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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Delivering results through the COVID-19 pandemic: The Council of Europe Office in Chisinau

Following the declaration of the state of national emergency on 17 March 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Council of Europe Office in Chisinau instructed staff to start teleworking. The office was closed to the public but open for staff in need to perform essential functions. Despite this,...

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Over 50 journalists from the Public Broadcasting Institution “Teleradio Moldova” have fostered their capacities to cover electoral campaigns

21 October 2020 Chisinau, The Republic of Moldova

Throughout the 7th and 21st of October, three rounds of online remote training seminars have been organised for the journalists and editors from the Public Broadcasting Institution “Teleradio-Moldova”, focusing on key aspects, such as the best practices in electoral coverage in EU countries, the...

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Easier, faster and more reliable electoral management in the Republic of Moldova

19.10.2020 Chisinau - online

Presentation of the re-engineered module “Preliminary Registration” and newly developed module “Documentation” of the State Automation Information System “Elections” (SAISE) and their functionalities took place online on 19 October 2020. The meeting was attended by the members of the Central...

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Welcome to the Council of Europe Office in Chisinau #1 Newsletter!

Dear partners and colleagues, We are delighted to welcome you to our first newsletter. For the last eight months, all of us had to adjust to the unprecedented situation created by the COVID-19 pandemic. We had to rethink our communication and working methods to maintain close relations with our...

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Publication of the Second Compliance Report of Fourth Evaluation Round on the Republic of Moldova and key conclusions in implementing pending reforms

headline 13 October 2020

The Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) has published its Second Compliance Report of Fourth Evaluation Round on the Republic of Moldova, as adopted by GRECO at its 85th Plenary Meeting (Strasbourg, 21-25 September 2020), with the authorisation of the authorities of the Republic of...

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Electoral education becomes user-friendlier and more accessible in the Republic of Moldova

13.10.2020 Chisinau - online

A new E-learning platform was presented and discussed by the representatives of the Central Electoral Commission of the Republic of Moldova (CEC), the Centre for Continuous Electoral Training (Training Centre), a representative of the Council of Europe and a team of local consultants during a...

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IT-based solutions are envisaged to increase the efficiency of the enforcement system in the Republic of Moldova

9 October 2020 Chisinau

A coordination meeting in online format took place on 9 October 2020 to address the needs and discuss further steps in the implementation of IT-based solutions for the enforcement system in civil and administrative matters. The meeting was attended by representatives of the Ministry of Justice...

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Better recommendations of the National Preventive Mechanism for the prevention of torture and ill-treatment

12 - 13 October 2020 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

On 12-13 October 2020 representatives of the National Preventive Mechanism (NPM) and of the People’s Advocate Office of the Republic of Moldova (PAO) participated in a two-day on-line training on the development of recommendations for the prevention of torture and ill-treatment following the...

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Handbooks on competence-based developed by the Council of Europe will help Moldovan teachers to plan and organize "Education for Society" lessons

Civic education teachers throughout Moldova received handbooks for teaching the new civic education subject “Education for society” based on the Council of Europe’s Reference Framework of Competences for Democratic Culture. The handbooks were developed and printed by the Council of Europe Project...

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Council of Europe Action Plan for the Republic of Moldova: Progress overview 2017-2020 and priorities for 2021-2024

2 October Strasbourg

Representatives of 27 Moldovan institutions together with representatives and managers of the Council of Europe’s programmes in the Republic of Moldova exchanged views on the impact of completed projects and those in progress during the Final Steering Committee Meeting of the Council of Europe...

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"Where is my place?" Life stories of victims of discrimination in the Republic of Moldova

Every year, the Republic of Moldova faces an increasing trend of cases of discrimination reported to the Council for Preventing and Eliminating Discrimination and Ensuring Equality (Equality Council). In 2019, the Equality Council received 257 complaints invoking a situation of discrimination....

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Lawyers learn using the ECtHR case law to argue cases on detention on remand

7 - 9 October 2020 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

A three-day workshop on remand detention was organized on 7-9 October 2020 by the Council of Europe Programme “Promoting a human rights compliant criminal justice system in the Republic of Moldova”. In cooperation with the Lawyers’ Training Center of the Moldovan Bar Association the workshop...

