Results of the fellowship program within the project “inforMD – against disinformation in the Republic of Moldova”

17 March 2022

The Fellowship Programe was implemented in the period November 2021 – February 2022. The program aimed for young people interested in the subject of disinformation was organized by the Institute for European Policies and Reforms (IPRE) in partnership with the Institut für Europäische Politik based in Berlin (IEP) and the Institute for Strategic Initiatives (IPIS).

The main objectives of the fellowship program were:

  • to motivate young researchers and participants of the media training to engage in the policy-making process;
  • to help them improve their knowledge and practical skills in research development, data collection, and analysis;
  • to empower beneficiaries so that they can act effectively as a representative of civil society, implementing their own ideas and projects

The program was attended by 6 young people who organized various activities such as research on the subject of disinformation in the Republic of Moldova, surveys and training for both adults and students.

Diana Socolovschi organized 4 workshops in which various subjects relevant to the topic of disinformation were discussed, such as practical tools for verifying the facts, identifying reliable sources of information and the degree of trust of citizens in the local press. The workshops were attended by 50 people aged between 16 and 60 years.