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  • We are pleased that you joined us during an event of double significance for the CRD: the birthday celebration of Mr. Bow-Tie - Ion Raţiu (June 6th, 1917) and 10 years of implementation of his democratic legacy, through the programs developed by the Raţiu Center for Democracy.
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  • In 2004, the family and friends of Ion Ratiu (1917-2000) decided to continue the project of promoting democracy as a way of life of “the best president Romania never had”.
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  • The Romanian Studies Chair in Georgetown University announces the Annual Ion Raţiu Lecture held by professor Dennis Deletant.
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  • The Woodrow Wilson Center Seeks Nominations for the 2014 Ion Ratiu Democracy Award.
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  • Professor Yuwei Shi, strategic management consultant in Silicon Valley, USA, held a conference for local and regional small business owners in Turda.
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  • The anti-trafficking initiative developed by the Rațiu Center for Democracy (initially named “Not for Sale! Choose for your own sake!”, in 2006) was awarded with a Certificate for Good Practice in Social Responsibility Partnerships at the “Acționăm Responsabil” Gala.
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Ratiu Center for Democracy

Ratiu Center for Democracy (CRD) is a non-profit organization which seeks to further the ideals of the late Ion Ratiu, a life-long advocate for democracy. The Center's mission is to encourage non-partisan promotion of the values and behaviors associated with democracy. This mission is accomplished through a wide range of activities at local, national and international levels. Read more...

Launched in July 2004, the Ratiu Center for Democracy operates some 20 not-for-profit programs annually in Romania and abroad. With initial support provided by leading faculty members at Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania (founded 1581) and the trustees of the Ratiu Family Foundation, London, United Kingdom (founded 1979), The Ratiu Center for Democracy is:

 

 

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