Thursday, May 23, 2019

APE director: They speculate about external threats, but ignore internal ones

In the Republic of Moldova, there is a tendency to speak about the threats coming from outside, like the Russian Federation, for example, but ignore the internal threats, said Victoria Bucataru, executive director of...

U.S. Department of State’s comment on invalidation of elections was harsh, expert

The U.S. Department of State’s comment on the invalidation of the Chisinau early mayoral elections was prompt and very harsh and referred directly to the problems existing in the case law system of the...

Moldova-U.S. relations: lost opportunities and potential perspectives

The relations between the Republic of Moldova and the United States of America can be analyzed in the context of the interaction between a superpower and a small state. After the Republic of Moldova...

Civil society plays a significant role in fighting propaganda, opinion

When it is about propaganda, either internal of foreign, the governments should identify the threat and should recognize the existence of a danger related to subversion, destabilization of society and the state, misinformation and...

Unclear foreign policy orientations generate geopolitical games, study

The Republic of Moldova is in a region where the balance between the East and the West and the sometimes unclear foreign policy and security orientations permit again geopolitical games that are mainly staged...

Moldova is “permeable” to external influences, study

The permeability of external influences in the Republic of Moldova is at a high level and can evolve into a crisis. Compared with Romania, Bulgaria and Georgia, Moldova has a score of 2.08 on...

Frozen conflicts in the region will continue simmering after Russia elections, APE

If Vladimir Putin, who is the only candidate with real chances of winning the presidential elections in Russia, continues to hold power, he will plead for the development of the Eurasian Union. At the...

Parties should not increase ratings based on popularity of Russia or EU, expert

The political power in the Republic of Moldova should develop and the political parties should improve their popular approval ratings by the own effort, not only based on the popularity of the European Union,...

Moldova is important for Russia only as a participant in integration into CIS, expert

The Russian Federation will not make considerable effort to stimulate the Eurasian integration of the Republic of Moldova after the presidential elections that will take place in Russia on March 18. According to Andrey...

Press Club: Moldovan-Russian relations from angle of strategic partnership remain tense, APE

The relations between Moldova and Russia regarded through the angle of the strategic partnership continue to be tense. Despite the attempts to bring positions on a wide range of subjects nearer, a compromise could...

Press Club: Recommendations concerning Moldovan-Russian relations amid new geopolitical realities

The experience of the Moldovan-Russian cooperation during many years, the good results in different areas and the multitude of mutually advantageous actions are not fully used by the two states. The renewal of the...

Press Club: Clear position is required on withdrawal of Russian troops from Transnistria, APE...

The Transnistrian problem can be regarded as the component of a strategy of the Russian Federation, which is aimed at keeping the Russian influence in the region, with the possibility of influencing foreign policy,...

Press Club: APE underlines opportunity of more advanced strategic partnership with Ukraine

The Moldovan-Ukrainian relations this year have been marked by a number of events, including the celebration of 25 years of the establishment of diplomatic relations. After a pause of several years, the Prime Minister...

Press Club: Moldovan-Ukrainian interaction is yet absent at presidential level, APE

Even if the relations between Moldova and Ukraine have intensified at governmental level, they stagnate yet at presidential level. This is also due to the statements made by President Igor Dodon in the campaign...

Press Club: Moldova and Ukraine need common approach to particular issues, APE

The Association Agreement with the EU is one of the elements that unites the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. In such conditions, the two states could work out a common strategy for ensuring internal...

Declaration: The attempt to limit foreign funding of NGOs endangers the functioning of democracy...

The legislation of the Republic of Moldova on non-governmental organizations is obsolete, failing to provide sufficient protection against abuses. In spring 2016, the Minister of Justice, Mr. Vladimir CEBOTARI, accepted the proposal of several civil...

Statement by the Civil Society Representatives on the commitments made by the President of...

Statement by the Civil Society Representatives on the commitments made by the President of Moldova, Igor Dodon, in Moscow On January 17-18, while paying an official visit to Moscow, Igor Dodon, the President of the Republic of...

Newsletter nr.10. Synthesis and Foreign Policy Debates

The Newsletter is based on the radio programme broadcast on November 21st, 2016, produced by the Foreign Policy Association of Moldova in partnership with Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES). The programme is broadcast on the Radio Moldova public channel. The programme is part of the FES/APE European Integration and Foreign Policy Dialogues” Project. The content can be reproduced by mentioning the source. Materials can be taken without restriction but with the mentioning of the source

Frontiers of Democracy – Embedding Democratic Values in Moldova and Ukraine.

Moldova and Ukraine, countries of the European Union's Eastern Partnership program, are undergoing complex processes of democratic transformation, but with weak embeddedness of democratic values and principles drawbacks can occur. It is embeddedness that helps to overcome the challenges of transformation and pushes countries beyond mere frontiers of democracy towards becoming strongly committed democratic communities. The goal of this project is to facilitate embedding democratic values in the societal ethos, and thus to contribute to future successful consolidation in Moldova and Ukraine

Declaration of the Civil Society regarding the Red lines of the Transnistrian Settlement Chisinau,...

Declaration of the Civil Society regarding the Red lines of the Transnistrian Settlement Chisinau, August 21st, 2016 Recognizing the importance of sustainable settlement of the Transnistrian conflict through dialogue and political negotiations; Appreciating the efforts of the European...