The participants were able to learn about the macroeconomic situation on the two banks of the Nistru River and to discuss potential opportunities for developing their businesses in the region. They met with entrepreneurs who are already receiving grants for business development, but also, through practical sessions, benefited from mentoring in the development of business ideas.
The first speaker of the program was Olga Melniciuc, an expert in access to financial resources, who talked about how to empower women economically through fundraising and project management.
About 40% of Moldova’s population receives information from social networks, which, however, remain fertile ground for the spread of fake news. How are Facebook and Telegram structured and what is their share of responsibility in manipulating information? We discussed these topics with the participants of the second module of the media course held within the “informMD – against misinformation in the Republic of Moldova” project.
Young journalists, entrepreneurs, and students became new participants of the Transnistrian Dialogues
The first module of the Transnistrian Dialogues, which took place on 18-19 September in the village of Costesti, Ialoveni district, was dedicated to the media industry. The group of participants of the Transnistrian Dialogues this time consists of 36 people, including young journalists, entrepreneurs, activists and students.
Journalists will continue IPIS’ work in investigating the use of budget funds intended to combat COVID-19
A group of journalists took part in a preliminary presentation of the IPIS analysis on the process of managing the foreign funds received by the Moldovan government to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
IPIS’ analysis: In the midst of pandemic, the Government raised one-third of planned grant assistance
International loans provided in 2020 to Moldova by external partners kept the country’s budget afloat. In the form of loans, Moldova received 418 million euros, while non-repayable assistance amounted to about 33 million euros.
Media course for young people was launched as part of the project “#informMD – against misinformation in the Republic of Moldova”
Institute for Strategic Initiatives (IPIS) in partnership with Institut für Europäische Politik based in Berlin (IEP) and Institute for European Politics and Reform (IPRE) have launched a media course for young people, which is held within the project “infoMD – against misinformation in Moldova”.
(Română) Tot mai des ai nevoie să explici prietenilor că știrile pe care le distribuie pe canalele de pe Telegram nu sunt adevărate? Sau poate ai căzut și tu în capcana noutăților false atunci când navigai pe rețele de socializare? Dorești să știi cum poți lupta cu fenomenul dezinformării și cum poți să contribui la reducerea răspândirii știrilor false? Atunci avem vești bune pentru tine!
The Institut für Europäische Politik based in Berlin (IEP), in partnership with the Institute for European Policies and Reforms (IPRE) and the Institute for Strategic Initiatives (IPIS) organized on May 12th a virtual kick-off workshop for a new project: inforMD – against disinformation in the Republic of Moldova.
Experts from Gagauzia and Chisinau made a number of proposals to stimulate the study of the Gagauz and Romanian languages in the autonomy
(Română) Echipa IPIS a desfășurat prima întâlnire a platformei pentru promovarea studierii limbii române și găgăuze în UTA Găgăuzia. Participanții acestei întruniri au făcut un schimb de opinii privind situația generală ce ține de studierea limbii găgăuze și române în autonomia găgăuză, dar și au propus un set de recomandări pentru stimularea acestui proces.