Europe Café, the main European Union Information Centre in Chisinau, aims to become a hub of communication and visibility of the European Union in Chisinau, providing the public with various information about the EU and its Member States and cooperation with the Republic of Moldova.
Europe Café was designed as a communication and information hub, where all those interested can learn more about the European Union and its Member States, their culture and history, as well as the assistance they provide for the benefit of the citizens of Moldova, throughout the programs and projects of the European Union and EU member states, which together act as “Team Europe”.
Europe Café is an ideal place for meetings and discussions. The place where you can learn about the Europe of yesterday, today and tomorrow; the place where the values of European unity blend equally well with tradition and progress, and memories of the past can be a beginning for future projects. After all, Europe Café is the place that will tell you what the European Union means in the Republic of Moldova.
Europe Café will provide an attractive space for organizing European-themed cultural events, information activities, press conferences, workshops, debate clubs and individual development activities, interactive tools and technologies and film screenings. The Member States of the European Union and their diplomatic missions will join these efforts by presenting their culture, history and traditions to the Moldovan public.
Europe Café is a unique public place located in a historical building and, at the same time, showing modernity thanks to the innovative design and various technologies used.
We hope Europe Café will become the heart of the European Union in Chisinau, which we kindly invite you to discover!
Europe Café opened its door on 1st of October with a novel photo exhibition: ”EU-Moldova – Stronger together”. By visiting us, you will discover, through the lens of artist-photographer Igor Schimbător, wonderful people and their life stories and you will learn how reality gets better thanks to cooperation with European Union. Our protagonists are students and farmers, doctors and police, residents of villages and cities – in fact, a sample of the Republic of Moldova.
Our team travelled across the country to gather success stories of beneficiaries of EU-funded projects. We considered the 12 sectors of the EU assistance in the Republic of Moldova: agriculture, business, civil society, cross-border cooperation, culture, energy, environment, health, justice, public administration, science and education, transportation. We searched and we found faces and people who, with their efforts and enthusiasm and with the support of EU, make things work. We invite you to discover them too!
Europe Café is a public space, open to all those interested in European topics. Access will be free for the duration of events, for ore details please access our Page in Facebook. We will respect all restrictions related to imposed because of the pandemic and we and we will manage the flow of visitors with utmost precaution. Once the pandemic circumstances will allow, the visitors will have the option to experience the rooms, named in honour of the founding fathers of the European Union, browse publications from and about EU countries and test their knowledge about the EU in an interactive quiz. Thus, Europe Café aims to become an attractive place for people interested in the EU and European culture, share their own experiences and achievements gained with EU support.
We welcome all those who want to know more about the European Union and its Member States, those who see their future connected to the European spirit and also those who may regard EU with doubts. They all can get here first-hand information about the relationship of the country with the European Union and how the Republic of Moldova and the life of its citizens changes for better, day by day, thanks to the EU support.
We welcome those who want to use Europe Café to talk to other people about Europe, about their personal experiences and achievements made possible by the EU cooperation and support to the Republic of Moldova. Beneficiaries of the EU-funded projects, debating offline the most recent international topics, the young people who studied in the EU and returned home to contribute to the development of the country – the door of Europe Café is open to all of them!
The 27 member countries of the European Union – the states that make the slogan ”unity in diversity” a proof of mutual understanding and European solidarity – will enjoy a special place at Europe Café.
The European Union provides to partner countries assistance for development and for a better life for their citizens, as well as various information platforms. One of these platforms is Europe Café – the EU Information Centre in Chisinau.
Europe Café is a unique space in our capital, located in a building classified as historic monument, an ideal location for meetings and discussions. It’s the place where you can learn about Europe of yesterday, today and tomorrow, where the values of European unity merge with tradition and progress, and memories about the past turn into a beginning for future projects. Europe Café is the place that will tell you what European Union means to Moldova.
Cultural events and conferences, debate clubs and personal development activities, interactive technologies and movie screenings, books and magazines – regardless age and interest, at Europe Café there is a place for everybody!