One of the current problems of the Republic of Moldova is the public administration reform. The strategy of public administration reform was approved in 2016, but its implementation is still in progress.


AGREED – AGREED – Activating Governance Reform for Enhancing Development is a 24 month project implemented by ALDA – European Association for Local Democracies, LDA Moldova and Clinica Juridica Universitara.


AGREED seeks to achieve cooperation between local authorities and civil society, namely by activating participatory processes which will engage and give a voice on key issues to citizens, associations, business community and the civil society as a whole.


The Local authorities will prove to be key actors in the governance and initiators of a participatory, multi-stakeholders and multi – level governance policy making process.

By coordinating the participatory process foreseen by the action and by taking to the Central Government the recommendations expressed by the citizens, the local authorities will be responsabilized towards their citizens. The project focuses to build a growingly concerted mechanism between the civil society and the local authorities in the policy making.

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The purpose of the project is to build an increasingly stable mechanism between civil society and local authorities in policy making.


The project aims at strengthening the capacity of Moldovan local authorities to perform a transparent and participatory governance in their communities, with a specific reference to the policy making process related to the upcoming decentralization reform.

In order to achieve the aim, the objectives of the project are: 

  • Promote Public Administration Reform, including voluntary amalgamation of administrative territorial units;
  • Strengthening the capacities of Moldovan local authorities and CSOs in field of participatory democracy;
  • Promote a multi-level governance dialogue between the national government and the local authorities;
  • Strengthen LAs’ willingness to involve local communities in the decision making process, at the local level.
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