European integration

EU allocates €78m to Moldova to boost energy and justice reform

The European Commission on July 13 adopted the Annual Action Program 2011 for the Republic of Moldova, worth €78.6 million. The funding will contribute to the country's development in the energy and justice sector.
Info-Prim Neo, 14 July 2011, 11:56

According to a press release from the European Commission, on energy, the program will promote for instance the research into renewable energy potential in Moldova and support public awareness campaigns on energy efficiency and renewable energy.

In the justice sector, the adopted assistance package will contribute to improved efficiency of the justice system for example through providing advice and expertise on the creation of a Justice Sector Coordination Body.

"Today's decision confirms our full commitment to continue supporting the efforts of the Republic of Moldova to achieve concrete results in its reform process and to help the country move closer to the European Union," said Štefan Füle, Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighborhood Policy.

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