EU-funded project `Support the Moldovan Government in Identifying and Preparing Projects Linked to the Implementation of the Association Agreement` (hereinafter – PPF) organised a quiz among Moldovan students, aimed at the evaluation of the financial literacy among youth.

To mark the successful completion of the online quiz competition, an awards ceremony was held at the Ministry of Finance on 22 June 2022. The ceremony was chaired by Ion Gumene, State Secretary of the Ministry of Finance.

The students achieving the highest scores in the online quiz competition were invited to the ceremony. Iurie Pashinschi, Director of Institutional Management Directorate of the Ministry of Finance, made a presentation of the volunteering, internship and employment opportunities at the Ministry of Finance as well as the process of recruitment of engagement. In his presentation, Ion Gumene emphasised the importance of the Ministry of Finance in public governance and encouraged the students to consider employment in the public sector of Moldova and the Ministry of Finance.

Following the presentation, the students had the opportunity to raise questions and a lively exchange took place with the officials of the Ministry of Finance in the panel, as well as with Josip Juric the Programme Manager responsible for the PPF Project at the EU Delegation to Moldova, and with the PPF Project team.

At the closing of the ceremony, students were awarded certificates of completion.