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Ecological Movement of Moldova

EMM has implemented a series of environmental education projects, being a major player in civil society, forming public opinion on attitudes towards environmental issues and the importance of their resolution, promoting environmental education and public awareness. EMM implemented projects related to: water; small rivers, waste management; public awareness and trainings on environmental protection; educational publications, study visits and demonstrative lessons.
EMM’s work in the protection and conservation of the environment has been acknowledged by the World Conservation Union (IUCN) and accordingly, in 1995 EMM has been admitted in IUCN - one of the most prestigious environmental organizations in the world. Since 2002, EMM is the Danube Environmental Forum National Focal Point.


Date of Establishment:

16-Jun, 1990

Purpose of Organization:

EMM’s goals are: to form an environmental vision and contribute to the awareness raising of citizens on this issue;restore natural balance; change collective mentalities for the better of the environment and greening of the society; recovery of the environment;restoration of cultural and spiritual ethical-moral universe by developing and implementing projects in the following areas and fields:
•Environmental education, information and training;Access to information and public participation;Protected areas, biodiversity, natural and cultural heritage, ecological and sustainable tourism; Spiritual Ecology; Development of partnerships; Integrated management of water resources; Advice, expertise and audit; Compliance to environmental legislation and access to justice; EU integration and connection to EU environmental standards; etc.

GEF/SGP involvement:

The Ecological Movement of Moldova has participated in the implementation of GEF projects providing consultancy services for:
1.       Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) Stockpiles Management and Destruction Project -01/04/2010 to 30/12/2010
(“Trainings, Workshops and Education Activities in the field of POPs)
2.       Persistent Organic Polluants (POPs) Stockpiles Management and Destruction Project- 02/07/2007 to 30/03/2010
(Preparation of information materials, posters and guides for NGOs and target groups)
3.       GEF PAD Grant for Preparation of Sustainable Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) Stockpiles Management Project- 02/07/2004 to /06/2005 (Social assessment study)
4.       Together for Prut - The Prut Basin Wide Approach for Nutrient Reduction and Cross Border Co-operation
01/10/2004 to 01/05/2006 (EMM partner of the CCEG Romania)
5.       The Public Awareness Program of the Agricultural Project Control Pollution (APCP)- 08/09/2004 to 31/12/2008
(Environmental education/training)

Experience:

EMM has a large experience in the majority of the GEF focal areas such as biodiversity, climate change, international waters, POPs. EMM implemented projects related to: water; small rivers, waste management; public awareness and trainings on environmental protection; educational publications, study visits and demonstrative lessons. The main achievements in this field are: environmental education materials, leaflet, posters and books about: water, soil, waste, nutrients and protection of rivers, POP, natural and cultural heritage, sustainable development; eco-tourism expeditions; environmental films; rich experience in managing, implementing environmental projects. EMM is the founder of the first journal of ecology in the Republic of Moldova.
Countries in which organization is active:
  • Moldova, Rep.of

Contact Details
Street Address:
13 S.Lazo Street
City/Town:
Chisinau
Country:
Moldova, Rep.of
Telephone No.:
373 22 232654
Fax Phone:
373 22 232408
Website:
http://www.mem.md
Organization founded:
Jun-16-1990

NGO Information
Focal Area:
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate Change
  • International Waters
  • Land Degradation
  • Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)
  • Others
  • Organization Type:
  • Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
  • Geographic Scope:
  • National

  • Contact Person
    Name:
    Mr. Alecu Renita Key Contact Person
    Position:
    President
    Email:
    memmem.md
    alecu.renitayahoo.com


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