In Moldova, however the EU still remains a source of inspiration, expertise, and support for our pro-European government. In 2016, in a very polarised atmosphere and with an economy in massive need of investments and trust, the EU stepped in to define a new and well-designed roadmap of reforms in partnership with the new government, helping bring a sense of normalcy back to Moldova after several tumultuous years and allowing the young administration to focus on implementing new reforms and finding the right pace toward integration.
28 May 2018
More than 25 years after Moldova gained independence, Russian troops are still stationed within our borders, in the breakaway region of Transnistria. Moscow refuses to recognize our sovereignty and, as in Eastern Ukraine and Georgia, provides economic and military support to separatist groups whose chief goal is to prevent former Soviet republics from aligning with the West. Such “frozen conflicts” reflect a Cold War mentality that sees the world as divided into spheres of influence and affords smaller countries no authority. These issues cannot be swept under the carpet anymore. The time has come for the international community to counter Moscow’s defiance firmly.
27 December 2017
Biographical data and pictures from the personal archives.The success attained through education and hard work.
29 December 2016
Possibility of EU membership provides a reason to reform. Europe is our natural home, culturally as well as geographically. While we have long been committed to economic, political and legal reform, the prospect of EU membership is encouraging us to redouble our efforts.
04 October 2016
We are among the countries with a very high level of domestic violence, violence against children. And while for other phenomena we can blame one person or another, as we have already got used to, the blame for this situation lies with all of us. Our mentality and poor education on the cohabitation within a family make us look like a primitive nation to anyone seeing the statistics on domestic violence or reading about cases presented in various reports.
16 August 2016