The new Romanian Hall at the Palais des Nations in Geneva was inaugurated
on January 27th 2003, in the presence of Mr. Adrian Nastase, Prime Minister
of Romania (please see speech delivered on this occasion).
The Romanian Hall (Porte 6, Third Floor) was entirely renovated and
decorated by a team of Romanian specialists, in the last two months of 2002.
This donation, offered by the Romanian Government to the United Nations
Office in Geneva, is part of the 120th Year Anniversary of Nicolae
Titulescu, exceptional diplomat and statesman, whose life and work was
closely linked to the city of Geneva and the League of Nations.
The Romanian Hall provides excellent conference facilities and features
an exhibition of paintings by Alin Gheorghiu, as well as a sculpture by
Ion Irimescu. The right-hand wall of the room is a show-case of traditional
Romanian arts and crafts, spanning history from the Neolithic age and
Ancient times to the Middle Ages and modern times. The Romanian Hall will
soon be included in the tourist circuit of the Palais des Nations.