Kingdom of Denmark
Kingdom of Denmark
Development/ Implementation agency
Danish International Development Assistance (DANIDA).
Development policy and foreign policy are integrated in the daily work of the Danish Foreign Service in both the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Copenhagen and the Danish missions in Denmark’s partner countries. DANIDA is not an independent organisation.
The Minister for Development Cooperation is the minister for development assistance and is served by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Foreign Service.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark
Legal framework for cooperation
Memorandum of Understanding ”Danish Assistance for the Republic of Moldova, 1998”, signed on 26 May 1998 and ratified by Parliament Decision no. 202-XIV from 26 November 1998.
Denmark's development assistance is laid down and administered on the basis of the Danish Act on International Development Cooperation Consolidated Act no. 555 of 18.06.2012.
Strategic documents for programming
Strategy for the Danish Neighbourhood Programme 2013-2017, released in January 2013. The overall objective of the Neighbourhood Programme is to promote human rights, democracy and economic development.
Priority sectors/Areas of cooperation
DKK 1 billion (EUR 133 million) has been allocated for the Neighbourhood Programme 2013-17 covering Eastern and South-Eastern Europe and will be carried out with approximately DKK 200 million a year.
Types of funds / financial instruments and assistance modalities
• Technical Cooperation
Procedures for programming, approval and implementation of projects
Project proposals are submitted by Moldovan organisations to DANIDA for further examination and approval.
There is no project proposals submission deadline.
The Neighbourhood Programme is implemented by public and private partners and CSOs of both Danish, regional and international origin. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs will cooperate directly with multilateral organisations in areas where they possess the required capacity.
Special conditions for submission of project proposals and project acceptability criteria
Main criteria for selection of project proposals are:
Other DANIDA support facilities available for Moldovan organisations are as follows: