Ministry of Defense at the OSCE Annual Implementation Assessment Meeting
CHISINAU, March 2, 2018 — The representatives of the Ministry of Defense attended the 28th Annual Implementation Assessment Meeting held by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in Vienna, Austria.
According to Col. Mariana Grama, chief of the Military relations department of the Strategic Planning Directorate of the National Army General Staff, the event organized in the framework of the Vienna Document of 2011 was attended by experts from 57 countries.
The source mentioned that the experts discussed about the security risks and threats generated by lack of transparency in the military sector, current trends of implementing the tools of the political-military field, especially the challenges of implementing the global and annual military data exchange.
“I had the opportunity to observe, together with the other 56 OSCE member-states, the best practices and techniques of military data exchange. These methods contribute to enhance confidence- and security- building measures by promoting military transparency and for preventing and reducing tensions and armed conflicts”, said Col. Mariana Grama.
The Vienna Document is a platform for cooperation among the participating states of the OSCE with the goal of consolidating peace and security in Europe through exchange of military information and military transparency. The Republic of Moldova has been participating in the activities aimed to implement this platform since 1994.