Seminars ”Understanding of the main issues of EU policies toward Moldova”

From 1 to 10 June 2021, within the framework of the project Nr. 610667-PPE-1-2019-1-MDEPPJMO-PROIECT: Fostering European Integration of the Republic of Moldova with the specific accent on the agriculture sector, State Agrarian University of Moldova held seminars on the topic: ”Understanding of the main issues of EU policies toward Moldova”  in Cahul, Chisinau, Comrat, Balti and was attended by more than 130 participants in online and offline format, but most still participated in the offline format, which shows how much everyone missed the events that are held offline.

Speakers of the seminars were E. Simciuc, R. Khachatryan, L. Pădureac and N. Zamfir.

Seminars were organized taking into account the insufficient understanding, information and support activities for interested participants concerning the EU policies towards Moldova with the focus on agriculture and rural development aspects as well.

Objectives:  

  • To foster and strengthen understanding and awareness of university students, researchers from local and rural areas on the European Neighborhood Policy and Eastern Partnership, EU-Moldova Association Agreement, with the emphasis on agriculture and rural development policies, and on the National Development Strategy “Moldova 2030” with national priorities in the field of Environmental Protection.
  • To inform and raise awareness of representatives of the students associations, youth, young leaders, non-governmental organizations on regional and local levels on the importance of the European Neighborhood Policy and Eastern Partnership, for the development of the country and to promote their engagement in the policy dialogue in their local communities.
  • To discuss and analyze  opportunities of Jean Monnet Action Programme, EU Higher Education Policy and Research Policy, Quality Assurance and the functioning of EU Education Institutions / Mobility

The project is funded by the European Commission – Executive Agency for Education, Audiovisual and Culture – within the Erasmus+ programme.