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Really accomplished mayors are those mayors who enjoy the people’s support after the election day

Really accomplished mayors are those mayors who enjoy the people’s support after the election day

On November 25, the Institute for Rural Initiatives (IRI) organized the second edition of the Friendly Mayors’ Club – a platform meant to provide opportunities for discussions and exchange of good practices between the representatives of the local public administration regarding the involvement of the citizens in the community life.…

A new challenge for IRI’s network of local initiative groups: reaching out to more community members

A new challenge for IRI’s network of local initiative groups: reaching out to more community members

One of the best tools ever in “the realm” of community mobilization and local democracy is the local initiative group. Open, flexible, passionate, natural, always willing to learn – just some of the advantages in IRI’s view local initiative groups have over other types of community organizing entities. Institute for…

Minority Empowerment in Moldova – MEM PLUS

Minority Empowerment in Moldova – MEM PLUS

Institute for Rural Initiatives in Moldova (IRI) in partnership with Great Lakes Community Action Partnership, with financial support of U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, implements the “Minority Empowerment in Moldova – MEM PLUS”. This project will run 2 years and will be implemented in…

Guests from the U.S. inspired by the results of community activism of villages from Moldova

Guests from the U.S. inspired by the results of community activism of villages from Moldova

On Friday, June 29, 2018 the IRI team together with Peter Ujvagi, member of Toledo City Council, Toledo, Ohio, USA, and Elizabeth Balint, project director WSOS/Great Lakes Consortium, Toledo, USA, had the opportunity to visit one of the 22 communities involved within the Minority Empowerment in Moldova program. In Carpineni,…

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