Unlike Ukraine and Moldova, Georgia has not been given candidate status to EU-Membership in June 2022. In order to receive it, the country must fulfill twelve recommendations of the EU Commission, including reforms in the areas of deoligarchization and anti-corruption. In his policy brief, Sergi Kapanadze analyzes the current status in both areas and makes concrete recommendations for action.
After the EU granted Ukraine candidate status in June 2022, the country is making progress in the areas of anti-corruption and deoligarchization despite the war. In her policy brief, Tetiana Sevchuk analyzes the current state of reforms in Ukraine and what concrete steps are still needed in implementing these EU priorities so that accession negotiations can begin.