The expert invited by FPA in the framework of the Moldova-European Union: learning from the integration experience of the new member states” is Mr. Pavel Telicka, former Chief Negotiator of the Czech Republic with EU, first Czech European Commissioner in Prodis cabinet. Mr Telicka will come to Chisinau on 13-16 January, 2009. There will be organized a series of meetings and discussions with senior officials, european coordinators” in line ministries, civil society leaders, other national experts in EU affairs, university professors, students etc.
The eleventh meeting of the EU-Republic of Moldova Cooperation Council was held in Brussels today, 21.12.2009 chaired by Moldova's Prime Minister Vlad Filat and Sweden's State Secretary for Foreign Affairs Frank Belfrage representing the EU Presidency. Discussions at the meeting focused on the ongoing development of relations between the EU and the Republic of Moldova, political developments in Moldova and, over a working lunch, efforts to achieve a sustainable settlement of the frozen conflict regarding the Transnistrian region. The meeting adopted a Joint Statement.
On December 17, 2009 Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko started his working visit to the Republic of Moldova during which he held bilateral meetings with the Prime-Minister Vlad Filat and the Deputy Prime-Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Iurie Leanca.