The week in which the governments of the two countries meet in a common government reunion in Iasi, the Romanian Center for European Policies publishes its annual report on the relationship between Romania and the Republic of Moldova. Named „ From rebooting relations to accumulating arrears”, the CRPE report covers the most important aspects of cooperation between these two countries in 2011.
Romania is Moldova’s most important partner for commercial trade and, for the first time in history, it overreached Russia in the volume of direct investments in Moldova. At least this is what the official statistics show, even though many Russian businessmen prefer to lead their businesses from more convenient tax systems like Cyprus and the Netherlands.
In this report we finalize the independent monitoring of the responsible Romanian institutions for the technical operation regarding to accession. The report focuses on the progress or stagnation (if any) in last period of 2010, from September until today.
We are continuing our series of reviews about European politics and policies with a new report on the short term priorities of the European Union. CRPE’s experts analyze the priorities of the Spanish Presidency in the new European institutional framework created by the entry into force of the Treaty of Lisbon.
On 11 October 2010, CRPE held a press conference in which made public the results of the independent evaluation of the measures implemented by the Romanian authorities .
The Romanian Center for European Polices (CRPE) and the Academic Society of Romania (SAR) released a study that aims to evaluate the effectiveness and performance of the Mechanism for Cooperation and Verification (MCV) in the area of justice agreed upon by the European Union and Romania, analyzing the factors that have facilitated the acceptance and implementation of EU conditions.