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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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New electronic register of trained and certified experts presented

06.10.2020 Chisinau, online

A final version of an electronic Registre of trained and certified experts in the electoral field (Registre) was presented on 6 October 2020. The online event brought together representatives of the Central Electoral Commission of the Republic of Moldova, the Centre for Continuous Electoral...

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World Day against the Death Penalty, 10 October 2020: Joint Declaration by the High Representative of the European Union and the Secretary General of the Council of Europe

9 October Strasbourg

On the World and European Day Against the Death Penalty, the European Union and the Council of Europe reaffirm their opposition to the use of capital punishment in all circumstances and call for the universal abolition of the death penalty. We welcome the continued decline in the use of the death...

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Participă la concursul de pledoarii „Și tu ai dreptul...”

8 October Chisinau

Oficiul Consiliului Europei la Chișinău, Biblioteca Națională pentru Copii „Ion Creangă”, Săptămânalul „Florile dalbe” și Secția Națională IBBY organizează Concursul de pledoarii „Și tu ai dreptul...”, care are drept scop educarea spiritului civic, încurajarea libertății de expresie și stimularea...

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Draft Code of Medical Ethics for the prison system of the Republic of Moldova finalised

30 September 2020 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

A final draft of the Code of Medical Ethics for the prison system of the Republic of Moldova (the Code) is finalised. The Code provides a common ethical framework intended to establish standards of ethical practice that can be interpreted and applied in particular situations, to guide physicians...

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Further status of the Central Electoral Commission of ATU Gagauzia was discussed

24.09.2020 Chisinau - Comrat

Working group within the Central Electoral Commission of the Autonomous Territorial Unit of Gagauzia, the Republic of Moldova (CEC Gagauzia) debated two alternative proposals of amendments to the legislation presented by the Council of Europe experts during online meeting on 24 September 2020....

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Grants for support to civil society organisations for combating discrimination in Armenia, Republic of Moldova and Ukraine

2 October 2020

Under the framework of the European Union/Council of Europe joint programme Partnership for Good Governance, and its regional project “Strengthening access to justice through non-judicial redress mechanisms for victims of discrimination, hate speech and hate crimes in the Eastern Partnership...

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44 Moldovan legal professionals honed their skills in applying the European Convention on Human Rights standards related to the Right to Liberty and Security (Article 5)

30 September 2020 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

44 Moldovan legal professionals have successfully completed the Council of Europe HELP online courses on Alternative Measures to Detention and the Right to Liberty and Security (Article 5 of the European Convention on Human Rights). The courses were carried out in cooperation with the National...

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The staff of the Audiovisual Council Monitoring Department enhanced their capacities of media monitoring during elections

30 September 2020 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

A series of online training seminars for the staff of the Coordinating Council of the Audiovisual (CCA), the regulatory Authority of the Republic of Moldova, on international standards related to media monitoring during elections and on how to apply in their daily work the CCA’s revised media...

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Consultation Meeting on the Development of a Prison Management Manual

28 September 2020 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

A consultation meeting on the development of a Prison Management Manual and the learning support material was conducted online on 28 September 2020. As a result of the meeting, the participants agreed on the content and format of the Prison Management Manual and developed its key elements, such...

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Workshop on progress of the implementation of Action Plans in prisons no. 7-Rusca for women, no. 10-Goian for young offenders and no. 1-Taraclia for males

25 September 2020 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

An assessment of the progress achieved in the implementation of Action Plans aimed at reorganising Prison no.7-Rusca (for women), no.10-Goian (for young offenders) and Prison no.1-Taraclia (for males) was conducted online from 23 to 25 September 2020 in a form of workshop. The Action Plans were...

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Electoral dispute resolution skills and abilities enhanced

17-18 September 2020 Chisinau online

Best European practice on addressing electoral challenges, the European Court of Human Rights’ case-law (ECtHR), new administrative procedures, specificity of electoral complaints and other election-related legal aspects were discussed at the Electoral Dispute Resolution (EDR) training organised...

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Final Meeting of the Working Group for the Development of the General Rehabilitation Programme and Specialised Module

18 September 2020 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

The 2nd and last session of the Working group (WG) for the Development of the General Rehabilitation Programme and Specialised Module was conducted online on 17-18 September 2020. The Specialised Module designed for prisoners serving long or life sentences is now fully developed. To address the...

