Dr. Ben-Oni Ardelean

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Dr. Ben-Oni Ardelean

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Dr. Ben-Oni is a Romanian MP from the National Liberal Party (affiliated to the European People’s Party and Christian Democrats International) and Deputy Chair of the Foreign Commission. He was Romania’s Senator from 2012-2016, and then twice elected to the Chamber of Deputies for four-year terms (2016-2020 & 2020-2024). As a Senator, he served as Secretary of the Romanian Senate and Secretary of the Foreign Policy Commission. Meanwhile, he was also a Member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and the South East European Cooperation Process. Dr. Ardelean was re-elected to the House of Deputies twice after the 2016 election (2017-2018). Deputy Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee and Member of the Romanian Parliamentary Delegation to NATO are his current positions.

Born in Timişoara, Dr. Ben-Oni represents Timiș, a western-Romanian region in the Romanian Parliament. After completing doctorate studies at Oxford University in the United Kingdom and Fuller Seminary in Pasadena, California, he has a Ph.D. in Political Science from SNSPA – Bucharest and a Ph.D. in Theology from the University of Bucharest. His involvement in charity and humanitarian efforts began immediately after the 1989 dictatorial regime collapsed, including North American and Western European short mission teams and NGOs working in Eastern Europe, providing supplies and care for schools, hospitals, fire stations, camps, rural populations, etc. He became a strong advocate for human rights and freedom, organizing and speaking at conferences, debates, and talk shows, supporting a new conservative leadership model for post-Communist nations. He has written various books and scholarly papers. Dr. Ben, as his friends call him, is passionate about assisting those in need, inspiring others to live lives of purpose, love, and compassion.