Moldova

4.1 million people
1,980 USD GNI (PPP)
Press:
Partly Free
Partly Free

News & Updates

Democracy is under threat worldwide due to waning information integrity, but civil society can counter media manipulation without violating fundamental freedoms.

Moldova's Presidential Office has barred accredited journalist Constantin Gigorita from attending a series of public events, flouting court rulings affirming the right to access to public information.

The fate of press freedom in the country is closely tied to the success of its democracy.

At a time where Moldova is exceptionally vulnerable to pressure from Russia, a new NGO draft law poses serious threats to fundamental freedoms.

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Special Reports

Promise and Reversal: The Post-Soviet Landscape Twenty Years On

“Promise and Reversal: The Post-Soviet Landscape Twenty Years On,” marks the 20th anniversary of the failed Soviet coup of August 19, 1991. The retrospective essay examines the changes in the political rights and civil liberties in the former Soviet Union over the last two decades, as well as includes graphs and rankings that illustrate the region's performance in the annual Freedom House publications Freedom in the World and Freedom of the Press. The report  concludes that there is a serious and disturbing failure to embrace democratic institutions in most of the post-Soviet region.

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Freedom House implements the multi-year Mobilizing Civil Society to Support Judicial Integrity in the Republic of Moldova project, which aims to support justice sector reform in Moldova by creating an environment in which the public is better informed about ongoing developments in the country’s justice sector and how they impact citizens’ daily lives.

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Through collaboration with partner civil society organizations in the country, Freedom House aims to boost capacity in civil society to effectively monitor media and to improve the legal and regulatory environment for independent media.

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«Фридом Хаус» (Freedom House) приглашает независимых исследователей, ученых и аналитиков из Молдовы, региона Восточного Партнерства, Литвы, Латвии и Эстонии к подаче заявок на подготовку докладов по перспективе развития  медиа в Молдове.

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Freedom House seeks proposals from independent researchers, scholars, and affiliated research analysts based in Moldova, the Eastern Partnership region and surrounding countries. 

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