BUCHAREST, February 08, 2012
The Conference on the Danube Strategy focusing on opportunities and development projects in Romania, took place on February 8, 2012, at the Marriott Hotel in Bucharest. The event was organized by Confindustria Romania and the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Romania (CCIpR), with support Unioncamere (Italian Union of Chambers of Commerce), under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Romania.
The event offered updated and detailed information about the projects and the various activities developed in the areas of interest of the Strategy : socio-economic growth, governance, construction, environmental work and logistics, improvement of infrastructure, greater environmental protection and proper management of water resources.
On this occasion, the Strategic Partnership Agreement was signed between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Romania, Confindustria Romania and the Italian Chamber of Commerce for Romania. The documents represents the first step in identifying, selecting and promoting economic and social initiatives and projects in the Danube area and establishes a schedule of joint activities and events in Romania and Italy in 2012.
The conference gathered representatives of State institutions, business and media sectors. To emphasize the interest of Italy to this geographical area, there was an important participation of Italy: presidents of the Italian Chamber of Commerce of Romania and Romania Confindustria, Mr. Luca Serena and respectively William Frinzi, Mr. Adolfo Urso, representative of the Commission for Productive Activities, ex-Minister for Foreign Trade, Mr. Dardanello Ferruccio, President Unioncamere, Mr. Luke Turri, National Vice-president of Federcostruttori within Confindustria, Mr. Leonardo Simonelli, Vice-President of Assocamerestero and others.