Final meeting of the Steering Committee of the Council of Europe Project Combating violence against children in the Republic of Moldova

25 november 2021 chisinau

On 25 November 2021 the Council of Europe project Combating violence against children in the Republic of Moldova held the final meeting of the Project Steering Committee in order to present project achievements, discuss the feedback and further steps. The first part of the Meeting was dedicated...

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National Conference on Protecting children in the Republic of Moldova from violence: achievements and remaining challenges

25 November 2021 Chisinau

On 25 November 2021 the Council of Europe project Combating violence against children in the Republic of Moldova held the online National Conference on protecting children in the Republic of Moldova from violence: achievements and remaining challenges. The conference brought together over 40...

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To prevent sexual abuse, children’s circle of trust must be made safer

17 November 2021 republic of moldova

Ahead of the European Day on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse marked on 18 November, Council of Europe Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić has called on the states to step up their efforts to ensure that children’s “circle of trust” (those around them...

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National Conference on Protecting Children from Violence

17 November 2021 chisinau

On 25th of November 2021 the National Conference on Protecting Children from Violence is organized by the Council of Europe Project Combating violence against children in the Republic of Moldova. The event aims to discuss current challenges faced by the Republic of Moldova in the area of child...

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Online seminar on investigation of online child sexual abuse and exploitation for judges, prosecutors and the national police

8 november 2021 chisinau

On 8 November 2021 the Council of Europe project on Combating violence against children in the Republic of Moldova held an online seminar on “Investigation of online child sexual abuse and exploitation” for police, judges and prosecutors, based on the Pilot Training Module on combating online...

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The second online meeting on shaping a coordinated approach towards the implementation of the Lanzarote Convention in the Republic of Moldova

2 november 2021 chisinau

On 2 November 2021 the Council of Europe project Combating violence against children in the Republic of Moldova held the second online meeting on shaping a coordinated approach towards the implementation of the Council of Europe Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation...

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Online child safety campaign

1 November 2021 Republic of Moldova

In the period of September – October 2021, the International Center "La Strada" (La Strada), in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Research, launched a campaign to raise awareness of the school community in relation to the risks to which children are exposed online. The campaign is...

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Meeting with decision makers on the Committee of Ministers Recommendations on the Guidelines to respect, protect and fulfil the rights of the child in the digital environment

27 October 2021 Chisinau

On 27 October 2021, the Council of Europe project Combating violence against children in the Republic of Moldova organised an online event on presenting and discussing the Committee of Ministers Recommendations on the Guidelines to respect, protect and fulfil the rights of the child in the...

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International Conference on Safe Sport for Children: International Practices for Child Protection in Sport for sports coaches and teachers

26 October 2021 Chisinau

On 26 October 2021, the NGO Association for the Empowerment of Children and Families “AVE Copiii” under the grant agreement with the Council of Europe project Combating violence against children in the Republic of Moldova organised an International Conference on Safe Sport for Children:...

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Workshops for sports coaches and teachers

6 October 2021 chisinau

In the period of 5-6 October 2021, the NGO Association for the Empowerment of Children and Families “AVE Copiii” under the grant agreement with the Council of Europe project Combating violence against children in the Republic of Moldova organised two workshops on Child protection in sport...

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Workshop on safe sport for children

22 September 2021 chisinau

In the period of 21-22 September 2021, the NGO Association for the Empowerment of Children and Families “AVE Copii” under the grant agreement with the Council of Europe project Combating violence against children in the Republic of Moldova is organising the workshop on Safe sport for children....

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Trainings for educators on identification and prevention of child sexual abuse

23 september 2021 chisinau

In September 2021 the Council of Europe project Combating violence against children in the Republic of Moldova organised three two-days trainings "Protective teachers, protected children. Preventing child sexual abuse in kindergarten. Kiko and the Hand training for kindergarten teachers". The...

