Romania and Human Rights according to European Regulations


  • Andreea Corsei University of European Studies of Moldova
  • Mariana-Alina Ștefănoaia


respect; human rights; human dignity; freedom; the rule of law


Respect for human rights is for Romania, as well as for the European Union, a priority of foreign policy. According to the Romanian Constitution, Romania is a rule of law, democratic and social state, in which human dignity, citizens' rights and freedoms, free development of human personality, justice and political pluralism are supreme values, in the spirit of the democratic traditions of the Romanian people and the ideals of the December 1989 Revolution and are guaranteed.

Author Biographies

Andreea Corsei, University of European Studies of Moldova

PhD student

Mariana-Alina Ștefănoaia

Legal Adviser


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Studies and Articles