România #pebune: PACT este primul partid politic care şi-a lansat candidaţii pentru alegerile parlamentare

dragos-predaÎn cadrul unui eveniment inedit care a avut loc duminică, 18 septembrie 2016, la Hub44, Platforma Acțiunea Civică a Tinerilor a anunţat candidaţii pe care îi va susţine la alegerile parlamentare din 11 decembrie.

Întrucât regulile jocului făcute de partidele vechi impun un prag electoral de aproape jumătate de milion de voturi, PACT şi-a asumat o strategie inovatoare prin care va participa la alegerile parlamentare susţinând candidaţi independenţi în mai multe circumscripţii: Bucureşti, Constanţa, Neamţ şi Diaspora.  De asemenea, la evenimentul de duminică,  PACT a lansat un apel către toţi candidaţi independenţi #pebune din ţară să se alăture acestui demers. PACT are drept deziderat înnoirea clasei politice şi încurajarea implicării cetăţenilor oneşti şi competenţi în arena publică, dovadă fiind şi amplul program candidez.eu desfăşurat cu ocazia alegerilor locale. Totodată, având în vedere constrângerile legale, PACT a decis să participe cu liste complete în judeţele Teleorman şi Giurgiu pentru a evita radierea partidului.

O echipă de profesionişti recunoscuţi în domeniile în care activează, candidaţii PACT sunt personalităţi publice care nu au mai făcut politică până acum. Sunt oameni care au avut un impact major din societatea civilă şi vor să facă împreună o Românie pe bune. PACT şi-a prezentat priorităţile programului său politic care vizează măsuri concrete în 12 domenii prioritare inclusiv teme noi pe agenda publică, precum reformarea amplă a sistemului educational prin desfiinţarea inspectoratelor şcolare, organizarea de concursuri transparente și obiective pentru toți funcționarii publici, salarizare bazată pe performanță, privatizarea asigurărilor de sănătate şi stimularea culturilor agricole cu valoare adăugată mare, competitive la nivel global. Mai multe detalii despre soluţiile PACT pentru o Românie pe bune găsiţi aici: http://romaniapebune.eu/solutii-pe-bune/

La eveniment au participat peste 150 de persoane: membri şi simpatizanţi PACT, reprezentanţi ai presei şi formatori de opinie sau simpli cetăţeni, care au asistat la scurte discursuri ale candidaţilor, dar şi la momente muzicale.

  • Bucureşti:

Vişinel Bălan, candidat la Camera Deputaţilor, este vocea copiilor instituţionalizaţi. Provenind din sistemul de protecţie al copilului, Vişinel a decis să îşi dedice timpul şi energia tinerilor instituţionalizaţi, sprijiniindu-i să înceapă o viaţă independentă. În prezent este preşedintele Consiliului Tinerilor Instituţionalizaţi şi al Asociaţiei Desenăm Viitorul Tău.

Mai multe detalii aici.

Marian Staş, candidat la Senat, este expert în educaţie. Marian este cea mai puternică voce din mediul public care susţine reforma profundă a sistemului de învăţământ. În prezent este cadru didactic asociat la Universitatea Bucureşti şi la Harvard Kennedy School (programul de vară).

Mai multe detalii aici.

  • Neamţ:

sebastian-burduja_deputat_neamtSebastian Burduja (foto), candidat la Camera Deputaţilor, este expert în dezvoltare. După ce a absolvit universităţile Stanford şi Harvard din Statele Unite, Sebastian a lucrat 3 ani de zile pe proiecte de dezvoltare în sectorul privat, la o importantă firmă de consultanţă şi la Banca Mondială. Este fondatorul Ligii Studenţilor Români în Străinătate şi al Fundaţiei Caesar. Sebastian s-a întors definitiv în România pentru a contribui la dezvoltarea României pe bune. În prezent este preşedintele Platformei Acţiunea Civică a Tinerilor.

Mai multe detalii aici.

Andrei Carabelea (foto), candidat la Senat, este apărătorul mediului. Andrei a profesat în domeniul privat timp de 8 ani în andrei-carabelea_senator-neamtmanagementul afacerilor și în implementarea de proiecte cu fonduri nerambursabile. Este fondatorul Asociaţiei Sens Civic, care militează pentru educarea spiritului civic şi protejare a mediului. Fost profesor de franceză, Andrei a ales să-şi dedice timpul construcţiei unei Românii curate.

Mai multe detalii aici.

  • Constanţa:

Gabriel Cateliu, candidat la Camera Deputaţilor, este voluntarul comunităţii. Gabi a înfiinţat asociaţia caritabilă Community Aid, prin care ajută mii de copii şi persoane defavorizate din judeţul Constanţa şi nu numai. A decis să se implice în politică pentru a lupta pentru oamenii din Constanţa şi nu pentru interesele ascunse ale altcuiva.

Mai multe detalii aici.

  • Diaspora:

Alexandru-George Lazăr, candidat la Camera Deputaţilor, este avocatul diasporei. Persoană integră şi onestă, de un profesionalism indubitabil, Alex cunoaşte bucuriile şi necazurile oamenilor din diaspora personal. Este un avocat şi profesor universitar premiat internaţional, care îşi doreşte să îşi folosească experienţa în favoarea românilor din străinătate.

Mai multe detalii aici.

Anton Deleu, candidat la Camera Deputaţilor, este vocea românilor din Republica Moldova. Anton a ajuns în acest an la concluzia că numai prin implicare problemele comunităţii pot fi rezolvate. El face parte din cei 500.000 de moldoveni care şi-au redobândit în ultimii 25 de ani cetăţenia română şi este hotărât să le reprezinte interesele în Parlamentul României.

Mai multe detalii aici.

