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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Embassy Welcomes Action on Stadium

The United States Embassy in Moldova welcomes the second passage by the Moldovan Parliament of the bill that would sell the Republican Stadium site to the U.S. Government, and we call for its swift enactment. Many steps still lie ahead before construction of our new Embassy would begin, including the transparent sale of the building ...
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Community Solutions Program 2019

We are excited to announce that the 2019  Community Solutions Program  application will open on Wednesday, September 19th, and we need your help to spread the word about this exciting opportunity! The Community Solutions Program provides promising community leaders (age 25-38) from around the world with a four-month professional development exchange that includes hands-on learning and leadership instruction in the United ...
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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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Trafficking in Persons Report 2018

“This year’s report focuses on effective ways local communities can address human trafficking proactively and on how national governments can support and empower them. Local communities are the most affected by this abhorrent crime and are also the first line of defense against human trafficking. By engaging and training law enforcement, religious leaders, teachers, tribal ...
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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

Readout Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC June 25, 2018 Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met today with Moldovan Prime Minister Pavel Filip to discuss a range of bilateral issues. Secretary Pompeo pledged continued U.S. support for Moldova’s chosen European future and urged implementation of key reforms to protect Moldova against outside interference and advance its ...
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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

Notice of Funding Opportunity 2018 Funding Opportunity: PAS-CHISINAU-FY18-10 Program: Moldova: American Resource Center Program Announcement Type: Cooperative Agreement Funding Amount: Up to $100,000, pending the availability of funds CFDA: 19.040 Opening Date: June 18, 2018 Closing Date: August 1, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. GMT+2 Program: Chisinau American Resource Center Program Public Affairs Section of the ...
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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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U.S. and Moldovan Experts Discuss Path Forward in Bilateral Cooperation to Counter Nuclear Smuggling

UNITED STATES EMBASSY CHISINAU May 16, 2018 PRESS RELEASE U.S. and Moldovan Experts Discuss Path Forward in Bilateral Cooperation to Counter Nuclear Smuggling Chisinau, Moldova – The United States and Moldova are committed partners in the global campaign to keep terrorists or other malicious actors from acquiring nuclear or other radioactive (R/N) materials that could ...
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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

Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2017   Preface We are a nation founded on the belief that every person is endowed with inalienable rights. Promoting and defending these rights is central to who we are as a country. The 2017  Country Reports on Human Rights Practices (The Human ...
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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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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, 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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2018-2019 Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program

The Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (Fulbright TEA) brings international teachers to the United States for a six-week program that offers academic seminars for professional development at a host university. Teachers are nominated to participate in the Fulbright TEA Program based on their educational experience, academic training, leadership and professional experience. The program provides outstanding secondary school ...
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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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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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Democracy Commission Small Grants Program announces a new round

The U.S. Embassy invites Moldovan non-profit and non-governmental organizations to submit project proposals to the Democracy Small Grants Program. This program supports projects that foster the development and education of civil society in Moldova. It is a focused yet flexible mechanism that provides seed money for unique and sustainable projects, particularly projects that help develop ...
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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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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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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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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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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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“The Chisinau Ghetto, 1941­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­-1942” Book Presentation at the History Museum

U.S. Embassy invites media to the presentation of “The Chisinau Ghetto, 1941­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­-1942” – a book  by Paul A. Shapiro, Director of International Affairs and Director Emeritus of the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.  The book is the first major study of the historical events ...
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English for Media Literacy MOOC Grant

Description: This call for proposals is aimed to encourage applying organizations to help the U.S. Embassy to promote English teaching from all over Moldova to implement different teaching methods and techniques in their classes, thus improving the quality of English teaching. The Media Literacy Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) is a high-profile public diplomacy initiative ...
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Grants Program: Call for proposals for civil society promotion

Embassy of the United States of America in Chisinau, Moldova Public Affairs Section Funding Opportunity Number: PAS-CHISINAU-FY17-06 Program: Democracy Commission Small Grants Program Announcement Type: Open Competition Deadline for submission of proposals: 11:59 PM, Moldova Time, April 28, 2017 Funding per grant:  $1,000-$20,000 Agency Contact: Stelian Rusu, rusus@america.go v The Democracy Commission Small Grants Program was initiated ...
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Grants Program: Restoring confidence in Moldova’s European trajectory by strengthening institutions and civic participation in tackling corruption

Embassy of the United States of America in Chisinau, Moldova Funding Opportunity Number: PAS-CHISINAU-FY17-05 Deadline for submission of proposals: 11:59 PM, Moldova Time, March 31, 2017 Funding per grant:  $10,000-$50,000 Agency Contact: Stelian Rusu,  rusus@america.gov The Democracy Commission Small Grants Program was initiated in 1994 as a flexible mechanism to enable American embassies to support initiatives that contribute to more ...
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U.S. Ambassador Pettit: 25 Years of Diplomatic Relations

Dear friends, 25 years ago, the United States established diplomatic relations with the Republic of Moldova. The entire year we will be commemorating the 25-year anniversary of our relations. “25 years of cooperation” is more than a slogan – it is a recognition of what we can achieve together. Join us in celebrating this moment ...
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U.S. Air Force Band to Perform in Moldova Oct 17-22

Chisinau, Moldova — A group of musicians from the United States Air Forces in Europe Band will perform with the National Symphony of Moldova in celebration of 25 years of strong Moldovan – American partnerships during three collaborative concerts at the Chisinau Philharmonic 19-21 October. The concerts will feature American classical, folk, and jazz as ...
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U.S. Embassy Hosts Film Viewing and Discussion of Film Project Beautiful Corruption

October 19, 2016 – The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Chisinau hosted a group of media and NGO representatives to a viewing and discussion of Beautiful Corruption, a short film by Eugen Damaschin. The three-minute film provides a uniquely Moldovan view of corruption and how it affects the everyday life of residents of ...
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Check out Our New Site!

Yes, we have a brand new website! Have a look around! The new-look website has seven sections representing broad topics that may be of interest to you. The sections are broken down further into sub-categories to assist you in finding specific information. The Seven Sections are: Visas – For all your Visa needs and questions. U.S. Citizen Services – ...
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DV Lottery – 2018 Program (Green Card)

Online registration for the DV Lottery -2018 Program begins on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 12:00 noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4), and concludes on Monday, November 7, 2016 at 12:00 noon, Eastern Standard Time (EST) (GMT-4). DV Lottery – 2018 Program Instructions Select the English version of the  DV-2018 Program Instructions  in PDF format for your convenience ...
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The U.S. Government and the Government of Moldova signed Agreements to Support Democratic and Economic Development of Moldova

On Wednesday, September 28, 2016, the United States Government and the Government of Moldova signed Assistance Agreements to support good governance and economic development in the Republic of Moldova.  Under these Agreements, the United States Government, represented by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has agreed to provide about $27 million dollars for ...
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Exercise Fire Shield 2016 to Begin September 11

Chisinau, Republic of Moldova – Exercise Fire Shield 2016 will begin September 11, 2016.  Fire Shield is a multinational, combined, small unit, artillery training exercise with Moldovan, Romanian, and United States forces. The exercise takes place 11-24 September, 2016 at the Bulboaca Training Area, Moldova.  The purpose of the exercise is to improve interoperability, explore concurrent ...
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U.S. Medical Training in Treatment of Burn Wounds

A group of U.S. medical experts is in Chisinau September 5-9 sharing best practices with Moldovan counterparts in treatment of burn wounds. The workshop participants demonstrate real-life techniques as part of the exercise. This week-long effort is part of ongoing cooperation between U.S. and Moldovan military and civilian personnel. This is a joint collaboration effort ...
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