Romania - NATO

Chronology of Romania – NATO relationship

 CHRONOLOGY OF THE MAIN HIGH LEVEL EVENTS FROM 2003 TO PRESENT REGARDING THE ROMANIAN PRESENCE IN NATO

2003

  • 26 March 2003 – The Romanian Minister of Foreign Affairs attends the Signing Ceremony of the Accession Protocols, in Brussels. Details here

  • 4-5 April 2003 – Informal meeting of the Prime Ministers of the seven NATO invitees takes place in Snagov, Romania

  • 7 May 2003 – NAC+7 meeting in Brussels

  • 7-8 May 2003 –Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the seven NATO invitees attend US Senate vote on the resolution of ratification of the Accession Protocol

  • 8 May 2003 – US Congress ratifies accession protocols

  • 4-5 December 2003 – NAC+7 ministerial meeting of Foreign Ministers, Brussels. Details here 


2004

  • 26 February 2004 – The Parliament of Romania unanimously passes the law on the accession to the North Atlantic Treaty

  • 1 March 2004 – The law on accession to the North Atlantic Treaty is promulgated by President Ion liescu

  • 4 March 2004 – President Ion Iliescu signs Romania’s accession instrument to the North Atlantic Treaty

  • 29 March 2004 – The Prime Minister of Romania, Mr. Adrian Năstase, submits Romania’s accession instrument to the North Atlantic Treaty, Washington, USA.

  • 2 April 2004 – Ceremony of hoisting the National Flags at NATO Headquarters in Brussels of Romania and the other six new member states and informal meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers. Details herehere and here

  • 13-14 May 2004 – NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, pays a visit to Bucharest. Details here and here

  • 28-29 June 2004 – NATO Summit in Istanbul. Details here

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  • 13 October 2004 – Poiana Braşov hosts the informal meeting of NATO Defence Ministers. Details here


2005

  • 22 February 2005 – NATO Summit al the Alliance’s Headquarters in Brussels. Details herehere and here


2006

  • 3 April 2006 – On the occasion of NATO’s anniversary, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in partnership with the Romanian Diplomatic Institute organized “NATO in the perspective of the Riga Summit” conference. NATO was represented by NATO Assistant Secretary General for Public Diplomacy, Mr. Jean Fournet.

  • 28-29 november 2006 – NATO Summit in Riga. Details here.


2007

  • 28 March 2007 – The North-Atlantic Council adopted the decision regarding the organization of 2008 NATO Summit in Bucharest (2-4 April 2008)

  • 29 October 2007 – Visit to Bucharest of NATO Secretary General, Jaapde Hoop Scheffer. Details herehere, and here


2008

  • 11 January 2008 – Visit to Bucharest of NATO Secretary General, Jaap de Hoop Scheffer

  • 31 January 2008 – Visit of the President of Romania, Mr. Traian Băsescu, to NATO HQ in Brussels. Details here

  • 6 March 2008 – Informal meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers,Brussels. Details here

  • 2-4 April 2008 – NATO Summit in Bucharest. Details here

  • 30 June 2008  Visit of the President of Romania, Mr. Traian Băsescu, to NATO HQ in Brussels.Details here

 


2009 

  • January 2009 - The Embassy of Romania in Baku begins its first two-year mandate as NATO Contact Point Embassy (CPE) in Azerbaijan (until December 2010).