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Online seminars on the Guideline for the practical application of the GD 270/2014

3 September 2021 Chisinau

In the period of 1 – 3 September 2021 the Council of Europe project Combating violence against children in the Republic of Moldova orgnised three online seminars on the Draft Guideline for the practical application of the intersectoral cooperation mechanism for the identification, assessment,...

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Internet literacy for teachers

17 august 2021 chisinau

On 17 August 2021, the Council of Europe project Combating violence against children in the Republic of Moldova organised an online event on presenting the Internet literacy handbook for teachers in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Research. Representatives of the Ministry of...

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Online consultation event on the Methodology on child psychological assessment and Guideline for implementation of the GD 270/2014

22 July 2021 Chisinau

On 22 July 2021 the Council of Europe project Combating violence against children in the Republic of Moldova, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, Labor and Social Protection of the Republic of Moldova held an online event to consult the Draft Methodology on psychological evaluation and...

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Launching a mural with Kiko to mark the International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression

4 June 2021 Chisinau

On 4th of June the Council of Europe marked the International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression, by launching a mural with Kiko in the “Valea Morilor” park. The activity was organized in collaboration with young people of the Chisinau “IS ME” team who, together with two teenagers,...

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The Children's Day was marked by Council of Europe in Balti and Cahul

2 June 2021 Republic of Moldova

The Council of Europe Office in Chisinau organized artistic workshops with children in Balti on 29 May 2021 and Cahul on 1 June 2021 to celebrate Children’s Day, through play and drawing activities with children. The artistic workshop in Balti was organized in collaboration with the Children's...

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Children's Day and International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression will be marked in Chisinau and in the regions

27 May 2021 Republic of Moldova

The Council of Europe will organize two artistic workshops with children in Balti (29/05/2021) and Cahul (1/06/2021) to celebrate Children’s Day, through play and drawing activities with children and their parents. In addition, on 4th of June the International Day of Innocent Children Victims of...

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Pilot training on online child sexual abuse and exploitation for judges, prosecutors and the national police

26 May 2021 Chisinau

In the period of 25 – 26 May 2021 the Council of Europe regional project End Online Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse @ Europe ([email protected]) and project on Combating violence against children in the Republic of Moldova held a training on “Online child sexual abuse and exploitation (OCSEA)”...

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HELP course on child-friendly justice launched for police in the Republic of Moldova

23 April 2021 Chisinau

On 23 April 2021 the Council of Europe project “Combating violence against children in the Republic of Moldova” and the European Programme for Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP) launched the HELP online course on child-friendly justice. The HELP course is implemented in...

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Grants for raising awareness about child sexual abuse in sport and in the digital environment in the Republic of Moldova

9 april 2021 chisinau

Under the framework of the Council of Europe project “Combating violence agains children in the Republic of Moldova”, the Council of Europe is launching a call for proposals with the aim to co-fund national initiatives aimed at raising awareness about child sexual abuse in sport and in the...

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Online training on theory and practice in intervening in cases of child sexual abuse and exploitation

10 March 2021 Chisinau

On 10th of March 2021 the Council of Europe project on Combating violence against children in the Republic of Moldova conducted the first online training on theory and practice in intervening in cases of child sexual abuse and exploitation for social assistants and other representatives of...

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Second meeting of the Steering Committee of the Council of Europe Project Combating violence against children in the Republic of Moldova

25 February 2021 Chisinau

On 25 February 2021 the Council of Europe project Combating violence against children in the Republic of Moldova organized the second Steering Committee meeting to bring together the main actors to present the project activities, the results achieved in eleven months of the implementation and the...

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Trainings for doctors on child sexual abuse

24 February 2021 Chisinau

In the period of 23 - 25 February 2021 three online trainings for doctors on child sexual abuse identification and reporting are organised by the National Centre for Child Abuse Prevention, within the grant agreement with the Council of Europe project Combating violence against children in the...

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Prevention and reaction to child sexual abuse in sport

18 February 2021 Chisinau

On 17 February 2021, the Council of Europe project Combating violence against children in the Republic of Moldova organised an online meeting on Prevention and reaction to child sexual abuse in sport. Representatives of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Research, municipal and district...