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PACT reunește „tinerii” – nu atât ca vârstă, cât mai ales ca spirit — toți cetățenii care încă mai cred în șansa unui viitor mai bun pentru România și își asumă responsabilitatea de a acționa împreună pentru acest ideal.

PACT are o orientare politică de centru și militează pentru responsabilizarea și implicarea cetățenilor în formularea și punerea în practică a soluțiilor de dezvoltare, într-un cadru de dialog pragmatic și axat pe nevoile comunității. Proiectul de țară asumat este atingerea într-o generație a nivelului mediei UE pentru toți indicatorii fundamentali de dezvoltare.

Demersul nostru se bazează pe patru principii fundamentale: Profesionalism, Acțiune, Comunitate, Transparență. Într-un cuvânt: PACT.

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PACT pentru Educaţie: Solicităm demisia senatorului Ecaterina Andronescu

Partidul Platforma Acţiunea Civică a Tinerilor (PACT) condamnă  amendamentul Comisiei de Învăţământ a Senatului prin care  se vrea amânarea concursurilor pentru posturile de directori din şcoli.

Amendamentul poartă semnătura Ecaterinei Andronescu, membru PSD şi fost ministru al educaţiei în perioada guvernelor Năstase (2000 – 2003) şi  Boc (2008 – 2009), cercetată de DNA şi acuzată de plagiat. Scopul vădit al amendamentului este de a evita depolitizarea şcolilor românesti, pentru a prelungi mandatul directorilor fideli  PSD.

Senatorul PSD a recunoscut introducerea amendamentului în lege, spunând că “există o asemenea lege în Parlament, dar nu ştiu când se va vota, când o să o pună pe ordinea de zi Biroul permanent al Senatului”.

Motivele invocate de  doamna Ecaterina Andronescu sunt o dovadă clară a faptului că PSD nu doreşte depolitizarea sistemului de învăţământ, preferând să păstreze controlul politic al unităţilor şcolare. Ecaterina Andronescu nu a înţeles scopul concursurilor corecte pentru directori, fiind îngrijorată că foştii directori nu-şi vor continua mandatul, doar 10% dintre aceştia urmând să rămână în funcţii. PACT susţine că birocraţii şi politrucii susţinuţi de PSD şi PNL la conducerea Ministerului Învăţământului, Inspectoratelor Şcolare şi a şcolilor sunt sursele situaţiei dezastruoase a învăţământului de astăzi. PSD spune “nu” constant ideilor de reformă, profesionalismului, si astfel neagă elevilor şi studenţilor români oportunitatea unui viitor pe care îl merită.

Platforma Acţiunea Civică a Tinerilor propune organizarea transparentă, eficientă şi corectă a concursurilor pentru ocuparea tuturor functiilor de conducere, după metodologia propusă, precum şi reproiectarea curriculei după standarde occidentale: introducerea deciziei elevilor în alegerea unui număr de maxim 8 materii studiate într-un an şcolar. Totodată, educaţia elevilor trebuie să fie în mâna unor oameni competenţi şi profesionişti si nu a unor activişti de partid.

Expertul în educaţie Marian Staş consideră că amânarea concursurilor până la sfârşitul semestrului II ar duce la politizarea acestora, însă “dacă concursurile vor fi organizate în octombrie, organizarea trebuie să fie una corectă, asigurându-se materialele pentru profesorii care vor să participe, astfel încât posturile să fie ocupate de profesionişti”.

Toate cele de mai sus, alături de declaraţia doamnei Andronescu conform căreia “nu înţelege toată agitaţia formată”, ne fac să solicităm, pe aceasta cale, DEMISIA doamnei parlamentar la al cincilea mandat Ecaterina Adronescu atât de la conducerea Comisiei de Învăţământ a Senatului, precum şi din funcţia de senator.

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PACT reunește „tinerii” – nu atât ca vârstă, cât mai ales ca spirit — toți cetățenii care încă mai cred în șansa unui viitor mai bun pentru România și își asumă responsabilitatea de a acționa împreună pentru acest ideal.

PACT are o orientare politică de centru și militează pentru responsabilizarea și implicarea cetățenilor în formularea și punerea în practică a soluțiilor de dezvoltare, într-un cadru de dialog pragmatic și axat pe nevoile comunității. Proiectul de țară asumat este atingerea într-o generație a nivelului mediei UE pentru toți indicatorii fundamentali de dezvoltare.

Demersul nostru se bazează pe patru principii fundamentale: Profesionalism, Acțiune, Comunitate, Transparență. Într-un cuvânt: PACT.

 

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16 SEPTEMBRIE 2016, BUCURESTI: Training Managementul echipelor

Conducerea personalitatilor diferite –  Tehnici si instrumente manageriale

Evenimentul se desfasoara la Grand Hotel Continental, Calea Victoriei nr. 56, Bucuresti, in data de 16 septembrie 2016, intre orele 10.00 – 17.00, conform agendei prezentate mai jos.

In acest training, putem obtine o radiografie a stilului de leadership folosit de catre tine in prezent la “carma” echipei. Cu ajutorul functiunilor manageriale, dezvoltate si analizate in
profunzime, putem dezvolta acest stil, invatand sa concentram atentia atat pe obtinerea de rezultate cat si pe motivarea membrilor echipei pe drumul catre obiectivul acesteia.
Vei deprinde tehnici de: motivare, dezvoltare prin feedback, delegare catre membrii acesteia si nu in ultimul rand, de conducere situationala a membrilor echipei, in functie de gradul lor de maturitate, experienta si implicare.

