The Platform for the Development of Social Entrepreneurship (PDAS) in the Republic of Moldova launched its activities in July 2021 and will carry out advocacy activities for social entrepreneurship development policies, promote the concept of social entrepreneurship at the national level and promote the interests of social entrepreneurs.
OBJECTIVES FOR 2021-2022:
HOW CAN I BECOME A PLATFORM MEMBER?
The participant(s) of the platform can become: any social enterprise; SRL; NGO or individual. One can become a member of the Platform for the Development of Social Entrepreneurship if the following criteria are met:
Individuals or legal entities submit to the Secretariat of the Platform a standard application for membership in the Platform for the Development of Social Entrepreneurship in the Republic of Moldova. The application for membership will be considered and put to a vote at the next meeting of the Board of the Platform. Membership in the Platform will be obtained by a majority vote of the Council.
WHAT RIGHTS DO PLATFORM MEMBERS HAVE?
You can find more detailed information in the Platform Regulations, HERE.
ACTIVITIES CARRIED OUT IN 2021-2022:
27 individuals and organizations have joined as members of the Social Entrepreneurship Development Platform in Moldova and 5 organizations are members of the PDAS Council;
4 general meetings are organized every year with all members of the organization;
The Advocacy Program and Implementation Plan were created and published:
ADVOCACY STRATEGY 2021-2023
Submitted a document outlining the position of the Platform to Law no. 205 of 06.12.2021 State budget for 2022 in the Parliament and relevant bodies:
Organized SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP FORUM in MOLDOVA for civil society and actors from social economy field.
We organized the POLICY LAB - a series of networking events and discussions for several actors in the field of the social economy. As a result - a set of RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE IMPROVEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP ECOSYSTEM IN THE REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA.
We organized in partnership with other actors in the field 2 big events: the SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP AWARD with the awarding of the PRIZE FOR SOCIAL AND IMPACT ENTREPRENEURS in 2022 and IMPACT DAYS (the first Social and Green Economy Business Summit in the Republic of Moldova) in 2023.
The Platform for the Development of Social Entrepreneurship is also part of the ad hoc Working Group on Social Entrepreneurship at the Economic Council under the Prime Minister of the Republic of Moldova from 2023.
The platform for the development of social entrepreneurship in Moldova is managed by the "Social Entrepreneurship HUB", launched by AO EcoVisio, with the support of the East European Foundation, from the resources granted by the European Union and Sweden.