Regional cooperation


Regional cooperation is a component part of the multilateral diplomacy of the Republic of Moldova and is promoted through an intensified development of political, security, trade and economic relations within the organizations and initiatives of the Central and South-Eastern Europe region, the Danube area and the Wider Black Sea region. Within the framework of regional cooperation, the Republic of Moldova maintains a dialogue with the Member States and Secretariats of regional organizations and initiatives, ensures the participation in high level or ministerial meetings, national coordinators committees or senior officials’ reunions, meetings of working groups and experts within the Central European Initiative (CEI), the Organization of Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC), the Organization for Democracy and Economic Development (GUAM), the South East European Cooperation Process (SEECP) and the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC).

During 2008-2009, the Republic of Moldova has exercised the Presidencies in five consecutive regional organizations and initiatives: South East European Cooperation Process (SEECP), Central European Initiative (CEI), Multinational Advisory Group (MAG) of the Centre for Security Cooperation - RACVIAC (MAG RACVIAC), South East European Health Network (SEEHN) and regional arrangements CEFTA (Central European Free Trade Agreement).

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Impact Assessment of the Republic of Moldova Participation in the Regional Initiatives during 2008-2009