  • 5 March 2009 – Informal meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers,Brussels. Details here

  • 3-4 April 2009 – NATO Summit, Strasbourg / Kehl. Details here

  • 24 April 2009 – Visit to Bucharest of NATO Secretary General, Jaap de Hoop SchefferDetails here

  • 19 November 2009 - Visit of the President of Romania, Mr. Traian Băsescu, to NATO HQ in Brussels.Details here


2010

  • 22 March 2010 - Teodor Baconschi, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Romania visits and meets officially for the first time with Mr. Anders Fogh Rasmussen, NATO Secretary General, NATO HQ Brussels.Details here

  • 6-7 May 2010 - Mr. Anders Fogh Rasmussen, NATO Secretary General, pays an official visit to Romania. It is the first official visit of Mr. Rassmusen to Romania from the beginning of his mandate. Details here

  • 14 October 2010 – Joint meeting of NATO Foreign and Defence Ministers, dedicated to the preparation of the Lisbon Summit, Bruxelles. Details here

  • 28 October 2010 – Visit of the President of Romania, Mr. Traian Băsescu, to NATO HQ in Brussels.Details here

  • 19-20 November 2010 – NATO Summit in Lisbon. Details here


2011

  • January 2011 - The Embassy of Romania in Baku begins its second two-year mandate as NATO Contact Point Embassy (CPE) in Azerbaijan (until December 2012).

  • 10-11 March 2011 – Informal meeting of NATO Defence Ministers, Brussels. Details here

  • 14-15 April 2011 – Informal meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers, Berlin. Details here

  • 8-9 June 2011 – Meeting of NATO Defence Ministers, Brussels. Details here

  • 5-6 October 2011 - Meeting of NATO Defence Ministers, Brussels. Details here.

  • 10 October 2011  – Participation of Mr. Anders Fogh Rasmussen, NATO Secretary General, to NATO Parliamentary Assembly in Bucharest.Details here.

 

2012 

  • 27 January 2012Visit of the President of Romania to NATO HQ in Brussels. Details here.

  • 2 February 2012Informal meeting of NATO Defence Ministers, NATO HQ in Brussels. Details here.

  • 8 March 2012 – Visit of the Romanian Minister of Foreign Affairs to NATO HQ in Brussels. Details  here.

  • 18-19 April 2012Joint meeting of NATO Foreign and Defence Ministers, NATO HQ in Brussels. Details here.

  • 10 May 2012 – Visit of the Romanian Prime-Minister to NATO HQ. Details here.

  • 20-21 May 2012NATO Summit in Chicago. Details here.

  • 8 October 2012Informal meeting of NATO Defence Ministers, NATO HQ in Brussels. Details here.

  • 15-16 October 2012 - Visit of the Romanian Minister of Foreign Affairs to NATO HQ in Brussels. Details  here  and here.

  • 4-5 December 2012 – Meeting of NATO Foreign Affairs Ministers, NATO HQ. Details here

 

2013

  • 1 January 2013 – Romania takes over the responsibilities of NATO Contact Point Embassy (CPE) in Tbilisi and starts its third CPE mandate in Baku.

  • 18 February 2013 – Visit of the Romanian Minister of National Education, Remus Pricopie, to NATO HQ.

  • 21-22 February 2013 - Meeting of NATO Defence Ministers, NATO HQ in Brussels. Details here

  • 23 April 2013 – Meeting of NATO Foreign Affairs Ministers, NATO HQ. Details here

  • 13 May 2013 - Visit of the Romanian Minister of Defence, Mircea Dușa, to NATO HQ.

  • 4-5 June 2013 – Meeting of NATO Defence Ministers, NATO HQ in Brussels. Details here

  • 21-22 October 2013 - Meeting of NATO Defence Ministers, NATO HQ in Brussels. Details here

  • 3-4 December 2013 - Meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers, NATO HQ in Brussels. Details here.

 

2014

  • 26-27 February 2014 - Meeting of NATO Defence Ministers, NATO HQ. Details here.

  • 3 March 2014 - Visit of the Romanian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Titus Corlățean, to NATO HQ. Details here.

  • 29 March 2014 - Anniversary "Romania - 10 years in NATO". Details here.

  • 1-2 April 2014 - Meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers, NATO HQ. Details here.

  • 15-16 April 2014 - Visit of Amb. Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, assistant Secretary General for Public Diplomacy to Romania. 

  • 15-16 May 2014 - Visit of NATO Secretary General to Romania.

