European Union Provides Three Million Euros for the Advancement of ATU Gagauzia

Comrat, March 19, 2018 – The European Union (EU) has granted three million euros to Gagauzia’s local public authorities to further strengthen the social and economic development of the region.

On 28th of March at 10:00 a.m. a launch event of a project “Support to Local Public Authorities in ATU Gagauzia” as well a presentation of all EU supported projects in Gagauzia and their success stories will take place at Comrat State University.

Participants of the event will also have an opportunity to attend an exhibition of Gagauzia’s small and medium enterprises, supported by the EU funded program “Support to Agriculture and Rural Development in ATU Gagauzia and Taraclia” (SARD) and a thematic art exhibition, organized by the EU funded program “Gagauzian Modernization Convention” (GamCon).

The launch event will be attended by Pavel Filip, Prime Minister of the Republic of Moldova, Irina Vlah, Governor of Gagauzia, Ambassador Peter Michalko, Head of the EU Delegation to Moldova, Vadim Ceban, the First Deputy President of the Executive Committee, heads of local public authorities, representatives and beneficiaries of EU funded projects in Gagauzia, representatives of civil society, entrepreneurs.

The aim of the Project is to support and enhance the capacity of local public authorities to advance Gagauzia’s development, particularly, to participate more effectively in national decision-making and planning processes, strengthen good governance principles, facilitate an open and continuous communication with society, and ensure that investments and infrastructure projects are sustainable and beneficial to citizens. Part of the provided funding will be used to finance several infrastructure projects and the development of local enterprises.

The project “Support to Local Authorities in ATU Gagauzia” is part of an EU financed program “Confidence Building Measures”. It will be implemented within a two-year period and is administered by the Executive Committee of Gagauzia.

Attention:

Due to participation of high level officials we kindly ask you to register for the event until 10:00.

For further information contact:

Alexandru Bologa, Project Manager,

Support to Local Public Public Authorities in ATU Gagauzia

Phone: +373 69229717, e-mail: alexbologa@gmail.com