Civic Space Review of Romania

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EU Funded Note

The Civic Space Review of Romania provides an in-depth analysis of national legal frameworks, policies, institutions, and practices relevant to civic space protection. It reviews strengths and areas for improvement, and providing guidance on a wide range of issues. The Review assesses four key dimensions of civic space: civic freedoms, media freedoms and online civic space, the enabling environment for civil society organisations, and citizen participation in policy and decision making. The findings and recommendations offer a blueprint for a more transparent, responsive, participatory, and accountable governance in Romania that informs and engages citizens and empowers stakeholders to achieve shared objectives together.


Citizen and stakeholder participation in Romania

This chapter assesses existing processes to involve citizens and stakeholders in law and decision making in Romania. It examines key legal and policy frameworks and institutions. It reviews perceptions of participatory practices and identifies opportunities and challenges to making stakeholder participation more effective, inclusive and impactful. It further reviews the potential for adopting new and more innovative approaches to citizen participation. Recommendations are provided on strengthening current practice.


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