IPRE established a partnership with the Prosecutor General’s Office and the Anticorruption Prosecutor’s Office in the field of international cooperation aiming at increasing the efficiency of the fight against high-level corruption in the Republic of Moldova
The Institute for European Policies and Reforms (IPRE) signed today, 23 June 2022, a Memorandum of Understanding with the General Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of Moldova and the Anticorruption Prosecutor’s Office on the implementation of the project “Ensuring an upright, efficient and independent justice system in the Republic of Moldova”.
The memorandum was signed by Dumitru Robu, Acting Prosecutor General, Elena Cazacov, Acting Chief Prosecutor of the Anticorruption Prosecutor’s Office and Iulian Groza, IPRE Executive Director.
As part of the established partnership, IPRE will support in particular the following actions:
- conducting a functional analysis of the Anticorruption Prosecutor’s Office (APO) and relations with other justice actors in order to elaborate and support the implementation of policy recommendations to increase efficiency in the criminal investigation of high-level corruption cases in the Republic of Moldova;
- facilitating the operational and strategic cooperation between the Prosecutor General’s Office, the Anticorruption Prosecutor’s Office with the relevant institutions in the European Union, in particular with the National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA, Romania), European experts and think-tanks.
- facilitating independent technical expertise/analysis in the context of investigating high-level corruption cases and financial crimes, including transnational ones.
The Memorandum of Understanding is concluded in the context of the implementation of the IPRE project “Ensuring an integer, efficient and independent justice system in the Republic of Moldova” financially supported by the Soros Foundation Moldova.