Ambassador Logsdon’s Thanksgiving Message

Every Thanksgiving, Americans gather with family and friends to celebrate what we are thankful for in our lives.  Again this year, we will sit down together with friends for a meal of traditional foods that will include turkey and stuffing, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie!  Even in challenging times, Thanksgiving gives us the opportunity to …

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MediaCor American Pavilion Launch

Ambassador Logsdon and President Sandu officially opened the MediaCor American Pavilion, a state-of-the-art media production facility that will advance Moldova’s growing media industry.  The United States invested $1.25 million in the pavilion.  Joining the Ambassador and President were Minister of Culture Sergiu Prodan, Minister of Education Anatolie Topala, Future Technologies Activity Director Doina Nistor, Moldova …

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Ambassador Logsdon’s Remarks at the MediaCor American Pavilion Launch

November 10, 2022 Good afternoon, President Sandu and distinguished guests and partners, and thank you for joining us for the official launch of the MediaCor American Pavilion!  I am thrilled to be here to celebrate this milestone and to see the completion of this critical space, which completes the Mediacor infrastructure that so many of …

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Notice of Funding Opportunity: Democracy Commission Small Grants Program

The U.S. Embassy Public Diplomacy Section announces an open competition for organizations to submit a statement of interest to carry out projects that foster the development and education of civil society in Moldova under the Democracy Commission Small Grants Program.  The Democracy Commission program is a focused yet flexible mechanism that provides funding for unique, …

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Fall 2023/Spring 2024 Professional Fellows Program (PFP)

Applications are now open for Fall 2023/Spring 2024 Professional Fellows Program (PFP) for citizens of Moldova! This is a great opportunity for mid-level professionals to gain valuable fellowship experience with American organizations, expand networking, and participate in an enriching international fellowship experience. Visit  www.professionalfellows.org  for more information, including eligibility requirements and application instructions. The deadline to apply …

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Notice of Funding Opportunity: Alumni Engagement Program

NOTICE OF FUNDING OPPORTUNITY Alumni Engagement Program The U.S. Embassy invites interested organizations to submit applications for funding of projects designed to provide an efficient engagement and outreach strategy and conduct activities focused on creating a platform for USG exchange programs alumni to share their knowledge and skills for the benefit of the Moldovan community. …

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Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD)

The Embassy of the United States of America in Moldova is excited to announce that 2023-2024 Global UGRAD, a fully funded academic and cultural exchange program for undergraduate students interested in studying in the United States is officially open! Visit https://md.usembassy.gov/global-undergraduate-exchange-program-global-ugrad/ to learn more, confirm your eligibility, and start your application. Application deadline: December 15, …

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Apply now for the 2023-2024 Community Engagement Exchange Program!

The Community Engagement Exchange (CEE) Program, a fully funded exchange program (that includes a three-month exchange in the United States) for emerging community leaders, ages 21-28, from around the world working to address issues of public concern and improve the quality of community. For program details, eligibility requirements and online application, please visit:  https://md.usembassy.gov/community-engagement-exchange/ The deadline …

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Treasury Targets Corruption and the Kremlin’s Malign Influence Operations in Moldova

October 26, 2022 WASHINGTON — Today, the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) took action to counter the Government of the Russian Federation’s (GoR) persistent malign influence campaigns and systemic corruption in Moldova by imposing sanctions on nine individuals and 12 entities. The individuals and entities sanctioned today include oligarchs widely …

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Response to Corruption and Election Interference in Moldova

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE OCTOBER 26, 2022 The United States is committed to supporting Moldova’s efforts to counter corruption, reform the justice sector, strengthen the independence and transparency of its democratic institutions, and promote accountability for those seeking to undermine its democracy.  Today, we are designating two fugitive oligarchs along with …

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U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation: 2023 Grants Competition

U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation 2023 Grants Competition a) Funding Instrument Type: Grant b) Funding Opportunity Number: AFCP-2023-GP c) Program Authorization: Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961, as amended (P.L. 87-256, § 102(b)(5)) d) CFDA Number: 19.025 e) Floor on Amount of Individual Awards: US $10,000 per project f) Ceiling on Amount …

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Joint Statement on Ukraine

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON OCTOBER 23, 2022 The text of the following statement was released by the Governments of the United States of America, France, and the United Kingdom. We, the Foreign Ministers of France, the United Kingdom, and the United States, reiterate our steadfast support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity in …

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Announcing the 2023-2024 Community Solutions Program

We are excited to announce the  2023-2024 Community Solutions Program ! The Community Solutions Program (CSP) is a year-long professional leadership development program (that includes four-month fellowship in the United States) for people who are working to improve their communities by addressing issues related to the environment, peace and conflict resolution, transparency and accountability, and women and gender.  For …

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Summer Study Opportunities in the U.S.

The Embassy of the United States of America in Moldova is pleased to announce funded scholarships for Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) for scholars, educators and students. The Institutes offer opportunities of intensive short-term (5-weeks) academic programs at several U.S. universities. These programs will take place in summer 2023.  For detailed information and online …

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USAID Launches a New $50 Million Rural Competitiveness and Resilience Activity (RCRA)

October 7, 2022 Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announces a new $50 million investment to help expand Moldova’s rural economy and further bolster resilience in the face of Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, which has constrained Moldovan exports and threatened Moldova’s economic prosperity. Through the new Rural Competitiveness and Resilience Activity (RCRA), USAID …

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OPEN Winter 2023 Call for Applications

The application period for the Online Professional English Network (OPEN) Program is now open! The Program offers foreign English teaching professionals the opportunity to take innovative, online university-level classes and online professional development programming for teachers. The OPEN Program Courses are freely open for any interested participants. Eligibility and Application Overview Candidates should be highly motivated …

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(RFQ) Procurement of Recording and Real-Time broadcasting services.

The U.S. Embassy Chisinau intends to issue a solicitation (RFQ = Request for Quote) for acquisition of real-time recording and broadcasting services, including all necessary technical equipment as per the Scope of Work. Location is in Chisinau, Moldova. The Government intends to award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the lowest priced technically acceptable …

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Second call for tenders for licensing agreement of Cafeteria Services operation at U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

U.S Embassy Moldova is announcing a second call for tenders for a licensing agreement for operation of Cafeteria Services at the American Embassy in Chisinau, Moldova. General Information: Submit an original and two copies of the tender, prepared in such format and detail as to enable the Licensor to make a thorough evaluation.  The tender …

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Date change: On-line, e-auction / Licitație on-line

The U.S. Embassy will hold an on-line, e-auction to sell excess U.S. government property. The auction will begin on Thursday September 15, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. and end on Sunday, September 18, 2022 at 10:00 p.m. Items for sale will include used household appliances, furniture, and miscellaneous equipment. Visit https://online-auction.state.gov/   Look for the Chisinau, MD …

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2022 Trafficking in Persons Report

July 19, 2022 Today, Secretary Blinken released the annual Trafficking in Persons Report, which reviews how countries around the world – including the United States – have progressed in their efforts to prosecute traffickers, protect victims, and prevent trafficking. We are proud to work closely with the Moldovan government and civil society advocates to combat …

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The Online Professional English Network (OPEN) Program is now open!

The application period for the Online Professional English Network (OPEN) Program is now open! The Program offers foreign English teaching professionals the opportunity to take innovative, online university-level classes and online professional development programming for teachers. The OPEN Program Courses are freely open for any interested participants. Eligibility and Application Overview Candidates should be highly motivated …

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U.S. Ambassador Logsdon’s Remarks at the Reception Dedicated to the American Independence Day

June 30, 2022 Hi, I’m Kent Logsdon, the Ambassador of the United States to the Republic of Moldova.  My wife Michelle, my son Will and I, as well as all of my colleagues from the U.S. Mission to Moldova, are glad to welcome you to this year’s Independence Day Celebration!  After two years of not being able …

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2021 Report on International Religious Freedom: Moldova

U.S. Department of State released the 2021 International Religious Freedom Report. The #IRFReport2021 covers the status of religious freedom in the world and U.S. efforts to promote religious freedom https://bit.ly/3PTBVsS The 2021 Report on International Religious Freedom in Moldova is available here: https://www.state.gov/reports/2021-report-on-international-religious-freedom/moldova/

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𝗝𝗼𝗶𝗻𝘁 𝗦𝘁𝗮𝘁𝗲𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗼𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗥𝗲𝗹𝗮𝘂𝗻𝗰𝗵 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗨.𝗦.-𝗠𝗼𝗹𝗱𝗼𝘃𝗮 𝗦𝘁𝗿𝗮𝘁𝗲𝗴𝗶𝗰 𝗗𝗶𝗮𝗹𝗼𝗴𝘂𝗲

Following is the text of a joint statement by the Governments of the United States of America and the Republic of Moldova. Begin Text: The Governments of the United States of America (United States) and the Republic of Moldova (Moldova) held a meeting of the U.S. – Moldova Strategic Dialogue in Washington, D.C. on April …

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Joint Statement on the occasion of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia in the Republic of Moldova

Joint Statement on the occasion of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia in the Republic of Moldova* Chisinau, 17 May 2022  On the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, which is celebrated today, we express our solidarity and support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in the Republic of …

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U.S. Ambassador Kent Logsdon’s Remarks at the Moldova State University – U.S. Moldova Relations: The Next 30 Years

U.S. Ambassador Kent Logsdon Remarks U.S. Moldova Relations: The Next 30 Years May 4, 2022 Moldova State University (as prepared) Good morning. Thank you Rector Sharov for the invitation and to you and Dean Solcan for the kind words of introduction. I am honored to stand before you today as U.S. Ambassador to the Republic …

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The New Embassy Compound

The United States intends to build a world-class diplomatic campus that will celebrate the positive partnership between the United States and Moldova. To honor the cultural significance of the Republican Stadium site and its history as a public gathering space for Chisinau residents, the project will include restoration of the iconic stadium gates, public art …

