WatchDog.md is a community of civil society in Moldova, acting as a think-tank. It brings together experts in various fields to develop, analyze and evaluate sectorial public policies in Moldova. One of its main objectives is to provide accurate and comprehensive information on the true situation in critical areas in Moldova, including economics, public finance, democracy, election processes and human rights.
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This report was prepared based on the publicly available information on April 10, 2020, is valid and relevant in accordance with this timeline. The preparedness stage for this pandemic was covered by the fragmented actions and did not ensure a fast and full response...read more
The agreement of the Russian EUR 200 million loan to Moldova includes several abusive provisions that would allow to convert private entities’ debts into Moldovan state debt. The purpose of the loans refers to the implementation of the so-called Moldovan-Russian joint...read more
Photo source: www.agora.md Violence against women is a form of discrimination and a violation of fundamental human rights. It is both a cause and a consequence of the inequalities between women and men perpetuated over time. Every day, women all over the world are...read more
Digital taxation enters Moldovan public debateread more
At the end of 2018 and in the first part of 2019 crucial elections took place – or are going to – in the Republic of Moldova (two rounds, parliamentary and local), Estonia, Slovakia, Ukraine, Georgia, Turkey or Macedonia, and then in May general elections for the...read more
The study was developed as part of the project “Watchdog.MD: Whistle-blowers in Energy and Public Policies in Moldova”, implemented with the financial support of the European Endowment for Democracy (EED). The content does not necessarily represent the...read more