AGENDA :

10.00 – 10.30 Inregistrarea participantilor & welcome coffee
10.30 – 13.00 Valentin Hanga, Senior trainer
1. Definirea si intelegerea nivelelor de autoritate dintr-o
organizatie cu o puternica forta de vanzari,
2. Definirea functiunilor managementului de echipa, Analiza – de unde pornesc;
Planificare – unde ma duc;
Organizare / Conducere – cum fac;
Echipa – cu cine

3. Tranzitia de la “Executant” la “Manager” – Modelul lui SCOTT;
Modelul lui ADAIR
4. Definirea stilurilor de conducere
13.00 – 14.00 Dejun
14.00 – 17.00 Valentin Hanga, Senior trainer
5. Delegarea sarcinilor catre membrii echipei, raportat la
tipologiile diferite ale acestora,
6. Organizarea si conducerea echipei
– Stadiile in dezvoltarea echipei – modelul TUCKMAN
– Elemente esentiale in motivarea membrilor echipei – dupa
MASLOW si HERTZBERG
7. Definirea stilului de management folosit
– Analiza si studiu de caz pe modelul lui TANNENBAUM
Taxa de participare: 450 lei plus TVA

Reduceri acordate :
10% Pentru una – patru persoane, inscriere si plata pana in data
de 13 septembrie 2016
15% Pentru cinci sau mai multe persoane din aceeasi companie,
inscriere si plata pana in data de 13 septembrie 2015

Pentru inscriere completati formularul de aici: http://www.trainyourbrain.ro/site/training-managementul-echipelor-16-septembrie-2016-bucuresti/  sau scrieti la office@trainyourbrain.ro 

Train Your Brain s-a lansat in toamna anului 2012 si, de atunci, a organizat peste 100 de evenimente open dar si inhouse, seminarii, conferinte si traininguri, la care au participat peste 2000 de persoane, din mai mult de 500 de companii din Bucuresti
si din tara.

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„Oxford for Romania”: Prima școală de vară la Oxford pentru elevi români

Prima școală de vară organizată la Oxford exclusiv pentru liceenii din România va avea loc între 28 august și 4 septembrie. Inițiativa aparține unui grup de cercetători români, membri ai Universității Oxford, una dintre cele mai vechi și prestigioase instituții de învăţământ din lume. Dr Monica Enescu, Dr Ciprian Ploștinar și Șandor Kruk (Drd) au dorit să ofere unui număr de 21 elevi de liceu cu potențial academic și mijloace materiale modeste șansa de a experimenta pentru o săptămână mediul universitar de la Oxford.

Programul școlii de vară „Oxford for Romania” va include cursuri multidisciplinare, seminarii, ateliere și tutoriale “1 la 1” inspirate de modelul de predare folosit în mod tradițional la Oxford. Astfel, pe lângă cei trei cercetători care au inițiat proiectul, vor fi implicați în această inițiativă alți 19 membri ai comunității românești, având roluri de
lectori, responsabili logistică sau lideri de activități. Toți cei implicați în organizarea acestei școli de vară își oferă cunoștințele și timpul în mod voluntar.

Dincolo de cunoștințele dobândite, obiectivul principal al școlii de vară este acela de a-i ajuta pe cursanți să-și definească̆ perspectivele pentru viitor și să cunoască specialiști cu un parcurs academic și carieră profesională de excepție. Nu în ultimul rând, școala va servi ca bază pentru un program de mentorat la distanță̆ menit să-i sprijine pe foștii cursanți în deciziile educaționale și profesionale ulterioare.

În completarea cursurilor, programul școlii de vară conține o selecție de activități recreative și de educație alternativă, menite să-i ajute pe cursanți să experimenteze stilul de viață al unui student la Oxford: vizite la colegii şi muzee, seri de film/teatru, activități sportive și o
excursie la Londra.

Dr Monica Enescu, cercetător în Imagistica Medicală, declară: „Comunitatea  românilor de la Universitatea Oxford este formată din peste 120 de studenți și 50 de cercetători. Ne propunem să mobilizăm acest potențial profesional pentru a aduce anual aici un grup de tineri talentați din medii defavorizate. România are mulți elevi excepționali ale căror aspirații profesionale sunt limitate de situația materială și de un sistem de învăţământ marcat de lipsuri și incapabil să îi inspire. Dorim ca școala de vară „Oxford for Romania” să fie un pas decisiv pentru ei spre o carieră academică de succes. De asemenea, sperăm ca printre absolvenții școlii să se regăsească viitori leaderi care să contribuie la schimbarea în
bine a societății românești.”

Cheltuielile legate de transportul și de cazarea participanților sunt asigurate prin burse integrale. Fondurile necesare provin atât din Marea Britanie, cât și din România. Partenerii proiectului din Marea Britanie sunt The Ratiu Family Charitable Foundation; Sir George Iacobescu, CEO Canary Wharf; Raluca Ragab, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs și Anthony Rowsell, DPhil (Oxon), FRCS, FRACS, Trustee, Oxford Cloud Tutors. Printre
partenerii strategici din România se numără Fundația eMAG pentru Educație prin programul „Hai la olimpiadă!”, BMW Banat Car și Hategan Attorneys prin  Fundația Hațegan, companiile TAROM, AQUA Carpatica și Chimsport. Restul de fonduri necesare au fost asigurate prin generozitatea donatorilor individuali în urma unei campanii publice organizate online. Lista completă a sponsorilor poate fi găsita pe pagina de Facebook a „Oxford for Romania” (www.facebook.com/Oxford4Romania/).

Dr Ciprian Ploștinar, cercetător în fizica particulelor a declarat: „Inițiativa noastră a fost primită cu multă deschidere atât aici în Marea Britanie, cât și în România. Dorim să le mulțumim pe această cale tuturor celor care au decis să fie alături de noi, fie prin implicare directă, fie prin contribuții financiare. Ajutorul primit este foarte apreciat. Suntem  convinși că va conta în viața acestor copii. Credem cu tărie că accesul la educație și crearea de oportunități pentru tineri sunt ingrediente esențiale pentru o societate mai bună. Faptul că în mai puțin de trei luni am reușit să asigurăm finanțarea acestei școli și să închegăm o echipă fantastică este o dovadă clară a faptului ca mulți oameni cred în acest proiect și în viziunea și valorile pe care le promovează.”

