Government of Republic of Moldova

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Moldova

Justice and Home Affairs

Cooperation with Europol

The Republic of Moldova cooperates with the European Police Office (Europol) on the basis of the Strategic Cooperation Agreement signed in 2007 and the Cooperation Agreement signed on December 18, 2014, in Chisinau. Starting with 2013, the Republic of Moldova has seconded a liaison officer to Europol.

Cooperation with Eurojust

The Agreement with Cooperation with Eurojust was signed in 2014.

Cooperation with Frontex

Moldova's relations with the European Border Police and Coast Guard Agency (FRONTEX) are based on the Working Arrangement on the Establishment of Operational Cooperation of August 12, 2008 and the Cooperation Plan for 2015-2017, which was updated in 2018, through a new collaboration plan for the 2018-2020 period. Cooperation includes information exchange, training, research and development, risk analysis and joint operations.

The Border Police and the FRONTEX Agency are in constant contact with the development dimension, especially with regard to surveillance equipment and automated systems that may be relevant to the integrated border management system. Furthermore, Border Police officers are involved in the implementation of the border security system of the EUROSUR platform.

Cooperation with European Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drugs Addiction

The Memorandum of Understanding with the European Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) was signed in 2012. In this regard, Moldova has designated the National Drug Observatory as a contact point for the EMCDDA.

Cooperation with CEPOL

The bilateral agreement between the Stefan cel Mare Academy of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Moldova and the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training (CEPOL) was signed in 2012. Cooperation with the European Police College provides the teaching staff and academics with the opportunity to benefit the new methods and opportunities for teaching and acquiring knowledge, in the field of judicial and police education.

Human Rights

The Human Rights Dialogue launched in 2010 aims to address human rights-related issues in an in-depth way and to enhance cooperation and coordination of participation in multilateral fora. On May 24, 2018, the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova approved Decision no. 89 "On the Approval of the National Action Plan on Human Rights for the Years 2018-2022" (PNADO). The plan was published in the Official Gazette on August 10, 2018.

EUBAM Mision in Moldova

The European Union Border Assistance Mission to Moldova and Ukraine (EUBAM) was launched on 1 December 2005 in accordance with the provisions of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of the Republic of Moldova, the European Commission and the Government of Ukraine. The new mandate of the mission was updated on December 1, 2017. Thus, with the launch of the new phase of the mission, a new, more substance-oriented mission and the needs of the Moldovan and Ukrainian partners.

The main objective of the EUBAM Mission is to develop capabilities in the field of border control and to strengthen security in the region, including by contributing to the settlement of the Transnistrian conflict.

Partner Authorities: Border Police and Customs Service of the Republic of Moldova; The State Border Service and the Customs Service of Ukraine, as well as other law enforcement and control services of both states.