Improving legal and policy framework
Council of Europe standards
European Convention on Human Rights of 04.11.1950 ratified by Moldovan Parliament on 24.07.1997 and entered into force on 21.08.1997;
Council of Europe Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse (Lanzarote Convention) of 25.10.2007, ratified by the Moldovan Parliament on 19.12.2011 and entered into force on 27.01.2012;
Council of Europe Strategy for the Rights of the Child (2016 – 2021) approved by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on 2 March 2016;
Guidelines of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on child friendly justice (adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 17 November 2010 at the 1098th meeting of the Ministers' Deputies);
Council of Europe Action Plan for the Republic of Moldova 2017-2020 approved by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on 1 February 2017.
Guidelines to respect, protect and fulfil the rights of the child in the digital environment - Recommendation CM/Rec(2018)7 of the Committee of Ministers (2018)
National legal framework
Law on children’s rights of the Republic of Moldova no. 338-XIII of 15.12.94 (available in Romanian);
National Strategy for the protection of children (2014 – 2020) no. 435 of 10.06.2014 (available in Romanian);
Action plan on promoting the safety of children and adolescents on the Internet (2017-2020) (available in Romanian);
Governmental Decision on the approval of the Instructions on the interagency cooperation mechanism for the identification, assessment, referral, assistance and monitoring of child victims and potential victims of violence, neglect, exploitation and trafficking, no. 270 of 08.04.2014 (available in Romanian);
Governmental Decision on the approval of the Instruction on the mechanism of interagency cooperation for the primary prevention of child welfare risks, no. 143 of 12.02.2018 (available in Romanian).