We continue our virtual tour through Moldova and meetings with local activists. This time, IPIS experts discussed with young volunteers from the Singerei district the existing instruments of social campaigns. Our team of experts talked about the existing ways and platforms of financing various initiatives – crowdfunding, how to get closer to your goal with the help of journalists, as well as methods of cooperation with local authorities. In the coming months, we will accompany the activists from the Singerei region in achieving their goals and implementing some projects. The meeting took place within the programme “Vocal social campaigns at local level”, which is implemented within the Grant Programme “Development of civil society at local level in Moldova”, financed by the EU and the Conrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS).
During an online meeting IPIS team met the volunteers from the Cimișlia’s Youth Centre and representatives of the Cimislia Local Association to discuss existing tools for social campaigns. IPIS experts shared their experience in effective communication with journalists and local public authorities. In addition, we talked about how to create an efficient NGO, as well as how to attract foreign funds that are destinated to Moldovan NGO sector. In the coming months, we will accompany the activists from the Cimislia region in achieving their goals and implementing some projects. The meeting took place within the programme “Vocal social campaigns at local level”, which is implemented within the Grant Programme “Development of civil society at local level in Moldova”, financed by the EU and the Conrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS).
What are the tools for communication with local public authorities? How to make a journalist your ally in achieving your goals? What is the power of informal dialogue and what communication strategies can be used with donors and development partners to attract grants?
The participants in our fourth regional dialogue with citizens, which we carry out within the “EU in Moldova: Perceptions and reality” programme, had the opportunity to share their assessments on Moldova’s relations with the European Union, while IPIS, IPRE and IEP dispel some myths about EU.
Handbook on Cyber, Information, Intelligence and Personal Security Threats from Foreign Authoritarian Regimes, Domestic Oppression, and Harassment in Georgia, Ukraine and Moldova
This report follows a year of cooperation between civil society organizations (CSO) and think-tanks from Central Europe and the Eastern Neighborhood (EN). It evaluates the capability of the civil society in Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine on operational security and exposing illegitimate methods of influence. The second part of the handbook provides reader with step by step security manual involving areas of Cyber, Information, Intelligence and Personal Security which CSOs and civic activists should follow. This report could not exist without the financial support from European Commission and contributions from our partners from Media Development Foundation (Georgia), IPIS – Institute for Strategic Initiatives (Moldova), Ukraine Crisis Media Center (Ukraine). https://www.europeanvalues.net/vyzkum/handbook-on-cyber-information-intelligence-and-personal-security-threats/
Brussels and EU countries support both small and large projects. Grigorii Kissa, a young entrepreneur from Comrat, was able to purchase equipment for his heating briquette workshop in 2017 with EU support. Today his business is developing successfully and he even plans to expand it.
One of the advantages of the Association Agreement is closer cooperation with the EU, and thus a larger volume of grant aid. For example, Armenia, which has not signed such an agreement with the EU, receives from the EU half as much financial resources per capita for the development of local projects as Moldova. During the last 15 years Moldova has received from the EU 1 billion Euros in the form of grant aid.
(Русский) Участники нашего третьего регионального диалога с гражданами, которые мы проводим в рамках программы «ЕС в Молдове: Восприятия и реальность», смогли поделится своими оценками об отношениях Молдовы с Евросоюзом, а IPIS, IPRE и IEP развеять некоторые мифы.
During 2020, the IPIS team is running a program called “Vocal social campaigns at the local level”. The programme includes six seminars in three regions of the country: North, Centre and South. Participants in these workshops will gain practical skills and knowledge to achieve their goals by working with local authorities and promoting their initiatives through communication campaigns.
The IPIS program “Vocal social campaigns at local level” is implemented within the Grant Programme “Development of civil society at local level in Moldova”, financed by the EU and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS).
Project implementation period: November 2019 – October 2020.
Total budget: EUR 56,570
The Transnistrian Dialogues is a programme of the Institute of Strategic Initiatives aimed at reducing
the dividing lines between the two banks of the Dniester River by creating a platform for interaction
between their populations. Every year, we are selecting 40 people and creating conditions for their
The programme is implemented with the support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Moldova.
Project implementation period: July 2018 – April 2019.
Total budget: USD 149,955
Project implementation period: December 2019 – June 2020
Total budget: USD 33,000