Conference Programme

We would like to warmly invite you to take part in the conference "Communicating Europe in a New Regional Security Context" organized within the project "V4 Supporting Communication Strategy of Moldova, Georgia and Ukraine on Implementing AA and DCFTA", financed within the Visegrad+ grant program (Chisinau, 20 February 2017).


Communicating Europe in a New Regional Security Context

10:00 – 10:30 Registration & Coffee Break

10:30 – 10:40 Welcoming remarks

Victor Chirila, President of the Foreign Policy Association of Moldova

10:40 – 11:30

Discussion topic:

Communicating Europe: Experience of the Visegrad countries – best practices for Moldova, Georgia and Ukraine


Liliana Vitu – Esanu, Former Advisor on Communication of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Moldova Iurie Leanca, Member of the Administration Council of the Foreign Policy Association of Moldova


  • Zsuzsanna Vegh, Research fellow, Center for European Neighborhood Studies, Central European University, Hungary
  • Vit Dostal, Research Director with the Association for International Affairs, Czech Republic
  • Marek Marszalek, Programme Manager for Romania and Moldova with the Institute for Eastern Studies, Poland
  • Samuel Goda, PhD, Project Coordinator and Researcher with the Slovak Foreign Policy Association, Slovakia
  • Leonid Litra, Senior Research Fellow with the Institute of World Policy, Ukraine
  • Irakli Porchkhidze, Vice-president of the Georgian Institute for Strategic Studies, Georgia
  • Victoria Bucataru, Executive Director of the Foreign Policy Association of Moldova

11:30 – 11:40

Guest speaker

Mrs. Urszula PALLASZ, Head of Political, Press and Information Section EU Delegation to the Republic of Moldova (TBC)

11:40 – 12:15 Q & A

12:15 -13:00 Coffee Break and informal talks

Venue: Regency Hotel (17 Sfatul Tarii Street)

Date: February 20 (Monday), 2017

Language: Romanian/ Simultaneous translation to Enghlish