Anul acesta au fost primite peste o sută de aplicații de la elevi din toată țara. Dintre aceștia, 21 de elevi originari din zece orașe au fost admiși și vor călători la sfârșitul lunii august în Marea Britanie.

Lista participanților admiși la prima ediție a școlii de vară „Oxford for
Romania” 2016:

*Albu Ionuț Alexandru*, Colegiul Național „Frații Buzești”, Craiova
*Ciuvăț Roberta Maria*, Colegiul Național „Frații Buzești”, Craiova
*Deaconu Ramona-Marinela,* Colegiul Național „Ion Minulescu”, Slatina
*Dojan Sorin*, Colegiul Național „Frații Buzești”, Craiova (bursă parțială)
*Florea Dacian*, Colegiul Național „Aurel Vlaicu”, Orăștie
*Găman Ștefan*, Liceul „Mircea Eliade”, Lupeni
*Găman Bogdan*, Liceul „Mircea Eliade”, Lupeni
*Ghimpețeanu Andra-Teodora*, Colegiul Național „Carol I”, Craiova
*Hetea Oliviu Ioan*, Colegiul Economic, Cluj
*Horhat Răzvan Cătălin*, Liceul Teoretic “Avram Iancu”, Cluj
*Hurchi Florentina-Mihaela*, Liceul Teoretic „Ioan Petruș”, Otopeni
*Ioniță Oliver Petre*, Colegiul Național „Ion C. Brătianu”, Mioveni
*Kelner Alex-Andrei*, Colegiul Național „Vasile Lucaciu”, Baia Mare
*Leontică Sebastian*, Colegiul Național „Petru Rareș”, Piatra Neamț (bursă parțială)
*Manda David-Loren*, Colegiul Național „Frații Buzești”, Craiova
*Nițu Samuel-Daniel*, Colegiul Național „Ion C. Brătianu”, Pitești
*Oțelea Adriana Maria*, Colegiul Național „Ion C. Brătianu”, Pitești (bursă parțială)
*Roca Ioana-Maria*, Colegiul Național „Petru Rareș”, Piatra Neamț
*Șerdean Rareș-Andrei*, Colegiul Economic, Cluj
*Simion Teodora Elena*, Colegiul Național „Ion C. Brătianu”, Pitești
*Trifu Amelia*, Colegiul Național de Artă „Ion Vidu”, Timișoara

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Domnule Victor Ponta, cereţi-le scuze românilor din diaspora pentru acuzele nefondate

Platforma Acţiunea Civică a Tinerilor (PACT) îi solicită deputatului PSD Victor Ponta să-şi ceară scuze public pentru declaraţiile lipsite de respect la adresa cetăţenilor români din diaspora cu privire la votul din noiembrie 2014.

Acesta a declarat duminică, 21 august: “Îmi pare rău pentru acele cozi, pe care însă ulterior am aflat că nu le-am făcut eu, ci cei care se aşezau de două ori, de trei ori, de patru ori la rând, ca să fie cozi, să se arate la televizor”.

Victor Ponta îi jigneşte încă o dată pe cetăţenii din afara ţării prin aceste acuzaţii nefondate. PACT îi solicită acestuia să le ceară public scuze românilor care au stat ore în şir la coadă din cauza deciziilor guvernului condus de domnia sa.

PACT îi solicită de asemenea acestuia să prezinte dovezi pentru acuzele lansate la adresa cetăţenilor români prin care să demonstreze că există cazuri de români “care s-au aşezat de două, trei, patru ori la coadă să se arate la televizor”.

„O bună parte din cei care au fondat PACT sunt tineri care au studiat în străinătate. Mulţi dintre ei se aflau acolo la momentul alegerilor din 2014. Ca fondator al Ligii Studenţilor Români din Străinătate, am fost sunat de sute de tineri români care mi-au povestit că au aşteptat cinci, şase sau chiar şapte ore pentru a putea vota. Indiferent de optiunea politică, este inacceptabil pentru un stat să limiteze dreptul la vot, fundamental şi sacru. Ruşine pentru asemenea declaraţii şi ruşine celor care le cred a declarat Sebastian Burduja, preşedinte PACT.

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PACT reunește „tinerii” – nu atât ca vârstă, cât mai ales ca spirit — toți cetățenii care încă mai cred în șansa unui viitor mai bun pentru România și își asumă responsabilitatea de a acționa împreună pentru acest ideal.

PACT are o orientare politică de centru și militează pentru responsabilizarea și implicarea cetățenilor în formularea și punerea în practică a soluțiilor de dezvoltare, într-un cadru de dialog pragmatic și axat pe nevoile comunității. Proiectul de țară asumat este atingerea într-o generație a nivelului mediei UE pentru toți indicatorii fundamentali de dezvoltare.

Demersul nostru se bazează pe patru principii fundamentale: Profesionalism, Acțiune, Comunitate, Transparență. Într-un cuvânt: PACT.

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Londra: toate detaliile despre campania de denigrare a Danielei Vitelaru in telenovela “Pustiu’, clownii si banditii” sau cand romanii isi lasa in tara demitatea, bunul simt si profesionalismul!

Ma numesc Daniela Vitelaru. In cele ce urmeaza va voi spune povestea scandalului in care am fost implicata in iunie 2016 la Londra de catre Ziarul Romanesc si Gazeta Romaneasca.