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MoA Signing

April 28, 2022 Over the past 30 years, the United States and the Republic of Moldova have built a strong partnership based on shared values and common interests.  In that time, our relationship has had a positive impact on countless people in both of our countries. Today, the United States and the Republic of Moldova …

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OPEN Summer 2022 Course

Hello English Language Educators!  Are you interested in expanding your knowledge and skill level as a teacher? Interested in taking an online course developed by a U.S. university? Apply to be part of the Online Professional English Network (OPEN)  program through the U.S. Embassy’s Regional English Language Office in Chisinau today!  Applications are open through April 29, …

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2021 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices: Moldova

2021 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices BUREAU OF DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS, AND LABOR APRIL 12, 2022 The State Department released the 2021 Human Rights Report, which reviews government respect for internationally recognized civil, political, and worker rights. The report promotes government accountability for protecting human rights and fundamental freedoms. View the report and learn more at: https://www.state.gov/reports/2021-country-reports-on-human-rights-practices/ Each Human Rights Report covers …

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Extended deadline: Opportunity for international teachers: Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (Fulbright TEA) 2022-2023

The Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement (Fulbright TEA) Program will bring international secondary-level teachers to the United States for a six-week program to take academic seminars for professional development at a host university and to observe and share their expertise with teachers and students at the host university and at local secondary schools. Teachers are nominated to participate in the Fulbright TEA Program based on their educational …

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U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield Visited Moldova on April 3-4, 2022

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield visited Moldova on April 3-4, 2022. During her official visit, the Ambassador met with government officials engaged in the humanitarian response, with Ukrainian refugees, and with NGO partners and United Nations agencies working to aid the refugee population. Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield reaffirmed the United States’s ongoing commitment to …

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U.S. Representative to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield to Travel to Moldova and Romania

United States Mission to the United Nations Office of Press and Public Diplomacy For Immediate Release March 31, 2022 Media Note: U.S. Representative to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield to Travel to Moldova and Romania U.S. Representative to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield will travel to Moldova and Romania April 2-4 to focus on Moldova …

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Ambassador Logsdon’s remarks at the Ministry of Internal Affairs’ Together4Home Affairs policy strategy launching event

03/29/2022 Buna Ziua! Thank you Minister Revenco, distinguished colleagues, for the opportunity to join you today in support of the ministry’s new strategy. The Ministry of Internal Affairs plays a critical role not only in maintaining internal security but also providing border security and emergency response, areas that are front and center today in the …

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USAID will support Moldova in strengthening and diversifying its energy sector

Wednesday, March 23, 2022  The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Government of Moldova will collaborate to advance Moldova’s energy security through the USAID Moldova Energy Security Activity (MESA).  Through MESA, USAID will invest $17 million over the next four years to help strengthen and diversify Moldova’s energy sector, building long-term energy …

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Ambassador Logsdon announces $30 million in U.S. assistance for refugee relief efforts in the Republic of Moldova

Bună ziua și mulțumesc pentru că ne sunteți astăzi alături. Sunt onorat să fiu aici la Centrul Fides și îmi exprim recunoștința pentru nobila muncă pe care o depun împreună organizațiile americane și moldovenești în abordarea crizei refugiaților. The United States and the Republic of Moldova have built a strong partnership over the last 30 …

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Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken’s Visit to Moldova

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken traveled to Belgium, Poland, Moldova, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, and France from March 3 to 8, 2022.  The trip continued extensive consultations and coordination with our NATO Allies and European partners about the Russian Federation’s continued premeditated, unprovoked, and unjustified war against Ukraine. In Chisinau, Moldova, Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met with President Maia Sandu, Prime Minister Natalia Gavrilita, and Foreign Minister Nicu Popescu.  The Secretary discussed support for Moldova’s efforts …

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Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (Fulbright TEA) 2022-2023

Opportunity for international teachers: Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (Fulbright TEA) 2022-2023 The Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement (Fulbright TEA) Program will bring international secondary-level teachers to the United States for a six-week program to take academic seminars for professional development at a host university and to observe and share their expertise with teachers …

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Ambassador Logsdon shares his thoughts on the 30 year partnership between the U.S. and Moldova

Thirty years ago today was the start of  the important partnership between the United States and Moldova.  It started as an agreement between governments.  And it was built by our people-to-people ties over that time. It is my honor to lead the U.S. Embassy in Moldova in continuing to strengthen this partnership. Ten American Ambassadors …

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Kent D. Logsdon, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Moldova: An Important Partnership Started Thirty Years Ago

Op-ed published in Ziarul de Gardă February 18, 2022 Thirty years ago, an important partnership began.   On February 18, 1992, President George H.W. Bush and President Mircea Snegur formally established diplomatic relations between the United States and the Republic of Moldova. They agreed that our two countries would work together to tackle mutual challenges and achieve …

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Call for applications for the Fulbright Program 2023-2024

Are you interested in graduate studies or research in the U.S.? U.S. Embassy is announcing study and research scholarships for 2023-2024 academic year under the Fulbright Program. For more information please visit: Master degree studies – Fulbright Foreign Student Program – https://md.usembassy.gov/the-fulbright-foreign-student-program/ Post graduate research – Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program –  https://md.usembassy.gov/the-fulbright-visiting-scholar-program/ Research for university professors – …

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Foreign National Student Intern Program 2022

United States Embassy Chisinau, Moldova Foreign National Student Intern Program 2022 Internship Announcement The U.S. Embassy in Chisinau, Moldova is offering one internship opportunity to students from the Republic of Moldova.  The following internship position is available: Political/Economic Intern.  A detailed description of the internship position is provided on page two. Internship Dates: The 2022 …

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On-line, e-auction / Licitație online

The U.S. Embassy will hold an on-line, e-auction to sell three vehicles. The auction will begin on Wednesday, February 9, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. and end on Sunday, February 13, 2022 at 10:00 p.m. Visit https://online-auction.state.gov/ Look for the Chisinau, MD link to see auction lots, item photos, and item descriptions. Information to establish an …

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The YTILI Fellowship Program is now accepting applications!

The Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative (YTILI) Fellowship Program engages young European entrepreneurs in a series of professional development and leadership activities that are designed to strengthen the transatlantic dialog between business leaders from Europe and the United States and create sustained cross-cultural collaboration. The YTILI Fellowship Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of …

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Call for the Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowship program 2022

We are looking for aspiring young leaders who want to work with American and other European youth to build a network that will lead to a lifetime of change! Is this you? Then, apply by February 20th, 2022 for your chance to take part in the prestigious Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowship exchange program in the United States during the …

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Online Professional English Network (OPEN) Programs | Spring 2022

Hello English Language Educators!  Are you interested in expanding your knowledge and skill level as a teacher? Interested in taking an online course developed by a U.S. university? Apply to be part of the Online Professional English Network (OPEN)  program through the U.S. Embassy’s Regional English Language Office in Chisinau today!  Applications are open through February 5, 2022, for …

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Chargé d’affaires Hruby’s Remarks on Holocaust Remembrance Day | Jan. 27, 2022

January 27, 2022 Today, as we commemorate the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau camp 77 years ago, we remember and honor the millions of victims of the Holocaust. We speak out publicly today because of and despite the urge to recoil in horror at the sheer scale of the crime against Roma, Catholics, political dissidents, LGBTQI+ …

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Announcing a Study Tour in the U.S. for Journalists from Central and Eastern Europe

The Fulbright program invites practicing journalists to apply for a two-week study visit to the U.S. aimed at building skills, knowledge and awareness related to reporting on complex issues.  The study tour will include a combination of custom professional workshops, discussions with experienced journalists and media representatives who have relevant experience and portfolios, opportunities for …

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CDA Hruby Remarks on the Departure Ceremony of the 16th Moldovan Contingent | Jan. 6, 2022

Charge d’Affaires Laura Hruby Departure Ceremony of the 16th Moldovan Contingent January 6, 2022; 10:00 AM Permanent Military Camp (Str. Pietrarilor 3), Chisinau President Sandu, Minister Nosatii, Colonel Ohladciuc, Officers, Non-commissioned Officers, Soldiers, Diplomatic Corps, distinguished guests, members of the press, ladies, and gentlemen, thank you for this opportunity and good morning. I am honored …

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Announcing English Teaching Program

The Public Diplomacy Section of the U.S. Embassy in the Republic of Moldova works to build mutual understanding between Moldovans and Americans. We do this through support of English-language instruction. Our English-language programming funds support English-language community in Moldova. Learning English for Moldovans is a route to economic empowerment and a gateway to an appreciation for …

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Announcing Speakers Program

The U.S. Speaker Program promotes an understanding of U.S. policies and institutions and the political, economic, social, and cultural context from which they arise. PAS Chisinau invites proposals for programs that engage speakers and experts from the United States in on-line or/and in-person programs including but not limited to: seminars, workshops, conferences, and media engagements. …

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Announcing Alumni Small Grants Program 2022

The Alumni Small Grants program supports alumni of U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs in and promoting ideas, implementing best practices, and sharing the experiences gained during their U.S. exchange program. Grants support a wide range of programs, including professional and community development, with the ultimate goal of increasing mutual understanding between U.S. and Moldovan citizens. Alumni small grants …

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Romanian-language TV Content Fund

The U.S. Embassy in Moldova seeks a qualified implementing organization that will manage the project entitled “Romanian-Language Television Content Fund” and will ensure the achievement of the program activities and objectives described in the current Notice of Funding Opportunity. The grant recipient will be responsible for overall logistical coordination, management of funds, as well as …

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Russian-language TV Content Fund

The U.S. Embassy in Moldova seeks a qualified implementing organization that will manage the project entitled “Russian-language Television Content Fund” and will ensure the achievement of the program activities and objectives described in the current Notice of Funding Opportunity. The grant recipient will be responsible for overall logistical coordination, management of funds, as well as …

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Announcing the Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program (Cultural Grants)

The U.S. Embassy to Moldova invites proposals that strengthen ties between the U.S. and the Republic of Moldova through programming that highlights shared values and promotes greater cooperation. All programs must include an American cultural element, or connection with American expert(s), organization(s), or institution(s) in a specific field that will promote increased understanding of U.S. …

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USAID Administrator Samantha Power travels to Moldova [rolling updates]

On November 16-18, Administrator Power will travel to Moldova to advance the United States’ partnership with the Moldovan people and participate in engagements demonstrating USAID’s commitment to supporting the country’s reform agenda. While in Moldova, Administrator Power will launch a new program to enhance the competitiveness of the country’s growing digital and communications technology sectors. …

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The application for Community Engagement Exchange Program is now open!

