ana Blandiana, Bogdan Lefter and Răsvan Popescu at the celebration of six decades of BBC activity in Romania, at the residence of the Great Britain Ambassador in Bucharest, September 17, 2008


With Radu Ioanid, representative of the Holocaust Museum in Washington, September 17, 2008


With the BBC general manager, Nigel Chapman, at the Embassy of Great Britain in Romania, September 17, 2008


With Lazăr Comănescu, Minister of Foreign Affairs, at the opening International Conference on the Anti-Semitism Fight, Bucharest, September 17, 2008


Meeting with Romanian scholars from the universities and research institutes abroad, Victoria Palace, September 18, 2008


With prof. Marius Iosifescu, vice-president of the Romanian Academy, Victoria Palace, September 18, 2008


In the opening of the Conference „Diaspora in the Romanian Scientific Research”, Palace of Parliament, September 19, 2008


With Jose Manuel Silva Rodriguez, General Manager for Research of the European Commission and Anton Anton, president of the National Authority for Scienitifi Research, Palace of the Parliament, September 19, 2008


At the seminar „Sciences and Technology in Romania – Present and Future”, Foişor Palace, Sinaia, September 19, 2008


In Corund, at the workshop of Ilyes Veszti Mihaly handicraftsman, with the vice-mayor of the village, September 20, 2008


The management of the salt mine in Praid welcome the scientists participating in a Romanian academic Forum Seminar, September 20, 2008


Explaining the phenomen of salt diapirism in the Praid Salt Mine, September 20, 2008


With the Nobel prize laureate for chemistry, Kary Mullis, within the meeting „Health 2008”, Bucharest, September 23, 2008


Homage to the victims of the communist genocide in Ukraine, Cultural center of the Ukraine Embassy in Romania, Bucharest, September 24, 2008


The ceremony of Delivering the torch of the Ukrainian Union in Romania. With Markiyan Kulyk, ambassador of Ukraine in Romanian and the representative of the Ukrainian minority in the Chamber of Deputies, Embassy of Ukraine, September 24, 2008


With the painter Anna Ravliuc at the opening of the exhibition „The Way towards me”, Embassy of Ukraine in Romania, September 24, 2008


Awarding the Excellency Diploma to the student with best marks at the University of Medicine in Bucharest, September 25, 2008

Press conference on the occasion of begging the project „ACT” (Advisors on Cuban Transition) with Viktor Orban, former prime-minister Of Hungary (1998-2002) and Mart Laar, prime minister of Estonia (1992-1994, 1999-2002), Budapest, September 26, 2008


Meeting with Ferenc Madl, President of Hungary (2000-2005) at the residence of the ambassador of Romania in Budapest, September 27, 2008


With young students participating at the debate show „President for a day”, Speranţa TV, September 29, 2008


Talking at the release of composer Eugen Doga’s book „In the Mirror of Moments”, George Enescu National Museum, September 29, 2008


With the president of the Musicologists Union, Octavian Lazăr Cosma and Eugen Simion, former president of the Romanian Academy, September 29, 2008


Speech for reply at his election as co-president of the Institute for Relationship between Italy and Romania, held at the Association of the Italian Employers (CONFINDUSTRIA), Rome, October 9, 2008


At the Economic Forum Romania – Italy, Rome, October 9, 2008


Family photo at the Penser l’Europe seminar, Sinaia, October 10, 2008
Speech at the 7th session of the Penser l’Europe seminar, organized in Sinaia by the National Foundation for Science and Art, the Romanian Academy, the French Academy, the Royal Academy for French Language and Literature in Belgium, and the Royal Academy of Economic Sciences in Spain, Sinaia, October 10, 2008


With Adam Michnik at the Penser l’Europe seminar, Azuga, October 11, 2008


With prof. dr. Guy Carcassonne, University Paris-X Nanterre and Genoveva Vrabie, president of the Mihail Kogălniceanu University in Iaşi, Bucharest, October 12, 2008

Opening the International conference „Constitutional Regimes in the European Union” organized by the Romanian Academic Forum, with the Prime Minister of Romania, Călin Popescu Tăriceanu, Ioan Vida, president of the Constitutional Court, Palace of Parliament, October 13, 2008
With Nicolae Popa, president of the High Court of Just and Cassation, Ioan Muraru, Ombudsman, Genoveva Vrabie, president of the Mihail Kogălniceanu University in Iaşi and Anneli Ute Gabanyi, prof. dr. at the German Institute for International and Security Issues in Berlin, at the International Conference „Constitutional regimes in the European Union”, Palace of the parliament, October 13, 2008


Meeting with the members of the parliamentary friendship group Belgium - Romania. With senator Aristide Roibu, Palace of the parliament, October 13, 2008


With master Sorin Ilfoveanu, president of the Arts National University, Princess Margareta of Romania, prof.dr. Anneli Ute Gabanyi, at The Academic Autumn, Bucharest, October 13, 2008


