The Directorate General of European countries of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs was affixed on the Ministerial Decree on the granting of a contribution as provided by law n.212/92 for a project-oriented training for 28 public officials of the Republic of Romania. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs partnered with the Diplomatic Academy of Romania during the 6 month training period. The training was subdivided into a General Section and a Specialized Section for a total of 105 hours of training. The General Section was held in Bucharest from the 3-7 of May, 2005. The Specialized Section was held in Rome from the 6-17 of June, 2005.