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Webinar on online child sexual abuse for police, judges and prosecutors

11 February 2021 Chisinau

On 11 February 2021 the Council of Europe regional project End Online Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse @ Europe ([email protected]) and project on Combating violence against children in the Republic of Moldova held a webinar on “Introductory session on online child sexual abuse and exploitation...

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Safer Internet Day

9 February 2021 Chisinau

On 9 February 2021 the Safer Internet Day is celebrated in order to raise awareness on online safety issues and to inspire changes and positive behaviours on internet. The Safer Internet Day aims to create both a safer and a better internet, where everyone could use it responsibly, respectfully,...

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Launching of the video spot on child sexual abuse for doctors

27 January 2021 Chisinau

The video spot "The response of the medical system to child sexual abuse" was launched today during a press conference by the National Centre for Child Abuse Prevention, within the grant agreement with the Council of Europe project Combating violence against children in the Republic of Moldova....

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Online meeting on presenting the findings and conclusions of the Report on the assessment of two Governmental Decisions no 143 and 270

21 January 2021 Chisinau

On 21 January 2021 the Council of Europe project Combating violence against children in the Republic of Moldova held an online meeting to present the Assessment Report of the Governmental Decision on the approval of the Instructions on the inter-agency cooperation mechanism for the...

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Presentation of the Kiko and the Hand Training for Trainers manual

23 november 2020 chisinau

On 23 November 2020 the Council of Europe project Combating violence against children in the Republic of Moldova organised an online presentation of the English version of the Kiko and the Hand Training for Trainers manual. Representatives of national authorities, non-governmental and...

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William Massolin, Head of the Council of Europe Office in Chisinau speaks about ways to fight Child Sexual Abuse

19 november 2020 chisinau

On 18th November 2020, William Massolin, Head of the Council of Europe Office in Chisinau participated in the TV show “Dimensiunea Europeană” at national Television “Teleradio Moldova”, on the occasion of celebrating the European Day for the protection of children against sexual exploitation and...

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Flash-mob to End Child Sexual Abuse

18 november 2020 chisinau

On 18 November 2020 a flash-mob with the participation of 50 children took place in Chisinau. The aim of the event was to raise awareness on child sexual exploitation and sexual abuse in the Republic of Moldova, in the context of the European Day for the protection of children against sexual...

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Informative Webinars for teachers on online child sexual abuse and exploitation

22 october 2020 chisinau

In the period of 22-23 October 2020 two informative webinars are organised by the International Centre “La Strada” in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Culture and Research, within a grant agreement with the Council of Europe Project “Combating violence against children in the...

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Online presentation of the judicial practice research on child sexual abuse and exploitation cases

12 october chisinau

On 12 October 2020, the Council of Europe project Combating violence against children in the Republic of Moldova organised an online presentation of the Research of the judicial practice related to child sexual abuse and exploitation cases in the Republic of Moldova. The aim of the online event...

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Online meeting on shaping a coordination approach towards the implementation of the Lanzarote Convention in the Republic of Moldova

22 september 2020 Chisinau

On 22 September 2020 the Council of Europe project Combating violence against children in the Republic of Moldova held an online meeting on shaping a coordination approach towards the implementation of the Council of Europe Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and...

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Four high-level online meetings to facilitate the coordinated implementation of the Lanzarote Convention in the Republic of Moldova

21 september 2020 chisinau

In the period of 14 – 18 September 2020, 4 online expert meetings discussion to facilitate the coordinated implementation of the Council of Europe Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse (Lanzarote Convention) were organised within the framework of...

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Raise awareness about keeping children safe online

9 september 2020 chisinau

Within the Council of Europe project Combating violence against children in the Republic of Moldova a grant agreement to raise awareness about keeping children safe online was signed with the International Centre “La Strada” Moldova. The grant agreement aims to encourage children to speak out...

