Interview with Andrei Popov: Evolution of Republic of Moldovas Diplomatic Relations with Romania, Ukraine...
Corneliu RUSNAC, Moderator IMEDIA: Good day dear listeners! I am Corneliu Rusnac and I invite you to a broadcast of discussions on topics of foreign policy, produced with the support of the „Foreign Policy Association” and financed by „Friedrich Ebert” Foundation. In today's show I
Interview with Victor Osipov: Moldova Deputy PM: Transnistria is a European problem.EurActiv.com. 19.04.2010.
With the Lisbon Treaty, the European Union has more capacity and more powerful tools to establish more of a presence and play a more effective role in resolving Transnistria's frozen conflict, Victor Osipov, deputy prime minister of Moldova, told EurActiv in an exclusive interview.Born in
Actually, the entire period has been one continuous highlight for me. I arrived in Moldova during the summer of 2007 when Moldova was facing one of the worst droughts in history. That summer was a very challenging one for the entire country. The Bank responded with support for irrigation through the Rural Investment Support project. In 2008, we had the floods and soaring global food prices. The Bank, working with UNICEF, responded with food supplements for mothers and children in need as well as with cash transfers to social institutions. And, of course, 2009 was a year when Moldova was hit hard by the global economic crisis while also going through an extended political transition. The World Bank has responded swiftly with financial support and expertise to address the effects of the crisis.
Exclusive interview given by Pavel Telicka, former chief negotiator of the Czech Republic with EU, first Czech European Commissioner in Romano Prodis cabinet
Interview with Victor Chirila: Development of foreign relations will depend on internal situation.” Info-Prim...
The general conclusion is that it was a difficult year. First of all, because the internal events, in particular the election campaign, were negatively affected by our foreign policy, especially in the first half of 2009. Owing to the political instability, Moldovas relations with the EU were close to becoming frozen. For example, the European officials permanently postponed the talks on the Association Agreement with the EU, until the clarification of the situation.
Interview with Benita Ferrero-Waldner: Outgoing EU Neighborhood Chief Says Change Will Take Generations. Radio...
Benita Ferrero-Waldner served five years as the EU's external relations commissioner before making way on December 1 for the bloc's new high representative for foreign policy, Catherine Ashton. Ferrero-Waldner took over the trade portfolio from Ashton and will retain the EU neighborhood brief until a new European Commission is sworn in early next year. In an interview with RFE/RL, Ferrero-Waldner cautions the bloc's Eastern neighbors to accept the fact that the reforms needed to make them ready for the EU could take "generations." Ferrero-Waldner spoke with RFE/RL's Brussels correspondent, Ahto Lobjakas.
Interview with Victor Osipov: Transnistrian Settlement Process: Current Status and Future Prospects. Vocea Basarabiei....
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Interview with the Polish Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Moldova, Krzysztof Suprowicz: Success in...
Q: Your Excellency, how would you assess the level of cooperation between Poland and Moldova now that you are completing your diplomatic mission to this republic? A: This past November 15, we marked the 15th anniversary of the Agreement on Friendship and Cooperation between Poland
Moldovan Liberal Democratic Party leader Vlad Filat has won backing for a Western-leaning government that is vowing to turn the page on nearly a decade of Communist rule and lead the country out of a financial swamp. Lawmakers on September 25 approved Filat's cabinet representing a coalition that emerged to challenge longtime Communist President Vladimir Voronin in repeat national elections in July.
Excerpt from the radio program Moldovan Foreign Policy Debates” broadcasted on Radio Vocea Basarabiei, on August 30, and produced by the Foreign Policy Association (APE) in collaboration with Imedia News and Analysis Agency and with the assistance of the German Foundation Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES). The broadcast is aired on Radio Vocea Basarabiei every Sunday.
Interview with Mr. Vlad Lupan, independent expert and Mr. Igor Munteanu, Executive Director of the Institute for Development and Social Initiatives „IDIS - Viitorul”.
John Mitchell: UK has been strong supporter of Moldova’s EU integration efforts. Infotag. 29.06.2009
Infotags exclusive interview with H.E. Excellency Mr. John Mitchell, Deputy Head of the British Embassy to Moldova.
It has been just over a month since the European Union attempted to draw six post-Soviet neighbors -- Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Azerbaijan, and Armenia -- closer to its orbit with its Eastern Partnership program. But a new report by the European Council on Foreign Relations blasts the EU for what it calls its "complacent" and "long-term" strategy in the region, and warns that without fast action to engage the eastern neighbors.
In the context of the recent political events that took place in Chisinau, the Institute for Development and Social Initiatives IDIS „Viitorul” carried out a study entitled Foreign Policy of the Russian Federation - an obstacle in the development of democracy in the post-soviet region” http://www.viitorul.org/lib.php?l=ro&idc=296. This research offers a detailed analysis of the reasons for the failure of democratic transition in the post-soviet region with a special focus on external factors.
Jonathan Steele is senior foreign correspondent and a columnist for British daily The Guardian, where he has worked for several decades. Mr. Steele was a frequent visitor to the Soviet Union in the 1970s, as a Guardian reporter. He became the paper's Washington correspondent in the second half of the 1970s, and headed The Guardian's Moscow office between 1988 and 1994. Mr. Steele was therefore able to witness the perestroika in the Soviet Union and the subsequent appearance of post-Soviet states as the U.S.S.R. crumbled. He has written aand continues to report on conflicts in Central America, the Middle East, Afghanistan, and Iraq (which he has visited nine times since the beginning of the American military intervention).
The Czech Republic is a strong supporter of the Moldovas European integration policy. Consequently, Moldova considers the Czech Republic as being one of the most important partners within the EU. How would you evaluate the current stage of the partnership between our countries? What has been achieved? What are the perspectives of the Moldovan-Czech Cooperation?