Events AGERPRES

14.11
2014

AGERPRES managing director elected ABNA-SE secretary-general

The Managing Director of AGERPRES National News Agency, Alexandru Giboi was elected Secretary-General of the Association of the Balkan News Agencies - Southeast Europe (ABNA-SE) on Friday.

The elections were conducted as part of the General Assembly held in Durres, Albania.
 
George Penintaex, Director/Editor-in-Chief of Cyprus News Agency CNA was the one who proposed that the new ABNA-SE secretary-general be AGERPRES managing director.
 
I propose Alexandru Giboi as the ABNA secretary-general, because I think Alexandru has will and determination. We expect to have constructive and fruitful cooperation during his mandate in the next two years. We wish ABNA to seriously advance together with Alexandru, especially in the digital area and at the level of the cooperation between the news agencies in the area via the new website, an initiative of Alexandru Giboi. Therefore, I expect the new secretary-general to significantly contribute to the development of this alliance. We must advance, Penintaex said.
 
AGERPRES National News Agency was the ABNA-SE chairman over Dec. 2013 - Nov. 2014, a context in which Alexandru Giboi presented the General Assembly in Durres the association's activity report for the mentioned period. During this time, the association re-branding and the new website www.abnaorg.eu were achieved and a training course was organised for the Balkan journalists in cooperation with Thomson Reuters Foundation.
 
"ABNA-SE must become the most important support for the journalists of the member agencies", AGERPRES managing director said.
 
Giboi underscored that ABNA-SE will take official stances of support for the activity of the journalists from across the world, in a difficult context both financially and in terms of their safety.
 
The Managing Director of Bulgarian News Agency BTA Maxim Minchev congratulated Alexandru Giboi for his election as the ABNA-SE Secretary-General.
 
"I think that your choice is a very good opportunity not only for AGERPRES, but for all of us, because you have very good ideas, you have energy and we have support from many countries, many agencies to make changes in this very old and very important organisation", Minchev said.
 
He added the meeting in Durres was "successful". "This meeting was very, very optimistic for our future because our region, South-Eastern Europe I hope that very soon our organization will be bigger because many countries from Eastern Europe, from South Europe will be our members. This is a very good opportunity to make something serious in our profession in this very difficult globalization world", BTA managing director underscored.
 
The ABNA-SE chairmanship was taken over on Friday by the Albanian News Agency (ATA) via Managing Director Gezim Podgorica.
 
The Association of the Balkan News Agencies - Southeast Europe (ABNA-SE) was set up in 1995 with a view to boosting the cooperation between the news agencies in the region and contributing to enhancing a climate of peace, security and cooperation in the area.
 
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23.11
2015

AGERPRES photos exhibited at OANA-Yonhap Press Photo Exhibition 2015

The best photos captured between July 2014 - August 2015 by the photographers of the Romanian National News Agency AGERPRES were exhibited in the OANA-Yonhap Press Photo Exhibition 2015, organized at the headquarters of the South Korean Press Agency Yonhap, in Seoul, between November 15-18, 2015.

22.10
2015

AGERPRES Director General Giboi meets UN Deputy-Secretary General Eliasson in New York

Director General of Romania's National News Agency AGERPRES Alexandru Giboi, accompanied by Romania's representative to the UN Ion Jinga on Thursday met UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson in New York.

5.10
2015

AGERPRES Director General attends 24th ABNA-SE General Assembly meeting

AGERPRES National News Agency Director General Alexandru Giboi attended the 24th General Assembly meeting of the Association of the Balkan News Agencies of Southeast Europe (ABNA-SE) themed 'Twenty years of ABNA - Challenges and Opportunities' held in Sarajevo, on which occasion he voiced his support for a future candidacy of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina News Agency (FENA) to become a member of the European Alliance of News Agencies (EANA).

25.09
2015

AGERPRES general director elected in EANA Board

The General Assembly of the European Alliance of News Agencies (EANA) elected as member of its Board Alexandru Giboi, general director of AGERPRES, in an unanimous vote on Friday. It was a first at EANA for a representative of Romania's national news agency.

19.12
2014

AGERPRES receives Cultural Distinction Diploma from Romanian Academy

The AGERPRES National News Agency has received the Cultural Distinction Diploma on behalf of the Romanian Academy, in the debut of the Romanian Academy Prizes' awarding festivity.