Congratulating the young violin player Nicolae Dobrovicescu, at The Academic Autumn, organized by the Romanian Academic Forum, Bucharest, October 13, 2008


With Bogdan Olteanu, president of the Chamber of Deputies, Bogdan Chiriţoiu, presidential counselor and Cozmin Guşă at the 2nd edition of the Young Business Leaders’ Forum, Bucharest, October 15, 2008


Moderating the debate within the Young Business Leaders’ Forum, Bucharest, October 15, 2008


During the debate Young Business Leaders’ Forum, Bucharest, October 15, 2008


At the opening of the World Financial Crisis Conference. With Armen Sarkissian, president of the World Council of Energy and Mark Maletz, vice-president of the East West Institute, New York, October 22, 2008

The Conference World Initiative for the Nonproliferation of Mass Destruction Guns and for Global Security. With the Ambassador of Romania at the UN, Simona Miculescu and Traian Filip, minister counselor at the Permanent Mission of Romania at the United Nations, October 23, 2008


With Henry Kissinger, moderator of the Conference World Initiative for the Nonproliferation of Mass Destruction Guns and for Global Security., October 23, 2008


At the Gala Concert held on the occasion of the UN Day, hall of the General Assembly of the United Nation Organization, with the Ambassador of Romanian at the UN, Simona Miculescu, October 24, 2008


Concert held by the Silk Road Ensemble on the occasion of the UN Day, New York, October 24, 2008


Afloriment de gneise, Hudson river Western slope, October 25, 2008


Speech at the Academy of Agricultural Sciences, at the Forum „State and Importance of the Forestry Patrimony in Romania at the beginning of the millennium”, Bucharest, October 28, 2008

At the opening of the 52nd Congress of the International Lawyer Union. With Iosif Chiuzbaian, president of the Romanian Jurists Union, Cătălin Predoiu, minister of Justice, HE Mr. Juan Pablo Garcia-Berdoy, ambassador of Spain la Bucharest, Palace of Parliament, October 29, 2008


Discussion about the World Justice Project with Hector Diaz Bastien, president of the Lawyers’ International Union, Palace of the Parliament, October 29, 2008

Speech at the release of Sorin Tudor’s book, Politics 2.0 08. In the photo: the book author, Victor Ciutacu, chief editor at The National , Radu Negrei, former presidential counselor and Bogdan Hrib, manager of the Tritonic Publishing House, Bucharest, October 29, 2008


Release of Ovidiu Ohanesian’s book „Memories from the back luggage boot”. Near the book author, Ana Munteanu, manager of the Minerva Publishing House and Marius Oprea, president of the institute for Investigating the Communism Crimes in Romania, October 30, 2008


Lecture and dialogue in the opening of the Doctoral School within the Faculty of Sociology. With prof. dr. Dumitru Sandu, prof. dr. Cătălin Zamfir and prof. dr. Elena Zamfir, University of Bucharest, October 30, 2008


With grandchildren Alex and Lara at the Church in Brădet, founded by Mircea cel Bătrân, November 2, 2008


Congratulating gen. C. Degeratu, presidential counselor in 2000, on the occasion of his 60th anniversary, Military Circle, November 2, 2008


Eulogium for an old collaborator, Military Circle, November 2, 2008


Young Energy and We Are Energy Award Gala. From left to right: member of Acad. Gleb Drăgan, Bogdan Enoiu, Chighine Paolo, communication manager ENEL, Ilie Năstase and ES Mario Cospito, ambassador of Italy in Bucharest, November 3, 2008


Talking at the Young Energy and We are Energy contests 2008 Award Gala, Bucharest, November 3, 2008


Family picture with students of „Mihai Viteazul” National College, Slobozia, winners of the Young Energy contest and who have received the prize from Emil Constantinescu, Bucharest, November 3, 2008


Speech at Clean Energies and Green Energies symposium, University of Agronomy Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, November 6, 2008


At the Carol I National Defense University, at the doctoral thesis Public Relations in Romania’s Army Post Cold-War (1990 – 2004), by dr. Anne Jugănaru, November 6, 2008


At the monument of the Hungarian Revolution in 1956, Budapest, November 8, 2008


With Arpad Gontz, president of Hungary 1990-2000 and his wife at their residence, Budapest, November 8, 2008


At president Arpad Gontz (1990-2000) residence, Budapest, November 8, 2008


With John Whitehead, US Sub-secretary of State for Europe in 1989, the last US high official that had met Ceausescu, Budapest, November 9, 2008


With Janos Martonyi, former minister of Foreign Afafirs of Hungary, Budapest, November 9, 2008


With Ricardo Lagos, former president of the Republic of Chile, former minister of Foreign Affairs of Hungary, Janos Martonyi, and Istvan Gyarmati, president of ICDT at the ICDT International Board meeting , November 9, 2008


