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Modernisation of judiciary infrastructure in Romania

  • Approval date

    16 November 2018

  • Borrower

    Republic of Romania

  • Country


  • Loan size

    € 177 000 000

  • Line of action

    Sustainable and inclusive growth

  • Status

    In progress

This loan will part-finance the construction of a medium and high security prison in the locality of Berceni and an open and semi-open regime prison in the locality of Unguriu. In addition, a facility for the training of penitentiary staff in the town of Pantelimon and a centre for prison officers’ work capacity recovery in locality of Rodbav are foreseen. Final beneficiaries will be inmates and prison officers who will benefit from improved detention and working conditions as well as enhanced professional development and recovery facilities for prison staff.

CEB provides €177 million for investments in Romania’s prison system

Press release 19 November 2018