18.12
2014

AGERPRES launches 'Evolution after Revolution' eBook; 125 story-telling images

A photo says a thousand words. National News Agency AGERPRES presents 125 images that tell interesting stories in an eBook entitled 'AGERPRES 125. Evolution after the Revolution'.

25.11
2014

AGERPRES Director General elected to BSANNA board

Director General of Romania's National News Agency AGERPRES Alexandru Giboi was elected to the board of the Black Sea Association of National News Agencies (BSANNA).

29.09
2014

Royal House of Romania celebrates AGERPRES' 125th anniversary at Elisabeta Palace

The 125 years of uninterrupted activity of AGERPRES National News Agency were celebrated at the Elisabeta Palace, the ceremony being held in the presence of Princess Margareta and Prince Radu.

9.09
2014

AGERPRES celebrates 125th anniversary alongside external partners

The AGERPRES National News Agency has celebrated its 125th anniversary by holding an event that brought together the management of more than 25 news agencies from around the world.

1.09
2014

Agerpres to launch special interview series on 555 years anniversary of Bucharest

The National News Agency AGERPRES will publish a series of interviews with personalities of Bucharest in September, within the project 'MY CITY, BUCHAREST' dedicated to the 555th anniversary of the first documentary evidence of the Romanian capital.

14.07
2014

AGERPRES and Reuters Foundation - social media and digital journalism course for ABNA-SE journalists

AGERPRES and Thomson Reuters Foundation, in the period July 14 - 17, continue the series of courses organised with the Social Media and Digital Journalism module, in Thessaloniki, Greece.

25.06
2014

AGERPRES launches UPDATE ROMANIA project

The Romanian National News Agency AGERPRES has launched the editorial project UPDATE ROMANIA, conducted in partnership with the League of Romanian Students Abroad (LSRS).

5.06
2014

AGERPRES has a press correspondent in Rome

AGERPRES National News Agency has a correspondent in Rome, Italy, based on a recent partnership agreement with the Emigrantul (The Emigrant) publication.   'One of the goals we set ourselves for this year is the increase of the number of AGERPRES correspondents in Europe's top capitals. Italy...

19.05
2014

AGERPRES and Danubius University of Galati launch ReStart project

Romanian National News Agency AGERPRES and the Danubius University of Galati have signed, during the International Conference on European Integration - Realities and Perspectives (EIRP 2014), a partnership through which the ReStart project was launched.   The project envisages the involvement...

29.04
2014

AGERPRES General Director Alexandru Giboi named honorary ambassador of the "Mother Loves You!" project

AGERPRES General Director Alexandru Giboi became honorary ambassador of the "Mother Loves You!" project initiated by the Association of Romanian Women in Italy (ADRI).   "I am honored to accept the proposal made by the Association of Romanian Women in Italy, namely to become honorary...

26.03
2014

Agerpres is decorated by Romania's Royal House

The Agerpres National News Agency was decorated by Romania's Royal House with the Nihil sine Deo distinction, on the 125th anniversary of the institution. The decoration was handed by Princess Margareta on behalf of His Majesty King Mihai I to Agerpres managing director Alexandru Giboi during a ceremony...

17.03
2014

AGERPRES, Thomson Reuters Foundation organise first module of investigative journalism

Romania's National News Agency AGERPRES and the Thomson Reuters Foundation on March 17-21 held in Bucharest the first module of a series of classes for Romania's professional journalists in investigative journalism, tax evasion. Keith Stafford and Andrew Gray, two experienced Thomson Reuters Foundation...

4.03
2014

AGERPRES signed a partnership agreement with Belgian-Romanian House Arthis of Brussels

AGERPRES special correspondent, Catalina Matei, reports: National News Agency AGERPRES and the Belgian-Romanian House Arthis have signed in Brussels a partnership agreement with reciprocal promotion of the institutions’ image as its main objective. Arthis President, Liviu Hopartean, emphasized...

17.01
2014

National News Agency AGERPRES launches its mobile and tablet app

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15.01
2014

AGERPRES launches the Documentary Newsflow on February 15

This news flow is meant to capitalize on the rich archival fund, composed of news and photograps – that AGERPRES, at its 125th anniversary this year, holds. At the same time, the news flow will be comprised of background pieces, chronologies, themed documentaries, biographies and event files...