Civil Society and Human Rights: Projects

  • Advancing and monitoring the rights of the people with mental disabilities in neuro-psychiatric residential institutions

    Stronger society
    368 118.00 Euro
    Keystone Human Services International Moldova Association
    2016 - 2019
    Ongoing
    The project aims to break down the systematic segregation, discrimination, and disempowerment of people with mental disabilities from neuro-psychiatric institutions that keeps them so vulnerably on the margins of society and thereby excluded from community.
  • Improving access to community-based early years and preschool support services for vulnerable children with special needs in Moldova

    Stronger society
    615,305.00 Euro
    Partnerships for Every Child
    2016 - 2019
    Ongoing
    The overall objective of the proposed action is to improve access to community-based early years and preschool support services for vulnerable children with special needs (CWSN).
  • Grassroots Civil Society Development Facility in the Republic of Moldova

    Stronger society
    3,749,934.00 EUR
    Konrad Adenauer Foundation Moldova
    2019 - 2019
    Ongoing
    Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) is coordinating the implementation of the EU-funded project “Grassroots Civil Society Development Facility in the Republic of Moldova (2018-2021)” (Grant Contract 2018/397-5109), starting with 2018. The overall objective of the action is to contribute to the development of civic engagement and of grass-roots civil society in Moldova, which actively promotes and monitors the transparency and accountability of public institutions, including in the implementation of the EU-Moldova Association Agreement.
  • Increasing the observance of women’s rights in Moldova through combating gender based violence

    Stronger society
    368,421.00 Euro
    Promo-LEX Association
    2016 - 2019
    Ongoing
    The Action is implemented by three partner organizations that seek to combat gender based violence in Moldova through a joint and comprehensive effort.
  • Inform, Empower, Act! Civil Society for good budgetary governance in Moldova

    Stronger economy
    1,150,000.00 EUR
    Independent Think Tank “Expert-Grup”, Institute for European Policies and Reforms (IPRE), Konrad Adenauer Stiftung e.V. (KAS), Eastern European Studies Centre (EESC)
    2019 - 2022
    Ongoing
    The general objective of the project is to enhance civil society contribution to a higher level of transparency, efficiency and effectiveness of overall budget creation and execution at the local level through participation and oversight, thus, a clear and transparent citizen and civil society involvement in the decision making process.
  • Sustainable community partnerships to support the rights of persons belonging to minorities in the Republic of Moldova

    Stronger society
    380,000 Euro
    Terre des Hommes Moldova, Institute for Rural Initiatives
    2017 - 2020
    Ongoing
    The project aims to enhance the protection of human rights and fight against discrimination of ethnic minorities in the Republic of Moldova. 
  • Let All of Us Say NO to Torture in Moldova: Civil Society against Torture

    Stronger society
    697, 243.00 euro
    Institute for Democracy in Comrat
    2017 - 2020
    Ongoing
    In the framework of the European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights in the Republic of Moldova, the Institute for Democracy (Comrat), in partnership with the National Institute for Women of Moldova (Chisinau) and the Media Center (Transnistrian region) with the support of the European Union, the project "Let All of Us Say NO to Torture in Moldova: Civil Society against Torture" was launched.
  • Technical Assistance to support CSO development in the Republic of Moldova

    Stronger society
    860,500.00 Euro
    Family and Childcare Center (KMOP) led consortium
    2017 - 2020
    Ongoing
    The project aim is to deliver Technical Assistance to EU Grant Beneficiaries and to future potential beneficiaries of the Civil Society Facility to implement EU funded projects.
  • Local Civil Society contributes to economic and social development in Moldova

    Stronger society
    2,100,24.80 Euro
    East Europe Foundation
    2018 - 2020
    Ongoing
    The project will contribute to a sustainable economic and social development in Moldova through active involvement of civil society and other socio-economic actors with due consideration of Association Agreement and DCFTA. The project is implemented in partnership with the European Business Association, Center Partnership for Development, HelpAge International and the Center for Innovation and Social Development.
  • Strengthening civil society in ATU Gagauzia

    Stronger society
    606,077.96 Euro
    Soros Foundation-Moldova
    2017 - 2019
    Ongoing
    Main purpose of the project is to  empower civil society organizations in ATU Gagauzia in order to enable them to monitor and influence development priorities on local and national level and to build bridges between civil society organizations and local authorities from ATU Gagauzia and other regions of Moldova.
  • Women’s Access to Justice: Delivering on the Istanbul Convention and other European gender equality standards

    Stronger society
    1,050,000.00 EUR
    Council of Europe
    2019 - 2021
    Ongoing
  • Citizens' Empowerment in the Republic of Moldova

    Stronger society
    4,900,000 Euro
    Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
    2019 - 2021
    Ongoing
    The overall objective of the project is to empower citizens through constructive participation of civil society organizations (CSO) in local, regional and national decision-making processes.The engagement of citizens during the planning, design, and delivery of public services shall empower them to hold public authorities accountable and curb corruption.
  • Information campaign in Moldova’s regions about the democratic situation and EU assistance for the country’s development

