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Hildegard-Carola Puwak, Minister for European Integration

Hildegard-Carola Puwak
PDSR Vice President
Minister for European Integration

Born Siencovski on September 16, 1949, in Resita 

Nationality: German

Citizenship: Romanian

Religion: Romano-Catholic

Marital Status: married to Iosif Puwak, Executive Director of Geroconstruct, Bucharest. Two children: Alina, student IV year, Polytechnic University Bucharest, Mihai, final year, Institute of Civil Engineering, Bucharest


  • 1971 - graduate of the Faculty of Commerce, Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest
  • 1979 - PhD in Economics at the Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest
  • 1992 - Fellow of Council for International Programs, USA
  • Scholarship at the Seminar for American Studies, Salzburg, Austria. 
  • 1998 - Post-doctoral accreditation in Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University, USA

Academic Career

  • 1971-1992 - Scientific Researcher and scientific secretary at the Institute of National Economy and at the Institute of Life Quality Research
  • 1974-1992 - associated professor at the Academy of Economic Studies
  • 1992-1993 - Scientific Secretary of the National Institute of Economic Researches
  • Presently -  Lecturer at the Polytechnic University Bucharest, teaching Economic Policy (in German) and Strategic Management (in English)
  • Visiting professor at universities in USA (Los Angeles, Cleveland and Chicago) and Germany (Darmstadt)

Political Career

  • 1993-1996 - Secretary of State, Department of Economic Reform, Government of Romania
  • Since 1995 - Vice President of PDSR Central Executive Bureau
  • 1996-2000 - Member of the Chamber of Deputies, Timis Ward
    • Vice President of the Commission for European Integration, Parliament of Romania
    • Member of the Joint Parliamentarian Committee Romania-European Union
    • Member of the Commission on Economic Policy, Reform and Privatization of the Chamber of Deputies
    • 15 legislative initiatives (author or co-author) in the field of economic reform and social domain, among them:

1. Legislative Proposal 375/1997 regarding the formation and utilization of the National Development Fund. 
2. Legislative Proposal 262/1998 regarding the modification and completion of some provisions of the Law nr.31/1996 concerning the regime of the state monopoly
3. Legislative Proposal 386/1998 regarding the modification and completion of some provisions of the Urgency Ordinance nr.92/1997 concerning the stimulation of direct investments.
4. Legislative Proposal 43/1999 regarding the judicial regime applicable to the holding-type commercial societies
5. Legislative Proposal 342/1999 regarding the application of the fiscal regime of the social protection units to pensioners' mutual assistance houses
6. Legislative Proposal 456/1999 regarding the administration of the open commercial societies

  • Since November 2000 - Member of The Chamber of Deputies, Timis Ward
  • Since December 29, 2000 - Minister for European Integration

Affiliations and International Activities

  • Member of the Association on National Accounting - National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies - Paris
  • Member of UNIDO Committee for the promotion of women's creativity and initiative in the economic development, Vienna
  • Romania's Representative to the Regional Conference regarding woman's condition, under the auspices of UN Economic Commission for Europe; Vice-President of the Regional Conference (1994)
  • Vice-President of the World Conference regarding Woman's Condition, Beijing, 1995
  • Expert UNDP, Department on policies of durable economic development, UNDP-UNO, 1996
  • Economic Consultancy for Broke Foundation and Holt International 

Publishing Activity

  • 22 books in economy and social economy as author or co-author, among them:
    • "Incetinirea ireversibilitatii - eseu-cercetare despre varsta a treia" (Slowing Down the Irreversibility - Essay-Research about the Third Age"), Expert Publishing House, Bucharest, 1995
  • 40 scientific reports at national or international congresses and conferences
  • 92 scientific papers
  • Over 200 articles published in Romania and abroad
  • Numerous television and radio broadcastings 

Prizes and Awards

  • Nominated for 2000 in " Who's Who of Professional Business Women"
  • "Woman of the year 2000" 

Foreign Languages

  • German, English


  • Music, Piano (plays piano)

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