Supporting democracy, independence and transparency of key public institutions in Moldova

Dátum: 11.10.2018

Project is financed by the SlovakAid – Official Development Assistance of the Slovak Republic

Previous projects:

Partner:

Institute for Development and Social Initiatives (IDIS) „Viitorul“

Duration:

October 2019 – May 2021

Objectives:

The project goal is to support public debate about current state of democracy, to strengthen the independence of key regulatory and judiciary institutions as well as to increase transparency and support implementation of anti-corruption measures in state-owned companies and local governments in Moldova. Informed citizens and corruption-resistant public authorities are basic conditions for reducing risk of “state capture”, increasing efficiency of the state, increasing engagement of citizens and improving democracy.

Specific goals and activities:

  • Supporting public debate about current state of democracy based on available data, results of a survey among key personalities, focus groups, and results of a representative public opinion poll
  • Supporting and evaluating the independence and transparency of key regulatory and judiciary institutions including open selection process of their leaders
  • Increasing transparency, supporting the implementation of anti-corruption measures and improving the financial stability of state-owned companies and self-governments

Project webpage in Moldova:

Events:

Videoconference: Moldovan public institutions: between independence and political influence
Location: Online (Video-conference took place instead of the project conference which had to be cancelled to due the epidemy of COVID-19)
Date: November 27, 2020

Presentations:

Videoconference: Democracy means transparency and good governance
Location: Online (Video-conference took place instead of the project conference which had to be cancelled to due the epidemy of COVID-19)
Date: June 30, 2020

Agenda:
(min 00:05) Greetings from Liubomir Chiriac, executive director, IDIS “Viitorul”
(min 08:55) The quality of democracy in Moldova compared to other countries (Transcript), Peter Golias, director of INEKO in Slovakia
(min 34:27) Democracy in Moldova, threatened by bank fraud, corruption and the current government, Veaceslav Ioniță, IDIS economist “Viitorul”
(min 01:05:46) Transparency of local public authorities in the Republic of Moldova, Viorel Pîrvan, legal expert IDIS “Viitorul”
(min 01:27:52) The regions of Slovakia have never been more transparent (Transcript), Michal Pisko, project coordinator at Transparency International Slovakia

Video-conference: Transparency of Moldovan public capital enterprises: between efficiency, reforms and financial independence
Location: Online (Video-conference took place instead of the project conference which had to be cancelled to due the epidemy of COVID-19)
Date: May 28, 2020

Study visits at municipalities

Discussion at the Parliament with the business associations
Date: March 4, 2020

Project kick-off seminar
Venue: IDIS Viitorul, Conference Hall, 10/1 Iacob Hincu st.
Date: October 8, 2019

Outputs:

Portals:

Newsletters:

Project documents:

Presentations:

Media and other outputs:

Video for students about quality of democracy in Moldova:

Viorel Pirvan offered his opinion for the Independent Press Association that prepared a article related to budget transparency:

Radio interview:

Report on the transparency of local public authorities in Moldova

Report on the state of democracy in the Republic of Moldova

Facebook posts by IDIS “Viitorul”

Media releases related to the Video-conference: Moldovan public institutions: between independence and political influence:

Media releases related to the Video-conference: Transparency of Moldovan public capital enterprises: between efficiency, reforms and financial independence:

Media releases related to newsletters:

Photos and screenshots form Video-conference: Moldovan public institutions: between independence and political influence, November 27, 2020

Photos form discussion at the Parliament with the business associations, March 4, 2020

Photos from study visits to selected local governments

Photos from Project kick-off seminar, October 8, 2019