March 2016. 4Assist successfully completed the Operational Assessment of the financial circuits and procedures in Moldova on behalf of DG ECFIN. A three-person expert team was mobilised for this assignment.

The assignment was carried out within the Framework Service Contract ECFIN/012/2011 for Operational and PEFA Assessments. The specific objectives of the Moldova PEFA 2011 Assessment were to:

  • Track the progress since last PEFA assessment of 2008 needed to measure PFM performance over time, and to inform and strengthen the dialogue between the Government of Moldova and EU, but also the donor community, on strengthening PFM;
  • Assist the Government of Moldova and donor community to assess current PFM reforms and to identify potential PFM areas where further institutional support is required;
  • Assist the EU and other interested donors in determining the eligibility of Moldova for future budget support and macro-financial assistance programmes.