  • 3-4 June 2014 - Meeting of NATO Defence Ministers, NATO HQ. Details here.   

  • 24-25 June 2014 - Meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers, NATO HQ. Details here

  • 4-5 September 2014 - NATO Summit, Wales. Details here.

  • 21 October 2014 - Visit of the Romanian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Titus Corlățean, to NATO HQ. Details here.

  • 2 December 2014 - Meeting of NATO Foreign Minister

2015

  • 16 January 2015 – Visit to NATO HQ of the President of Romania, Klaus Werner Iohannis. Details here and here.
  • 5 February 2015 - Meeting of NATO Defence Ministers, NATO HQ. Details here.
  • 13-14 May 2015 - Meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers, Antalya, Turkey. Details here
  • 24-25 June 2015 - Meeting of NATO Defence Ministers, NATO HQ. Details here.
  • 2 July 2015 – Visit of NATO Secretary General to Romania.
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2016

·    21 January 2016 - Visit to the NATO HQ of the Romanian Minister of Defence Mihnea Motoc and meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg;

·    10-11 February 2016 – NATO Defence Ministers Meetings, Brussels

-     23 February 2016: visit to the NATO HQ of the Minister for national education Andrei Curaj for meetings with NATO officials;

·     8 March 2016 -Visit by Romanian Prime Minister Dacian Cioloş to NATO HQ  and meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg;

·      25-26 April 2016 -  Visit by NATO Deputy Secretary General Alexander Vershbow to Romania for discussions with the Romanian authorities in preparation of the NATO Summit in Warsaw

·      12 May 2016 - NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg visits Romania , on the occasion of the inauguration of the missile defence facility in Deveselu;

·      12 May 2016 - Aegis Ashore operationalisation ceremony at Deveselu base

·      19-20 May 2016 – Meetings of NATO Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Brussels

·      14-15 June 2016 – NATO Defence Ministers Meetings, Brussels

·      08 Jul. 2016 - 09 Jul. 2016 - NATO Summit in Warsaw

·      29 August 2016 - NATO Deputy Secretary General Alexander Vershbow visits Romania for participation at the Annual Meeting of the Romanian Diplomacy;

·      26-27 October 2016 - Defence Ministers Meetings Brussels 

·​     7 – 8 November 2016  Visit of the NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller to Bucharest, on the occasion of her participation at the Meeting of Foreign Ministers from Central and Eastern Europe;

·​      6-7 December 2016 - NATO Foreign Ministers meetings at NATO HQ;

-      Visits to Romania of Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Challenges Sorin Ducaru and of Assistant Secretary General for Operations, Patrick Turner.

 

2017

·​ 15-16 February 2017 - Meetings of NATO Defense Ministers, NATO HQ

​·​ 22 February 2017 - Visit to NATO by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs George Ciamba

​·​ 31 March 2017 - Meetings of NATO Foreign Ministers, NATO HQ

·​ 15-16 May 2017 - Visit by ASG PDD Ambassador Tacan Ildem to Romania

·​ 25 May 2017 -Meeting of NATO Heads of State and Government, Brussels

·​ 29 June 2017 - Meeting of NATO Ministers of Defense, NATO HQ 

·​ 6-9 October 2017 - The 63rd Annual Session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, Bucharest

·​ 9 October 2017 - NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg visits Romania

·​ 8-9 November 2017 - Meeting of NATO  Ministers of Defense, NATO HQ

·​ 23 November 2017 -  Visit of the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs George Ciamba at NATO HQ

·​ 5-6 December 2017 - Meetings of NATO Ministers of Foreign Affairs, NATO Headquarters

2018

·​ 14-15 February 2018 - Meetings of NATO Defense Ministers, NATO HQ

·​ 27 April 2018 - Meetings of NATO Foreign Ministers, NATO HQ

​- 11-12 July 2018 - NATO Summit, Brussels, nNHQ

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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