Detalii aici:

http://ziarulromanesc.net/observator/observator/comunitate/acuzatii-grave-la-adresa-danielei-vitelaru-coordonatorul-junior-international-tv-din-londra.html

http://www.ziarulromanesc.net/observator/observator/comunitate/ma-cheama-vitelaru-si-sunt-romanca.html

 

Ce urmeaza, veti vedea.

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September 2013 – I got an email from Roxana Damian with the proposal to meet her husband – Justinian Moga – and give him a position at my ROMANIA IN CONTACT magazine, a bilingual magazine about successful Romanian people, I launched in June 2013. He worked in the media field and he also has experience in filming.

At that time I wanted to launch the ROMANIA IN CONTACT Studio – a series of video interviews with successful Romanian, like an online version, more attractive than the printed magazine, something to complete the concept of my magazine in online.

We had some work together, we agreed payment to him per interview for Romania in Contact, he asked a fee, I provided exactly that amount without negotiating. All the monies were paid in his account after he issued me an invoice for it.

November 2013 – I launched the concept of JUNIOR INTERNATIONAL TV – a school of television for Romanian children where we proposed to the community a project of learning through creativity and innovation, keeping the origins alive teaching children the Romanian language and Romanian traditions and culture.

He filmed a video there and he was supposed to edit it straight away. He delayed longer than one month and made difficult the process of promoting the concept which had 6 months to be advertised and enrol children for the actual opening of the school (24th of May 2014).

I explain to him we need to move according to the agenda as we are media people and a product delivered after too long time can cause bad feedback.

We carried out working for ROMANIA IN CONTACT Studio – we had 2 video’s he never delivered – filmed in January 2014 and February 2014 with a business man – George Betianu and Delia Antal – an actress who had a movie that I was a part of called D’Ora. At that moment we had a disagreement because he thought I got money for advertising the successful story of George Betianu and he asked me £800 instead of £150 the amount I paid him for every interview that had been done previously. I mentioned that I make these interviews with the purpose to put in the limelight the good, positive people which are doing well in the UK, not to charge any of them for the advertising of their business. Justinian Moga also asked me to lie all the time when George Betianu was asking me about the releasing of the interview and to tell him that it was by mistake formatted on the hardrive the cameraman stored it on, because Justinian Moga thought I was getting money for advertising from George Betianu and I pay his work only what he asked. I can prove that nobody interviewed paid money to me, this was not the purpose of ROMANIA IN CONTACT Studio. This two situations brought me damage in image inside of the community.

May 2014 – launch of JUNIOR INTERNATIONAL TV, the only Romanian children television launched in London. Justinian Moga filmed at this event and, after the incident with those two video and a discussion with his wife, we decided to carry on and somehow and sort out the inconvenience by releasing those videos. This was never to happen though.

Justinian Moga filmed at Junior TV classes every Saturday for 4 hours for the length of Module (1st of June- 13th of July 2014). Some Saturdays he missed the filming classes, all together he filmed for JUNIOR INTERNATIONAL TV a total of 20 hours.

July 2014 we had to prepare a video after the first Module to advertise the school. I told him we have to move quickly as the next Module was due to start in 2 weeks and we had to make the most out of this time.

He came to edit at my house, as he had no space at his place to have me there and edit the concept of the video-promotion for the school. For three days and three nights he spent time with his wife and child at my house. We worked about 10 hours on the actual editing of the video, all the rest were to know each other as professional working together on a long term as we wanted at that time.

Since the beginning, he knew that JUNIOR INTERNATIONAL TV started with a small capital and needed content created in order for the project to grow. He agreed, on a gentlemans agreement, to work for project and to charge the amount he was charging for ROMANIA IN CONTACT Studio. His long term proposal for Junior International was to be paid £2500 full time on a monthly basis after the project has grown. I agreed on that amount as soon as Junior was ready for it. But at that moment, this payment was not applied.

After the editing of the advertising school video, he told me the amount I have to give him for the work at Junior – 20 hours of filming and maximum 10 hours of editing – £3800, which meant 20 hours of filming (£100/hour) and 24 hours of editing (£75/hour). I was shocked and I told him this was not the right amount. He then said that without him I had no school of television as he was providing the image. This is ridiculous as I am a journalist and I know thousands of cameramen. The choice of working with him at that time was a bad one, but I didn’t know back then. I posted the video online as he allowed me to and I started to talk to him about reconsidering the sum he asked for. From July to October 2014 we talked decently about this issue with the mention that he had asked too less than what he was worth. I was happy to pay the amount we talked about, not the ludicrous sum. I also told him I need the raw footage as soon as he will decide to sign the contract with the amount we talked in the first instance. Nothing was sorted.

Around end October 2014 I saw on his brother wall on Facebook a message about the death of their mum. I sent my condolences. Next day I was contacted by Justinian Moga to give him straight away the money he believed I owed him – £3800 he said. I told him is a sad situation he is going through and I am really sorry about the loss. I asked him to sign the real agreement, the agreement we had on the right amount and I will sort it out quickly. He started to harass me that I owe him money and those monies need to be paid immediately. I still tried to open his eyes to the fact that this is not the way to do business and I can’t be responsible for a personal situation like this. At the end, under extreme pressure and harassment I told him to stop putting on my shoulders his problem. We should resolve the money problem and I will pay according with the gentlemen’s agreement we had.

November 2014 – I got in touch with another cameraman to carry on the Junior activity as I understood that Justinian Moga won’t fit the project and still at that time we hadn’t sorted out the money problem we had. I got a recommendation from an ex colleague of university. That person told me about the new cameraman – Raul Babos – that he has no previous television experience and that he is filming weddings and christenings in the Romanian community only. I decided to give him a try and invited him to one project to see his experience on the field of filming. I was finding him a good option and a cheap one as well – he asked me £20/h filming and £20/h editing.

