HSH Prince Radu of Hohenzollern-Veringen,
Special Representative of the Romanian Government for Integration,
Co-operation and Sustainable Development
The Government of Romania took the decision to appoint Radu, Prince of Hohenzollern-Veringen as a Special Representative of the Government for Integration, Co-operation and Sustainable Development.
In this capacity, HSH Prince Radu holds the rank of a Minister.
This function does not mean any political involvement and has no political consequences, but has connection with the major interests of Romania.
As a Special Representative of the Government for Integration, Co-operation and Sustainable Development Radu, Prince of Hohenzollern-Veringen will undertake missions such as:
o to promote the image of Romania to the public opinion, mass media, intellectual and business milieu and to the politicians of the NATO countries, whose Parliaments should ratify Romania’s membership into the Alliance;
o to promote Romania’s integration into the European Union;
o to encourage foreign investment in Romania;
o to promote Romania’s economic, commercial and business interests;
o to promote Romania’s culture and history in a European context;
o steps to modernise Romanian educational system and to connect it to the European values;
o to promote projects of Sustainable Development;
o to promote democratic values to the Romanian public opinion;
Radu, Prince of Hohenzollern-Veringen will keep his quality of Advisor to His Majesty Michael I and will continue to take part in his initiatives and actions supporting Romania’s integration into NATO and the UE, as well as in all the others public engagements of the Royal Family.
His activity will join the efforts of the Ministry of Integration, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and other central institutions working in the same field.
The Office of the Special Representative of the Government for Integration, Cooperation and Sustainable Development is established at Elisabeth Palace. The budget necessary to cover the exercise of his attributions will be provided from the Fund for the Promotion of Romania’s Outside Image, on the base of the projects submitted to the approval of the Government, according to the legal regulations.
The Special Representative of the Government will report directly to the Prime Minister of Romania about all activities he will undertake in this capacity.