The public discussion platform brought together the member of the Bundestag, representatives of the European External Action Service, Diplomatic Missions and Embassies, and the Moldovan government as well as participants of Moldavian civil society.

Participants discussed issues related to Moldova’s progress on the road to the EU, as well as key problems hindering the process of completing reforms, existing challenges and potential risks to national security, and the complexity of the state reintegration process. The main questions were the following: How should Moldova’s progress towards EU accession negotiations be assessed? What are the next steps in the EU integration process for Moldova? How can the EU and Germany support and accompany Moldova on its European path? What is the state of security co-operation between the EU and Moldova and what should be done? The public discussion was organized on May 30 in Chisinau. 

I Panel Discussion: “Moldova’s      progress       from     the     Eastern      Partnership       to     the   EU membership negotiations. The stand of reforms”.
Margret Maria Uebber, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany
Jānis Mažeiks, EU ambassador to Moldova: EU assistance to reforms
Dirk Schübel, Special Envoy EaP, EEAS
Denis Cenușa, Expert-Grup
 II Panel Discussion: “The challenges in the field of security and reintegration of Moldova”
Cosmin Dinescu, Head of the EU Association Mission in Moldova: Hybrid threats
Ana Revenco, Former Minister of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Moldova
Michael Sacher, Member of the EU-Committee at the German Bundestag
Natalia Stercul, Executive Director, Foreign Policy Association: Regional Security Context

The event was organized in the framework of the project Eastern Partnership Plus, funded by the German Foreign Office and organized by the Center for Liberal Modernity in cooperation with the Foreign Policy Association and Expert-Grup in Moldova.



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