About: Adrian Severin

Central Europe 24-02-2016

Ex-MEP Adrian Severin receives prison sentence

Former MEP Adrian Severin (S&D, Romania) has been sentenced yesterday (23 February) in his country to three and a half years of imprisonment, for a case dating back to 2011, when he was trapped into accepting money in exchange of introducing amendments to draft EU laws.

The EU needs a foreign policy doctrine

Today's world contains two declining global powers (Russia and the US) and two emerging ones (China and the EU). While China's rise is unstoppable, the EU must establish its own foreign policy doctrine, which in an interdependent world must be one of "inclusiveness" and soft power, writes Romanian MEP Adrian Severin, vice-president of the Socialists & Democrats group in the European Parliament, in an exclusive commentary for EURACTIV.

Euro MP: Italy’s handling of Roma ‘clearly fascist’

European leaders should be more energetic in warning the Italian Government about hate rhetoric against immigrants, says Romanian Socialist MEP Adrian Severin in an interview with EURACTIV.