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IDIS "Viitorul" launched the Rayons Transparency Index
Institute for Development and Social Initiatives (IDIS) "Viitorul" launched the Transparency Index of the local government of the second level in Moldova. The event took place on November 29 at a press conference.
 29.11.2016   145 

Tax capping impedes local authorities
Capping the taxes is a counterproductive and illegal process given that this affects the small and medium business while favoring companies with big business, according to the opinion expressed by Viorel Furdui, CALM Director and IDIS Viitorul, Veaceslav Ionita during the "60 minutes of economic realism" program.
 23.11.2016   86 

Eastern Partnership, analyzed: how to strengthen the value of political association with the EU for Moldova
What Moldovan citizens find out about the EU, create the mechanisms of social relationships, in relation to the idea of European identity, culture, behavior, aspirations and common interests? Is the EU strong enough to convince Moldovan's` about its attraction in a historic moment with an internal crisis, recession and other factors, including the failure of the transformations proposed by the Eastern Partnership? These issues were discussed Tuesday, November 22, at the headquarters of IDIS, with the participation of EU-STRAT Programme, Leiden University, think tanks and local media in Moldova.
 23.11.2016   130 

Women leaders from 13 municipalities have improved their negotiation skills and effective communication
Women leaders from underrepresented groups participated on 10 and 11 November at the third training workshop organized within a training program to strengthen their skills, implemented from September to November 2016. The seminar was attended by 26 women from all regions of the country (North, Central and South - 13 municipalities in total) and different social backgrounds.
 21.11.2016   95 

The Competition Council, ambitious on paper
It is an ambitious document, which aims to advance very quickly in liberalizing the economy and in strengthening the competition. The Competition Council wants to accomplish more in a very short time. It is the conclusion of experts from IDIS Viitorul, Diana Enachi and Victor Parlicov made in the program "60 minutes of economic realism" on the National Programme on competition and state aid for the years 2016-2020.
 16.11.2016   122 

The International Board of Directors of the Institute for Development and Social Initiatives (IDIS) "Viitorul" recently welcomed the creation of an International Advisory Board (IAB), which will provide strategic advice to the institute on topics of international issues, government reforms, national and regional security, social and economic policies, education, defense. IDIS International Advisory Board includes 11 personalities recognized for their exceptional merits in the areas mentioned.
 14.11.2016   122 

IDIS “Viitorul” has signed a cooperation agreement with the New Strategy Centre
On November 10, 2016, IDIS Viitorul signed a cooperation protocol with the NSC (New Strategy Center) in Romania. The Protocol was signed in Bucharest in the presence of a large audience of members and adherents of NSC, by Mr. Ionel Nitu, NSC President, and Mr. Igor Munteanu, Executive Director of IDIS "Viitorul".
 14.11.2016   87 

Energy consumers, passively represented in ANRE decisions
During the whole period of activity, the National Agency for Energy Regulation (ANRE) took a passive approach with consumers, limited to compliance with obligations imposed by law without showing the initiative to engage in dialogue with consumers, notes the IDIS energy expert Ion Muntean in the policy brief "Passively representation of consumers in the decision-making process of ANRE", presented today.
 11.11.2016   131 

Economic relations between the two sides of the Dniester, in three studies
Confidence building measures, boosting economic relations and establishing closer partnerships between the two sides of the Dniester are three elements that must lead to the Transdniestrian conflict settlement of the. This is the conclusion of three studies, "The problems of transition to international standards and norms in the field of sanitary and phytosanitary on both sides of the Dniester river", "Increasing competitiveness of businesses on both sides of the Dniester" and "Rethinking the paradigm of economic-financial relations between Chisinau and Tiraspol".
 10.11.2016   161 

Competitiveness on both sides of the Dniester river, called into question
Competitiveness problems exist on both sides of the Dniester river, but the extent of the problem differs. Institutions on both sides remained bureaucratic and use administrative tools very often to the detriment of businesses. This is the conclusion formulated by the IDIS experts, Viorel Chivriga and Veaceslav Ionita at the show "60 minutes of economic realism".
 09.11.2016   103 
The second workshop of the „Mapping out vulnerable sectors in the Eastern Partnership countries”, sponsored by the International Visegrad Fund is to be held on 17th September in Chisinau. The workshop is organized by the IDIS Viitorul, Moldova and the
Regional Networking Event: Civil Society Facility Projects Will Meet In Moldova
Around 200 civil society representatives will meet in Chisinau this summer for a Regional Networking Event titled: How we empower civil society? Obstacles, Opportunities, Impact. During the two days on 22-23 of June the beneficiaries from the Civil Society Facility both from the Eastern Partnership countries and EU will have the opportunity to share their experiences, meet new partners and discuss best practices and lessons learnt in various fields of EU-funded projects. The meeting will take place in an open space format,