In June 2022, the European Council granted EU candidate status to Ukraine and Moldova. The process of actually joining the European Union will likely take years of reforms (and, in the case of Ukraine, also a massive campaign of rebuilding and reconstruction). Nevertheless, this is a significant step. Indeed, EU policymakers are increasingly talking about European enlargement using the language of “geopolitics”.
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- Manal Fouani, UNDP Permanent Representative in Ukraine
- Dima Al-Khatib, UNDP Permanent Representative in Moldova
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