Who We Are

“Supporting Inclusive Dialogue and Strengthening Capacities for a Better Functioning Gagauz Autonomy in Moldova” is a three-year project implemented by CMI and funded by Sweden. The project also partners with EURAC Research in Italy, and CONTACT Center in Moldova.

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CMI
Crisis Management Initiative is an independent Finnish organization that works to prevent and resolve conflicts through informal dialogue and mediation. Nobel Peace laureate and former President of Finland Martti Ahtisaari founded CMI in 2000. Since then, the organization has grown to become one of the leaders in its field.
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Eurac Research
Since 1992, the Institute for Comparative Federalism and the Institute for Minority Rights of Eurac Research in Bolzano/Bozen, South Tyrol, Italy, do basic and applied research on federal, regional and local issues, and in the fields of minority rights and territorial autonomies. The team, composed of comparative constitutional lawyers and political scientists, looks at how constitutionalism and transnational law affects the governance of societal and territorial pluralism.
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Sweden
Sweden has a long-term commitment for continued support to Eastern Partnership countries through its Results Strategy 2014-2020. The key priority areas include strengthened democracy, greater respect for human rights, a more fully developed state under the rule of law, and gender inclusion.
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CONTACT Centre
Contact Center is a non-profit, independent, non-governmental organisation. Since 1995, the Centre serves as a platform of communication, debate, resource, analysis, knowledge and skills for civil society leaders from Moldova. The CONTACT Centre actively takes part in the development of a democratic society in the Republic of Moldova by strengthening the potential of civil society, encouraging civic initiative and promoting the good governance principles.