Moldova has launched a ground-breaking electronic procurement system which it is hoped will radically transform the way public funds are spent in the country. The new approach was introduced jointly by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the World Trade Organisation and Moldova’s Ministry of Finance. It provides full transparency, openness and accountability in a major step in the fight against corruption.
On September 12, 2018, the Ministry of Finance, as the national authority for external assistance coordination, hosted the Communication Forum on Health Sector Issues in cooperation with the Ministry of Health, Labor and Social Protection and the World Health Organization Country Office, representing donor community.
The General Secretaries and State Secretaries of the central public authorities from the country were trained in a workshop entitled "Effective use of budgetary resources requires an effective internal control system" organized by the Ministry of Finance with the support of the Twinning project for the development of an efficient internal control and internal audit environment in the Republic of Moldova. The seminar was presented by Jens Motel, Project Leader and Mioara Diaconescu, Junior Project Leader.
On June 24, 2018, the Ministry of Finance in cooperation with Moldovan Club of Intellectual Games organized the Intellectual Games “Minister of Finance Cup on intellectual games“ 2nd edition. This year edition gained together about 16 teams, each team consisted of 6 people.. Game was organized in trivia format with a lot of logical connections.Teams answered to 36 questions that covered a wide range of public finance topics.
The European Union offers our country 1.2 million euros to improve the internal control and audit environment in the public sector in the Republic of Moldova. Assistance is provided within the Twinning project launched today „Support to development of an effective internal control and audit environment in public sector in Moldova”.
The Republic of Moldova’s delegation, led by Octavian Armașu, the Minister of Finance and Sergiu Cioclea, the NBM Governor, carried out a visit to Washington to participate in the Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (the IMF) and the World Bank Group that took place on 10-15 October 2017.