About the gift horse, the fears of the Venice Commission and women’s expectations for 2030...

IPN flow synopsis, for 15 October 2019

Only some of the many enlightened – 2

Candidates in local elections Dumitru Țîra, Ivan Diacov, Alexandru Fetescu, Victor Chironda have participated in the second round of IPN public debates "Only one from many: who and why?", 119th edition of the cycle "Development of political culture in public debates", supported by the German Foundation Hanns Seidel.

After mayor office, democracy expert

Dorin Chirtoaca, former city manager, stated that, if he had not had a sense of duty towards the fight that he waged for years, he would not have participated in these elections. Saddened, Dorin Chirtoaca has also mentioned that in this election campaign "democracy is not respected", urging the residents of the capital to vote consciously on Sunday, October 20.

Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth   

On the occasion of Chișinău annual fete,  Termolelectrica offered three season tickets for heating and hot water to the winners of "Termoelectrica donates heat" raffle event, without specifying the company’s monthly or annual revenues. The winners of the tombola got free subscriptions for heating and hot water for periods of one, two and three months.

After the MJ comments made the other day, Council of Europe is less optimistic

Even if in Chisinau there is a strong wish to create a judicial system dedicated to justice and professionalism, officials from Brussels fear that the independence of the judiciary could be undermined .

In youth we learn, in age we understand

Due to the aging of the population and the migration of the workforce, over the next few years there is a risk that fewer people will contribute to the social insurance budget. The opinions were expressed at public debates, organized by Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Moldova Foundation and WatchDog.MD Community.

The tendency is to have patience until 2030

Over the course of the last three electoral cycles, the share of women candidates for mayor position has increased by 5%, reaching 27,1% for October 20 elections. If the trend continues, Moldova will reach the 40% share of mayoral women candidates after three electoral cycles, which is in 2030.

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