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Online workshop on responses to hate speech in Republic of Moldova

23 September 2020

Today the Council of Europe held the first of two workshops under the project to 'Map national responses to hate speech in the Republic of Moldova'. The workshop follows desk research and interviews with key stakeholders to prepare an initial map of hate speech in Moldova. The workshop included...

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2nd Meeting of the Working Group for the development of Strategy and Plan of Action for Reducing and Preventing inter-prisoner violence within the prison system of the Republic of Moldova

16 September 2020 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

The 2nd meeting of the Working group (WG) for the development of Strategy and Plan of Action for reducing and preventing inter-prisoner violence within the prison system was conducted online on 15-16 September 2020. The WG meeting, held in the form of thematic discussions, resulted with the...

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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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Cooperation with National Youth Council from Moldova in electoral field started

14.09.2020 Chisinau online

The second webinar with participation of representatives of the National Youth Council from Moldova (NYCM), Centre for Continuous Electoral Training (Training Centre), a consultant and a representative of the Council of Europe took part online on 14 September 2020. The first webinar was held on 7...

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Final Meeting of the Working Group for the Development of the Mental Health Care Strategy for the Penitentiary System of the Republic of Moldova

11 September 2020 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

The 3rd and last meeting of the Working group for the Development of the Mental Health Care Strategy for the Penitentiary System of the Republic of Moldova with Action Plan, including the Suicide and Self-Harm Prevention Policy was conducted online on 10-11 September 2020. The meeting resulted in...

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The People’s Advocate Office will handle complaints more quickly and more efficiently thanks to Council of Europe

09 - 11 September 2020 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

From 9th to 11th September 2020, the Council of Europe consultants, together with the People’s Advocate Office (PAO) carried out a mission to finalise the methodology for the primary examination and investigation of complaints by the PAO. Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, the activity took part...

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Trainers improving their skills on delivering formation on the investigation of hate crimes 

25 August Chisinau

EU/CoE Partnership for Good Governance supports the National Institute of Justice in training the trainers on investigating crimes that are motivated by prejudice and bias The trainers of the Moldovan National Institute of Justice received formation on understanding and defining hate crime,...

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Judges and prosecutors trained by international and national experts on anti-discrimination

4 September Chisinau

EU/CoE Partnership for Good Governance supports the National Institute of Justice in training judges and prosecutors on identifying and dealing with cases of hate speech and domestic violence. On 4 September, the judges and prosecutors trained by the National Institute of Justice took part in a...

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Moldovan Equality Council: A monitoring framework, strategy and process report

5 August Chisinau

EU/CoE Partnership for Good Governance supports the Moldovan Equality Council on strengthening its strategic approach towards monitoring. On August 5th, international consultant Niall Crowley presented the results of a review of the monitoring mechanisms and instruments of the Moldovan Equality...

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The Steering Committee of the Action against Corruption in the Republic of Moldova holds its first meeting

On 14 September 2020, the Action against Corruption in the Republic of Moldova organized the first meeting of its Steering Committee. The Action supports the authorities of the Republic of Moldova in preventing and combating corruption by enhancing capacities to implement the GRECO...

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Intersectional discrimination – a practical training for the Equality Council  

24 July 2020 Chisinau

EU/CoE Partnership for Good Governance supports the Moldovan Equality Council on addressing the principles of intersectionality in cases of discrimination. On the 23rd and 24th of July, the team of the Moldovan Equality Council participated in a 2-day online training on intersectional...

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Launch of Action against Corruption in the Republic of Moldova Project

14 Sepetember 2020 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe and the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs of the US Department of State launch a new cooperation project entitled “Action against Corruption in the Republic of Moldova”. The project aims to address key priorities and needs in the Republic of...

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Intersectional discrimination – a practical training for the Equality Council  

24 July 2020 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

EU/CoE Partnership for Good Governance supports the Moldovan Equality Council on addressing the principles of intersectionality in cases of discrimination. On the 23rd and 24th of July, the team of the Moldovan Equality Council participated in a 2-day online training on intersectional...

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New Register – an electronic tool towards spreading electoral knowledge in the Republic of Moldova

08.09.2020 Chisinau

The presentation of newly developed Registre of trained and certified persons in the electoral field took place on 8 September 2020. The online event brought together representatives of the Central Election Commission of the Republic of Moldova, the Centre for Continuous Electoral Training...

