H.E. Mr Adrian Nastase, the Prime Minister of Romania Government paid a two-day visit to Geneva (April 15 - 16, 2002).
 
HE Mr Adrian Nastase addresses to the 58th Session of the UN Commission of Human Rights" In the morning of April 15th H.E. Mr Adrian Nastase, the Prime Minister of Romania addressed a statement to the 58th Session of the UN Commission of Human Rights, before meeting Mrs Mary Robinson, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. The meeting with Mrs.Mary Robinson gave to the Prime-minister of Romania the opportunity to present the actions by the Romanian authorities in the sphere of human rights.The Prime-minister offered to the Palais Wilson a gift, which consists in a portrait of Nicolae Titulescu, former Romanian diplomat and statesman, twice President of the Assembly of the League of Nations in 1930 and 1931.

During his visit to Geneva, the Romanian Prime Minister marked the 120th Anniversary of Nicolae Titulescu and his activity in Geneva, between the two world wars. In this respect H.E. Mr Adrian Nastase presented the conference Nicolae Titulescu's vision on the policy of peace - a cornerstone of the international relations, inaugurated a commemorative exposition in the Salle des Pas Perdus of the Palais des Nations (see the introductory speech) and unveiled a statue of Nicolae Titulescu as a gift to the Palais des Nations. 
 
HE Mr Adrian Nastase presenting the conference on Nicolae Titulescu The statue Nicole Titulescu a gift to the Palais des Nations HE Mr Adrian Nastase inaugurates the commemorative exposition Nicolae Titulescu
HE Mr Adrian Nastse making the public presentation of his book "Protecting Minorities in the Future Europe - Between Political Interest and International Law" The agenda of the visit also included separate meetings with Mr Kamil Idris, Director General of WIPO, Mr Serguei Ordzhonikidze, Director general of UNOG. Additionally, H.E. Mr Adrian Nastase launched his new book "Protecting Minorities in the Future Europe - Between Political Interest and International Law" and hold a press conference in Geneva Press Club at Villa "La Pastorale" With Mr Guy Mettan, Executive Director of the Geneva Press Club
HE Mr Adrian Nastase and Mr Mike Moore, director general of the WTO On April 16th  H.E. Mr Adrian Nastase met Mr Mike Moore, Director General of WTO at the WTO headquarters. They discussed capacity-building programmes and ways to improve the participation of Romania in the new WTO round of negotiations.

 

H.E. Mr. Adrian Nastase was accompanied during this visit by Mr. Mircea Geoana, Minister of Foreign Affaires and Mr. Serban Mihailescu, Secretary General of the Romanian Government.