Main speech held at the Democracy and Globalization Conference, organized during the annual Board meeting of the International center for Democratic Transition (ICDT), Budapest, November 10, 2008


At the presidium of the „Democracy and Globalization” Conference, organized by ICDT. At the left: ICDT vice-president, Sandor Köles. At the right: Ricardo Lagos, president of the Republic of Chile 2000-2005 and Istvan Stumpf, Budapest, November 10, 2008


At the Gala Dinner which took place at Hilton Restaurant, organized by Forum Invest. With Gerhard Schroeder, Chancellor of Germany 1998-2005, Bucharest, November 11, 2008

Speech at the Energy in Center and Southeaster Europe Conference, organized by Forum Invest. At the presidium: Gerhard Schroeder, Chancellor of Germany 1998-2005, Mircea Geoană, president of the Democratic Socialist Party, Bogdan Chirieac, Bogdan Popovici, CEO Forum Invest, November 12, 2008


Speech at the International Conference „National and International Dimension of Sovereignty”, Tallinn, Estonia, November 14, 2008
„National and International Dimension of the Sovereignty” Conference. From right to left: Siim Kallas, vice-president of the European Commission, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, president of the Republic of Estonia, Estonian minister of Foreign Affairs and the five former presidents of Poland, Romania, Latvia, Letonia and Estonia, Tallinn, November 14, 2008


Former European and Baltic Presidents Council Declaration release, Tallinn, November 14, 2008


Lunch offered by the president of the Republic of Estonia, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Tallinn, November 14, 2008


At the president’s residence, Tallinn, Estonia, November 14, 2008


At prof. Mihai Ducea’s conference, professor at the University of Arizona, USA, former doctoral program attendant, Mrazec main Hall, University of Bucharest, November 18, 2008


Speaking at the release of the book Cruelty Bastion, along with the book author, Marius Oprea, the Polirom Publishing House manager, Silviu Lupescu and prof. dr. Zoe Petre, Gaudeamus Book Fair, November 20, 2008


Presenting the book „Dictionary of Communism” by Stephane Courtois in the author’s presence, Polirom Publishing House booth, Gaudeamus Book Fair, November 20, 2008


Release of the Political Collection within Minerva Publishing House, Bucharest, November 20, 2008


Professor Dan Rădulescu’s anniversary of eight decades. Mineralogy department, University of Bucharest, November 21, 2008


At the special session dedicated to 90 years from the great unification, at the Romanian Academy, November 28, 2008


At the Reception held at the Cotroceni Palace on the occasion of the Romanian National Day, along with the Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, His Beatitude Daniel and the Mihai Viteazul Order Knights, Bucharest, December 1, 2008


Interview given to Paul Păduraru, journalist at the „Time” journal from the Republic of Moldova, December 5, 2008


Speaking at the release of the book „L’Esplanade” of the anti-communist dissident Doru Novacovici, president of the Free Romanian World Union, The Writers Union, December 5, 2008


Speech at the meeting of the National Association of Detectives in Romania, Bucharest, December 7, 2008


Receiving the Excellency Diploma from the president of the National Association of Detectives in Romania for the whole activity with the purpose of integrating Romanian into the European Union, Bucharest, December 7, 2008


At the ceremony of awarding the Doctor Honoris Causa title to Mr. Vaclav Klaus, president of the Czech Republic, Bucharest, December 11, 2008


With prof.dr. Corina Dumitrescu, president of the „Dimitrie Cantemir” University and Vaclav Klaus, president of the Czech Republic, Bucharest, December 11, 2008


Lunch with Vaclav Klaus, president of the Czech Republic, Bucharest, December 11, 2008


With Rudy Giuliani, former mayor of New York, at the award gala of the „Ten for Romania” prizes, in the Romanian Box, Romanian Athenee, December 12, 2008
At the Institute for Research the Vineyard and Wine, within the Romanian Academy, with prof.dr. Viorel Stoian, vice-president of the „Gheorghe Ionescu-Şişeşti” Academy of Agricultural and Forestry Sciences, acad. Cristian Hera, president of the Academy of Agricultural and Forestry Sciences, and eng. dr. Cristiana Sîrbu, executive president GIEDD, Murfatlar, December 13, 2008


Archeological artifacts from the Greek and Roman antiquity, Murfatlar station, December 13, 2008


With ambassadors from four continents at Murfatlar company, December 13, 2008


Speech at the release of prof. dr. gen. Dumitru Constantin’s books, former class colleague he „Brătianu” National College in Piteşti, National Military Circle, December 16, 2008


With Dan Puric, prof.dr. Dumitru Constantin, Bizantine Hall, National Military Circle, December 16, 2008


With Mircea Sevaciuc and Mircea Brenciu, heroes of the anti-communist movement in Braşov, 1987, Palace of the Parliament, December 19, 2008


Speaking at the symposium „Order, guard and repression forces during the Revolution in December 1989”, Human Rights Hall, Romanian Senate, December 19, 2008