Commissioner Reynders travels to Moldova to discuss rule of law reforms

Today and tomorrow, 1-2 March, Commissioner for Justice, Didier Reynders, will be in Moldova to discuss rule of law matters in the framework of Moldova’s candidate status for membership of the European Union.

Commissioner Reynders will meet with President Maia Sandu to discuss the preservation of democracy, the rule of law and justice reforms in Moldova. Commissioner Reynders will also meet the newly appointed Prime Minister, Dorin Recean, to discuss the strengthening of the rule of law and the continuation of justice reforms in Moldova. He will meet with Minister for Justice of Moldova, Veronica Mihailov-Moraru, to discuss justice reforms including the implementation of the Venice Commission’s recommendations, as well as Moldova’s efforts to improve judicial cooperation and training.

A press statement will take place following their meeting. During the visit, the Commissioner will also meet the Head of the Parliament’s Legal Commission for Appointments and Immunities of Moldova, Olesea Stamate, as well as representatives of civil society organisations (Institute for European Policies and Reforms and Legal Resources Centre Moldova).