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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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Steering the project "Support to further strengthening the efficiency and quality of the judicial system in the Republic of Moldova"

13 August 2020 Chisinau

On 13 August 2020 was carried out the second meeting of the Steering Group of the project "Support to further strengthening the efficiency and quality of the judicial system in the Republic of Moldova" ("CEPEJ Project"), which is part of the Partnership of the Council of Europe and the European...

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The Equality Council is strengthening its monitoring function with support from the Council of Europe.

3 September 2020 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

EU/CoE Partnership for Good Governance supports the Moldovan Equality Council with the development of a monitoring strategy in line with European Standards. On the 2nd and 3rd of September, Moldovan Equality Council members took part in a 2-day online workshop to strengthen their skills and...

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Discussing ways to improve the enforcement of court decisions in civil and administrative matters in the Republic of Moldova

13 August 2020 Chisinau

On 13 August 2020 the Secretariat of the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) moderated an on-line workshop in order to discuss the ways to further improve the enforcement of court decisions in civil and administrative matters in the Republic of Moldova and to define...

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Efforts are pursued to improve the efficiency of courts and the quality of judicial services in the Republic of Moldova

12 August 2020 Chisinau

On 12 August 2020 a team of experts of the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) met in a videoconference their colleagues from judicial administration of the Republic of Moldova to discuss new measures with a view to improving the efficiency of courts and the quality of...

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Young voters to be involved more actively in electoral exercise in the Republic of Moldova

07.09.2020 Chisinau-Brussels online

How to encourage the youth, including first-time voters, to participate more actively in electoral cycles and especially in the upcoming elections for the office of the President of the Republic of Moldova this autumn was debated by students from universities and high schools, Centre for...

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Sharing the experience of judicial case-weighting in the Republic of Moldova with European partners

06 August 2020 Chisinau

On 6 August 2020 the judicial case-weighting model in the Republic of Moldova was presented and discussed with Latvian counterparts. The event was moderated by the Secretariat of the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) and took place in the format of a videoconference under...

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The clear status of the Central Electoral Commission of ATU Gagauzia is, the better electoral services are for voters

25.08.2020 Chisinau

Electoral contestants, voters, observers and other electoral stakeholders are entitled to get clear answer what are the status of the Central Electoral Commission of the Autonomous Territorial Unit of Gagauzia (CEC Gagauzia), its place and role in the electoral management system of the Republic...

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DEADLINE: 18 SEPTEMBER 2020

Call for Tenders

25 August 2020 Chisinau

The Council of Europe is currently implementing the project “Action against Corruption in the Republic of Moldova”, funded by the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) of the US Department of State (https://www.coe.int/en/web/corruption/projects/aac-moldova). The...

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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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Inception mission of the project “Action against corruption in the Republic of Moldova”

20 August 2020 Chisinau

The Council of Europe and the US Department of State launched the project “Action against corruption in the Republic of Moldova”, in June 2020. An inception mission was held during 8-20 July 2020 in order to present the project, discuss precise needs of the beneficiary institutions, agree on the...

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Inception mission of the project “Action against corruption in the Republic of Moldova”

The Council of Europe and the US Department of State launched, in June 2020, the project “Action against corruption in the Republic of Moldova”. An inception mission was held during 8-20 July 2020 in order to present the project, discuss precise needs of the beneficiary institutions, agree on the...

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Local recruitment procedure

Vacancy Notice n° o36/2020 - Project Linguistic Assistant

15 August 2020 Chisinau

Under the authority of the Head of Office and the supervision of the Head of the Economic Crime and Cooperation Division, Action against Crime Department, Directorate General Human Rights and Rule of Law, the Project Linguistic Assistant will carry out multiple administrative and linguistic...

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Implementation of recommendations of the Council for the Prevention of Torture of the Republic of Moldova

30 - 31 July and 5 August 2020 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

In July and August 2020, members of the Council for the Prevention of Torture (CfPT) and representatives of the People’s Advocate Office of the Republic of Moldova (PAO) participated in a three-day workshop on the implementation of recommendations issued by CfPT following preventive and...

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Vacancy Notice o32/2020 - Project Officer

5 August 2020 Chisinau

The Council of Europe office in Chisinau is currently looking for a Project Officer to support the implementation of activities under the project “Promoting European standards in the audio-visual regulation of the Republic of Moldova”. The project will address the needs to strengthen the media...

