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Curriculum Vitae

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Curriculum Vitae

M:. W:. Bro:. Radu BĂLĂNESCU

Grand Master of

the National Grand Lodge of Romania

 

Masonic Record, Offices and Ranks:

 

Continuing the Masonic tradition in his family, M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu was Initiated and Raised to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason in “Dale Woodward” Lodge, No. 55, East of Bucharest.

6014 - present

On the 17th of May 6014, in the 13th World Conference of Regular Masonic Grand Lodges, which was organized by the National Grand Lodge of Romania, in Bucharest, on the 14th – 17th of May 6014, out of the three candidates, the participants who attended the Conference, with a vast majority of votes, elected M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu the Executive Secretary of the World Conference of Regular Masonic Grand Lodges, for a term of office of 4 years and a half, with the possibility of being re-elected for another mandate with the same term.

 

6013 - present

In November 6013, M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu was re-elected Grand Master of the National Grand Lodge of Romania for the second term of office, with 97,16 percent of the vote of the General Assembly of the National Grand Lodge of Romania;

 

6010 - 6013

In November 6010, he was elected Grand Master of the National Grand Lodge of Romania;

 

6006 – 6010

In November 6006, he was elected Pro Grand Master of the National Grand Lodge of Romania;

 

6005 – 6006

Inspector Expert (for the East of Bucharest) of the National Grand Lodge of Romania;

 

6005 – 6007

Elected Worshipful Master of  “Dale Woodward” Lodge, No. 55, East of Bucharest for two consecutive terms of office;

 

6009

York Rite Romania – Royal Arch Degrees, Cryptic Degrees and Knights Templar Degrees

 

Masonic Honors and Distinctions:

According to the decision of the Grand Lodge of Spain, A. F. & A. M., M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu was granted the “Masonic Order of the Founder” with blue distinction, which is the highest distinction of this Grand Lodge, on the occasion of the Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Spain, A. F. & A. M., which took place in March 2014;

On the occasion of the 275th Anniversary Celebration of Freemasonry in Germany (the 29th of September 6012), the Grand Master of the United Grand Lodges of Germany, M:.W:.Bro:. Rüdiger Templin, granted the highest distinction of the United Grand Lodges of Germany to M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu, for his remarkable contribution to the development of Regular Freemasonry in Europe;

With the occasion of M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu’s participation to the “Universal Fraternity Day”, which was organized in November 6011 by the Grand Lodge of Panama (founded in 5916), the Grand Master of this Jurisdiction, M:.W:.Bro:. Raul de Obaldia Garcia de Paredes, granted him the title of Honorary Member of the Grand Lodge of Panama;

M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu was granted the highest distinction in degree of Commander of the Grand Lodge of Paraná (Brazil), with the occasion of his participation to the Common Masonic Meeting “Caravana da Fraternidade”, which was organized in Londrina, on the 11th of November 6011;

In November 6013, M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu was proclaimed Honorary Member of DeMolay International Romania;

In April 6013, M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu was granted “the Jubilee Medal of Honour” of DeMolay International Romania;

In May 6012, the Grand Council Europe of the Allied Masonic Degrees granted him the title of Honorary Sovereign Grand Master of the Grand Council Europe of the Allied Masonic Degrees;

In April 6012, M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu was granted “the Legion of Honor” of DeMolay International;

M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu was granted the Romanian Masonic Order in degree of Commander (the highest distinction of the National Grand Lodge of Romania) on the 23rd of April 6010.

 

Projects and Programs Implemented, Coordinated and Promoted by M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu:

6013 – M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu implemented the “Charity” Program. the Program has been carried out after the National Grand Lodge of Romania and the Municipality of District No. 6, Bucharest, have signed a partnership protocol and it is developed by N.G.L.R. in collaboration with the General Directorate of Social Assistance and Child Protection District 6, Bucharest. through the voluntary contributions of the members of the Lodges located in Bucharest, the National Grand Lodge of Romania provides daily the lunch for 100 people with subsistence income. the General Directorate of Social Assistance and Child Protection District 6, Bucharest, provides the location, with all the necessary facilities, which is within the „Saint Nectarie” Social Hospital, Uverturii Boulevard, No. 81, District 6, as well as the qualified personnel. the beneficiaries of the Program are selected by the General Directorate of Social Assistance and Child Protection District 6, Bucharest, after a rigorous social inquiry.

