Soros Foundation Moldova (FSM)

Good Governance

The mission of the department is to enhance transparency, accountability, efficiency and effectiveness of government in accordance with the European agenda.

Justice and Human Rights

The Justice and Human Rights Department’s vision of rule of law is built on the solid grounds of a fair, accessible and predictable justice delivery system, which effectively safeguards fundamental human rights.

The Department develops and implements activities in several areas, crucial for the fulfilment of its vision: Human Rights, Access to Justice, and Criminal Justice.

Public Health

Stigmatized and discriminated people cannot always receive necessary health services or benefit from them in adequate volume. The Public Health Department supports and contributes to the development and promotion of health policies and practices based on evidence, which promotes human rights, social inclusion and justice.

The Department also provides support for promoting good governance in the health system by independent and neutral monitoring / evaluation of public health policy and health services.

Media Program

Media Department's mission: to contribute to the development of an open, participatory, pluralistic and value-based society in Republic of Moldova by organizing, supporting and financing activities aimed at encouraging the development of an independent media sector and improving access to information.

Other initiatives

Initiatives implemented during 2017

Foundation Governance Boards

National Board of Soros Foundation-Moldova

  • Mircea Eșanu - Chair
  • Ana Mihailov
  • Alexandru Canțîr
  • Lucia Aprodu
  • Igor Cașu
  • Daniela Vidaicu
  • Petru Negură

Program Boards:

Good Governance 

  1. Andrei Rusanovschi
  2. Stelian Rusu
  3. Andrei Brighidin
  4. Ludmila Pașcanean
  5. Iosif Moldovanu


  1. Vasile Spinei
  2. Alina Țurcanu
  3. Dumitru Lazur
  4. Mariana Tacu

Public Health

  1. Victor Burinschi
  2. Ştefan Gheorghiţă
  3. Svetlana Plămădeală
  4. Liliana Domente


  1. Traian Țurcanu
  2. Dumitrița Bologan
  3. Radu Danii
  4. Zinaida Guțu
  5. Denis Arcușa