References


DIPLOMATIC REFERENCES

Prime Minister Victor Ponta, EU Commissioner Dacian Ciolos and Agriculture Minister Daniel Constantin visiting our company stand at the Organic Trade Fair “Biofach” the globally largest organic trade fair, February 2013, Nürnberg, Germany

Romanian Academy of Science, Bucharest, December 2010, receiving the scientific award-prize “Eudoxiu Hurmuzaki” for the book on Baritiu from Acad. Ionel Haiduc, President of the Academy

European Parliament, Brussels, June 9, 2010: Presentation of the trilingual book (English-German-Romanian) of Stefan Sorin Mureşan “Parliamentary Discourse of a Romanian from Transylvania in Vienna between 1863-1865. George Bariţiu, Member of Parliament in the Austrian Monarchy”, published December 2008. A radio interview can be heard on the Romanian version of this page.

November 2009, Landeszentrale for Political Formation of Bayern and Thüringen, Ettersberg Foundation, Weimar, Germany, Presentation on “Economic Transformations in Romania twenty years after the fall of the Iron Courtain”.

March 2009, Romanian Academy of Science, Institute for History “George Bariţiu”, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, Scientific presentation of the book “Parliamentary Discourse of a Romanian from Transylvania in Vienna between 1863-1865. George Bariţiu, Member of Parliament in the Austrian Monarchy”.

December 2007, Bucharest, Romania, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, with Adrian Cioroianu, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Romania

January 2006, Cluj – Napoca, Romania, University Babes-Bolyai, Institute for International Studies, with four University Professors, Presentation of the newly published book “British Interests in Romania? British Foreign Policy Towards Romania in the Twentieth Century. An Interdisciplinary Analysis”.

May 2003, Bucharest Hilton, The First Rating Conference for Romania and the Black Sea Countries, with Deloitte & Touche Tohmatsu Washington D.C., Standard & Poor’s London, Fitch Ratings Warsaw

February 1998, Madrid, Spain, the Romanian delegation and an Israeli business man at the conference “Global Benefits of Tourism” with Charles Frank Vice-President of the EBRD

April 1998, Hannover, Germany, the Romanian parliamentary delegation with the then prime minister of Lower Saxony, Gerhard Schröder

April 1997, Bucharest, Prime Minister’s Headquarters, receiving the official German delegation led by vice-chancellor Klaus Kinkel, together with Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ciorbea

August 1996, Washington D.C., The Capitol, with Brad Byrd, top civil servant of the US House of Representatives

ACADEMIC REFERENCES

Comprehensive courses at university level

  • “Introduction to the Foreign Policy of Romania since 1859″ auf Englisch, German or Romanian. 12 lectures à 1.5h each plus 12 seminars à 1.5h each.
  • “Introduction to Economic Diplomacy and the International Economic and Financial System”, in English or Romanian, 12 lectures à 1.5h each plus 12 seminars à 1.5h each.
  • “The German Model of the Social Market Economy” in English, German or Romanian. 12 lectures à 1.5h each plus 12 seminars à 1.5h each.

Examples:

2004-2005: Visiting Professor teaching BA students of the University Babes-Bolyai, Cluj-Napoca the course ”Global Economic and Financial System” at the Faculty of History and Philosophy, Chair of International Relations

May 2003: Academic presentation in English with the title “Political – economic systems. A contemporary example: Social Market Economy in Germany”, at the Institute for Political Research, University Bucharest

Academic positions: member of the Scientific Board of the Institute for International Studies of the University Babeş – Bolyai, Cluj – Napoca, Romania

Presentations in English, German, Romanian on the:

  • ongoing economic and financial global institutional reform processes after the crisis of 2007-2009 and the 2010-ongoing Western debt crisis (so-called Euro-crisis)
  • ethical aspects of economic and financial global institutional reform processes
  • “Social Market Economy” as the German model of economic and social organisation
  • DUAL VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING system in Germany
  • All aspects regarding Romania: economics, and domestic political issues as well foreign policy

Moderation of international and national conferences, in English, German, Romanian on:

  • macroeconomic and implied ethical issues
  • credit rating and rating agency issues
  • foreign policy of selected European countries

Examples:

November 2011: Presentation on “Romania and German-Romanian relations” at the Stiftung für Christlich Soziale Politik in Bonn (Königswinter). A brief description of the presentation can be found here.

September 2010: Presentation on “Economics and Responsibility – Experiences from business life of companies from the new EU member states” at a seminar organized by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation Sofia, Bulgaria on “Social Justice and Christian responsibility. Orthodox Positions”. A link to the programme can be found here.

November 2009, Landeszentrale for Political Formation of Bayern and Thüringen, Ettersberg Foundation, Weimar, Germany, Presentation on “Economic Transformations in Romania twenty years after the fall of the Iron Courtain”: http://www.stiftung-ettersberg.de

October 2007: presentation on “What is new in the economy of Romania after the accession to the European Union” at a seminar organized by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Bucharest

January 2006: public presentation of the book “British Interests in Romania? British Foreign Policy Towards Romania in the Twentieth Century. An Interdisciplinary Analysis” at the Institute for History of the University Babes-Bolyai in Cluj-Napoca, Romania

October 2004-February 2005: University lectures, to full+time BA students of international relations on “The global economic and financial system” at the University Babeş-Bolyai, Faculty of History and Philosophy, Chair of International Relations

May 2003: moderation of the “First International Ratin Conference for Romania and the Black Sea countries,” Hilton, Bucharest, www.blacksearating.com