Moldova

CSOs document deteriorating space for civil society and media actors

CSOs document violations against CSOs, Moldova falls 10 places in latest RSF rankings, Experts document deteriorating space for media. Read more

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CSOs document deteriorating space for civil society and media actors

Pressure for NGOs during electoral period

Parliamentary elections will be held in Moldova on 24th February 2019. Within this context, during the last months, independent civil society organisations in Moldova have ringed an alarm about the pressures they are facing from different political actors. Read more

Pressure for NGOs during electoral period

Media NGOs condemn abuses against journalists at the PDM rally

Media organisations issued a statement where they condemned that several media outlets were unable to cover the Democratic Party (PDM) rally held on 21st October 2018. Read more

Media NGOs condemn abuses against journalists at the PDM rally

Thousands protest against corruption in Chisinau

On 26th August 2018, thousands rallied at the Great National Assembly Square in Chișinău, Moldova's capital. Participants of the protest chanted "down with the Government, down with the mafia" to denounce government corruption. Read more

Thousands protest against corruption in Chisinau


Civil society continues to push for the approval of the NGO law without amendments

On 16th May, civil society organisations urged the Parliament to adopt the draft Law on Non-Commercial Organizations, without introducing any amendments. Read more

Civil society continues to push for the approval of the NGO law without amendments

NGO petitions public authorities to refrain from harmful speech

Promo-LEX Association in Moldova has requested that the authorities investigate actions that incite hate speech and violence against persons who are in favour of the unification of the Republic of Moldova with Romania. Read more

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NGO petitions public authorities to refrain from harmful speech

Report documents a deteriorating environment for Moldovan civil society

In February 2018, 15 non-governmental organisations (NGOs) from the Republic of Moldova released a report detailing attempts by public figures, civil servants, bloggers and politically-affiliated media outlets to discredit and denigrate NGOs. Read more

Report documents a deteriorating environment for Moldovan civil society

Opposition-led protests against the government's changes to the electoral law continue

The extra-parliamentary opposition in the Republic of Moldova continues to protest changes to the electoral system. Read more

Opposition-led protests against the government's changes to the electoral law continue

Interview: Civil society in Gagauzia developing but "culture of association" still needed

The CIVICUS Monitor spoke to Pilgrim Demo, a CSO based in the autonomous region of Gagauzia about the challenges and opportunities for civil society there. Read more

Interview: Civil society in Gagauzia developing but "culture of association" still needed