Administration of Justice

National Criminal Justice Profiles
       www.heuni.fi/uploads/wahz665.pdf

Contains information on the criminal justice systems of Romania.

National Statistical Institute
       www.insse.ro/

Statistical yearbook and other indicators. Yearbook has justice statistics included, and can be downloaded. 

Overseas Security Advisory Council - Crime & Safety Report (2011)
       www.osac.gov/Pages/ContentReportDetails.aspx?cid=10461

This Crime & Safety Report is an annual report written by United States Regional Security Officers about the current environment in Romania. Also available are links to other reports and foreign embassies. 


Corruption & Fraud

Anti-Corruption Practitioners Network - Country Overview
europeandcis.undp.org/anticorruption/show/FBBBF128-F203-1EE9-BA69D06AF9BEE7CB

Part of the United Nations Development Programme, this network overview presents information on Romania's anti-corruption institutions, anti-corruption strategy, and anti-corruption legal framework. Also available are links to related documents.

Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) - Council of Europe

GRECO evaluation procedures involve the collection of information through questionnaire(s), on-site country visits enabling evaluation teams to solicit further information during high-level discussions with domestic key players, and drafting of evaluation reports. These reports, which are examined and adopted by GRECO, contain recommendations to the evaluated countries in order to improve their level of compliance with the provisions under consideration. Measures taken to implement recommendations are subsequently assessed by GRECO under a separate compliance procedure

The Council of Europe’s Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) has published its Third Round Evaluation Report on Romania. The report has been made public with the agreement of the country’s authorities. It focuses on two distinct themes: criminalization of corruption and transparency of party funding.


Drugs & Alcohol

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) - Country Overview
       www.emcdda.europa.eu/publications/country-overviews/ro

This overview presents a comprehensive overview of the drugs situation in Romania. Topics covered in the country overview include: drug use among the general population and young people, prevention, problem drug use, treatment demand, drug-related infectious diseases, drug-related deaths, treatment responses, harm reduction responses, drug markets and drug-related offences, national drug laws, national drug strategy, coordination mechanism in the field of drugs and drug-related research. Also included in the country report are key statistics on the drug situation and a barometer that indicates the prevalence profile and relative rating of the country.

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) - National Reports
Commissioned each year by the EMCDDA and produced by the national focal points of the Reitox network, the National reports draw an overall picture of the drug phenomenon at national level in each EU Member state.


Human Rights

Annual Reports to Congress on Human Rights Practices - Romania
These reports, produced by the U.S. Department of State, to the U.S. Congress. The law provides that the Secretary of State shall transmit a "full and complete report regarding the status of internationally recognized human rights, within the meaning of subsection (A) in countries that receive assistance under this part, and (B) in all other foreign countries which are members of the United Nations and which are not otherwise the subject of a human rights report under this Act." Reports on several countries are included that do not fall into the categories established by these statutes and that thus are not covered by the congressional requirement. The reports cover internationally recognized individual, civil, political, and worker rights, as set forth in the Univeral Declaration of Human Rights. (website).

Annual Reports to Congress on International Religious Freedom - Romania

These reports, produced by the U.S. Department of State, describe the status of religious freedom in Romania, government policies violating religious belief and practices of groups, religious denominations, and individuals, and U.S. policies to promote religious freedom around the world. It is submitted in compliance with the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998.


Human Trafficking

Reports on Trafficking in Persons in Romania

These reports, produced by the Ministry of the Interior and Administration Reform, detail human trafficking in Romania and the government's response.

Trafficking Children in Romania - Study on the Recruiting Process
       anitp.mai.gov.ro/en/trafic/rapoarte/studiu%20ade%20eng.pdf

This report was undertaken to address the questions of “what are the main causes [of child trafficking] and how exactly does the recruitment process of trafficked minors for the purpose of exploitation take place? Also, why, in similar living conditions, do only some minors become victims of human traffickers and others do not?”

Juvenile Justice

Juvenile Crime and Punishment in Bucharest, Romania: A Public Opinion Survey
       www.internetjournalofcriminology.com/Haines%20-%20Juvenile%20Crime%20and%20Punishment%20in%20Bucharest.pdf

This paper discusses the result of a survey of public attitudes towards juvenile crime and the treatment of juvenile offenders in Romania. Including graphic representation of data. From the internet Journal of Criminology.

Research & Statistics

Romania in Figures

These reports, in English, offer in depth statistical information on Romania including a section on Justice.