Visegrad 4 university students to continue debating reforms and Europe with students from Moldova

University students from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia will meet their peers from Moldova in a live debate on 5 November, 2014 at 10.00 am.

The teams from the Charles University, Prague (Czech Republic), Central European University, Budapest (Hungary), Collegium Civitas, Warsaw (Poland) and Matej Bel University, Banska Bystrica (Slovakia) will debate European integration with the students of Academia de Studii Economice din Moldova (ASEM) from Chisinau, Moldova. They will concentrate on reform and integration experience of Visegrad countries that may be useful to and applicable in Moldova. They will also assess the impact of the results the upcoming parliamentary elections on the European integration of Moldova. In addition to that, they will discuss Moldova’security environment after the occupation of Crimea by Russia.

Debate will be broadcast live and will be accompanied by a seminar on 7 November, 2014 to acquaint international donors present in Moldova with the programs, grants and scholarships of the International Visegrad Fund with the aim to increase the opportunities of cooperation between V4 and Moldova.

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“Debating the European Union: Visegrad 4 Experience” is a MESA10 project supported by the International Visegrad Fund and implemented in cooperation with partners from Visegrad countries and Moldova. The project aims at sharing the EU integration and reform experience of Visegrad countries with Moldova and at strengthening the understanding of reforms needed on its European path via innovative live debates of University students from Visegrad countries and Moldova.