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Appeal of the Moldovan Platform of the EaP CSF to the Ninth Eastern Partnership Meeting of Foreign Ministers
In the last years, Moldova stepped back considerably in terms of transparency, democracy and accountability. Since 2016, an oligarchic group took control over the three branches of the state power and media sector, capturing the state. This...read more
Working Group no. 1 of the National Platform of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum, which includes non-governmental organizations active in the fields of justice, anti-corruption, human rights, mass-media, etc., has developed the third edition of...read more
(material based on the public information published by the investigative community RISE Moldova and other mass-media) On September 28, 2016, the investigative community RISE Moldova published an investigation concerning the involvement of the Socialist...read more
The Republic of Moldova may become the next country to enact the Global Magnitsky Act. On July 26th several Moldovan MPs submitted a bill to transpose the Global Magnitsky Act provisions into Moldovan legislation, allowing to hold accountable government...read more
Republic of Moldova’s television content and the manner in which it is shaping electoral behavior: an assessment of Russia’s influence on the country’s geo-political options
The study examines the way in which voters' opinion about the country's foreign orientation options is formed. On the example of reflecting the global state leaders’ actions, it is proved the Russian television’s domination over informing most...read more
We, the Signatory Organizations, members of the Civic Coalition for Free and Fair Elections, and of the National Platform of Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum, and other non-governmental organizations, Understanding the mission and responsibility of...read more