The composition of the National Commission for European Integration has been revised. Who was excluded

The composition of the National Commission for European Integration was amended once more by a presidential decree signed on 11 April 2024. At the time of its establishment in 2022, the Commission comprised 23 members. By 2023, this had increased to 37 members, and by 2024, the list had been updated to 64 members.

The list of attendees included several ministers, as well as deputies of the Action and Solidarity Party (PAS), the Interim Prosecutor General (PG), the Chief Prosecutor of the Anticorruption Prosecutor’s Office (PA), the head of the National Anticorruption Center (NAC), the People’s Advocate, the president of the Superior Council of Magistracy (SCM), and the president of the Superior Council of Prosecutors (SPC).

In addition, the new composition includes Ana Revenco, Director of the Center for Strategic Communication and Combating Disinformation; Anca-Dana Dragu, Governor of the National Bank of Moldova (NBM); and Viorel Furdui, Executive Director of the Congress of Local Authorities (CALM), as well as Iulian Groza, representative of the National Platform of the Civil Society Forum of the Eastern Partnership.

Olesea Stamate,who previously chaired the Legal Committe,and Nicu Popescu,the former Minister of Foreign Affairs (MFA),were excluded from the list.

Moldova applied for European Union (EU) membership on 3 March 2022. This submission was contemporaneous with application from Georgia. Ukraine applied for EU membership on 28 February 2022.


On 17 June 2022, the European Commission officially recommended that the European Council be granted a European perspective and candidate status for accession to the European Union, subject to a number of conditions regarding the commencement of accession negotiations. On 23 June, the Council granted Moldova accession candidate status.

On 14 December 2023, the EU member states delivered their verdict, and Moldova and Ukraine were initiated into negotiations for EU accession.

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