During October 12–13, 2022 at the Technical University of Moldova, the Roundtable “EU-Moldova Association Agreement: steps foreseen” was held within the project Fostering European Integration of the Republic of Moldova with the specific accent on the agriculture sector nr. 610667-PPE‑1–2019–1‑MDEPPJMO-PROIECT, organized with the support of the EU within the Erasmus+ program Jean Monnet action.
The final event of the project nr. 61066 brought together more than 100 participants from the host country and abroad: teachers, experts, students, students, graduates — people interested in the European integration process of the Republic of Moldova.
During the roundtable were discussed the EU-Moldova Association Agreement and its opportunity offered by the European Neighborhood Policy, also legislative changes produced due to the Association Agreement in various areas (trade relations, agriculture and rural development, food security, education, research and innovation, etc.)
The introductory session was moderated by the EUAGRO project coordinator, Elena Simciuc.
The vice-rector of TUM, Daniela Pojar, and Rector of State Agrarian University of Moldova, who were present at the event, noted the importance of the efforts for the accession of the Republic of Moldova to the EU and, it’s important support thorough different instruments, programmes and projects.
The event consisted of several sessions during which messages and research of undeniable importance to scientists, students and civil society organizations were presented. The conclusions and recommendations of this important forum will be the subject of future research and projects.