Are you a community leader looking to elevate your potential and develop global professional networks? Don’t miss your chance to apply for the Community Engagement Exchange (CEE) Program! The Community Engagement Exchange Program is sponsored by the  U.S. Department of State  with funding provided by the U.S. Government and supported in its implementation by IREX. CEE equips dedicated visionaries …

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Announcing the annual competitions for the Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD) for the 2022-2023 academic year

The U.S. Embassy in Moldova is pleased to announce the annual competitions for the Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD) for the 2022-2023 academic year. The application period will close on January 6, 2022. For more info and application please visit: https://md.usembassy.gov/global-undergraduate-exchange-program-global-ugrad/

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The U.S. Embassy in Moldova is pleased to announce the call for applications for three SUSI programs

The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce the call for applications for the three following exchange programs: Study of the U.S. Institute for Student Leaders for more information click here  Study of the U.S. Institute for Secondary School Educators for more information click here Study of the U.S. Institute for Scholars for more information click here The application deadline is …

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Grant opportunity: Media Development Program

The U.S. Embassy announces an open competition for assistance awards through this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for one or a series of programs to support the Moldovan media sector. The objective of the project is to strengthen and develop the local production capacity of Moldovan media in the interests of providing a plurality of …

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Announcing the Democracy Commission Small Grants Program

The U.S. Embassy Public Diplomacy Section announces an open competition for organizations to submit a statement of interest (SOI) to carry out projects that foster the development and education of civil society in Moldova under the Democracy Commission Small Grants Program. The Democracy Commission program is a focused yet flexible mechanism that provides seed money …

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U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation 2022 Grants Competition

The U.S. Embassy in Chisinau is pleased to announce a call for proposals for the 2022 Grants Competition of the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP).  The U.S. Ambassadors Fund was established by the U.S. Congress in 2001 to help countries preserve their cultural heritage and to demonstrate U.S. respect for different cultures around …

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Dedication of the Community Policing Center in Cahul

Today was the dedication ceremony of the Cahul Community Policing center renovated with the U.S. Embassy in Chisinau support. This police center has become not only modern and functional, but also accessible and friendly, being remodeled according to the best practices of community policing. The headquarters has offices, equipped with furniture and equipment, a conference …

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The Online Professional English Network (OPEN) Program

The U.S. Embassy Chisinau is pleased to announce that is accepting applications to participate in the winter 2022 term of the  Online Professional English Network (OPEN) Program .  The OPEN Program offers 8-week professional development courses developed by U.S. universities on topics such as Creating and Implementing Online Courses (CIOC), Fostering Student Motivation and Engagement (FSME), English as a Medium of Instruction (EMI) TESOL Methodology, Professional …

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Announcing the annual Fulbright Specialist Program competition for local host institutions for the 2022

The U.S. Embassy in Chisinau is pleased to announce the annual Fulbright Specialist Program (FSP) competition for local host institutions for the 2022 fiscal year (FY 22). For a general program overview and highlights of the Fulbright Specialist Program, you can visit the website:  https://fulbrightspecialist.worldlearning.org/the-fulbright-specialist-program The Fulbright Specialist Program offers Moldovan universities the possibility to invite U.S. professionals …

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A new grant to restore the Assumption of the Virgin Mary Church in Causeni

Chargé d’Affaires Laura Hruby together with the Minister of Culture Sergiu Prodan announced on September 27th the last phase of our joint effort to restore the Assumption of the Virgin Mary Church in Causeni. The Embassy provided an additional $290,000 through the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation, bringing total U.S. support since 2016 to more …

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The Launching of the USAID Model Court Project

September 22, 2021 The USAID Model Court Project was launched today. At the opening ceremony Laura Hruby, U.S. Embassy Charge d’Affaires a.i., expressed hope this project will have a significant impact on the judiciary in Moldova. “As Secretary Blinken said, rule of law is a cornerstone of democracy. Without it, a society cannot advance. Through …

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The 2022 Community Solutions Program application is NOW OPEN!

We are excited to announce that the 2022 Community Solutions Program application is now open! The application will be closing on Wednesday, October 27th, 2021. The Community Solutions Program provides approximately 120 community leaders (age 25-38) from 99 countries in all regions of the world with a four-month professional development experience in the United States that includes a 35-hour per week practicum …

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U.S. Government donates medical equipment to Moldova

The United States Government has provided the Republic of Moldova with medical equipment to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic with more efficiency. Thirteen assisted breathing ventilators and other medical devices were distributed to the Mother and Child Center in Chisinau, Cahul District Hospital, Balti District Hospital, and the Institute of Emergency Medicine in Chisinau. Laura …

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The Embassy is pleased to announce competitions for the Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program and Fulbright Faculty Development Program for the 2022-2023

The Embassy of the United States of America in Moldova is pleased to announce competitions for the Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program and Fulbright Faculty Development Program for the 2022-2023 academic year. More info on  Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program More info on  Fulbright Faculty Development Program Application Deadline: October 17, 2021

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Charge d’Affaires Laura Hruby lays flowers at the Stefan cel Mare Monument on Moldova Independence Day.

Charge d’Affaires Laura Hruby lays flowers at the Stefan cel Mare Monument in honor of the 30th anniversary of Moldova Independence Day. The United States remains a reliable partner with the Moldovan government as it responds to its citizens’ wishes for a democratic, transparent, rules-based society that offers the Moldovan people a prosperous and secure …

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Charge d’Affaires a.i. Laura Hruby’s remarks on Moldova Independence Day

Happy Independence Day, Republic of Moldova! On behalf of the U.S. Embassy in Chisinau, Laura Hruby, Charge d’Affaires a.i., addressed congratulatory remarks on the Independence Day of the Republic of Moldova. *** La mulți ani, Republica Moldova! În numele Ambasadei SUA la Chișinău, Laura Hruby, Însărcinat cu afaceri a.i., vine cu un mesaj de felicitare …

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Ambassador Hogan’s Farewell Message

“Thank you, Moldova, for this wonderful opportunity. You’ve made a tremendous impact on my life, and you will remain in my heart.” Watch Ambassador Hogan’s farewell message. *** “Mulțumesc, Moldova, pentru această minunată oportunitate. Ai avut un impact enorm asupra vieții mele și te voi păstra în inimă.” Urmăriți mesajul de adio al Ambasadorului Dereck …

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Ambassador Hogan’s interview to Radio Free Europe

Europa Liberă: Ambasadorul Extraordinar și Plenipotențiar al Statelor Unite ale Americii, Dereck J. Hogan, în studioul Europei Libere de la Chișinău. Excelență, mulțumim foarte mult că ați dat curs invitației noastre să avem această discuție acum, în ajunul celor 30 de ani de la proclamarea independenței Republicii Moldova. Pe final de mandat, președinta Maia Sandu v-a conferit …

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Statement by Spokesperson Price on Elections in Moldova and Covid-19 Vaccine Donation to Moldova

Department Press Briefing – July 12, 2021 NED PRICE, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON WASHINGTON, DC First, today is an important day for Moldova. We are pleased to announce that the United States has donated 500,000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to Moldova, the first shipment to arrive today, July 12th. This donation, which was announced Friday, July 9th, will increase the number …

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2021 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report

On July 1, the U.S. Department of State released the 2021 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report.  This report is an essential document for the Department’s ongoing efforts to better understand and support countries all over the world in combating human trafficking at all levels, especially amidst the unprecedented challenges raised by the global pandemic.  In …

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Fulbright-National Archives Heritage Science Fellowship

The Embassy of the United States of America in Moldova is pleased to announce the Fulbright-National Archives Heritage Science Fellowship Program competition for the 2022-2023 academic year. Details about the Fulbright-NARA Heritage Science Fellowship for Fulbright visiting scholars, including eligibility and application details, as well as the link to on-line application can be found at  https://cies.org/fulbrightnationalarchives .   Application Deadline: October 15, …

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On-line, e-auction / Licitație on-line (July 2021)

The U.S. Embassy will hold an on-line, e-auction to sell excess U.S. government property. The auction will begin on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. and end on Sunday, July 18, 2021 at 10:00 p.m. Items for sale will include used household appliances, furniture, and miscellaneous equipment. Visit  https://online-auction.state.gov/   Look for the Chisinau, MD link to see …

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Online Professional English Network (OPEN) Program is now open!

