The Moldova Challenge: Toward a New Mobility Agenda

traffic jam in Chisinau Moldova

As our contribution to preparing the way for what we hope, with further work and participation, become the basis for a sponsored team project, we have concentrated our initial efforts to prepare a first-stage organizational, working tools and communications base for the hoped for project. As of this date here are the main building blocks, already for the most part in at least beta working order — and ready to go as soon as the sponsors, collaborators and partners give the green light

Paris. 5 June 2018:
This page and the work plan and supporting materials that appear here need to be updated to reflect the actual stage of work and targets at this time. Please stay tuned to the 2018 Moldova Challenge.

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Tools: WhatsApp as a conferencing system

whatsapp on PC logo

A few hints to get going

I use WhatsApp for group projects only on my PC. Since it also has a conferencing function with at times substantial text and graphics, all of which steadily expanding in volume over time,  I cannot really use it comfortably on my portable phone.

Here is how you can get on line in a few minutes with your PC or Mac and put this tool to good use for your collaborative project.

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Sustainable Moldova: Getting around here

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We try to make this site a friendly and efficient way to get around in what is already a considerable body of materials and tools, and which will only continue to grow as the program moves ahead. Here is what we have done.

The keys to getting efficiently into the growing content of this site are basically two: (a) the top menu and (b) the left working menu. Let’s look at them in order:

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Initial mission outline and introduction (Draft 27 June 2016)

Towards a New Mobility Agenda for Moldova (Beta)

Moldova Chisinau woman waitin gfor busThis project is based on an idea put forward by Eric Britton, professor of Sustainable Development, Economy and Democracy at the Institut Supérieur de Gestion (Paris), in discussion with colleagues at the Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe (REC), who agreed to look more closely into this as an eventual collaborative project. The first two partners then decided to take contact with the SOLVED environmental network as a cooperating third partner. This note briefly introduces the project idea, REC and Solved.Please read it as a beta test in the process of collaborative review and fine tuning

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translation globe - ineedtranslations

To make the contents of Sustainable Moldova/New Mobility dialogue more broadly accessible to all in the region, we have linked the content of the site to the increasingly well-performing Google machine translation engines that you will now find here. In each case all you have to do is click the language in which you wish to see the rough translation, and it will quickly appear on your monitor.

To be used with caution and some imagination, but if you need to find out the principal thrust and main lines of any given posting, these quick machine translations can be a real help.

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The project in brief

velib-guy2The core idea of this collaborative project is to work side by side with local government, the private sector, civil society, and international and bilateral aid organizations, and with the participation of an international network of cooperating experts work together to help chart a path toward the sustainable mobility agenda via an open collaborative project in Europe’s poorest country. A goal: By working together to co-create a high-profile New Mobility Agenda pilot project and process to serve the fast-congesting city of Chisinau or other cooperating city.

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Contact : Eric Britton : Institut Supérieur de Gestion
8 Rue de Lota, 75116 Paris

Professor: Sustainable Development, Economy & Democracy
MD: EcoPlan International. Association Loi de 1901, Paris
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M. +336 5088 0787|
Skype newmobility



Csaba Mezei - REC SolvedContact: Csaba Mezei. Project manager
Expert (Smart Cities and Mobility)
Regional Environmental Center
Ady Endre ut 9-11 •

2000 Szentendre • Hungary
t. +36 26 504 046 m +36 20 362 5387
skype: mezeicsaba



Radoslav MizeraContact: Radoslav Mizera. Vice President, R&D Manager
SOLVED – The Cleantech Company Ltd.
Pribišova 33, 841 05 Bratislava

M. +421 948 273327
Skype: radoslav.Mizera