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Raise awareness about child sexual abuse and exploitation among medical workers from the Republic of Moldova

21 august 2020 chisinau

A grant agreement to raise awareness about child sexual abuse and exploitation among medical professionals was signed by the Council of Europe project Combating violence against children in the Republic of Moldova with the National Center for Child Abuse Prevention. The grant agreement aims to...

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Sexual violence against children is an ongoing pandemic: 10th anniversary of Lanzarote Convention

1 JULY 2020 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe’s Convention for the protection of children against sexual exploitation and sexual abuse (known as the “Lanzarote Convention”) celebrates its 10th anniversary since entering into force. “It is quite common these days to wish each other to ‘keep safe’. But millions of...

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First meeting of the Steering Committee of the Council of Europe Project Combating violence against children in the Republic of Moldova

30 June 2020 Chisinau

On 30 June 2020 the Council of Europe project Combating violence against children in the Republic of Moldova held its first Steering Committee meeting to bring together the main actors to discuss the project activities, the results achieved in the first three month of the implementation and the...

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Call for tenders - Provision of international consultancy services in the area of combating violence against children

15 June 2020 Chisinau

The Council of Europe is currently implementing the project “Combating violence against children in the Republic of Moldova”. The project aims to support the Republic of Moldova to effectively implement the Council of Europe Convention on the Protection of children against sexual exploitation and...

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HELP course on Child Friendly Justice for legal professionals launched online in the Republic of Moldova

5 June 2020 chisinau

The Council of Europe HELP course on Child Friendly Justice is officially launched online today - 5 June 2020, in Chisinau by the Council of Europe Office in the Republic of Moldova in cooperation with Lawyers Union of the Republic of Moldova. The HELP course on Child Friendly Justice aims to...

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HELP course on Family Law and Human Rights launched online in the Republic of Moldova

4 June 2020 Chisinau

The Council of Europe HELP course on Family Law and Human Rights was officially launched online, today – 4 June 2020, by the Council of Europe Office in the Republic of Moldova in cooperation with the National Institute of Justice. The aim of the online course is to enhance the knowledge and...

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For children, by children: “Learn about your rights in the digital environment”

2 June 2020 Strasbourg

On 1 June, which is celebrated as International Children’s Day in a number of Council of Europe member states, a new product on the rights of the child in the digital environment was made available to children and young people under the age of 18: The leaflet “Learn about your rights in the...

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Call for tenders to purchase services for the implementation of a national awareness raising campaign

28 May 2020 chisinau

The Council of Europe is currently implementing the project “Combating violence against children in the Republic of Moldova”. The project aims to support strengthening the country’s child protection framework and judicial system with focus on the protection of children against sexual violence,...

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“online event”: Child-friendly justice in Europe – Participation and Restorative Justice

13 may 2020 strasbourg

Every year, thousands of children across Council of Europe member states are involved in judicial proceedings. Whether a victim of crime or in conflict with the law, they are often vulnerable and in need of protection: in other words, they need justice systems to be “child-friendly”. To explore...

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Protecting children’s data in prevention and control COVID-19 measures

16 APRIL 2020 STRASBOURG

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought into sharp focus the great benefits – and risks – of modern data processing. While data is vital to stopping the spread of the virus, it cannot come at the cost of privacy rights and data protection. In times of social distancing and confinement, many schools are...

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COVID-19 confinement and the protection of children against sexual exploitation and abuse

10 April 2020 Strasbourg

For far too many children both in the Republic of Moldova and in other Member States, strict confinement in times of the COVID-19 risks increasing their vulnerability to violence, including sexual abuse and exploitation. In this context, the Lanzarote Committee asked the Council of Europe member...

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Coronavirus and children

20 March 2020 Strasbourg

Across the globe, our continent, our countries and the cities we live in, we have all been shattered by the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic. It is not always easy for adults to cope in such challenging situations, let alone children. We are confined to our homes, obliged to stay inside and...

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