The application period for the Online Professional English Network (OPEN) Program is now open! The Program offers foreign English teaching professionals the opportunity to take innovative, online university-level classes and online professional development programming for teachers. The OPEN Program Courses are freely open for any interested participants. Eligibility and Application Overview Candidates should be highly motivated …

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Deputy Assistant Secretary for European Affairs George Kent on Diplomatic Dimensions at Moldova 1

LB: Welcome to Moldova. During these visits, you met with many Moldovan officials and political leaders. What topics did you discuss during these meetings and what are the preliminary conclusions? GK: The purpose of my visit, and this is my fourth stay here, are discussions on the Transnistrian conflict, an OSCE-led process, and discussions on the …

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Ambassador Dereck J. Hogan Remarks to Students of the State University of Moldova’s Faculty of International Relations and Political Science

Thank you, Dean Solcan and FRISPA, for inviting me here today.  It is wonderful to have another opportunity to engage with Moldova’s future leaders as the study and practice of international relations are more important than ever.  A lot has happened since I last addressed an audience here.  We are still facing tough challenges, and Moldova again …

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Discursul Ambasadorului Dereck J. Hogan adresat studenților Facultății Relaţii Internaţionale, Ştiinţe Politice şi Administrative a USM

18 mai, 2021 Mulțumesc, Domnule Decan Solcan și Facultății Relaţii Internaţionale, Ştiinţe Politice şi Administrative a USM că m-ați invitat astăzi aici. Este minunat că am din nou această oportunitate de a discuta cu viitorii lideri ai Republicii Moldova, deoarece studierea și practica relațiilor internaționale sunt acum mai importante ca niciodată. S-au întâmplat multe de când ultima …

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Call for applications: Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program competition for the 2022-2023 academic year

The Embassy of the United States of America in Moldova is pleased to announce the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program competition for the 2022-2023 academic year. Application Deadline: June 15, 2021 For complete information please click  https://md.usembassy.gov/the-hubert-h-humphrey-fellowship-program/ For the on-line application please click  https://apply.iie.org/huberthhumphrey

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Online Professional English Network (OPEN) Program, Summer 2021 Global Online Courses

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Announcing the Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program competition for the 2022-2023 academic year

The Embassy of the United States of America in Moldova is pleased to announce the Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program competition for the 2022-2023 academic year. Application Deadline: June 1, 2021 The Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program offers non-degree research grants for senior researchers, university lecturers, or experts in different fields who have a doctoral degree or equivalent professional experience. The …

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Moldova Receives BioNTech-Pfizer anti-COVID-19 vaccine

Today Moldova received 24 570 doses of the BioNTech-Pfizer anti-COVID-19 vaccine, shipped via the COVAX Facility, a partnership between CEPI, Gavi, UNICEF and WHO. The United States, through USAID, is accelerating global access to safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines through the historic $4 billion contribution to Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. “I am proud of the …

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Opportunity for international teachers: Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (Fulbright TEA) 2021-2022

Extended Deadline by March 24, 2021: The Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement (Fulbright TEA) Program will bring international secondary-level teachers to the United States for a six-week program to take academic seminars for professional development at a host university and to observe and share their expertise with teachers and students at the host university and at local secondary schools. …

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“Courage, Commitment to Democratic Principles Will Overcome Moldova’s Political Crisis” – Ambassador Hogan

Let’s be honest. Democracies are fragile and democratic transitions are often messy. Moldova finds itself in another political crisis, one that is hampering efforts to effectively address the devastating effects of the global COVID-19 pandemic and economic crisis. But Moldova is not alone. Democracy is under threat everywhere, including in the United States. Last summer, …

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Rediscovering Moldova’s cinema heritage

The U.S. Embassy and Moldova Film proudly announce the TV presentation of a series of archive feature and documentary films representing an important part of Moldova’s historical, cultural, and artistic heritage. In order to restore and preserve this heritage, the U.S. Embassy has helped equip an $80,000 digitization laboratory within the Moldova Film studio. In …

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U.S. Embassy announces continuation of the Democracy Grants Program

The Democracy Commission Small Grants Program was initiated in 1994 as a flexible mechanism for U.S. embassies to support initiatives that contribute to open and competitive political and economic systems and the protection of human rights.  The Democracy Commission Grants Program has been implemented in Moldova since 1996, providing support to Moldovan NGOs and mass …

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The Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute 2021

The Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute is an intensive short term exchange program whose purpose is to foster relationships among young Europeans and Americans to build strong linkages and an awareness of shared values.  The program will consist of a series of lectures, seminar discussions and presentations, and a broad assortment of practical, faculty- …

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U.S. Embassy announces open competition for Media Literacy grants

The U.S. Embassy announces an open competition for assistance awards through this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for one or a series of programs in media literacy. The objective of the project is to increase critical thinking towards mass media and social media among Moldovans. Critical thinking includes, among other skills, the ability to distinguish …

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Media Sustainability Grants Program

The U.S. Embassy to Chisinau, Moldova is pleased to announce an open competition for assistance awards through this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for one or a series of programs in Media Sustainability. The objective of the project is to support qualified organizations that can prove their competency in organizing the hereby described project in …

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Professional Journalism Skills Grants

The U.S. Embassy announces an open competition for assistance awards through this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for one or a series of programs in Professional Journalism Skills. The objective of the project is to support qualified organizations that can help increase the level of professionalism of Moldovan journalists and media outlets. Program Objectives:  The …

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Supporting Independent Media Grants

The U.S. Embassy announces an open competition for assistance awards through this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for one or a series of programs to support independent media. The objective of the project is to strengthen the capacity of Moldovan media and the development of local production capacity in the Republic of Moldova in the …

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The U.S. Embassy announces a new Cultural Small Grants Program

The Cultural Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in the Republic of Moldova works to build mutual understanding between Moldovans and Americans.  We do this through establishing cultural, professional, and academic networking and partnerships involving Moldovan and American professionals in education, music, sports, and the arts. Programs and activities may include, but are not limited …

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The 2021-2022 YTILI Fellowship Program is now accepting applications!

The Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative (YTILI) Fellowship Program engages young European entrepreneurs in a series of professional development and leadership activities that are designed to strengthen the transatlantic relationship and encourage European businesses, governments and civil society to develop their innovation ecosystems. The program includes an online and in-person entrepreneurship curriculum; a fellowship placement …

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Opportunity for international teachers: Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (Fulbright TEA) 2021-2022

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U.S. Embassy Chisinau Foreign National Student Intern Program 2021

The U.S. Embassy in Chisinau, Moldova is offering two internship opportunities to students from leading Universities of the Republic of Moldova.  The following internship positions are available: Management Intern, and Political/Economic Intern.  A detailed description of each internship position is provided on page two. Internship Dates: The 2021 student internship program will run from April …

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Online Professional English Network (OPEN) Programs: Spring 2021 Global Online Courses

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The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce the annual competitions for the Global Undergraduate Exchange Program for the 2021-2022 year

The U.S. Embassy in Moldova is pleased to announce the annual competitions for the Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD) for the 2021-2022 academic year.   Global UGRAD provides a diverse group of emerging student leaders with a scholarship for one semester of non-degree academic study at a U.S. college or university. The program is sponsored by the …

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Joint Statement on press freedom on the Occasion of the World Press Freedom Conference*

From 9-10 December the World Press Freedom Conference will take place, organized by UNESCO and the Kingdom of The Netherlands. The conference is organized in an innovative format, merging digital and in-person elements, and celebrates World Press Freedom Day (3 May) and the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists (2 November).  On …

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U.S. Embassy Statement| December 3, 2020

The United States regrets and criticizes the passage of legislation today revoking Law #151 from 2018, which authorized the sale of the site of the former Republican Stadium to the United States for construction of a New Embassy Compound. The United States negotiated in good faith with successive Moldovan governments for over a decade to …

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Ambassador Hogan’s Remarks at the Mass-Media Forum 2020

Dear Ambassadors, Ladies and gentlemen, Good morning, and thank you for the opportunity to speak with you today. I’m sorry we can’t be together in person, but I’m glad the organizers found a way to carry out this important conference despite the challenges COVID-19 presents. Let me start by commending the Moldova Press Council for …

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The United States congratulates Maia Sandu on her election as Moldova’s next president

The United States congratulates Maia Sandu on her historic achievement as Moldova’s first female elected president.  Since 1991, the United States has been a dedicated partner to Moldova.  We have supported the Moldovan people as they have worked to build their democracy and a more prosperous future for their country.  Moldova’s leaders should now work …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau (October 30, 2020)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau (October 30, 2020) Location: Moldova, country-wide Event: Moldovan Presidential Election Moldova’s Presidential election is scheduled for Sunday, November 1.  As with all elections, the possibility exists for public rallies or demonstrations during the election, or when the outcome is announced.  Please remember that even peaceful public gatherings can be …

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U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation 2021 Grants Competition

U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation 2021 Grants Competition a) Funding Instrument Type: Grant, Cooperative Agreement b) Funding Opportunity Number: AFCP-2021-2022-GP c) Program Authorization: Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961, as amended (P.L. 87-256, § 102(b)(5)) d) CFDA Number: 19.025 e) Floor on Amount of Individual Awards: US $10,000 per project f) Ceiling …

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Message for U.S. Citizens – Beat the Voting Deadline; Act Now!

If you plan to vote in the November 2020 election it is important to ACT NOW!  Don’t wait; return your voted ballot right away! The U.S. Embassy can help you mail your postage paid ballot back to the United States.  Remember U.S. embassies and consulates are not polling places; same-day in-person voting is not available …

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„Moldova – o țară mică, dar nicidecum slabă”

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Call for the Winter 2021 OPEN courses

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Message for U.S. Citizens – Don’t Let the Elections Pass You By

If you plan to vote in the November 2020 election it is important to ACT NOW!  Don’t wait, return your voted ballot right away! Remember U.S. embassies and consulates are not polling places; same-day in-person voting is not available outside the United States – but you can get assistance in requesting and returning your absentee …

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On-line, e-auction / Licitație on-line

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Voting Deadlines are Approaching

ELECTION DAY IS FAST APPROACHING! Voter registration and ballot request deadlines for the November 2020 are as early as October 5th and run as late as October 28th.  You should complete a Federal Post Card Application (FPCA)  each year to participate in elections as an overseas absentee voter. If you are not sure about the status of your absentee ballot …

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The U.S. Embassy announces the annual competitions for the Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program for the 2021-2022 academic year

Research in the USA! The U.S. Embassy in Moldova is pleased to announce the annual competitions for the Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program for the 2021-2022 academic year. The Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program offers non-degree research grants for senior researchers, university lecturers, or experts in different fields who have a doctoral degree or equivalent professional experience. …

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The application for the 2021–2022 Community Solutions Program is now open!

The Community Solutions Program (CSP) is a year-long professional development program for people who are working to improve their communities by addressing issues related to energy and the environment, peace and conflict resolution, transparency and accountability, and women and gender. Community activists will be selected to participate in the program that includes: Four-month Fellowship in …

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Dedication of the Fire and Rescue Station in Hincesti

Today Ambassador Hogan participated at the dedication ceremony of the new fire station in Hincesti.  This brand new Fire and Rescue Station includes five modern garages/technical bays, duty quarters for firefighters, dispatch and administrative offices, and will help fire and rescue personnel to better respond to natural and man-made disasters, thus fulfilling their duty to …

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Moldova’s Presidential Elections: An Important Opportunity for Moldovans To Realize Their Country’s Full Potential

In my two years as U.S. Ambassador, I have spoken with countless Moldovans all over the country about their dreams and concerns for their beloved country.  These conversations are inspiring and underscore an unflagging commitment by its citizens to build a more democratic, prosperous, and secure nation.  On November 1, Moldovans will go to the …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Elections November 2020

Absentee Voting Week – September 27 – October 4, 2020 Take steps now to vote in the 2020 U.S. elections and participate in Absentee Voting Week! In some states, voter registration and ballot request deadlines are as early as October 5th.  Whether you are a first-time voter or have already voted absentee in the past, …

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Ambassador Hogan’s Message on Moldova’s Independence Day

27 august, 2020 Dragi prieteni, Doresc să vă felicit pe toți cu ocazia zilei Independenței Republicii Moldova. Parteneriatul edificat dintre țările noastre pe parcursul ultimilor douăzeci și nouă de ani este puternic și rezistent. Statele Unite au oferit sprijin extensiv pentru a ajuta Moldova să depășească prezenta criză de sănătate și economie. Acest suport a inclus …

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Launch of the renovation of the Center for Innovation & Technology Transfer in Balti

Ambassador Hogan participated at the launch of the renovation of the Center for Innovation and Technology Transfer in Balti today.  This center, housed by the Balti State University,  is expected to open in September 2021 and will serve as an innovation and economic accelerator for the northern region of the country, providing students and young professionals access to laboratories, …

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U.S. Embassy is seeking a partner to implement America House in Balti

The partner organization will be awarded a grant to manage the America House Balti and design a flexible and dynamic program of activities each month to interact with Moldovan visitors. America House Balti is part of the American Spaces in Moldova, that are the U.S. Embassy’s premier venues for cultural programs and outreach in Moldova. They support …

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Travel Advisory – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (August 7, 2020)

Travel Advisory – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (August 7, 2020) Location:  Republic of Moldova Event:  Reconsider travel to Moldova due to COVID-19.  Exercise increased caution due to unresolved conflict. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (July 28, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (July 28, 2020) Location:  Republic of Moldova Event:  The National Public Health Emergency Commission in Moldova has issued a State of Public Health Emergency effective until August 31.  Announcements from the Commission and restrictions under the ongoing State of Public Health Emergency are available on the Government of …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (July 15, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (July 15, 2020) Location:  Republic of Moldova Event:  The National Public Health Emergency Commission in Moldova has issued a State of Public Health Emergency effective until July 31.  Announcements from the Commission and restrictions under the ongoing State of Public Health Emergency are available on the Government of …

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Online Professional English Network (OPEN) Fall Term 2020

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Message for U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (July 2, 2020)

Message for U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (July 2, 2020) Location: Republic of Moldova Event:  Message for U.S. Citizens We would like to wish you a happy and safe July 4.  The Consular Section has updates and information about voting to share with all U.S. Citizens in Moldova. The U.S. Embassy continues to operate …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (June 26, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (June 26, 2020) Location:  Republic of Moldova Event:  The National Public Health Emergency Commission in Moldova has issued a State of Public Health Emergency effective until July 15.  Announcements from the Commission and restrictions under the ongoing State of Public Health Emergency are available on the Government of Moldova  website . …

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Even during the pandemic, we must also look to the health of Moldova’s democracy

Moldova is being tested – again. Over the last few months, the COVID-19 pandemic has infected thousands of Moldovans and killed hundreds. It has brought economic hardship and dislocation, even as many are still hurting from efforts to fight the spread of disease. The United States and others will continue to support Moldova in dealing …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (June 15, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (June 15, 2020) Location:  Republic of Moldova Event:  The National Public Health Emergency Commission in Moldova has issued a State of Public Health Emergency on May 16, and effective until June 30.  Announcements from the Commission and restrictions under the ongoing State of Public Health Emergency are available …

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Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (June 1, 2020)

Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (June 1, 2020) Location: Republic of Moldova Event: The airport in Chisinau remains closed.  Until commercial flights resume, Moldova has announced several charter flights to European locations.  Moldova announced flights for the period through June 28 on the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) website . If you are …

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Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (May 27, 2020)

Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (May 27, 2020) Location: Republic of Moldova Event: The Government of Moldova recently announced that the airport is closed through at least May 30 when the government will reassess the status.  Until commercial flights resume, Moldova has announced several charter flights to European locations. Moldova announced …

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Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (May 22, 2020)

Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (May 22, 2020) Location: Republic of Moldova Event: The Government of Moldova recently announced that the airport will remain closed to commercial flights, but it will review the airport status in late May.  We recommend that you check with your airline or travel agent regularly for the most …

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Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (May 20, 2020)

Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (May 20, 2020) Location: Republic of Moldova Event: The Government of Moldova recently announced that the airport will remain closed to commercial flights, but it will review the airport status in late May.  We recommend that you check with your airline or travel agent regularly for …

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Joint Statement on the occasion of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia in the Republic of Moldova

Joint Statement on the occasion of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia in the Republic of Moldova* Chisinau, 17 May 2020 – Everyone – without distinction of any kind – is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, including the right to be free …

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Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (May 6, 2020)

Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (May 6, 2020) Location:  Republic of Moldova Event:  U.S. Criminal History Affidavits and Police Certificates Effective immediately, the U.S. Embassy can no longer issue an affidavit of no outstanding U.S. criminal warrant.  Previously this certificate was acceptable to the Moldovan Bureau for Migration and Asylum for …

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Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (May 4, 2020)

Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (May 4, 2020) Location: Republic of Moldova Event:Moldova has announced several charter flights to European locations to repatriate Moldovan citizens. We understand that U.S. citizens may purchase a ticket on outbound flights to depart Moldova. Moldova announced flights for the weeks of  May 4-17  on the Civil Aviation Authority website. Tickets can …

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Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (April 27, 2020)

Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (April 27, 2020) Location: Republic of Moldova Event: Moldova has announced several charter flights to European locations to repatriate Moldovan citizens. We understand that U.S. citizens may purchase a ticket on outbound flights to depart Moldova. Moldova announced the flights for the week of April 26 – May …

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Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (April 20, 2020)

Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (April 20, 2020) Location: Republic of Moldova Event: Moldova has announced several charter flights to European locations to repatriate Moldovan citizens. We understand that U.S. citizens may purchase a ticket on outbound flights to depart Moldova. Moldova announced the flights for the week of April 20-26 on the …

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Ambassador Dereck J. Hogan: We will all come through this crisis stronger

The current COVID-19 crisis is one of the most serious challenges the world has confronted in modern times.  The United States stands with the people of Moldova in confronting this dangerous virus. I am proud to say that the partnership our two countries have built together over the decades is proving strong and resilient in …

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Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (April 8, 2020)

Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (April 8, 2020) Location:  Republic of Moldova Event:  Current Status of Passport Applications Overseas  Because of public health measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, effective March 20, 2020, the U.S Department of State began limiting its domestic passport operations.  Effective April 2, the Department further …

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The American English E-Teacher Program, Summer 2020 courses

Are you an English teacher looking for professional development opportunities? The American English E-Teacher Program offers 8-week, online university-level courses in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) developed by U.S. educational institutions. What courses are available?  Using Educational Technology  Critical Thinking in the Classroom  Teaching Grammar Communicatively  Teaching English …

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Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (April 6, 2020)

Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (April 6, 2020) Location:  Republic of Moldova Event:  Air Moldova has announced several charter flights to European locations for the purpose of repatriating Moldovan citizens.  We understand that U.S. citizens may purchase a ticket on outbound flights to depart Moldova. Moldova announced the flights on the …

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Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (April 5, 2020)

Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (April 5, 2020) Location:  Republic of Moldova Event:  Air Moldova has announced several charter flights to European locations to repatriate Moldovan citizens.  We understand U.S. citizens may purchase a ticket on outbound flights to depart Moldova. There is a flight scheduled to fly from Chisinau (KIV) …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (April 3, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (April 3, 2020) Location: Republic of Moldova Event: No commercial flight options currently exist to depart Moldova. Furthermore, while Romania continues to offer limited commercial flight options, the Romanian land border is closed to entry to all foreigners. There are now almost no options for a U.S. citizen …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (April 1, 2020)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (April 1, 2020) Location:  Republic of Moldova Event:  Air Moldova has announced several future charter flights to European locations to repatriate Moldovan citizens.  We understand U.S. citizens may purchase a ticket on outbound flights to depart Moldova. There is a flight scheduled to fly from Chisinau (KIV) to …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (March 27, 2020)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (March 27, 2020) Location:  Republic of Moldova Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Chisinau is trying to facilitate the travel of U.S. citizens to Bucharest via charter bus.  The bus will leave at approximately 17:00 on Monday, March 30, 2020 from Chisinau to the Bucharest airport.  Please contact us …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (March 22, 2020)

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PAS-CHISINAU-FY20-04-CULTURAL: Cultural Small Grants Program (Deadline: February 20, 2020)

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U.S. Embassy statement on the latest political developments in the Republic of Moldova

Despite the unfortunate dismissal of the Government of Prime Minister Maia Sandu, the priorities of the United States in our bilateral relationship with Moldova have not changed. We urge the elected representatives of the Moldovan people to build a more just, democratic, and prosperous future for all its citizens. Moldovans deserve leaders who will work …

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The American English E-Teacher Program, Winter 2020 courses

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Community Solutions Program 2020

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Chisinau, 17 May 2019 – Everyone – without distinction of any kind – is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, including the right to be free from discrimination and the right to freedom of expression, association and peaceful assembly. Every country has an obligation to promote and …

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The U.S. Embassy will hold an on-line, e-auction to sell excess property.

