Pursuant to the provisions of Law No.
312/2004 on the Statute of the National Bank
of Romania, as of 30 September 2019, the
National Bank of Romania will put into
circulation, for numismatic purposes, a silver
coin dedicated to 100 years of Romanian
academic higher education in Cluj.
The coin has the following characteristics:
: the building and name of Babes-
Bolyai University in Cluj, the inscription
“ROMANIA”, the face value “10 LEI”, the coat
of arms of Romania and the year of issue
Reverse:the Aula Magna of Babes-Bolyai
University, an open book featuring the
inscription “TRADITIO NOSTRA UNACUM
EUROPAE VIRTUTIBUS SPLENDET”, the
circular inscription “100 DE ANI DE
UNIVERSITATE ROMANEASCA LA CLUJ” and
the years “1919-2019”.
The silver coins are individually housed in
transparent plastic capsules and are
accompanied by leaflets featuring a
presentation of the numismatic issue in
Romanian, English and French. Each leaflet
comes with a certificate of authenticity
bearing the signatures of the Governor and
the Chief Cashier of the National Bank of
The mintage of this issue is 300 silver coins.
The selling price is lei 385.00, VAT excluded,
per silver coin, including the leaflet.
The silver coins dedicated to 100 years of
Romanian academic higher education in Cluj
are legal tender on the territory of Romania.
The silver coins will be put into circulation,
for numismatic purposes, through the
regional branches of the National Bank of
Romania in Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca,
Constanta, Craiova, Iasi and Timisoara.
On September 10, at the 23rd General Assembly
of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), held
in St. Petersburg, Mrs. prof. univ. dr. Gabriela Tigu,
the Bucharest University of Economic Studies and
vicepresident of FIJET Romania, was elected a
member of the World Committee on Tourism Ethics
(WCTE), for a four-year mandate, a premiere for
Romania in this forum.
The selection, which lasted 4 months, was made
by a number of 29 candidates from different
countries of the world.
The World Committee for Ethics in Tourism consist
of 8 members and a president, coming from all
geographical regions of the world. Established in
2003, the World Committee on Tourism Ethics is
the impartial body responsible for interpreting,
applying and evaluating the provisions of the
UNWTO Global Code of Ethics for Tourism among