Recommendations for the redimensioning of the EaP and ENP



1.      Consultations at the stage zero of the elaboration of the programs, because in the present the authorities are mainly consulted.

2.      Recommendation to transform the consultations and the collaborations with the entire civil society and the stakeholders on a permanent basis.

3.      We think that there is a need to operate more than reviews and in some cases instead of cut-off to operate  some real spending reviews, in this case of the reforming the sector of the justice and to eventually reallocate more resources for the funding of fighting corruption issues. 

4.      Reformulating objectives and indicators of the UE-RM financial agreements in order to have clear and detailed description and efficient quantitative and qualitative indicators.

5.      To harmonize the anticorruption fight and anticorruption instruments at the UE level.

6.      To increase the visibility of the reform of justice and anticorruption measures financed by the European Union.

7.      To enhance and increase the national and external financing of the budget support of the anticorruption fight, because in the present all the support, European and other do not exceed 1 %.

8.      Recommendation is to enhance the prevention of corruption both in the private and public sectors.  

9.      To introduce indicator of the efficiency of the activity of the anticorruption agencies and law enforcement institutions, such as the length of investigations and the level of the funds recovering for the budget/autofinancing.

10.  To enhance the implementation and the respect of the More for more principle of EU toward ENP countries.

11.  To use more actively the biscuit and the carrot principle.

12.  To raise and assure a better transparency of the distribution of the European funds.[1]

13.  To monitor better the distribution and utilization of the European funds by the Audit Office, external partners and the civil society.

14.   To open representations in Chisinau and in the regions and to finance directly.

15.  To include a better correlation between funding of the anticorruption projects and anticorruption objectives.

16.  To take into consideration the previous experience in the anticorruption field.

17.  To enhance the cooperation between the central and local authorities.

18.  To diversify the funding sources of the anticorruption projects: governmental, external partners, autofinancing and local fundraising campaigns of the anticorruption agencies and anticorruption projects for the civil society included.

19.  Motivation of the civil activists, financial included, but far not exclusively financially.

20.  Publishing all the grants on a common site.

21.  The ability to shape projects as the basis of a fixed amount awarded.

22.  The administrative and financial management of projects and funds without the government involvement.

23.  To decrease the technical assistance wherever possible.

24.  Establish a single window system.

25.  To enhance the transparency by placing online reports.

26.  To involve more resources in the distribution and the control of utilization of the public European funds and other funds.

27.  The establishment of a new body to monitor the use of funds with the participation of civil society representatives.

28.  Mutual international assistance in recovering assets, to establish and enhance the cooperation with OLAF and other similar entities.[2]

Executor: Anticorruption Alliance, consultations and focus groups, winter and spring of 2015



[1] Statement on transparency and monitoring over the use of EU funds


[2] Antifraud investigations in figures