 

6011 – M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu implemented “Pro Vita” Program, which aims to provide financial help to the members of the National Grand Lodge of Romania and their first degree relatives who have medical problems;

6011 – M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu implemented a program through which the National Grand Lodge of Romania provides financial support to the Lodges under its Jurisdiction that build new Masonic Temples;

6009 – M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu elaborated and implemented “the Future of Romania” National Scholarships Program, through which the National Grand Lodge of Romania grants annually scholarships to students with outstanding grades;

6008 – M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu has been the project manager of the Scientists and Men of Culture Forum of the National Grand Lodge of Romania; 

6007 – For the support of the members of the National Grand Lodge of Romania who have medical problems, M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu elaborated the “Medical Assistance Program”, which was implemented with the help of the Grand Doctor, the Deputy Grand Doctor and the members of the Medical Committee of the National Grand Lodge of Romania.

 

Since 6010,M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu has represented the National Grand Lodge of Romania in his quality of Grand Master at every session of the World Conference of Regular Masonic Grand Lodges. On these occasions, he has actively supported the application of the National Grand Lodge of Romania to host and organize the World Conference, which gathers together the leaders of the Regular Grand Lodges around the world. M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu’s perseverance and diplomatic efforts have been crowned with success in 6011, when the delegations of the Grand Lodges who attended the 11th World Conference of Regular Masonic Grand Lodges, which was held in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, on the 12th – 14th of May 6011, elected the National Grand Lodge of Romania as the organizer and host of the 13th session of the World Conference of Regular Masonic Grand Lodges that is to be held on the 14th – 17th of May 6014. therefore, the National Grand Lodge of Romania has become the first Grand Lodge in Central and Eastern Europe that has organized and hosted the World Conference and the third in Europe, after the sessions which had been organized by the Grand Lodge of Spain, A. F. & A. M., and the French National Grand Lodge.

On the occasion of the 12th World Conference of Regular Masonic Grand Lodges, which took place in Chennai, India, on the 22nd – 25th of November 6012, at the proposal of M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu, the Executive Secretary of the World Conference of Regular Masonic Grand Lodges, R:.W:.Bro:. thomas W. Jackson, has consented that the National Grand Lodge of Romania should build and maintain the web site of the World Conference and that the National Grand Lodge of Romania should create, publish and distribute internationally and biannually the World Conference Magazine.

 

In his quality of Grand Master of N:.G:.L:.R:., M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu has represented the National Grand Lodge of Romania at every session of the European Conference of Grand Masters and at numerous Masonic meetings and events which took place in Europe, Asia, North America, Central and South America, thus bringing a major contribution to the increase of international prestige of the National Grand Lodge of Romania. the high appreciation and recognition of the National Grand Lodge of Romania in Europe and worldwide are confirmed by the common projects developed by N:.G:.L:.R:. in collaboration with other Grand Lodges, by the great number of foreign delegates – from all continents – who attend the General Assemblies of the National Grand Lodge of Romania, by the strengthening of the relations of N:.G:.L:.R:. with famous personalities worldwide, as well as, last but not least, by the successful achievements of N:.G:.L:.R:. recorded in 6013, respectively the approvals of the applications of the National Grand Lodge of Romania to organize the two most important Masonic conferences in Europe. As a crowning of the diplomatic efforts of M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu, the Grand Masters of the Regular Grand Lodges in Europe who attended the European Conference of Grand Masters, which was organized by the Grand Lodge “Alpina” of Switzerland in Geneva, on the 27th – 28th of June 6013, decided by ballot that the National Grand Lodge of Romania shall organize in Bucharest, Romania, the session of the European Conference of Grand Masters that will take place in 6017. Furthermore, the Grand Secretaries and the Grand Chancellors of the Regular Grand Lodges in Europe who attended the 24th European Grand Secretaries / Grand Chancellors Meeting, which was organized by the Grand Orient of Italy in Rome, on the 11th – 13th of October 6013, decided by ballot that the National Grand Lodge of Romania shall organize in Bucharest, Romania, the session of the European Grand Secretaries / Grand Chancellors Meeting that will take place in 6021.

