Paving the Way Forward: Core Dimensions of the U.S.-Romania Strategic Partnership

Paving the Way Forward: Core dimensions of the U.S.-Romania Strategic Partnership is an interactive conference with relevant actors in the United States and Romania scheduled to take place on May 4, 2015. The conference aims to facilitate a discussion among key stakeholders in the United States and Romania, with the objective of strengthening ties between the two allies and strategic partners.

Objectives:

1. To raise awareness on opportunities available to strengthen bilateral ties between the United States and Romania in the following areas: economic cooperation and investment opportunities, the transatlantic relationship, energy security, research and development, IT and cybersecurity, innovation, and education

2. To discuss the progress made in these priority areas since the adoption of the Joint Declaration and Romania’s role in the broader transatlantic equation

3. To analyze future avenues for enhanced cooperation on these priority areas, with a particular focus on economic ties, energy, research, innovation, and education, where a wide variety of stakeholders can move the agenda forward.