Georgia, Ukraine, and Moldova should establish communications and coordination on European integration issues at the governmental level in order to send a signal to the EU, according to this Institute of World Policy analysis.
The Slovak Foreign Policy Association has kicked off a project devoted to countering pro-Kremlin disinformation in Central and Eastern Europe.
Moldova’s public procurement system is hampered by a low degree of transparency, competitiveness, and compliance with the state’s legal and institutional framework, according to an IDIS report produced in connection with a PASOS project.
Without reforms and the ability to convince the EU that they can have a sustainable approach to reform implementation, it will be difficult for Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine to even begin to engage the EU in dialogue on membership, according to this Institute of World Policy analysis.
Eight NGOs have been selected to receive grants from Powers in Empowerment, an EU-funded PASOS program to improve the ability of civil society to monitor policymaking and public services in Eastern Partnership countries.
Igor Munteanu, former Moldovan ambassador to the United States, Mexico, and Canada, has been named Executive Director of the Institute for Development and Social Initiatives “Viitorul”, the think tank where he served in the same position from 1996-2010.
The Transnistrian region is facing an unprecedented economic crisis that is likely to turn into a major social crisis, according to this Expert-Grup analysis.