The event took place on the 21st of August, with the participation of Moldovan authorities and representatives of beneficiary institutions and the EU High Level Advisers.

The goal of the meeting was to take stock of reforms implementation process and the role of the High Level Advisers. During the discussions, views were shared on further steps to be undertaken. In light of finalisation of his current mandate, this was the last meeting of Ambassador Pirkka Tapiola with the EUHL advisers.

The EU High-Level Advisers’ Mission project is funded by the EU. The implementation period is 2016 – 2019. Beneficiary institutions include the Prime Minister’s Office, Parliament, State Chancellery, Ministry of Economy and Infrastructure, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Ministry of Education, Culture and Research, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Agriculture, Regional Development and Environment, Ministry of Health, Labour and Social Protection, National Bank, Supreme Security Council, General Prosecutor’s Office, Customs Service, National Anticorruption Centre, National Food Safety Agency.

The EU High-Level Advisers’ Mission’s project currently consists of 22 EU Member States experts deployed in the Republic of Moldova with the overall objective to support the Government to implement the reform agenda; in particular, to assist in developing the capacities required for the implementation of the Association Agreement (AA), including the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA), as well as to ensure the necessary follow-up for the post – visa liberalisation stage.

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