Communicating the European vector in a period of political/financial crises and geopolitical interest in Moldova
24.06.2016 ,

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Chisinau, 24.06.2016

Communicating the European vector in a period of political/financial crises and geopolitical interest in Moldova

The Foreign Policy Association has the pleasure to invite you to an experts workshop meant to discuss about the communication strategy during the implementation of the Association Agenda between the EU and Moldova.

Although it was largely acknowledged the lack of a clear communication strategy regarding Moldova’s European development pattern as well as the role of EU in modernizing the country no concrete steps were undertaken in order to overcome the challenges.

Thus, during the event we would like to raise the following issues:

  1. Identify the main institutional challenges and opportunities in promoting the European vector and the reforms foresee in the AA,
  2. Spot the challenges in the communication process (domestic and foreign factors, regional security crises, the EU institutional developments),
  3. Analyze the existing mechanism of communication (taking into account the main stakeholders the EU, Moldovan authorities and civil society),
  4. Provide recommendation.

The event will take place on Tuesday, 28 June, 2016 in the premises of the NATO Center situated on 2A Banulescu Bodoni Street.

Please confirm your participation to Victoria Bucataru at

For further information please don’t hesitate to contact the project team.

Information about the project:

The aim of the project:

The project aims to target several areas of mutual interest between the V4 and the EaP countries, Moldova, Georgia and Ukraine, including capacity building and regional cooperation by transfer of V4 countries experience in EU integration processes via collecting best practices and lessons learned in the field of communication strategies. EaP countries facing new challenges would benefit from the experience of the V4 countries in terms of Communicating Europe in the EU pre-accession period.

Project Partners:

The present project is be implemented by the Foreign Policy Association in partnership with the Foundation Institute for Eastern Studies (, Center for EU Enlargement Studies (, Research Center of the Slovak Foreign Policy Association (, Association for International Affairs (, The Georgian Institute for Strategic Studies (, Civic Organization Institute of World Policy (


The project “V4 Supporting Communication Strategy of Moldova, Georgia and Ukraine on implementing AA and DCFTA” is led by the Foreign Policy Association of Moldova and supported by the International Visegrad Fund. The opinions expressed during the events/publications are those of the participants/authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the International Visegrad Fund. More information about the project can be found on the project website:

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