Articles on Romanian-EU issues which have appeared in past issues of CER.
20 November 2000
Scapegoat and Scarecrow
Delia Despina Dumitrica
The historical divisions between Eastern and Western Europe conjour up a dual interpretation of EU integration in Romania.
13 November 2000
A summary of the EC's 2000 Progress Report on Romania.
3 April 2000
Fish First, EU Entry Later
Green Hungarians demonstrating at the Romanian Embassy in Washington this weekend were clear about what Romania's priorities should be: environmental concerns must be dealt with before Romania can even begin to discuss EU accession.
20 March 2000
Setting the European House in Order: Human rights and accession
Last week, while the Euro-minded media focused on the neverending struggle to define the nature of chocolate, a far more significant debate was held in the European Parliament in Strasbourg concerning human rights both within the EU and in the candidate countries.
7 February 2000
Romania's EU Leap
The EU's proposal to remove Romania from the "visa list."
1 November 1999
Romania: Great Expectations, Slim Chances
Despite Kosovo's promise, it soon became clear that Western integration remains no more than a distant aspiration.
6 September 1999
Strays and Stereotypes
Stereotypes of Romania and Romanians abound. The most damaging is that they are a backward culture, simultaneously ignorant and corrupt, and that NATO and EU accession conditions will introduce a structure to overcome these flaws.
26 July 1999
Romania's Only Way Ahead
Romania caught between pleasant-sounding political guarantees abroad and economic chaos at home.