We collaborated from November 2014 until February 2015. We had a contract signed he respected until the 15th of February 2015 when I had an argument because another money situation. On that day, 15th of February 2015, he filmed an extra project I had – Industry of beauty – an art & fashion event about Romanian talented designers I invited to showcase in London at my first edition of Industry of beauty fashion events I had in mind.

Industry of beauty is another company I run in London and I aim to put in the limelight talents and beauty from my country.

I agreed with Raul Babos for him to film 8 hours of the event for the amount of £250. I needed the raw footage only. I told him that this project of fashion is different from Junior Tv that has a different budget. He had exclusivity rights to film that event. At that event he met Justinian Moga. Raul Babos (as he was admitting later) was “warned” by Justinian Moga that I am not a good person as I never paid what I “owe” him and this might happen with him as well. Justinian Moga also suggested Raul Babos to charge me more for the raw footage of fashion event as he was the only one recording the show. Which he did. Next day after the event, when I asked him the footage, he said it will cost me £500 instead of £250 agreed. Justinian Moga also told Raul Babos that it is impossible for me to make a lot of profit after this fashion event and not pay the people plenty of money as they believe that they deserve. In this equation they didn’t know that I received a huge sponsorship with the location from Sir George Iacobescu who happen to be Romanian and to support my idea of fashion and art. I didn’t have huge amount of money for the event, I didn’t make a profit.

With Raul Babos I didn’t have an extra written agreement for filming the Industry of beauty event. That was very upsetting at the time as I trusted him, as the collaboration was going all right with Junior and some other ROMANIA IN CONTACT Studio interviews we had.

I insisted to pay the amount we agreed. We had an argument where he said he will give to each and every designer the footage and he won’t give it to me. He missed a point, I had an agreement with East Winter garden location where the event took place to be in charge, as Industry of beauty, and use the footage only myself. I told him this. He got annoyed. I paid double the amount he asked – £500 – after more than a year of trying to sort out the things in a decent way. In all this time I lost trust in collaboration with the designers involved in the show as I hadn’t released straight away any video, only pictures. Honestly I was stubborn myself but I hoped I can get the footage at the priced agreed, I was also upset that they try to take advantage of me so easily. I’m still upset that I still had to pay double in the end.

Another collaboration I had and failed with was with Elena Harding, a Romanian actress. She was part of Junior project in the same period as Raul Babos – November 2014 – February 2015. I signed a contract with her. In the contract I had a clause where I was to pay her hours worked after the project receives sponsorships from people I was in discussing with at that time. I had about 6 months to finalise some content in order for the Junior project to be presented to the public. We had plenty of discussions about this issue. Elena knew the incident I had with the cameraman Justinian Moga and how important it is to work hard and valorise the potential Junior project gives to the public and to those hired as collaborators. Elena started to put a bit of a pressure after the first module (6 Saturdays) spent at JUNIOR. She sent the first invoice and wanted to be paid straight away as she wanted to go in holiday, in an e-mail saying how hard she worked at Junior with children and she needs to go in holiday. On the 17th of January 2015, together with another person in the project at that time – Melinda Stoica, we had a conversation at the beginning of the 3rd Module and I explained to them again the concept where if us, as a team, don’t create content, our collaboration doesn’t make sense as I can easily carry on with just myself teaching certain things in this project and working within a smaller team. Junior was taking its first step to expansion at that point. I wanted to create more and faster. I told them that they need patience and involvement, if they understand this, I can carry on with my plans in attraction of investment and sponsorships.

On the 15th of February, Elena Harding was asking me to take part in my fashion show as a model (as it was her dream to do modelling). She was extremely happy one of our international talented designers from Romania was the guest star – Catalin Botezatu. She was paid for that day, as Industry of beauty had another budget with no link to Junior.

After this fashion show, the classes at the 3rd Module at Junior (with Raul Babos, Elena Harding and Melisa Stoica involved at that time) seemed a bit tensioned. I find out later the reason – Justinian Moga was attending uninvited the fashion show I organised and he started to whisper to Melinda Stoica (who was involved in presenting the show with me), Elena Harding (who was modelling) and Raul Babos (who was filming) that I won’t pay them, that I owe him big amount of money and I am not a serious person.

The 3rd Module finished on the 7th of March 2015. At that time I found out I am pregnant. I was very happy. The Module finished and I told them (Elena Harding and Melinda Stoica) that I will make the best possible to pay their work even though no sponsorship was received at that point. All I needed was a bit of patience.

At the end of March 2015, I received an email from Elena Harding telling me that she will sue me to get the money from me. Which the shock after this email and after the news that a lawyer was hired by Justinian Moga, Elena Harding and Melinda Stoica to recuperate their money caused me a haemorrhage and I had a few days later a miscarriage.

Melinda Stoica was part of Junior project from June 2014 until March 2015. She was involved in 3 Modules from which she got paid only one Module. With her I had many talks and plans for futures, she seemed like she understood the concept and the patience required. For the Module 1 – which was taking place in June-July 2014 she got the payment in her account on January 2015. All this time she mentioned how important this project is for Romanian community and that the involvement of her few hours Saturdays will make her happy. In the end, she said, she knew I am an honest person and I do things as I say.

From May 2015 I had my own equipment for filming and I hired people to make use of the camera. Everything went according to my plans at JUNIOR. I collaborated with some people I paid based on the new contracts I had into place where I decided to eliminate the clause of the sponsorship. At that point I realised even if they said they care about the project, most of them wanted only money and to make use of the opportunity, no real passion involved. I became more cautious because all I wanted was to have a great and real project for children into place.

