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Policy Paper: Presidential Elections in the Republic of Moldova

This policy paper is elaborated by the Association of Experts for Security and Global Affairs and was amended with the key recommendations of academic experts from the region, participants in the online debate of August 18, 2020. The discussion brought together experts from Romania, the Republic of Moldova, and Ukraine. The objective of the debate was to highlight developments in the bilateral relations Romania — Republic of Moldova and Ukraine […]

The presidency of Igor Dodon and the settlement of the Transnistrian conflict - a year of no results and plenty of declarations

By Alexandru Hîncu The electoral campaign of Igor Dodon was rich in promises regarding the settlement of the Transnistrian conflict and the stabilization of the eastern border of the Republic of Moldova. One year after winning the presidential election, Igor Dodon failed to boost the negotiation process due to several causes. Pursuing both political and economic benefits, the majority of causes refer to the different interests that the parties involved […]

Moldova at a crossroads: The impact of emigration on the internal social and economic development

In the post-Soviet period, Moldova has been deeply affected by the transition policies towards a market economy. In the beginning of the ’90, the number of jobs has decreased substantially due to the privatization of the state-own companies and the breakdown of the collective agricultural farms. The high rate of inflation and the low economic incomes were predominant across the rural and urban population. A first social phenomenon characteristic for […]

The Role of Russian Civil Society in Foreign Policy Decision Making. A Comparative Analysis with Republic of Moldova and Ukraine.

The ongoing project “The role of Russian civil society in foreign policy decision making. A comparative analysis with Republic of Moldova and Ukraine (November 2014 – October 2015)” is a Collection of policy briefs, round tables and study visits The initiative is implemented with the financial support of Black Sea Trust for Regional Cooperation, a project of German Marshall Fund. Project brief description: The main goal of this project is […]