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The Republic of Moldova took over the GUAM Chairmanship for 2018

The Republic of Moldova took over the GUAM Chairmanship for 2018
As of 1 January, 2018, the Republic of Moldova is holding the Chairmanship of the Organization for Democracy and Economic Development GUAM, whose mandate will last throughout the year.

In order to fulfill the mandate of GUAM Chairmanship-in-Office, the Republic of Moldova has proposed a number of priorities, which will guide the Moldovan authorities' activity during this year.

Additional information:
The Organization for Democracy and Economic Development – GUAM was established on May 23, 2006, at the first Summit of GUAM in Kyiv. Cooperation between Georgia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, and Moldova started with the GUAM consultative forum, established on October 10, 1997, in Strasbourg. The main structures and events of the Organization are the following: the annual meeting (Summit) of the Heads of State (supreme body); the Council of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs (the executive body); the Committee of National Coordinators (working body); the Information Office, with the Secretariat being instituted in 2007.