On the 5th of February 2016 I hired Marian Catalin Stanciu (called also Pustiu at Prima TV, a national TV channel in Romania where he worked). He is cameraman. At that point Junior went to another level and I wanted to make it grow again as I had many children wanting to enrol at the school of television. He asked for a salary of £1500/month, full time, 5 days a week, 8 hours a day. He worked first 2 weeks and the amount of money earned were supposed to get them at the end of our collaboration if he respected the intern rules and did his job properly. His first salary, a month worth was paid in full. On the 5th of April I let him go because I was unhappy with certain things he done wrong when I was on maternity leave.

As I was saying previously I had a miscarriage in March – beginning of April 2015. Soon after, in August 2015 I found out I was pregnant again. I was due March 2016. In that period I was deciding to have my 2nd edition of the Industry of beauty fashion event on the 13th of February 2016. I postponed it, as I was not able to carry on with the pressure of organising, for 21st of May 2016. I gave birth to a little girl on the 20th of March 2016. I decided to postpone the event until the 8th of October 2016.

In July 2015 children from Junior International TV project were invited to join Industry of beauty event, 2nd edition were the designers from Industry of beauty were creating with each of them an unique concept of item every child was supposed to present on the catwalk and own it after the show. For the production of this garment, promotion, participating in the fashion event the parents were charged a fee of £250. Many of them joined and they were happy their children will be on the catwalk. It was a lot of excitement. We started to create, some of the parents paid on time, some made long delays in payment, over all I understood them all and I accepted to do the best and let the children enjoy their own creation. We had many, many hours of meetings and, in the end, the whole collection concept was eventually ready on the paper. We started production, those monies from the fee were to cover the expenses (material, pattern, production, promotion). Some of the children wanted to create items for their mums to modelling with them on the catwalk. I gave them all the freedom. I was happy that the children were enthusiastic.

When the event was postponed from May to October 2016, one mother (Camelia Rachovan) started to gossip telling the other mothers that she doesn’t think the fashion event takes place anymore and no collection was done and I used the money for my own personal interest. When I postponed the event, I assured them that the collection is ready, that the fitting will be rescheduled and that the event is postponed not cancelled. The reasons of postponing were to do with my health situation but now I am completely recovered and ready to do a great event after all of this.

All the mothers with children that enrolled in JUNIOR FASHION COLLECTION wanted their money back from the fee, telling me that they don’t trust anymore. I got really offended because they have all gave birth, they know what pregnancy is and also the collection was ready, the fees they paid were invested already. They told me they don’t trust me anymore. The argument started in May 2016, the pressure of postponing the event was high. Many gossips started from one woman inside of the group. All the children that were involved in fashion were excluded from both Junior and Industry of beauty. There were in total 17 people. Some with parents involved in the catwalk with an item, some not.

When I was in maternity, back in March and beginning of April 2016, I left the studio in my assistant hands (Adelina Salomia with whom I collaborating fine for 1 year May 2015-April 2016) and in the cameraman’s hand (Marian Catalin Stanciu, “Pustiu”). The rhythm of work went slower than the initial speed I had it before leaving for maternity. The cameraman was making sexual advances to my assistant and spent a lot of time with jokes in an un-appropriate way at work. I found out later from another collaborator (Diana Babeanu) that she saw them kissing in the studio (I can’t say this is true or not), this is what I was told before the scandal started.

The cameraman Marian Catalin Pustiu made a friendship with Camelia Rachovan – a mother who had her child enrolled at Junior for longer than 2 years. In Junior she had the opportunity to see her child appearing on the national television I had a partnership with – PRIMA TV. Her child made a lot of progress in Junior project even if Camelia Rachovan made an untrue declaration to the newspaper which defamed me – Ziarul Romanesc – that her child learned nothing and I was “selling” her and to other parents lies all this time. I can prove the amount of projects we had and this child called Delia Ulici was part of them all the time.

From March 2016 I was subletting in my studio premises an office to an acquaintance called Elena Rees who had a consultancy company. At that time she hired Camelia Rachovan at her company which meant that they all were around – the cameraman Marian Catalin Stanciu, and my assistant Adelina Salomia. On the 5th of April, in the day when I let go the cameraman, I had a problem with my studio, I couldn’t get into the premises. Adelina Salomia, my assistant was coming to work but because of this issue, not being able to access the studio, I told her she can have a day off and be paid for it. She said she will stay until I sort out the problem.

Few days before this moment, the cameraman asked me for a day off, exactly on the 5th of April, with the excuse he has to film another event. I told him no, as we were supposed to be working and I needed him on that day. He knew that he hadn’t signed with me an exclusivity contract, after his working hours he could do whatever he wanted. All I wanted from him was not to be involved in anything which can bring harm to the image of Junior. All the rest was his business. He insisted to be off on that day, 5th of April. He came to work with the thought to get his camera and convince me to let him off that day. When he was reaching the reception of the building I was there discussing with the management of the building. Coincidence or not, he arrived together with Adelina Salomia, motivating that they met at the train station and together with them was Diana Babeanu, a collaborator I had for a short while (from 25th of March 2016 until middle of April – she was recommended by the cameraman Marian Catalin Stanciu). The cameraman wanted his camera as I said and, when he saw that we are not allowed in the studio, he got all furious and panicked and started to argue with me saying that he needed his camera. I assured him that in couple of hours the problem at the studio will be sorted and we can carry on our work for that day. He insisted to get his camera. At that point I started to be very upset with this situation. His attitude was not appropriate. All my collaborators – Adelina Salomia, Marian Catalin Stanciu and Diana Babeanu were waiting for me to come back to the location as I told them I will be away to sort out the problem.

