In 2013 Ilie CHIRTOACĂ was recruited as a volunteer to assist LRCM in its activities. In 2014 – 2015, Ilie obtained a legal internship and further, a legal assistant position, being responsible, among others, for collecting and systematizing information for research conducted by LRCM. Since 2016, Ilie is legal officer at LRCM. In this capacity, he carries out legal research, advocacy, project management and representation of the organization at the designated events & meetings. Ilie’s primary legal expertise include justice reform and the legal framework in the not-for-profit sector. Ilie is particularly involved in monitoring and evaluating mechanisms and practice of selection and promotion of judges and prosecutors. In 2015 – 2016 he contributed to the design of the Law and regulation mechanism on the percentage designation in Moldova (The 2% Law) as means to enhance financial sustainability for CSOs. Since 2016, he is a member of a working group drafting the new draft law on non-commercial organizations, with the aim to improve the registration and operational requirements for the not-for-profit sector in Moldova.
Ilie did his bachelor and masters studies at the Law Faculty of the State University of Moldova. In 2018 he was confered the LLM degree of Master of Laws in International Human Rights Law, from University of Essex, United Kingdom.
He is fluent in Romanian (native), English and Russian.