Europe and Central Election Commission to discuss the conduct of 2016 presidential elections in...
Over 100 devices and technical equipment to document ill-treatment and torture cases donated to penitentiariesChisinau 08 February 2017
Today, on 8 February, 2017, the Council of Europe has provided more than 100 pieces of technical...
Steering Committee meeting of the PCF Programme “Strenghening institutional frameworks for local governance” approved the work plan for 2017Strasbourg 26 January 2017
The third Steering Committee (the SC) meeting of the Programme “Strengthening institutional...
International Conference on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Public Prosecution Service of the Republic of MoldovaChișinău 27 January 2017
On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Public Prosecution Service of the Republic of...
Welcome to the Council of Europe Office in Moldova
Moldova became a member of the Council of Europe on 13 July 1995. The Parliament of the Republic of Moldova ratified the European Convention on Human Rights on 24 July 1997. The Information Office of the Council of Europe was set up in Chisinau on 30 June 1997, at the request of the government of the Republic of Moldova.
Programmes in Moldova
The Council of Europe Project aims to improve human rights protection and rule of law, including effective national implementation of European and international instruments in Moldova, through the strengthening of key actors in relation to justice and vulnerable groups.
The Project was launched in January 2015 and it is a part of the Programme “Support to Human Rights and Democracy in Moldova (2015-2018)” funded by the Government of the Kingdom of Denmark.
The PCF project “Supporting national efforts for prevention and combating discrimination in Moldova” is to support the alignment of Human Rights policies and practice by ensuring compliance of legislative and regulatory frameworks with European standards and capacity–building for legal professionals and National Human Rights Institutions, including the reinforcement of Ombudsperson Offices. It started in July 2015 and will be implemented for 2 years.