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Faster and simpler electoral registration and reporting in the Republic of Moldova

31.07.2020 Chisinau

How to simplify registration and accreditation processes for observers, representative of electoral competitors, upgrade searching engines when gathering and processing data, including information from the polling stations outside the Republic of Moldova, use of world maps based on freeware...

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Presentation of Action Plans aimed at reorganising 3 prisons: no. 7-Rusca for women, no. 10-Goian for young offenders and no. 1-Taraclia for males

27 July 2020 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

A workshop on Action Plans aimed at reorganising the prisons with focus on dynamic security and reintegration of inmates of Prison no. 7-Rusca (for women), Prison no. 10-Goian (for young offenders) and Prison no. 1-Taraclia (for males) was conducted on 27 July 2020. The workshop is a follow-up to...

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Young voters will be involved more actively in the upcoming elections in the Republic of Moldova

28.07.2020 Chisinau

Concrete actions and steps to encourage young voters, including first-time ones interested in casting their votes were outlined by the representatives of the Central Election Commission of the Republic of Moldova (CEC), the Centre for Continuous Electoral Training (CCET), the organisation People,...

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Electronic tool to learn electoral issues, Republic of Moldova

16.07.2020 Chisinau

Functionalities and capabilities of the future E-learning platform, as well as interface and opportunities for its users were discussed by the representatives of the Central Electoral Commission of the Republic of Moldova (CEC), the Centre for Continuous Electoral Training (Training Centre), a...

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Summer School for National Institute of Justice Trainers on Right to Liberty and Security

13 - 15 July 2020 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

On 13-15 July 2020 a Summer School on the right to liberty and security for judges, prosecutors, and defence lawyers acting as trainers was organised in cooperation with the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) of the Republic of Moldova. The event was held in the context of celebration of the...

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„Council of Europe- Republic of Moldova: 25 years ” anniversary stamped envelope launched

The Moldovan Post Office (Posta Moldovei) launched an anniversary stamped envelope „Council of Europe- Republic of Moldova: 25 years ” , available as of today in the philatelic stores across the country, aiming to promote the values and principles of the Council of Europe, to inform the public...

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration: The Council of Europe is a reliable partner, which brought a substantial contribution to the democratisation and modernisation of our society

In a video message, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration, Oleg Țulea congratulated the citizens of Republic of Moldova and underlined the Council of Europe contributions to the democratisation and modernisation of the society of the Republic of Moldova. “The Council of Europe...

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Gianni Buquicchio, President of the Venice Commission congratulated the Republic of Moldova on an outstanding cooperation with the Council of Europe and its institutions for the last 25 years

In a video issued on occasion of 25th anniversary of the Republic of Moldova's membership in the Council of Europe, Gianni Buquicchio, President of the Venice Commission, urges Moldovan authorities to implement properly the reform of the judiciary. “I sincerely hope that Moldovan authorities, in...

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Message of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Marija Pejčinović Burić on occasion of 25th anniversary of the Republic of Moldova's membership in the Council of Europe

July 13 Chisinau

In a video issued on occasion of 25th anniversary of the Republic of Moldova's membership in the Council of Europe, Council of Europe Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić congratulated Republic of Moldova and urged authorities to improve their performances. “25 years ago, on 13 of July 1995,...

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Message of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Marija Pejčinović Burić on occasion of 25th anniversary of the Republic of Moldova's membership in the Council of Europe

In a video issued on occasion of 25th anniversary of the Republic of Moldova's membership in the Council of Europe, Council of Europe Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić congratulated Republic of Moldova and urged authorities to improve their performances. “25 years ago, on 13 of July 1995,...

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Message of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Marija Pejčinović Burić on occasion of 25th anniversary of the Republic of Moldova's membership in the Council of Europe

In a video issued on occasion of 25th anniversary of the Republic of Moldova's membership in the Council of Europe, Council of Europe Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić congratulated Republic of Moldova and urged authorities to improve their performances. “25 years ago, on 13 of July 1995,...

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Message of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Marija Pejčinović Burić on occasion of 25th anniversary of the Republic of Moldova's membership in the Council of Europe

In a video issued on occasion of 25th anniversary of the Republic of Moldova's membership in the Council of Europe, Council of Europe Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić congratulated Republic of Moldova and urged authorities to improve their performances. “25 years ago, on 13 of July...

