• POSITION OF THE COALITION ON THE GENERAL LOCAL ELECTIONS OF OCTOBER 20 – NOVEMBER 3, 2019
    The Civic Coalition for Free and Fair Elections considers that the general local elections of October 20 – November 3, 2019, were generally free and partially fair. This opinion is based on the assessment of the adherence to the principles of free and fair elections by all election stakeholders and on the following findings regarding the pre-election period, the election period and election days:  - Changes in the rules of the game during the elections. The amendments to the Electoral Code became public several days before the start of the electoral period for the general local elections, contrary to good practices in electoral matters.
  • RAPORT NR.4 DE MONITORIZARE A MASS-MEDIEI ÎN CAMPANIA ELECTORALĂ (11-19 OCTOMBRIE 2019)
    (Română) Numărul posturilor TV care au avut un comportament tendențios și părtinitor în raport cu concurenții electorali a crescut treptat pe măsură ce se apropia ziua alegerilor. Astfel, în perioada 12-19 otombrie 2019, 6 din 10 posturi monitorizate fie au favorizat masiv anumiți concurenți.
  • (Română) RAPORT NR.2 DE MONITORIZARE A INCLUZIUNII PERSOANELOR CU DIZABILITĂȚI ȘI A CELOR DE ETNIE ROMĂ ÎN ALEGERILE LOCALE 2019
    (Română) Persoanele de etnie romă continuă a fi sub-reprezentate în listele de candidaţi la funcţia de consilieri locali de nivelul întâi. Doar 10 concurenți electorali au înregistrat în calitate de candidaţi persoane de etnie romă în 22 din 185 localități compact populate de romi.

Parliamentary elections 2019

About Coalition

Who We Are

The Civic Coalition for Free and Fair Elections is a permanent, voluntary entity, comprised of civil society organizations from Moldova, whose aim is to contribute to the development of democracy in Moldova, through advocacy and implementation of free and fair elections according to the standards of ODIHR (OSCE), the European Council and its specialized affiliated institutions.

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Coalition Regulation

The Regulation stipulates the principles and rules that enable the Coalition to function as a permanent, voluntary entity comprised of civil society organizations from Moldova. Furthermore, it covers members’ rights and obligations, the procedure to join the Coalition, and the responsibilities of the Coalition Board and Secretariat.

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Coalition Members

The Coalition is comprised of 35 non-governmental organizations from Moldova, who have undersigned the Charter for Free and Fair Elections. The members are organizations with experience in the electoral field and elections related areas, united by the aspiration to improve our country’s democracy through ensuring free and fair elections.

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The Coalition Charter

The Charter for Free and Fair elections contains a series of standards advocated by the Coalition, striving to ensure a democratic election process, in accordance with the recommendations and good practices of OSCE/ODIHR, the European Council and the EU. Said standards cover legal and institutional frameworks, methods of organizing electoral competition, political party and mass media behavior, and principles for guaranteeing the right to vote for all voters’ categories.

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The current activity of the Civic Coalition for Free and Fair Elections is supported by the East Europe Foundation within the project “Civil society advocacy for inclusive and fair elections in Moldova, compliant with EU and OSCE/ODIHR recommendations and human rights commitments”, funded by the European Union and co-funded by the Government of Sweden.