    Stronger society
    60,000.00 EUR
    Consortium of 3 nongovernmental organizations: Association of Independent Press (API); National Environmental Centre and National Youth Council of Moldova
    2019 - 2019
    Finalised
    The major objective: Communicate to and familiarize the public in Moldovan regions with the current situation of the country development through an information campaign about the essence of the democratic reforms supported by the EU in Moldova, the benefits of the Association Agreement and the importance of Moldova fulfilling its commitments made at the European level.  
  • Educating Moldavian consumers of information to reduce the effect of the false information and manipulation through the media

    Stronger society
    214,765.00 EURO
    Association of Independent Press
    2017 - 2019
    Finalised
    The major objective of this project is to diminish the impact of manipulation and misinformation by the media through educating media consumers to identify manipulation and false or biased information.
  • Improving the social economic situation of young people in Moldova by empowering Moldovan youth and Moldovan civil society

    Stronger society
    293,258.54 Euro
    Stichting CNV Internationaal
    2012 - 2014
    Finalised
    The overall objective “To contribute to the empowerment of Moldovan youth and Moldovan civil society so as to improve the socio-economic situation of young people in Moldova” highlights the fact that both young people themselves, as well as civil society, can influence the improvement of the socio-economic situation of youth in Moldova. When socio-economic rights of young people are respected, their socio-economic situation will improve. It is important not only to empower civil society to stand up for these rights but also to empower youth themselves so they are more capable to fight for their own rights.
  • Strengthening the capacity of CSOs for inclusive participation in society of the most marginalised parents and children

    Stronger society
    299,491.01 Euro
    CCF Moldova – Children Families Communities and Hope and Homes for Children (HHC) UK
    2015 - 2017
    Finalised
    The 3 years project strengthened the role of 28 civil society organizations (CSO) in promoting children's rights and contributing to the reform of the child protection system in Moldova.
  • Strengthening community-based support to multigenerational households left behind by migration in Moldova (UNDP/EC)

    Stronger society
    199.041 Euro
    HelpAge International, UNDP
    2009 - 2011
    Finalised
    The project aimed to raise awareness of the vulnerability of migrants’ families among policy makers and service providers at all levels, increase the capacity of civil society and state authorities to provide them with effective support, and enhance intergenerational links between older carers and children.  The project collected direct evidence on the specific characteristics and needs of migrants’ families headed by older people, and particularly of multigenerational households, in 10 regions of Moldova. A network of older volunteers conducted community outreach activities through mini-grants to support vulnerable multigenerational households with older carers.
  • Breaking the silence: Elder abuse in the Republic of Moldova

    Stronger society
    179.922 Euro
    HelpAge International
    2013 - 2015
    Finalised
    The project aimed is to alleviate all forms of neglect, abuse and violence against older women and men in the Republic in Moldova. Specifically, the project worked to 1) protect older people, with specific attention to older women, against domestic violence, neglect and abuse though strengthened support services; 2) mobilise the community and state authorities in the awareness raising, promotion and protection of the rights of older victims of domestic violence and abuse.
  • Quality Journalism for Democracy

    Stronger society
    619,087.00 EUR
    Association of Investigative Reporters and Editorial Security (RISE Moldova)
    2016 - 2018
    Finalised
    During the two years of implementation of the Quality Journalism for Democracy project RISE Moldova registered significant progress in building up the organization into a national centre of investigative journalism, with a video department and five regional independent investigation departments consisting of Romanian and Russian-speaking journalists. A department of investigative journalists connected to RISE Moldova was established in Transnistria too.
  • Capacity building and revitalizing of the civil society in Gagauzia

    Stronger society
    10,000 Euro
    Public Association “Pro-Europe” European Center of Comrat
    2018 - 2018
    Finalised
    Overall objective of the project: Capacity building and activation of NGOs in Gagauzia to improve the ability to improve the lives of citizens in society, influence decision-making processes at the local and regional levels, through engaging in dialogue with the authorities and public institutions.
  • Raising Mutual Trust between Teachers on Both Banks of the Nistru River: Building Regional Capacities for Continuous Development of Teachers’ Skills of the Modern Pro-active Methods of Human Rights Education

    Stronger connectivity
    663,106.00 euro
    Institute for Democracy
    2016 - 2019
    Finalised
     The Institute for Democracy (Comrat) in partnership with Association for Bulgarian Culture “Rodoliubets” (Parkani) and the Center for Protection and Promotion of Young Women’s Rights (Chisinau), has started the implementation of the project “Raising Mutual Trust between Teachers on Both Banks of the Nistru River: Building Regional Capacities for Continuous Development of Teachers’ Skills of the Modern Pro-active Methods of Human Rights Education”, in December, 2016 in Moldova, within the program of confidence-building measures, financed by the European Union.