In the meantime, the cameraman asked my assistant to insist with the reception and allow him inside of the studio to get his camera (he doesn’t speak good English). She was following his insistence and in the end they entered on the premises without me being there and got the camera. I was away from the building, but I called my assistant to inform her that the problem will be sorted when I arrive (I was an hour away) and we can carry on with the day as I said initially. I ensured them all that the day will be paid even if we spent few hours waiting to enter in the studio and we couldn’t do our work properly. When I called the assistant she told me that she begged the receptionist to allow her in to pick the camera which I found at that time extremely bad as she was undermining me. On the phone I told her that she is sacked together with the cameraman. Later on I found out that the cameraman was picked up by Camelia Rachovan by car in that day to go and film an event he wanted to film anyway in the day of work paid by me. I found it outrageous and disrespectful. The event was organised by Elena Rees.

Elena Rees told me at that time that she doesn’t want to hire my office anymore as soon as she found out Adelina Salomia and Marian Catalin Stanciu were sacked by me. I also found out later that they had many other plans together including stealing information from the Junior project and organising events with children identical to what we did at Junior. At Junior we had a calendar with events for the whole year and, from inside, Camelia Rachovan, Adelina Salomia, Marian Catalin Stanciu knew the whole details of this.

In the newspaper another person is mentioned – Corneliu Ghetu. My link with him is related with an event I organised on the 6th of December 2015 at his Restaurant in London (Cornelius Restaurant). He had at that time his girl enrolled at JUNIOR school. We had there our 2nd edition of a theatre show called “Casuta de poveste” (House of stories). I made a verbal deal with him where I advertised for free the event taking place in his premises. The ticket paid for by the public was to cover a meal (£20/adult and £15/child). Our agreement consisted in spending £5/each ticket sold for gifts for all the children attending. We had 66 children attending the show and about 87 adults. At the event date I came in with presents for children all labelled and wrapped according to the plan. I also gave him in advance the lists with people attending the show and the amount of meals him and his team had to prepare. He was supposed to invoice me after the day was complete. The show started at 2 pm. I told him I need to come at least 2 hours earlier in order for the set up to be done. My future father in-law gave me a lift with all the bags with presents and I stored them in his restaurant. The presents were hidden on the terrace as I asked. I asked him for the presents to be covered in order for the children not to see them when they have their rehearsals on the terrace. That terrace had a CCTV as well which I found safe as many children were around. The event started with the owner bringing out the food straight away although I asked him to serve the food after the show which was going to take no longer than 45 minutes. I told him is ridiculous children to be on stage performing and parents to sit at the table eating, it made sense to eat after the performance all together. Corneliu, the owner, ignored completely what I said, he put out the starters and some heavy drink for parents (called Palinca – this drink is 40% strong and people get drunk quickly). I felt very sad and annoyed as all the waiters were concerned with the food and there was so much noise and movement right when the show had to start. At that point everybody was more concerned about the food instead of the show. I went again to ask them to stop serving food as this was ridiculous. Nothing was changed, we had to have the show in those conditions. All of the performance was average because of many problems with people constantly moving. At the end, my assistant was bringing out bags with presents. I was the presenter and, in the end of the performance I called their names to give them the presents. Towards the end my assistant said we are running low for presents. I look at her and I told her that is impossible as each and every child had a present with their name wrote on it. There were 9 children in the end of the show who were waiting for presents. I had to stop the presenting and go to the back terrace and check myself. That group of children were crying as they know, if they don’t get presents that meant that they were naughty (which is something that no child should ever feel). The rest of presents were missing. So I went straight away to the owner to tell him that something has happened and he started to be very annoyed and to shout at me that in his restaurant nobody is stealing. I told him that I am not accusing his staff but the fact remains that presents have gone missing and that we need to find out who is responsible. The event had all but been ruined with children crying due to the fact that there is no present for them and parents now starting to argue the fact that there were no present for their child (this is where having Palinca involved does not help at all). As I knew there was a CCTV I believed we will find the truth. I asked Cornelius to show me the footage on the same day and he said to come back tomorrow as he had clients (I was a client myself and he was supposed to get a considerable amount of money that evening). I told him I am not sure I will be able to come next day, as I had something else in my agenda but I asked him to record on a USB the whole footage of the show and he said ok. I came back after 3 days and to my surprise, no footage was recorded. I told him is not my problem, I want the footage as he assured he will give to me in order to solve the problem of the presents. There was a huge image damage after the event as many of the mothers coming to the show were writing very bad reviews about JUNIOR and the show, all together, the restaurant was exempt of the bad comment as the owner was smart enough to get them drunk. Cornelius said that he made his part of the agreement and he provided the food. The show was NOT about the food, the show was about the children and the celebration of St Nicholas, the food was supposed to be at the end and no heavy alcohol during the show, as I asked. I had to write an email to all the people attending the show apologising about the inconveniences and the presents missing and to offer them all a free month course at JUNIOR as a way of making it up to them. In January, 4 children attended for free the classes in JUNIOR which meant a loss of £400. The show in December was meant to create visibility for the project (and probably to have more children enrolled and bring more clients to Cornelius). That was what the agreement was set in place for. When I had the issue with the presents and when I saw the owner of the restaurant was so superficial in sorting out my problem, I decided not to pay until the footage is in my hands. I also wanted to call the Police. I couldn’t believe the footage was not available. He had to be responsable for everything happened on his premises. He damaged my image therefor I refused to pay.

His wife (Lacramioara Savut), as she had their daughter enrolled at JUNOIR, was involved in the fashion project as well. After the incident and the refusal in sorting out this important issue, they started to make a lot of noise telling everybody I owe them money and draging down my name and denigrating me. The amount of bad things said about JUNIOR project were huge.

In July I found out that many of the people from JUNIOR (those who started the scandal and who declaired at the newspaper things about me and the project) are using many of the internal information (which was supposed to be confidential, some of them also signed an agreement for that) for other events almost identical with Junior events!

To be continued…

 

 

 

 

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