Start Date/Time:  April 21, 10:00 a.m. End Date/Time: May 12, 23:30 Visit  https://online-auction.state.gov/   to see auction lots, item photos, and item descriptions. Information to establish an account to participate in the e-auction and auction instructions and rules are provided at the website.  Please read all instructions carefully and follow all auction guidelines and rules. Winning …

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The U.S. Embassy is announcing a new competition under the Media Sustainability Grants Program

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The U.S. Embassy is announcing a new competition under the Media Professionals Development Program

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Ambassador Hogan’s Interview with “Expresul” in Ungheni

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United States Urges a Free and Fair Electoral Process Ahead of Moldova’s February Parliamentary Elections 

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Ambassador Hogan’s Interview with eSP.md

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SUSI for Scholars | Summer 2019

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Call For Applications: Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSIs) for Student Leaders| Summer 2019

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The Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) for Secondary Educators

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Ambassador Hogan Presents Credentials to President Dodon

November 2, 2018 United States Ambassador Dereck J. Hogan presented his credentials to President Igor Dodon at the official State Residence on November 2. In the introductory meeting that followed, Ambassador Hogan told President Dodon that the United States remains a strong supporter of the Republic of Moldova and the Moldovan people.  He stressed the …

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Outlaw Regime: A Chronicle of Iran’s Destructive Activities

Secretary Pompeo released the State Department’s new report detailing the magnitude of the Iranian regime’s destructive behavior at home and abroad. The report covers Iran’s support for terrorism, its missile program, illicit financial activities, threats to maritime security and cybersecurity, human rights abuses, as well as environmental exploitation. Click here to access the Report   

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Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation: CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR 2019

The U.S. Embassy in Chisinau is pleased to announce a call for proposals for the 2019 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) grants program. The Ambassadors Fund was established by the U.S. Congress in 2001 to help countries preserve their cultural heritage and to demonstrate U.S. respect for different cultures around the world. Last year …

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Community Solutions Program 2019

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Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars | Exchange Programs

Scholars and professionals from institutions of higher education or research focused organizations are encouraged to apply for a 6-week Study of U.S. Institutes winter program in U.S. National Security and Policymaking. Application deadline: September 30th, 2018. For more details click here . (PDF 303 KB)

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U.S. Ambassador Pettit Swears In New Peace Corps Volunteers

U.S. Ambassador James D. Pettit officiated the swearing-in ceremony for 55 new Peace Corps Volunteers on August 16.  The new 55 volunteers arrived in Moldova on June 6.  They recently completed the training course to become English and Health Education teachers and Community and Organizational Development workers throughout Moldova. During the training, they stayed with Moldovan …

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Trafficking in Persons Report 2018

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Invalidation of Mayoral Elections in Moldova

Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC June 28, 2018 The Moldovan Supreme Court’s non-transparent decision to uphold the invalidation of Chisinau’s June 3 mayoral elections represents a threat to Moldovan democracy. The winning candidate in Chisinau’s mayoral race received a majority of the votes. International observers found relatively minor irregularities that would not …

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Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Moldovan Prime Minister Pavel Filip

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U.S. Embassy Statement/ 06.25.2018

The U.S. Embassy in Moldova notes the Supreme Court of Justice’s decision to uphold the invalidation of the June 3 Chisinau mayoral election results. Free, fair, and transparent elections are the foundations of any democracy and must comply with international norms. Any alleged irregularities should be addressed in a way that respects the rule of …

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Notice of Funding Opportunity 2018: American Resource Center Program

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2017 Annual Report on International Religious Freedom

On May 29, 2018, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo released the  2017 Annual Report on International Religious Freedom  at the U.S. Department of State. Religious freedom is both a core American value and a fundamental human right. Mandated by the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998, the IRF Report describes the status of religious freedom in foreign countries and U.S. actions and …

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Joint Statement on the occasion of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia in the Republic of Moldova*

Joint Statement on the occasion of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia in the Republic of Moldova* Chisinau, 17 May 2018 – Everyone – without distinction of any kind – is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, including the right to be free from …

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One-month Fellowship for Journalists from Moldova at Voice of America in Washington, DC

One-month Fellowship for Journalists from Moldova at Voice of America in Washington, DC  July – August 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Chisinau opens applications for four one-month fellowships in the United States for journalists from the Republic of Moldova. In partnership with Broadcasting Board of Governors, the U.S. Embassy in Chisinau will provide the opportunity to …

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Jazz ensemble the Myrna Clayton Experience To Perform In Moldova

Five member Jazz ensemble the Myrna Clayton Experience (Atlanta, Georgia), is led by “America’s Songbird” Myrna Clayton.  Myrna has performed across the world in Germany, France, Great Britain, Nigeria, Russia, and Belarus as well as across the U.S.  The Westside Winds 24-piece “big band” Jazz orchestra regularly features her.  The Georgia Council of the Arts recently recognized her …

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Ambassador’s Message on the Occasion of World Press Freedom Day

May 3, 2018 Dear Members of the Moldovan Media: On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, thank you for the essential service you provide to Moldova.  An independent and pluralistic media environment is essential to the effective functioning of a representative and democratic government.  You contribute greatly to Moldova’s continued path toward reform by …

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The U.S. State Department Released the Annual Human Rights Reports for 2017

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Funding opportunity: “Television Content Fund” program

Notice of Funding Opportunity: PAS-CHISINAU-FY18-08 Program Description The U.S. Embassy to the Republic of Moldova seeks a qualified implementing organization that will manage the “Television Content Fund” program, which aims to increase the quality and quantity of locally produced content on Moldovan television through co-productions that expand investment and employment in the media space.  The …

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Funding opportunity: Increasing representation of minority groups in political parties

The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor announces an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for projects that support increasing the capacity of minority leaders and increase representation of minority groups in political parties.   Project Description The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and …

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The U.S. Embassy in Moldova is pleased to announce the annual competitions for the Fulbright Scholar Program, the Fulbright Faculty Development Program, the Fulbright Foreign Student Program and the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program for the 2019-2020 academic year.   The Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program awards non-degree grants to senior researchers, university lecturers, or experts …

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Call for proposals: Fortifying Moldova’s Information Space

The U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce that funding is available through its AEECA/ESF Public Diplomacy Program. This is an Annual Program Statement, outlining our funding priorities, the strategic themes we focus on, and the procedures for submitting requests for funding.  Please carefully follow all …

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Official Statement

March 28, 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Moldova commends the Government of the Republic of Moldova for acting in solidarity with the United Kingdom and its allies and neighbors in holding Russia accountable for its actions violating international law and threatening European security.  Standing with its European and international partners, the Republic of Moldova showed …

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Request for Project Proposals: The 2018-2019 English Access Microscholarship Program Announcement

The U.S. Embassy Chisinau is pleased to announce a call for grants proposals from potential implementing partners for the 2018-2019 English Access Microscholarship Program (ACCESS).  The purpose of the Access program is to provide disadvantaged youth with an opportunity to learn the English language and enhance leadership through teaching the basics of American culture and …

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Notice of Funding Opportunity: Supporting Moldovan Civil Society Criminal Justice Sector Oversight

NOTICE OF FUNDING OPPORTUNITY The United States Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, is seeking applications from qualified U.S. or overseas-based Non-profit/non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and other qualified organizations for a Grant to implement a program entitled “Engagement of Civil Society in Overseeing and Reporting Criminal Justice Sector Abuses”.  The authority for this Request for …

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SABIT Program: IT Startups – Call For Applications

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Special American Business Internship Training (SABIT) program has established a program to train up to 18 professionals from the Eurasian IT Startups sector. SABIT provides trainees the opportunity to become familiar with a U.S. industry sector and its regulations, establish valuable business relationships, learn about innovative technologies, equipment, and services, …

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SABIT Program “Packaging and Marketing: Specialty Foods” Call For Applications

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Special American Business Internship Training Program (SABIT) has established a program to train up to 20 specialty food & beverage packaging professionals from Eurasia.  SABIT provides trainees the opportunity to become familiar with a U.S. industry sector and its regulations, make contacts to establish valuable business relationships, learn about innovative …

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A successful collaboration between U.S. Embassy in Chisinau and Bucharest in the response to Trafficking in Persons

During February 1-2, 2018, U.S. Embassy in Bucharest together with U.S. Embassy Chisinau organized the first ever Regional Workshop in combating Trafficking in Persons  “Executive Leadership in the Response to Trafficking in Persons”. International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Section (INL) at the U.S. Embassy in Chisinau supported the participation of 9 Moldovan stakeholders in the …

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Young Leaders are encouraged to apply for Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowship

The Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute is an intensive short term exchange program whose purpose is to foster relationships among young Europeans and Americans to build strong linkages and an awareness of shared values.  The four week program will enable teenagers to explore U.S. foreign policy priorities such as youth engagement, support for democracy …

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Program: Media Program: American Film Showcase

U.S. Department of State Embassy of the United States of America in Chisinau, Moldova Public Affairs Section Funding Opportunity Number: PAS-CHISINAU-FY18-05 Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 19.900 CFDA Title: AEECA PD Programs Program: Media Program: American Film Showcase Announcement Type: Opened Competition Announcement Date: 2018-01-29 Deadline for submission of proposals: 11:59 PM, Moldova Time, March 01, 2018 The U.S. Embassy seeks …

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Program: Grants for Media Program: Informational Cinema

U.S. Department of State Embassy of the United States of America in Chisinau, Moldova Public Affairs Section Funding Opportunity Number: PAS-CHISINAU-FY18-03 Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 19.900 CFDA Title: AEECA PD Programs Program: Grants for Media Program: Informational Cinema Announcement Type: Opened Competition Announcement Date: 2018-01-29 Deadline for submission of proposals: 11:59 PM, Moldova Time, March 01, 2018 The U.S. Embassy seeks …

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Experience the United States as a YTILI Fellow!

