25 July 2014 – The President of the UN General Assembly, H.E. Mr. John W. Ashe, H.E. Ms Ambassador Simona Miculescu, Romania’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, accompanied by a delegation of representatives from the United Nations and the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, were present at the SPP Headquarters on the celebratio...More...
18th July 2014 – A number of officers from the Republic of Moldova and Albania have completed their session of training and exchange of experience in the field of protection, at the Center of Excellence for Protection and Security (C.E.P.S.) of the Protection and Guard Service. Every year, the Protection and Guard Service organizes courses at C...More...
11 iulie 2014 – The Dutch diplomat Sigrid Kaag, coordinator of the UN mission for the destruction of Syria’s chemical weapons and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) gave interviews to the Romanian press. The special coordinator of the UN-OPCW mission for the destruction of chemical weapons, Sigrid Kaag, thanks Ro...More...
About the Protection and Guard Service
According to the regulations in force, The Protection and Guard Service is a state institution, with tasks in the field of national security, specialized in providing protection for the Romanian dignitaries as well as foreign ones, during the latter´s stay in Romania. It also provides security for the dignitaries´ families, within the boundaries of legal competence. Another task is to provide guard for the dignitaries work places or residences, in accordance with the decisions of Supreme Council of National Defense.
In order to carry out its missions, The Protection and Guard Service cooperates with The Ministry of National Defense, The Ministry of the Interior and Administrative Reform, The Romanian Intelligence Service, The Foreign Intelligence Service, The Special Telecommunication Service as well as other ministries and structures of the central and local public administration. During its missions, SPP organizes and coordinates the activity of all the participant forces of the above mentioned structures.
LAW NO.191 / 1998 regarding The Protection and Guard Service’s organization and functioning, with the pursuing alterations and addings.
Structure of the Protection and Guard Service
The Protection and Guard Service is led by a director, with the rank of secretary of state, appointed by the President of Romania, at the proposal of The supreme Council of National Defense.
The first deputy as well as the deputy have the rank of undersecretary of state and are appionted by the President of Romania, with the approval of The Supreme Council of National Defense. The Protection and Guard Service is formed by a staff department and also operative ones which are necessary to carry out the tasks provided by law; these departments are in a hierarchical subordination only to the leadership of the service.
Affiliation to international institutions
1998 – founding member ofl A.P.P.S. (Association of Personal Protection Services, association which was set up in Israel, at the IV-th Conference of the Protection Services.
2007 – member of E.N.P.P.F. (European Network for the Protection of Public Figures), which was founded in 2002, through a decision of the European Council with a view to strengthening the cooperation between the national police services and other services tasked with the protection of public figures.