 

In 6011, in his quality of President of the Association “the National Grand Lodge of Romania”, Radu Bălănescu was invited by an official letter signed by the President of the European Commission, Mr. José Manuel Barroso, to represent N:.G:.L:.R:., as exponent of Romanian civil society, at a meeting of the Presidents of European Commission, European Parliament and European Council with the representatives of philosophical and non-confessional organizations in Europe. the conference was organized in Brussels, on the 30th of November 6011, by the Bureau of European Policy Advisers (BEPA) of the European Commission. Under the theme “A Partnership for Democracy and Shared Prosperity: a Common Willingness to Promote Democratic Rights and Liberties”, the conference was co-chaired by the President of the European Commission, Mr. José Manuel Barroso, by the President of the European Parliament, Mr. Jerzy Buzek, and by the President of the European Council, Mr. Herman Van Rompuy.

 

In his quality of Grand Master of N:.G:.L:.R:., M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu has permanently collaborated with the Order of DeMolay International Romania and has supported its activity and development, in accordance with the Constitution and the Bylaws of the National Grand Lodge of Romania. With the support of N:.G:.L:.R:., DeMolay International Romania has developed harmoniously and vigorously in the Obedience of the National Grand Lodge of Romania; consequently, it has become an Independent Jurisdiction in February 6012. According to the governing program of N:.G:.L:.R:., “Romanian Freemasonry for Romania”, which was written by M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu and adopted by the General Assembly of N:.G:.L:.R:., the projects that are implemented by the National Grand Lodge of Romania in collaboration with DeMolay International Romania aim the fundamental goal – for both N:.G:.L:.R:. and the aforesaid Order – of supporting and promoting the young talented persons in Romania, from a vast range of domains of activity.

 

During M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu’s terms of office as Worshipful Master of “Dale Woodward” Lodge, No. 55, Orient of Bucharest, the first magazine of this Lodge was printed and “Dale Woodward” Lodge signed a twinning agreement with “Hashachar” Lodge, No. 32, Orient of Tel-Aviv, under the Jurisdiction of the Grand Lodge of the State of Israel, A. F. & A. M.

 

During M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu’s terms of office as Grand Master of the National Grand Lodge of Romania, he participated at the Installation Ceremonies of more than 300 Worshipful Masters from all the Orients in Romania and he consecrated many Lodges and Masonic Temples from the Jurisdiction of N:.G:.L:.R:.. 

In his quality of Grand Master of the National Grand Lodge of Romania (November 6010 – present) and Pro Grand Master of the National Grand Lodge of Romania (November 6006 – November 6010), M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu wrote and delivered many lectures on the occasion of various international or national Masonic events, wrote numerous articles on Masonic topics, which were published in Masonic magazines that are distributed in the Jurisdiction of the National Grand Lodge of Romania or around the world, wrote Masonic works, programs and projects for the use of the National Grand Lodge of Romania, as well as forewords and book reviews of the major Masonic books which were published lately under the auspices of the National Grand Lodge of Romania. M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu has also granted some interviews to various national broadcast TV channels in Romania and to the publishers of various Masonic magazines of the Regular Grand Lodges from around the world. this is a non exhaustive list of M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu’s Masonic works, lectures, programs, projects and articles, as well as of the granted interviews:

- Romanian Freemasonry Today (History and Presentation of the National Grand Lodge of Romania) (2007), Bucharest, the National Grand Lodge of Romania;

- the Medical Assistance Program of the National Grand Lodge of Romania (2007), Bucharest, the National Grand Lodge of Romania;

- Counselling Centre of the National Grand Lodge of Romania Pilot Project (2007), Bucharest, the National Grand Lodge of Romania;

