Emil CONSTANTINESCU - Doctor Honoris Causa of the University of Academy of Science of Moldova

On March 31, 2011, within the Conference Hall of Central Scientific Library “Andrei Lupan” of the Academy of Science the event on the award of insignia of Doctor Honoris Causa of the University of Academy of Science of Moldova, Doctor of Geology, university professor, President of Romania (1996-2000), Emil CONSTANTINESCU. The honorary title has been awarded to His Excellency via the Decree of the Senate of April 19, 2010 for remarkable results in developing the geological science and humanities, as well as for the extension and strengthening the Moldovan and Romanian relationships.
The Ceremony was chaired by the University professor, corresponding member Maria DUCA, Rector of UnASM, who has underlined the honour to receive Professor Emil Constantinescu into the community of UnASM and being the first Doctor Honoris Causa for this institution. The traditional Laudatio was read by University Professor Victor Moraru, Director of Institute of Political Sciences and European Integration.
While being welcomed with applauses by the public, Mr. Emil Constantinescu has been awarded the Diploma, the robe and the toque of Doctor Honoris Causa of the University of Academy of Science.
Prof. Emil Constantinescu has expressed his gratitude to the attendees of the ceremony, mentioning:”The feeling that overwhelms me now is the emotion, because regardless of acknowledgements or fulfillment that one gets in life, the things that are closer to our hearts come from the place where one was born. And I was born in the Republic of Moldova”. His Excellency has delivered the Oratio gratitudinis, entitled “Christian values and politics or the Meditation on the Mount of Olive”.
Congratulation messages were addressed as follows: former Prime Minister of Republic of Moldova, Ion Sturza, former president of Republic of Moldova, Petru Lucinschi, Marius Lazurca, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Romania to Republic of Moldova, acad. Gheorghe Duca, Chairman of Academy of Science of Moldova.

By the end of Ceremony, the Rector of UnASM, Maria DUCA, has expressed her gratitude to the attendees for participating and for the support.