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Republica Moldova într-un nou context regional de securitate
Publicaţia conţine mai multe comunicări prezentate în cadrul Conferinţei din 11-12 mai, 2005, organizate la Chişinău de către Consiliul Comun de Experţi (CCE) -“ un organism care reuneşte reprezentanţii mai multor organizaţii de frunte din ambele ţări. Efortul lor este grăitor prin acţiunile pe care le-au iniţiat pe parcursul anilor 2004-2005, dar şi prin precizia analitică care îi călăuzeşte pe membrii acestui grup informal de experţi şi cercetători independenţi, apreciaţi în ambele ţări.
View: româna   05.09.2005   FPECDA, SRSP     
WHAT IS THE NEXT STOP FOR NEIGHBORHOOD?
Moldova badly needs this kind of gradual infusion of economic growth, international markets and political commitments that do represent the best catalyst for political stability and democratic governance, and I will not be wrong saying that the same expectations are fully expressed by the neighboring Ukraine and Belarus. Moldova hopes that new new neighborhood policy will change the role of EU in the conflict regulation in Moldova: from a simple spectator to promoter of change, from neutral observer to conflict mediator, using its huge political and economic capacity in setting up long-term security arrangements, along with more specific post-conflict rehabilitation tools.
View: english   25.01.2005   MUNTEANU Igor   // 52.5 Kb   
Again at the crossroads: a test-case for Moldova
Moldova is again at a critical crossroads in its development as an independent state. It is confronted with choices which will determine the future of the state and impact upon the security and stability of the region. Two events have painted these dychotomic options in the start relief: the federalization plans lobbied insistently by Russia, with tacit acknowledgement of OSCE, and the second, admission of Moldovas close neighbours Romania and Bulgaria into NATO. The recent trends of leaving the country under full discretion of Russian tutelage with deer guarantees served as a useful reminder of Moldovas vulnerability as a small nation with unregulated conflicts.
View: româna   english   25.01.2005   MUNTEANU Igor   // 43.5 Kb   
MOLDOVA AND THE EU NEIGBHOURHOOD POLICY
In 2003, the EU announced its aim to build up a new framework of cooperation with countries at the border of the enlarged EU -“ Wider Europe - based on -˜shared political and economic values. In less than one year, the EU Concept changed its name and got a new shape as the -˜ENP (European Neighborhood Policy). The ENP was seen, thus, as an attempt of the EU to avoid creating new divisions while, at the same time, maintaining a distinction between the EU and the rest of Europe.
View: english   25.01.2005   MUNTEANU Igor   // 205 Kb   
BLACK SEA AREA: A MIX OF IDENTITIES IN FORMATION
For centuries the Black Sea Area generously served as civilization cement that united littoral civilizations. But, despite the Hellenic, Roman, Byzantium and Ottoman heritage, our definitions on what is today the Black Sea area are not yet clear. As a gateway between South and North, it is still associated with various forms of insecurity and restrains that made Fernand Braudel to conclude that -˜complicity of geography and history created a median border which has split the region into several hostile spaces.-˜ Since the end of XVIII century it was more an equivalent to division and turmoil than peace and harmony, carving divisions between Slavic and Turkish worlds, Islam and Christianity, as well as between Europe and Asia, converting contiguity into new borders and diversity into exclusion. Although the scale of conflicts have altered in time, the area is still crippled by its past memories and weak institutions.
View: english   25.01.2005   MUNTEANU Igor   // 43 Kb   
BETWEEN FAILED STATES SYNDROM AND NON-CONVENTIONAL THREATS TO REGIONAL SECURITY IN THE BLACK SEA AREA
If traditional thinking about security regarded security policy as a kind of -˜zero-sum game in the past: -˜the more powerful a state is compared to another state - the more secure is the state; nowdays, the security of the state cannot be gained at the expense of other states, and there is no any guarantee that a state may isolate itself successfully from the security threats of its neigbhors. In other words, security is becoming indivisible - insecurity in one state breeds insecurity in other states.
View: english   25.01.2005   MUNTEANU Igor   // 52 Kb