2018 Applications Open: January 29 – March 2 Start Your Application Launched in 2016, the Young Transatlantic Innovative Leaders Initiative Fellowship is the flagship program of the Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative (YTILI) of the U.S. Department of State and is supported in its implementation by The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF). Entrepreneurs are a …

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U.S. Embassy Donates TETRA Radio Stations to Moldovan Police

On January 23 2018, The U.S. Embassy donated 56 TETRA radio stations (52 portable stations and 4 mobile stations) to the Police of the Republic of Moldova. The new equipment will be used by the Police Brigade, ”Fulger” (42 portable stations and 3 mobile stations), bike patrol officers of the National Patrol Inspectorate (10 portable stations) …

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Important Message/ 1-22-2018

At this time, scheduled passport and visa services will continue during the lapse in appropriations as the situation permits. This website will not be regularly updated until full operations resume, with the exception of emergency safety and security information.‎ *** Toate serviciile consulare şi de viză oferite de Ambasada SUA la Chișinău vor continua în …

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Notice of Funding Opportunity: Cultural/Alumni/English-Language Small Grants Program

Notice of Funding Opportunity PAS-CHISINAU-FY18-04 U.S. Department of State Embassy of the United States of America in Chisinau, Moldova Public Affairs Section Funding Opportunity Number: PAS-CHISINAU-FY18-04 Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 19.900 and 19.040 CFDA Title: AEECA PD Programs and Public Diplomacy Programs Program: Cultural/Alumni/English-Language Small Grants Program Announcement Type: Open Competition Announcement Date: January 11, 2018 Deadline for submission …

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Program: Media Grants Program for 2018

The U.S. Mission to Moldova seeks to strengthen independent media and the development of the local production capacity in the Republic of Moldova in the interests of plurality of views, editorial independence, and the development of good quality local creative and informational content. We invite interested parties to submit project proposals for funding consideration.  All submissions …

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Ambassador Pettit’s Remarks at the CCA Media Conference

Welcome Remarks at the CCA Media Conference Ambassador James D. Pettit December 15, 2017   Thank you, Dragos, for your invitation to be here today.  Thank you, Dumitru, for the work you are doing through the Council of Europe to keep the legislative process moving forward to modernize Moldova’s media regulations.  The U.S. Embassy is …

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Professors and reasearchers are encouraged to apply for SUSI 2018

Scholars and professionals from institutions of higher education or research focused organizations are encouraged to apply for a 5-week Study of U.S. Institutes summer program in one of the following fields: American Politics and Political Thought, Contemporary American Literature, Journalism and Media, Religious Pluralism in the United States, U.S. Culture and Society and U.S. Foreign …

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Teachers and Administrators in Education are Encouraged to Apply for SUSI 2018

Teachers from public schools, as well as administrators including teacher trainers, curriculum developers, textbook writers, and ministry of education officials, are encouraged to apply for a 5-week SUSI summer program in the U.S. Application deadline: January 11th. The Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) for Secondary Educators are intensive post-graduate level academic programs with integrated study tours …

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Apply for the Study of US Institutes for Students

Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSIs) for Student Leaders from Europe are intensive short-term academic programs whose purpose is to provide groups of undergraduate student leaders with a deeper understanding of the United States while simultaneously enhancing their leadership skills.  The SUSI programs for Student Leaders from Europe are five-week Institutes that consist of a balanced …

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Ambassador Pettit’s Message on Gagauz Holiday Kasım

Hello! According to the Gagauz folk calendar, the year is divided into two parts. On November 8th, the summer period closes and people thank God for the past season. Wholeheartedly I congratulate you on the occasion of Kasim holiday. I wish you share the feeling of brotherhood, unity, kindness and love not only today, but …

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Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation – Call for Proposals 2018

The U.S. Embassy in Chisinau is pleased to announce a call for proposals for the 2018 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) grants program. The Ambassadors Fund was established by the U.S. Congress in 2001 to help countries preserve their cultural heritage and to demonstrate U.S. respect for different cultures around the world. Last year …

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The International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists

The International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists Ambassador James D. Pettit November 2, 2017   A free and independent media is the cornerstone of a democracy.  It is no accident that the first amendment of the U.S. Constitution guarantees the rights of the people to think, speak, and publish their views and …

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Official Opening of the North Regional Bureau for Migration and Asylum in Bălți

Since 2013, United States Embassy’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Section (INL) in Moldova have supported International Organization for Migration (IOM) projects to strengthen the capacity of the Government of Moldova in combating and preventing irregular migration and transnational crime. On October 26, INL supported the opening of the North Regional Office of the Bureau for …

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Apply for the Global UGRAD exchange program for undergraduate students

The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD) is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.  It is a fully-funded scholarship for one semester of non-degree academic study at an assigned U.S. college or university. Participants are emerging leaders committed to their home communities.  During the Program, Global UGRAD participants …

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Official opening of the Buiucani Community Police Center

The United States Embassy’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Section (INL) in Moldova is proud to continue the partnership with the General Police Inspectorate in opening the first Community Police Center in Chisinau. As a result of this partnership, on October 19, 2017 the first Community Police Center in Chisinau was opened. Ambassador Pettit officiated the …

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NEW ENTRY PERIOD FOR DIVERSITY VISA PROGRAM – DV-2019

Due to technical issues, the registration period for DV-2019 is being restarted, and all entries made prior to October 18, 2017, will need to be resubmitted for the entrant to be considered. We regret the inconvenience to Diversity Visa entrants.  In order to ensure fairness and protect the integrity of the process for all those concerned, …

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Ambassador Pettit Participated in the Launch of the INL Supported Police Bicycle Patrol Unit in Moldova

On Saturday, October 7 Ambassador James Pettit participated in the launch ceremony of the first ever Moldovan police bicycle patrol unit.  The event began at the Embassy, where the National Chief of Police Alexandru Pinzari and Ambassador Pettit led a bicycle ride of the entire 20-officer bicycle patrol unit through the city streets of Chisinau …

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Joint Statement on the United States-Moldova Joint Commercial Commission

October 5, 2017 Chisinau, Moldova – Delegates from the United States and the Republic of Moldova met today in Chisinau under the auspices of the United States-Moldova Joint Commercial Commission (JCC).  Deputy Minister of Economy and Infrastructure of the Republic of Moldova Vitalie Iurcu and Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Europe and the Middle East …

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U.S. Embassy and Ministry of Culture Launch Rare Book Collection Preservation Project

On September 26, the U.S. Embassy in partnership with the Ministry of Education, Culture and Research of the Republic of Moldova launched the project: Preservation of Early 19th-Century Bessarabian Charters and Historical Documents. A grant was awarded to the National Library of Moldova by the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) to preserve, restore and publicly …

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American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS announces the call for 2018 – 2019 FLEX Exchange Program

American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS announces the call for 2018 – 2019 FLEX Exchange Program FLEX is a US Government sponsored program which offers the opportunity to spend one academic year in the US studying in an American high school living with an American host family. Recipients of FLEX scholarships are selected by an …

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Ron ‘Bumblefoot’ Thal Recital in Chisinau

A world-renowned guitar virtuoso that’s been the leading guitarist of Guns N’ Roses (2006 – 2014), an award-winning vocalist, songwriter, and producer Ron ‘Bumblefoot’ Thal will have an extraordinary recital followed by a jam session one night only in the Republic of Moldova on September 27, 2017 at the National Eugene Ionesco Theatre in Chisinau, an event that …

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Apply for SUSI for Scholars on U.S. National Security and Policymaking

Scholars and professionals from institutions of higher education or research focused organizations are encouraged to apply for a 6-week Study of U.S. Institutes program in U.S. National Security and Policymaking. The institute will take place from January 4 to February 16, 2018 at the University of Delaware in Newark, DE. The Institute includes a four-week academic residency …

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2016 Annual Report on International Religious Freedom

On August 15, 2017, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson released the  2016 Annual Report on International Religious Freedom  at the U.S. Department of State. Religious freedom is both a core American value and a fundamental human right. Mandated by the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998, the IRF Report describes the status of religious freedom in foreign countries and U.S. actions and …

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U.S. Ambassador Swears In 52 New Peace Corps Volunteers

On August 16th, 2017, the U.S. Ambassador to Moldova James D. Pettit officiated over the Swearing-in Ceremony for 52 new Peace Corps Volunteers.  These 52 Volunteers arrived in Moldova on June 7 and recently completed a rigorous course of training to become English and Health Education teachers and Community and Organizational Development advisors throughout Moldova. During …

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Ambassador Pettit Tours Military Training Center of the National Army Bulboaca

During the tour of the Military Training Center of the National Army Bulboaca, U.S. Ambassador James D. Pettit together with Deputy Commander of the National Army, Col. Eduard Ohladciuc, observed the reconstruction and modernization of the military base, renovated in the framework of the “Global Initiative for Peacekeeping Operations” (GPOI), funded by the U.S. Government. …

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What is being reconstructed under GPOI Program in Moldova?

WHAT IS THE GLOBAL PEACE OPERATIONS INITIATIVE (GPOI)? Established in 2005, GPOI is the U.S. contribution to the G8 Action Plan to improve international peacekeeping operations. Since 1997, the GPOI program and its predecessor programs have trained national forces of over 53 nations for international peace operations. Moldova joined the GPOI program in 2012 with …

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Study or Research in the USA!

