Romanian Social with Moldovan Ambassador H.E. Viorel Ursu
April 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Romanians of DC cordially invites you to a new edition of “Romanian Social” which will take place on Wednesday, April 5 starting at 6 pm and will feature as a special guest H.E. Viorel Ursu, the Ambassador of the Republic of Moldova to the U.S. and Mexico.
Ambassador Viorel Ursu served until prior to his nomination as Ambassador in May of 2022, as Division Director for the Europe and Eurasia Program at the Open Society Foundation in London. A graduate of the College of Europe’s Institute of Postgraduate European Studies in Bruges, Belgium and Warsaw, Poland with a Master in European Studies and a Specialization in EU Law, Amb. Ursu has extensive experience in large program strategy development and implementation and proven skills in public affairs, research, and communications. He has worked for more than ten years in the management of international funding programs and has significant expertise in European, Trans-Atlantic and Eurasian affairs, particular focused on democratic practices, diplomatic relations, human rights, media, and civil society development. He also has a deep knowledge of the European Union policymaking and funding mechanisms.
The Romanian Socials are designed to create a space and a community in which Romanian and Moldovan professionals and students and also friends of Romania and of the Republic of Moldova are able to network and know one another. They often feature special guests, including Ambassadors and elected officials, while at the same time offering an opportunity to reconnect with old friends, to make new ones and to meet fellow Romanian and Moldovan professionals from the Washington, DC area.
This edition of the Romanian Social will take place on the second floor of the Mayflower Club located at 1223 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC. The club is just a short walk from the Dupont Circle Metro Stop (O Street Exit) and a 5–10-minute walk from the Farragut North Metro Station (L Street Exit) on the Red Line. The restaurant will feature an assortment of Romanian and Moldovan wines offered at happy hour prices until 9:00 pm.