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Territorial-administrative reform in the Republic of Moldova

November 1, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Territorial-administrative reform in the Republic of Moldova: National proposals and global experiences

Moderator: Dumitru UDREA, Secretary General of the Government
Facilitator: Adrian Ionescu, UNDP International Expert

Greetings and opening remarks
Natalia GAVRILIȚA, Prime Minister of the Republic of Moldova

Government’s options on administrative-territorial reform
Dumitru UDREA, Secretary General of the Government

Presentation of the concept of municipalization of the Congress of Local Authorities of Moldova and the Coalition for Decentralization

CALM (Congress of Local Authorities from Moldova)

Questions & Answers

Opinion of international experts
Dean Emeritus Roy Bahl, Georgia State University
Professor Emeritus Jorge Martinez, Georgia State University

Discussion, international panel of experts
Pawel Swianiewicz, Wrocław Univ. of Environmental and Life Sciences (Poland)
Charles Cadwell, Urban Institute (USA)
Anwar Shah, Brookings Institution (USA)
Albana Dhimitri, Institute of Public and Private Policies (Albania)
Gábor Péteri, Consultant in Public Finance and Fiscal Decentralization (Hungary)
Enid Slack, University of Toronto (Canada)
Deborah Wetzel, Governance and Public Sector Management Expert (USA)
Victor Giosan, EU High-level Adviser to the Government of Moldova
Serdar Yilmaz, Local Public Sector Alliance
Jamie Boex, Local Public Sector Alliance

Conclusions, recommendations and closing remarks

Serdar Yilmaz, World Bank
Adrian Ionescu, UNDP
Dumitru Udrea, Secretary-General of the Government


This event was organized by the Government of the Republic of Moldova with the involvement of the Local Public Sector Alliance, with the support of UNDP Moldova and in collaboration with the Government’s development partners.

Video of this event is now available on YouTube (in Moldovan)


November 1, 2022
10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Virtual Event (Online)


Local Public Sector Alliance