Ramona Nicole MĂNESCU

Country: Romania
  • BRU:
    ASP 07F154 (Altiero Spinelli)
    Parlement européen
    60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
    B-1047 Bruxelles / Brussel
    Phone: +32 (0)2 2845439
    Fax:+32 (0)2 2849439
  • STR:
    LOW T11008 (Louise Weiss)
    Parlement européen
    Allée du Printemps
    BP 1024/F
    F-67070 Strasbourg cedex
    Phone: +33 (0)3 88 175439
    Fax:+33 (0)3 88 179439
My Positions in Parliament:
  • Vice-Chair - Mashreq
  • Member - -
  • Member - Foreign Affairs
  • Substitute - Arab Peninsula
  • Substitute - Human Rights
  • Substitute - International Trade
  • Substitute - Transport and Tourism

Curriculum vitae

Born in 1972, Constanta, Romania, she graduated in law at the University of Bucharest, followed, among others, by postgraduate studies at the Romanian Diplomatic Institute of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and postgraduate studies in International Relations and European Integration at the National School of Administration and Political Science of Bucharest.

She comes from a liberal background, with 24 years of political experience, both at national and international level. She held the Vice-Presidency of both ILFRY- the International Federation of Liberal Youth - and, later, the ALDE Party.

Her professional experience includes Attorney of Law, Vice-President of the National Authority for Youth, two mandates as Member of the European Parliament and Minister of Transports. She was given the MEP of the Year for Culture and Education award by The Parliament Magazine in 2008.

Now in her third mandate as Member of the European Parliament, Ramona Manescu’s main political focus is set on building a stronger, more coherent, clear and determined EU foreign policy in relation to the Middle East, North Africa and the wider question of Europe’s response to Jihadism.



07.03.2018 - 12:30

Public Appeal

Public appeal On February 19, the Iranian authorities attacked the Gonabadi Sufi protesters in Tehran during their peaceful protest against the detention of one of their members, Nematollah Riahi, 72. Mr Riahi had come to Tehran to help protect...
Brice Hortefeux MEP, Tokia Saïfi MEP, Andrey Kovatchev MEP, PM of Lebanon Saad Hariri, Ramona Mănescu MEP
01.03.2018 - 15:46

EPP Group mission to Lebanon: our security depends on their security

"We must not forget that the security of the EU depends also on the security of Lebanon. The country expects the EU to help the region by participating in the reconstruction of Syria and creating "safe areas" for the return of...
Statue of justice
12.12.2017 - 13:07

Upholding the independence of judiciary in Iran

Urgent appeal to uphold the independence of judiciary To the President of Islamic Republic of Iran, Mr. Hassan Rouhani To the Minister of Justice of Islamic Republic of Iran, Mr Seyyed Alireza Avaei Dr. Mohammad Ali Taheri, the founder of...

Press releases

MEPs vote
14.11.2017 - 11:23

Lebanon becoming a playground in the regional power clash

Ramona Mănescu, in her capacity as member of the European Parliament and Chair of the EU – Lebanon Parliamentary Friendship Group, voiced a great concern regarding the sudden deterioration of...
Courtroom detail
15.12.2016 - 17:49

Persecuțiile la care sunt supuși avocații din Moldova

Moldova a semnat și ratificat Convenția pentru Protecția Drepturilor Omului și a Libertăților Fundamentale, Pactul Internațional privind Drepturile Civile și Politice și Convenția împotriva...
Courtroom detail
15.12.2016 - 11:29

Persecution of lawyers and human rights defenders in Moldova

Moldova signed and ratified the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the Convention against Torture and...