Human rights protection of refugees and migrants in the Republic of Moldova
The Project on “Strengthening the human rights protection of refugees and migrants in the Republic of Moldova” aims to provide targeted support to the Republic of Moldova in the field of asylum and migration, in light also of the refugee situation from Ukraine. Building on the rich body of Council of Europe standards, especially the jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights and promising practices in the field, the Project will assist national authorities and other actors in addressing the needs of refugees and migrants and building resilient migration, asylum and reception systems in the long term.
The Project is funded and implemented under the Council of Europe Action Plan for the Republic of Moldova for 2021-2024. It is also carried out in line with the Council of Europe Action Plan on Protecting Vulnerable Persons in the Context of Migration and Asylum in Europe (2021-2025).
Duration: 24 months (October 2022 – September 2024).
What do we aim to achieve?
To support the advancement of the legislative and policy framework on the human rights protection of refugees and migrants in line with European and international human rights standards and a gender-based approach
To strengthen the capacities of varied professionals to effectively respond to the needs of refugees and migrants
To facilitate access to support services and information
Who are our national partners?
The project is implemented in cooperation with the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection, the Ministry of Education and Research, the National Institute of Justice, the People’s Advocate Office.
Who benefits from the project?
Migration and asylum authorities, judges, prosecutors, lawyers, legal professionals, law enforcement officers, staff members of the People’s Advocate Office, staff members of the National Institute of Justice, education, health and social care personnel, etc., refugees, asylum seekers, migrants and, ultimately, the general population of the Republic of Moldova.