The U.S. Embassy in Moldova is pleased to announce the annual competitions for the Fulbright Scholar Program, the Fulbright Faculty Development Program, and the Fulbright Foreign Student Program for the 2018-2019 academic year. The Fulbright Scholar Program awards non-degree grants to senior researchers, university lecturers, or experts in various fields who have a doctoral degree, …

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Dedication Ceremony at Cimislia Fire and Rescue Station

On July 28th, the U.S. Ambassador James Pettit officiated the opening ceremony of Cimislia Fire and Rescue Station, which has been renovated through the efforts of U.S. Department of Defense/EUCOM Humanitarian Assistance Program. The project worth $530,000 consists of ground-up construction of the new building and construction of the access road to the main road. …

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Statement

The United States is disappointed by the decision of Parliament and the Moldovan government to disregard the most important Venice Commission and OSCE/ODIHR recommendations regarding its revised electoral code. Adoption of the revised code calls into question the government’s stated goal of a democratic and European future for the people of Moldova. We will continue …

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Notice of Funding Opportunity For a Series of Alumni Events

The purpose of this announcement is to inform interested parties about funding opportunities through a cooperative agreement. According to U.S. Embassy data there are currently over 4500 Moldovan alumni of U.S. government-sponsored programs, out of which at least 2000 reside in Moldova. The fact that these alumni live in various towns and villages, are of …

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2017 Trafficking in Persons Report – Moldova

“Human trafficking is one of the most tragic human rights issues of our time. It splinters families, distorts global markets, undermines the rule of law, and spurs other transnational criminal activity. It threatens public safety and national security. “But worst of all, the crime robs human beings of their freedom and their dignity. That’s why …

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Joint Statement on Strategic Dialogue Relaunch

On June 23 2017, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of the Republic of Moldova, Andrei Galbur, and U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, Bridget Brink, met in Chisinau to relaunch the U.S.-Republic of Moldova Strategic Dialogue with a principals’ meeting. The leaders recognized the achievements made since …

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The 32nd Group of Peace Corps Volunteers Arrives in Moldova

The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce the arrival of the 32nd group of U.S. Peace Corps volunteers to Moldova. On Wednesday, June 7, fifty- eight volunteers will arrive at Chisinau Airport. Before beginning their service, the volunteers will have a 10-week “Pre-Service Training,” to study Romanian or Russian, learn about Moldovan culture and have …

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Ambassador Attends Dedication Ceremony of Renovated Facilities at Middle School in Cotiujenii Mari

Now, students at Cotiujenii Mari high school, can enjoy better health conditions and therefore a better educational experience, thanks to a renovation project carried out with the support of the European Armed Forces Command in Europe. As a result of this $ 130,000 project, all existing sanitary groups, as well as the sewerage system, were …

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INL Signs MOU with Moldova on Police Reform

On Friday, May 19 in Washington, D.C. International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Deputy Assistant Secretary Daniel Foote signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Moldovan Minister of Internal Affairs Alexandru Jizdan that reinforced both sides’ commitments to reforming and modernizing law enforcement practices and institutions in Moldova.  The memorandum signing was the culmination of a week of …

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Dedication ceremony of renovated facilities at Middle School in Rosietici

On May 18, 2017,  LTC Jeffrey Muir participated at the dedication ceremony of newly renovated facilities at Middle School in Rosietici, Floresti Raion.  The project cost $75,000 and implemented through the U.S. DoD/EUCOM Humanitarian Assistance Program in the framework of the Rural Sanitation Program.  The project consisted of renovation of the sanitation facilities, medical unit, …

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Joint Statement on the occasion of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia in the Republic of Moldova

Chisinau, 17 May 2017 – On the occasion of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, we express our support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) persons in the Republic of Moldova. We note that the 16th LGBTI Festival “Moldova Pride” is currently taking place. As the values of tolerance and respect …

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Welcome to the 2017 edition of the American Film Festival in Tiraspol!

The U.S. Embassy is very happy to invite movie lovers and the general public to the yearly American Film Festival in Tiraspol. The 11 movies featured in this year’s lineup, most of which have been awarded Oscars, include a variety of stories, some based on important events and inspiring individuals in our shared past, and …

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Welcome to the 11th edition of the American Film Festival in Chisinau!

The U.S. Embassy is very happy to invite movie lovers and the general public to the yearly American Film Festival. This year’s film festival honors our common heritage.  The 14 movies featured in this year’s lineup, most of which have been awarded Oscars, include a variety of stories, some based on important events and inspiring individuals …

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Study or Research in the USA!

The U.S. Embassy in Moldova is pleased to announce the 2017 annual competitions for the Fulbright Scholar Program, the Fulbright Faculty Development Program, and the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program for the 2018-2019 academic year. The Fulbright Scholar Program awards non-degree grants to senior researchers, university lecturers, or experts in various fields who have a …

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The Alumni Small Grants Program

The Alumni Small Grants Program provides seed money to qualified individuals and organizations for sustainable projects that benefit the broader Moldovan community. Grant proposals must support projects that address a tangible need in a community and have measurable outcomes. Extra consideration will be given to projects that address the current needs of rural communities and …

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American Experience in Moldova – Interview with Daniel Vodă

Daniel Vodă – a Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Program alumnus currently working at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of Moldova tells in this interview about how this experience in the U.S. that has changed his life. This is the fifth video of a special project dedicated to the 25th anniversary of cooperation between the …

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American English Webinar Series 6

Dear Teachers of English, This is an announcement for a new series of “American English Webinar Series 6” for EFL teachers to share with your colleagues! We encourage teachers to hold group viewing sessions- please let us know if you’re interested. These slots are offered on a first come, first serve basis! In brief, this webinar series …

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Chelsey Green and The Green Project Tour Moldova

Join us in celebrating the 25th anniversary of the U.S. – Moldovan diplomatic relations together with Chelsey Green and The Green Project that will be touring Moldova March 23-27 . The Green Project has released three recorded projects that sold worldwide. Their highly anticipated second CD debuted on the Billboard Contemporary Jazz Chart at #22 and iTunes Jazz Chart at #7! We’re looking forward to seeing you at …

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The 2017-2019 English Access Microscholarship Program Announcement

The U.S. Embassy Chisinau is pleased to announce a call for grants proposals from potential implementing partners for the 2017-2019 English Access Microscholarship Program (Access). The purpose of the Access program is to provide disadvantaged youth with an opportunity to learn the English language and enhance leadership through teaching the basics of American culture and …

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English Language Grants Competition

Description : The English Language Grants Competition is a high-profile public diplomacy initiative that provides applying organizations, as well as government agencies, NGOs, private language schools, and universities, an opportunity to demonstrate the United States support and commitment to improve education and English teaching worldwide. The main purpose of this call for proposals is to …

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Moldovan Police Officers Participate at the 6th Annual Women in Policing Regional Conference

The 6th annual Women in Policing Regional Conference is underway in Tbilisi, Georgia. Moldova is represented by 11 police officers from Minister of Internal Affairs, General Police Inspectorate, FULGER Brigade, Criminal Investigations Department, National Patrol Inspectorate and other units. The Moldovan delegation is participating alongside women police officers from Pakistan, Burma, Armenia, Georgia, Serbia, Albania, …

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American Experience in Moldova – Interview with Mihai Clapaniuc

Mihai Clapaniuc – a Global UGRAD alumnus currently working at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of Moldova tells in this interview about how this experience in the U.S. that has changed his life. This is the fourth video of a special project dedicated to the 25th anniversary of cooperation between the Republic of …

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Photo Exhibit to Celebrate 25 Years of U.S. – Moldovan Relations

On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the U.S. – Moldovan diplomatic relations, Ambassador James D. Pettit inaugurated a photo exhibition on Tuesday, February 28, at the National Fine Arts Museum in Chisinau.   The exhibition features 33 photographs and documents that highlight the evolution of the relations between Moldova and the United States …

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Photo Exhibit to Celebrate 25 Years of U.S.-Moldovan Relations

On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the U.S. – Moldovan diplomatic relations, Ambassador James D. Pettit will inaugurate a photo exhibition on Tuesday, February 28, at 3:00pm at the National Fine Arts Museum in Chisinau.   The exhibition features 33 photographs and documents that highlight the evolution of the relations between Moldova and …

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Ambassador Pettit: Opening Remarks at USAID High Value Agriculture Activity in Moldova, February 22, 2017

Opening RemarksAmbassador James PettitUSAID High Value Agriculture Activity in Moldova (HVAA project)Launching EventWednesday, February 22, 2017, 1000 AMRadisson Blu Convention Center   Prime Minister Filip Minister Grama Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen!  It gives me a great pleasure to welcome you all today to the launch of a new project, funded by the U.S. Agency …

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Photo exhibit celebrating 25 years of U.S.-Moldova cooperation

On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of establishment of U.S. Moldovan diplomatic relations the U.S. Embassy, together with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Moldova, will open a photo exhibit on Tuesday, February 28, at 3:00p.m. at the National Fine Arts Museum of Moldova.  The exhibition is part of the line …

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Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (TEA) 2018

PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENT The Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA) Program provides international teachers with a unique opportunity to develop greater expertise in their subject areas, enhance their teaching skills, and increase their knowledge about the United States. The TEA Program is a six-week non-degree, non-credit customized academic program including seminars on new teaching methodologies, curriculum development, …

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Program: Small Grants for Media Program – Content Production: Documentary Short

Embassy of the United States of America in Chisinau, Moldova Public Affairs Section Funding Opportunity Number: PAS-CHISINAU-FY17-08 Program: Small Grants for Media Program – Content Production: Short Documentary Announcement Type: Limited Competition Deadline for submission of proposals: 11:59 PM, Moldova Time, April 06, 2017 Agency Contact: Tatiana Sanina, MoldovaGrants@state.gov In keeping with U.S. Embassy’s support of independent voices in the media …

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