- the N.G.L.R. Program of Medical Assistance is Functional (2007), Masonic Forum, Year 8, Issue No. 28, Winter 2006 / 2007, Bucharest, Ares Group;

- the N.G.L.R. Program ‘the Scientists and Men of Culture Forum of the National Grand Lodge of Romania’ (2008), Bucharest, the National Grand Lodge of Romania;

- the Foundation of the Forum of Personalities in Science and Art (2008), Masonic Forum, Year 9, Issue No. 33, Spring 2008, Bucharest, Ares Group;

- What Means to Be Tolerant? (2008), Masonic Forum, Year 9, Issue No. 34, Summer 2008, Bucharest, Ares Group;

- About the Forum of Scientists and Men of Culture (2008), Masonic Forum, Year 9, Issue No. 35, Autumn 2008, Bucharest, Ares Group;

- Foreword (2008), the Magazine of the Scientists and Men of Culture Forum of the National Grand Lodge of Romania, Year 1, Issue No. 1, 2008, Bucharest, the National Grand Lodge of Romania;

- Light, Between Quantum Physics and Symbolic Concept (2008), Masonic Forum, Year 9, Issue No. 36, Winter 2008 / 2009, Bucharest, Ares Group;

- ‘the Future of Romania’ – the National Scholarships Program of the National Grand Lodge of Romania (2009), Bucharest, the National Grand Lodge of Romania;

- Searching for the Light (2009), Masonic Forum, Year 10, Issue No. 37, Spring 2009, Bucharest, Ares Group;

- Foreword (2009), the Magazine of the Scientists and Men of Culture Forum of the National Grand Lodge of Romania, Year 2, Issue No. 2, 2009, Bucharest, the National Grand Lodge of Romania;

- On the Royal Art (2009), Masonic Forum, Year 10, Issue No. 38, Summer 2009, Bucharest, Ares Group;

- My Creed (2010), Masonic Forum, Year 11, Issue No. 42, Summer 2010, Bucharest, Ares Group;

- Foreword (the presentation of the annual topics: the Romanian Freemasonry during the Enlightenment and the Romanticism) (2010), the Magazine of the Scientists and Men of Culture Forum of the National Grand Lodge of Romania, Year 3, Issue No. 3, 2010, Bucharest, the National Grand Lodge of Romania;

- ‘the Romanian Freemasonry for RomaniaProgram (2010), Bucharest, the National Grand Lodge of Romania;

- An Address for Hope and Universal Brotherhood (2010), Masonic Forum, Year 11, Issue No. 43, Autumn 2010, Bucharest, Ares Group;

- On the Role of Intellectual Elites (2010), Masonic Forum, Year 11, Issue No. 43, Autumn 2010, Bucharest, Ares Group;

- Brotherhood, Tolerance and the Universal Masonic Chain (2010), Masonic Forum, Year 11, Issue No. 44, Winter 2010 / 2011, Bucharest, Ares Group;

- Gastgeber der Welt-Konferenz 2014 (2011) – Interview granted by M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu to Zeit & Mass (Masonic Magazine of the Grand Lodge of Austria, A. F. & A. M.) – , Zeit & Mass, Year 3, Issue No. 10, May 2011, Wien, Aumayer Druck und Verlag;

- Hosting of the World Conference. A Great Step Forward for the N.G.L.R. in Its Positioning in Romanian History (2011), Masonic Forum, Year 12, Issue No. 45, Spring 2011, Bucharest, Ares Group;

- Grand Master’s Address (2011), Buletin Informativ (Romanian Freemasonry – the Official Newsletter Magazine of the National Grand Lodge of Romania), Year 1, Issue No. 1, April 2011, Bucharest, the National Grand Lodge of Romania;

- Grand Master’s Address on the Occasion of Winter Solstice  (2011), Buletin Informativ (Romanian Freemasonry – the Official Newsletter Magazine of the National Grand Lodge of Romania), Year 1, Issue No. 1, April 2011, Bucharest, the National Grand Lodge of Romania;

- Grand Master’s Address (2011), Masonic Forum, Year 12, Issue No. 46, Summer 2011, Bucharest, Ares Group;

