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Ioan Mircea Paşcu

Vice-President of the European Parliament and Vice Chair of the Committee on Foreign Affairs

Professor Ioan Mircea Paşcu is Vice-President of the European Parliament and Vice Chair of the Committee on Foreign Affairs.

He was Minister of Defense of Romania (2000-2004) ensuring NATO membership for his country. Previous posts include Presidential counselor, Head of Foreign Policy Department of the Romanian Presidential Administration (1990-1992), Vice-President of the National Salvation Front (1990-1992), State Secretary, Deputy Minister of Defence (1993-1996), Chairman of the Committee on Defence, Public Order and National Security, Chamber of Deputies of the Romanian Parliament (1996-2000), Member of the Romanian Parliament (1996-2007), Vice-President of the Social Democratic Party (1997-2006).

He started his career as Professor of International Relations, National School of Political and Administrative Studies where he was Dean of the Faculty of International Relations, National School of Political and Administrative Studies from 1990 to1996. He was also Chair of International Relations at the National School of Political and Administrative Studies (2004-2009). Paşcu has is a member of: the Strategic Advisors Group of the US Atlantic Council, the International Institute for Strategic Studies, London since 1993,  member of the the consultative committee of the Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces, Geneva since 2002.

Content by Ioan Mircea Paşcu

Commentary

Is it the right time for NATO to resume dialogue with Russia?

Ioan Mircea Paşcu, Vice President of the European Parliament, draws on an ELN hosted roundtable discussion on NATO-Russia relations, concluding that the only viable area on which the two sides can cooperate is managing the risks of sudden and unintended confrontation.

24 June 2015 | Ioan Mircea Paşcu
Euro-Atlantic Security
Commentary

NATO: back to square one

Ioan Paşcu evaluates the issues NATO is facing as broader challenges to the Western international order and its central position in a transforming international system.

3 September 2014 | Ioan Mircea Paşcu
Euro-Atlantic Security