The Ministry of Administration and Interior sets the goals and directions of the international activity in the public administration and home affairs areas, in compliance with the Governing Programme and the responsibilities provided by the international agreements that Romania has been party in, and by the Strategy for European Union and Euro-Atlantic accession; it organises, co-ordinates, ensures and executes, in Romania and abroad, co-operation and international relations activities in its respective domain.
In the public administration area, the following targets are aimed at:
respecting the commitments made in the EU accession process on the public administration reform;
translating and applying the acquis communautaire in the local public administration area, and in the public administration field in the respective domain that comes within MAI's jurisdiction;
developing the co-operation relations developed by the Ministry of Administration and Interior with counterpart agencies and international organisations;
stimulating and supporting the local public authorities for enhancing the co-operation relations with counterpart institutions.
At the same time, one of the ministry priority is represented by the international relations in the public administration area : development of the Romanian public local authorities' partnership relations with counterpart institutions of other countries, with a view to increasing and strengthening the capacity of local public administration on accessing the European funds and on the best practices in the field of local public services .
In the area of public order and safety, the following objectives are aimed at:
accomplishing the activities subordinated to the principles and directions of the Romanian State policy, within the limits of the priorities and strategic objectives provided by the Governing Programme and based on the Priority Action Plan for the EU accession.
increasing the bilateral dialogue, diversifying, strengthening and deepening the specific co-operation in the home affairs area with the partners from the EU Member States, USA, EU candidate countries, with other states with a high co-operation potential, as well as within the framework of the international organisms and organisations with interest in the field of unconventional threats to security, for promoting and defending Romania's interests and image abroad.
regulating, on legal base, the MAI relations with the international organisations (in 2005 this objective was materialised with the Police Association from the South-Eastern Europe, the European Network of the Criminal Science Institutions and the European Association of Libraries and Information Services on Alcohol and other Drugs).
enlarging the home affairs attaché network.
Romania joined the EUROPOL
Useful links: EU accession and international relations
European Commission Delegation in Romania:
Permanent Mission of Romaniei to the Euroepan Union:
Romanian Information Centre in Brussels:
European Institute of Romania:
European Union Council - IRELAND 2013 - the EU Presidency:
European Court of Justice:
European Data Protection Supervisor:
Committee of the Regions:
Economic and Social Committee:
NORTH-ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANISATION
Mission of Romania la NATO:
OTHER EUROPEAN AND INTERNATIONAL AGENCIES:
United Nations Organisation:
United Nations Development Program in Romania:
Permanent Mission of Romania to the United Nations - New York:
Permanent Mission of României to the United Nations - Geneva :
European Council - The European Court of Human Rights (CEDO):
European Council - Information Office of Bucharest:
The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE):
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OCDE) :
European Police Office (EUROPOL):
International Criminal Police Organisation (Interpol):
Human Rights Watch:
European Centre for Monitoring Racism and Xenophobia:
Statewatch (Monitoring the State and Civil Liberties in the European Union):