- Grand Master’s Address (2011), Masonic Forum, Year 12, Issue No. 47, Autumn 2011, Bucharest, Ares Group;

- Grand Master’s Address (2011), Buletin Informativ (Romanian Freemasonry – the Official Newsletter Magazine of the National Grand Lodge of Romania), Year 1, Issue No. 2, October 2011, Bucharest, the National Grand Lodge of Romania;

- Grand Master’s Message (2011), Trivium, Year 3, Issue No. 4 (9), October – December 2011, Iași, Institutul de Studii și Cercetări Simbolice Iași;

- Grand Master’s Address (2012), Masonic Forum, Year 13, Issue No. 48, Winter 2011 / 2012, Bucharest, Ares Group;

- Unity and Abnegation For the Neighbour (2012), Trivium, Year 4, Issue No. 1 (10), January – March 2012, Iași, Institutul de Studii și Cercetări Simbolice Iași;

- Grand Master’s Address (2012), Masonic Forum, Year 13, Issue No. 49, Spring 2012, Bucharest, Ares Group;

- Grand Master’s Address (2012), Buletin Informativ (Romanian Freemasonry – the Official Newsletter Magazine of the National Grand Lodge of Romania), Year 2, Issue No. 3, April 2012, Bucharest, the National Grand Lodge of Romania;

- Interview With thomas W. Jackson and Radu Bălănescu (2012), interview granted by M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu (the Grand Master of the National Grand Lodge of Romania) and R:.W:.Bro:. thomas W. Jackson (the Executive Secretary of the World Conference of Regular Masonic Grand Lodges) to the Romanian TV channel Money Channel, on the 19th of April 6012;

- Grand Master’s Address (2012), Castelul Corvinilor, prezent masonic, trecut medieval, Year 5, Issue No. 5, May 2012, Bucharest;

- Grand Master’s Address (2012), the Yearbook of W:.L:. ‘Meșterul Manole’ 6011 – 6012, No. 24, Bucharest, W:.L:. „Meșterul Manole”;

- Grand Master’s Address (2012), Masonic Forum, Year 13, Issue No. 50, Summer 2012, Bucharest, Ares Group;

- At the Beginning of an Editorial Journey (2012), Lux Timisiensis, Issue No. 1, September 2012, Timișoara;

- Message Delivered on the Occasion of the 275th Anniversary Celebration of Freemasonry in Germany (2012), Hamburg, 29th of September 6012; also in Masonic Forum, Year 13, Issue No. 50, Summer 2012, Bucharest, Ares Group;

- Freemasonry – From Inner Peace to Universal Peace (2012), Masonic Forum, Year 13, Issue No. 51, Autumn 2012, Bucharest, Ares Group;

- Grand Master’s Address (2012), Buletin Informativ (Romanian Freemasonry – the Official Newsletter Magazine of the National Grand Lodge of Romania), Year 2, Issue No. 4, November 2012, Bucharest, the National Grand Lodge of Romania;

- Book review for Galeș, Ovidiu and Gherasim, Cristian (2012) the Entered Apprentice’s Handbook, third edition, Bucharest, the National Grand Lodge of Romania;

- Book review for Galeș, Ovidiu and Gherasim, Cristian (2012) the Fellow Craft’s Handbook, third edition, Bucharest, the National Grand Lodge of Romania;

- Book review and foreword for Galeș, Ovidiu and Gherasim, Cristian (2012) the Master Mason’s Handbook, third edition, Bucharest, the National Grand Lodge of Romania;

- Grand Master’s Address (2013), Masonic Forum, Year 14, Issue No. 52, Winter 2012 / 2013, Bucharest, Ares Group;

- Grand Master’s Address (2013), Buletin Informativ (Romanian Freemasonry – the Official Newsletter Magazine of the National Grand Lodge of Romania), Year 3, Issue No. 5, April 2013, Bucharest, the National Grand Lodge of Romania;

