Bucharest, Romania. In accordance with the decision which was adopted in Cartagena de Indias (Colombia), the National Grand Lodge of Romania was charged with organizing the World Conference of Grand Lodges in 2014. By this, from now and until 2014, Romania holds the presidency of the World Conference.
The most important Masonic event in the world takes place every 18 months (one year and a half) and is held in turn by various Grand Lodges. The event will take place for the first time in history in the Central and Eastern Europe and the first country responsible with its organization will be Romania, the country with the largest Masonic community in this part of Europe, except Turkey.
Dr. Radu Balanescu, Grand Master of the NGLR holds the office of Executive Chairman of the World Conference and he will coordinate the events that will take place in 2014 at the Parliament Palace, the most likely location given its infrastructure, the second largest building in the world after the Pentagon.