“A clean and safe toilet in schools is a right, not a privilege.” – this is said in the statement of Amnesty International that urged the Government of Moldova to ensure decent hygiene conditions in the schools of the Republic of Moldova. The statement of Amnesty International said that, according to the official data provided by […]
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Chisinau, February 13, 2020 – The Parliament voted, in the second reading, a bill complementing the Contravention Code that provides for applying fines to all individuals and legal entities that will be using and selling plastic bags and plastic dishes in Moldova, as an official press release of the Parliament informed. According to the voted bill, […]
12 February 2020
Nowadays, singers from the Republic of Moldova who perform solo or in bands went beyond the country’s borders and became popular in other countries such as Romania, Russia, Ukraine, Germany, Canada and others. This article presents a part of the most popular and successful of them. Carla’s Dreams is a musical project from the Republic […]
11 February 2020
A new legislative initiative was announced by the president of state, Igor Dodon. According to him, the burden of the robbed billion from the banking system placed on the shoulders of citizens will be reduced. In October 2016, the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova voted a bill, called unofficially “the Law of a Billion”, providing […]
9 February 2020
There are several perspectives in the world on what Transnistria is: a breakaway state, a separatist region that is technically part of Moldova, or an independent state that is wrongfully not recognised by most of world’s countries and international organisations. Either way, it is an enigmatic and attractive region in Europe that is visited annually […]
8 February 2020
Few days ago, Prosecutor General Alexandru Stoianoglo announced in a press conference that a criminal case, filed against the former director of the Information and Security Service (ISS), Vasile Botnari, for abuse of service in the expulsion under supervision of Turkish teachers from Moldova, was sent to the court. According to the prosecutor general of […]
5 February 2020
An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team, led by Ruben Atoyan, the head of the IMF Mission, visited Moldova between January 22 to February 5 to conduct the 2020 Article IV consultation and the sixth and final review of Moldova’s economic program supported by the IMF’s Extended Credit Facility (ECF) and Extended Fund Facility (EFF) arrangements. […]
5 February 2020
65% of people from Chișinău are against same-sex marriages, whereas 59%  of them believe that housekeeping is the women’s responsibility.  The GENDERDOC-M information centre, in collaboration with Magenta Consulting, issued today a press release presenting the results of their jointly performed survey on people’s perceptions of the LGBT community, family roles distribution, particularly the responsibilities […]
3 February 2020
President Igor Dodon and his declarations about the “Moldovan” language have caught again the international media’s attention. Euronews has published an article stating that Moldova has been warned to stop calling the Romanian language “Moldovan”. The Romanian Academy, a government-backed cultural institute, has made an official declaration saying that the “Moldovan language” invoked by certain […]
2 February 2020
Often when talking about a judicial reform one can refer to improving the law, establishing a stronger judicial independence of prosecution, changes to the appointment procedure, establishing mandatory retirement age for judges or enhancing supervision over the activities in the area. That is the case for the Republic of Moldova as well. But is it […]
31 January 2020
The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) released on January 29, the activity report for the year 2019. According to the report, the Republic of Moldova had 1054 pending cases with the ECtHR as of December 31, 2019, that representing 1.76% of the total number of pending cases for all member states. When it comes […]
29 January 2020
The 19th edition of the national exhibition “Made in Moldova” has opened its doors for visitors today. Between January 29 to February 02, 460 local entrepreneurs, from different industrial areas will present their products and services at the national level exhibition held on the territory of the International Exhibition Centre Moldexpo, as it is announced by […]
The exports of the Moldovan wine in 2019 have reached the highest level from the last 5 years. According to the figures presented by the National Office of Vine and Wine from Moldova, both the volume of Moldovan wine exports and their value were at the highest level since 2014. In the year 2019, the Republic of […]
27 January 2020
On January 20, the first edition of the Filmmakers’ Gala was organised in Moldova. The best works of movie directors, writers and actors were awarded there. The event was organised in partnership with the Moldovan Film Union (MFU), in partnership with the National Center of Cinematography in Moldova and with the support of the Ministry of […]
26 January 2020
Citizens and local communities in the area of Ungheni and Cahul are currently beneficiaries of the project “EU Focal Regions: Cahul and Ungheni, inclusive economic empowerment of focal regions in the Republic of Moldova”, which is implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), with some components by UNICEF, and funded by the European Union. […]
23 January 2020
On January 23, 2020 Transparency International released the Corruption Perception Index for 2019 (CPI 2019). According to the report, over 2/3 of the countries included in the ranking are stagnating or showing signs of regress in their anti-corruption efforts. In 2019, Moldova registered a score of 32 points, being ranked 120th out of 180 countries. […]
After an working group created by the Council of Europe (CoE) paid a visit to Chișinău, between December 20-21, for offering assistance regarding the implementation of judicial reform in Moldova, the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Marija Pejčinović Burić, issued an official statement, stressing the fact that the judicial reform must reflect the country’s obligations […]
21 January 2020
In the last decade, a lot of festivals, open-air fairs, marathons, concerts and other cultural events were organised. Some of them stopped, others continue until today. The festivals that stood the test of time are mainly related to Moldovan traditions, clothing, dancing, food, etc. Still, there are also some special festivals dedicated to wine, sweets, […]
An working group created by the Council of Europe (CoE) pays a visit to Chișinău, on December 20-21, for conducting discussions regarding the implementation of judicial reform in Moldova. Prime Minister Ion Chicu had a meeting with members of the working group, led by Christos Giakoumopoulos, Director General of Human Rights and Rule of Law of […]
18 January 2020
An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission, led by Ruben Atoyan, will be visiting the capital city of the Republic of Moldova during January 22 – February 5, 2020, as a press release of the IMF permanent representative office in Moldova stated. According to the statement, during the visit, the mission will hold discussions with Moldovan […]
17 January 2020
While most of the European countries’ population spend not more than a quarter of their minimum wage on food, Moldovan people allocate 50,1% of it on food expenditures, estimated a study conducted by The analysts compared food prices with the minimum wage, by creating a ‘shopping cart’, which included eight basic products designated to cover the […]
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