- Grand Master’s Address on the Occasion of Winter Solstice  (2013), Buletin Informativ (Romanian Freemasonry – the Official Newsletter Magazine of the National Grand Lodge of Romania), Year 3, Issue No. 5, April 2013, Bucharest, the National Grand Lodge of Romania;

- Grand Master’s Address (2013), 357, Year 1, Issue No. 1, April 2013, Bucharest, the National Grand Lodge of Romania;

- Freemasonry and Society (2013), Newscast Special Edition – interview granted by M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu (the Grand Master of the National Grand Lodge of Romania) and M:.W:.Bro:. Rüdiger Templin (the Grand Master of the United Grand Lodges of Germany) to the Romanian national TV channel TVR1, on the 18th of April 6013;

- Foreword for Urziceanu, Valentin (ed.) (2013) Ars Quatuor Coronatorum, Volume I, Bucharest, the National Grand Lodge of Romania;

- Foreword for the „Olimpian Ungherea Prizes” Program – Masonic Esoteric Paper Works 6011 – 6012 A:.L:. (2013), Bucharest, the National Grand Lodge of Romania;

- the Development of the National Grand Lodge of Romania – A Component of the Eastern European Freemasonry after the Re-Kindling of Lights (2013) – Lecture delivered by M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu at the European Conference of Grand Masters (organized by the Grand Lodge “Alpina” of Switzerland), Geneva, 27th – 28th of June 2013;

- Grand Master’s Message (2013), Trivium, Year 5, Issue No. 3 (16), July – September 2013, Iași, Institutul de Studii și Cercetări Simbolice Iași;

- Grand Master’s Address (2013), Călătoria spirituală, Year 1, Issue No. 1, Autumn 2013, Bucharest, Asociația Afirmarea Spiritului Întreprinzător;

- Grand Master’s Address (2013), Buletin Informativ (Romanian Freemasonry – the Official Newsletter Magazine of the National Grand Lodge of Romania), Year 3, Issue No. 6, November 2013, Bucharest, the National Grand Lodge of Romania;

- Grand Master’s Address on the Occasion of Summer Solstice (2013), Buletin Informativ (Romanian Freemasonry – the Official Newsletter Magazine of the National Grand Lodge of Romania), Year 3, Issue No. 6, November 2013, Bucharest, the National Grand Lodge of Romania;

- the Role of the Masonic Values in Modelling the Human Character (2013) – Lecture delivered by M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu at the 1st European Conference on Masonic Values (organized by the Symbolic Grand Lodge of Hungary), Budapest, 14th – 17th of November 2013;

- Various Generations, One Single Masonic thought (2013) – Lecture delivered by M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu at the 1st European Conference on Masonic Values (organized by the Symbolic Grand Lodge of Hungary), Budapest, 14th – 17th of November 2013;

- Interview with Radu Bălănescu (2013), Newscast Special Edition – interview granted by M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu to the Romanian national TV channel TVR1, on the 4th of December 6013;

- the Importance and Manifold Impact of the World Conference (2014), World Conference Magazine, Year 1, Issue No. 1, April 2014, Bucharest, the National Grand Lodge of Romania;

- Opening and Welcome Address (2014), address delivered by M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu in the opening ceremony of the 13th World Conference of Regular Masonic Grand Lodges (organized by the National Grand Lodge of Romania, in Bucharest, on the 14th – 17th of May 6014), Summary of the Works of the World Conference of Regular Masonic Grand Lodges, 13th Edition, 18th of May 2014, Bucharest, the National Grand Lodge of Romania;

- Freemasonry as a Social Commitment. How the Values of the Craft Can Change a Mason’s Life and How a Mason Can Change the Society (2014), lecture delivered by M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu in the plenary session Workshop No. 1 of the 13th World Conference of Regular Masonic Grand Lodges (organized by the National Grand Lodge of Romania, in Bucharest, on the 14th – 17th of May 6014), Summary of the Works of the World Conference of Regular Masonic Grand Lodges, 13th Edition, 18th of May 2014, Bucharest, the National Grand Lodge of Romania;

