Marcela Ganea
Marcela Ganea
Linguist and international journalist, with particular interests in geopolitics, security, outer space, economy, culture and education
Failed Acts of Speech, a Challenge for Democracy

Failed Acts of Speech, a Challenge for Democracy

“Each electoral cycle is a new opportunity to identify failed acts of speech, both inter- and intra-generational, and communication can have deep connotations”, believe a number of Romanian academics, journalists and experts from various NGOs and think-tanks, gathered recently at the Dignitas Foundation in Bucharest to analyse the latest global and local events. Juxtapositions are always made in the Romanian public space, which is very well informed and connected to the West, through the extensive international cooperation in both public and private sectors, and through the Romanians studying in Western Universities, who then return with a more critical eye on society. More

No. 2, Nov.-Dec. 2016 2016


Youth Empowerment Seen from the Gulf Countries

Youth Empowerment Seen from the Gulf Countries

Lack of communication, the failure of governments to design policies, inertia in changing mindsets and reluctance were the problems seen as obstacles in promoting the youth in today’s world during the 6th edition of the International Government Communication Forum that took place last week in the emirate of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates, a forum that gathered over 2,500 governmental experts, academics, researchers and business people, former Presidents of countries and Prime Ministers. More

No. 2, Nov.-Dec. 2016 2016


Space Inspires Us to Protect Earth

Space Inspires Us to Protect Earth

On May 14th 1981, two astronauts were rapidly ascending from platform 17 on Baikonur Cosmodrome: Dumitru-Dorin Prunariu, a young lieutenant-major of the Romanian Air Force and an engineer specialized in aeronautics, who had scored the highest results among all the non-Soviet astronauts during his training in Star City, and Leonid Popov, a Soviet cosmonaut, the only one who had matched the record of 185 days spent in space at that time. More

No. 1, Sep.-Oct. 2016 2016


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OEconomica No. 1, 2016