- the Brotherhood of Freemasons – the Place Where Loyalty and Morality Acquire New Values. the Masonic Experience and the Guiding Role of the Lodge (2014), lecture delivered by M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu in the plenary session Workshop No. 2 of the 13th World Conference of Regular Masonic Grand Lodges (organized by the National Grand Lodge of Romania, in Bucharest, on the 14th – 17th of May 6014), Summary of the Works of the World Conference of Regular Masonic Grand Lodges, 13th Edition, 18th of May 2014, Bucharest, the National Grand Lodge of Romania;

- Equality and Tolerance. the Masonic Values that May Fundamentally Define the 21st Century, a Century of Dramatic Changes (2014), lecture delivered by M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu in the plenary session Workshop No. 3 of the 13th World Conference of Regular Masonic Grand Lodges (organized by the National Grand Lodge of Romania, in Bucharest, on the 14th – 17th of May 6014), Summary of the Works of the World Conference of Regular Masonic Grand Lodges, 13th Edition, 18th of May 2014, Bucharest, the National Grand Lodge of Romania;

- Freemasonry and the Challenges of the Media. the Manner in Which We Communicate. What We Communicate. Adapting to the New Reality of Electronic Media (2014), lecture delivered by M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu in the plenary session Workshop No. 4 of the 13th World Conference of Regular Masonic Grand Lodges (organized by the National Grand Lodge of Romania, in Bucharest, on the 14th – 17th of May 6014), Summary of the Works of the World Conference of Regular Masonic Grand Lodges, 13th Edition, 18th of May 2014, Bucharest, the National Grand Lodge of Romania;

- Masonic Altruism. Specific Ways to Get Involved in the Life of the Community (2014), lecture delivered by M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu in the plenary session Workshop No. 5 of the 13th World Conference of Regular Masonic Grand Lodges (organized by the National Grand Lodge of Romania, in Bucharest, on the 14th – 17th of May 6014), Summary of the Works of the World Conference of Regular Masonic Grand Lodges, 13th Edition, 18th of May 2014, Bucharest, the National Grand Lodge of Romania;

- How the Ancient Principles and Experience of Freemasonry Can Contribute to the Making of a Better World (2014), lecture delivered by M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu in the plenary session Workshop No. 6 of the 13th World Conference of Regular Masonic Grand Lodges (organized by the National Grand Lodge of Romania, in Bucharest, on the 14th – 17th of May 6014), Summary of the Works of the World Conference of Regular Masonic Grand Lodges, 13th Edition, 18th of May 2014, Bucharest, the National Grand Lodge of Romania;

- General Conclusions of the Masonic Workshops (2014), lecture delivered by M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu in the closing ceremony of the 13th World Conference of Regular Masonic Grand Lodges (organized by the National Grand Lodge of Romania, in Bucharest, on the 14th – 17th of May 6014), Summary of the Works of the World Conference of Regular Masonic Grand Lodges, 13th Edition, 18th of May 2014, Bucharest, the National Grand Lodge of Romania;

- Closing Address (2014), address delivered by M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu in the closing ceremony of the 13th World Conference of Regular Masonic Grand Lodges (organized by the National Grand Lodge of Romania, in Bucharest, on the 14th – 17th of May 6014), Summary of the Works of the World Conference of Regular Masonic Grand Lodges, 13th Edition, 18th of May 2014, Bucharest, the National Grand Lodge of Romania;

- the Leaders of Freemasons Talking About the Importance of Romania on the Map of the Masonic World (2014), interview granted by M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu (Grand Master of the National Grand Lodge of Romania and Executive Secretary of the World Conference of Regular Masonic Grand Lodges), R:.W:.Bro:.thomas W. Jackson (Honorary President of the World Conference of Regular Masonic Grand Lodges) and M:.W:.Bro:. Rüdiger Templin (Grand Master of the United Grand Lodges of Germany) to Adevărul Live TV Channel, on the 19th of May 6014;

- Interview with Radu Bălănescu (2014), „În linia întâi” TV Broadcast – interview granted by M:.W:.Bro:. Radu Bălănescu to the Romanian national TV channel TVR1, on the 5th of June 6014.