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The Republic of Moldova celebrates 25 years of Council of Europe membership

13 July 2020 chisinau

Chisinau, 13 July 2020 – Today marks 25 years since the Republic of Moldova joined the Council of Europe - the leading human rights organisation in Europe, as the Republic of Moldova became a full-fledged member of the Council of Europe on 13 July 1995. “25 years ago, the Republic of Moldova...

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Assessment of mechanism for primary examination and investigation of complaints addressed to People’s Advocate Office of the Republic of Moldova

26 - 30 June 2020 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

On 26-30 June 2020 Council of Europe experts conducted an assessment of the mechanism for primary examination and investigation of complaints by the People’s Advocate Office (the PAO) of the Republic of Moldova. The PAO is vested by law with the mission to oversee the observance of fundamental...

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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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16 tineri cineaşti învaţă cum să reflecte în filmele documentare problemele sociale și subiectele privind drepturile omului

02 July 2020 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

În cadrul proiectului „Promovarea standardelor europene în reglementarea domeniului audiovizualului din Republica Moldova”, Consiliul Europei, în parteneriat cu Studioul „Telefilm-Chișinău”, sprijină 16 tineri cineaşti în reflectarea problemelor sociale și subiecte privind drepturile omului, în...

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New module “Observers” for more transparent electoral management in the Republic of Moldova

30.06.2020 Chisinau

The launching event took place on 30 June 2020 and brought together both online and in person representatives of the Central Election Commission of the Republic of Moldova (CEC), the Centre for Continuous Electoral Training, a representative of the Council of Europe and a team of Council of...

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How to get young voters involved in the electoral exercise: The Council of Europe’s toolkit to be implemented in the Republic of Moldova

26.06.2020 Chisinau

Representatives from the Central Election Commission of the Republic of Moldova (CEC), Centre for Continuous Electoral Training (CCET), Central Election Commission of the Autonomous Territorial Unit of Gagauzia (CEC ATU Gagauzia), as well as a Council of Europe representative and a consultant...

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1st session of the Working Group for the Development of a General Rehabilitation Programme and Specialised Module

25 June 2020 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

The 1st session of the Working Group (WG) for the Development of a General Rehabilitation Programme and Specialised Module was conducted online on 23 and 25 June 2020. As a result, the WG members fully developed the key elements and goals of the General Rehabilitation Programme and agreed on the...

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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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The Republic of Moldova should ratify the Istanbul Convention, improve its response to hate speech and advance access to quality healthcare, affordable housing and social inclusion for all

25 june 2020 strasbourg

The Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Dunja Mijatović, published today a report on her visit to the Republic of Moldova in March this year – which included travel to Comrat (Autonomous Territorial Unit of Gagauzia) and Tiraspol - with recommendations on violence against women and...

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Current obstacles and key conditions for the automation informational electoral processes in ATU Gagauzia, Republic of Moldova

19.06.2020 Chisinau-Comrat

Representatives from the Central Electoral Commission of the Republic of Moldova (CEC), the Central Electoral Commission of the Autonomous Territorial Unit of Gagauzia (CEC ATU Gagauzia), the Centre for Continuous Electoral Training, a representative from the Council of Europe and two local...

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Development of the Mental Health Care Strategy for the Penitentiary System of the Republic of Moldova with Action Plan

16 June 2020 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

The 2nd meeting of a Working group (WG) for the Development of Mental Health Care Strategy for the Penitentiary System of the Republic of Moldova with Action Plan, including the Suicide and Self-Harm Prevention Policy was conducted online on 15-16 June 2020. The meeting resulted in fully...

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Coordination meeting on the revision of the Methodology on the organisation and delivery of professional training of the prison system employees of the Republic of Moldova

11 June 2020 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

A coordination meeting on the revision of the Methodology on the organisation and delivery of professional training of the prison system employees was held on 11 June 2020 online. The meeting resulted in adjusting the Methodology, drafted by National Administration of Penitentiary (NAP) in 2006,...

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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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Training simulation session on the revised Curriculum for the initial training of prison staff of the Republic of Moldova

5 June 2020 Chisinau, Republic of Molodva

The training simulation session on the revised Curriculum for the initial training of prison staff of the Republic of Moldova was conducted online from 02 to 05 June 2020 in cooperation with the National Administration of Penitentiaries (NAP) of Moldova, and with participants and consultants...

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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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Standards Applicable to States of Emergency: a Compilation of Venice Commission Opinions and Reports is now available in Romanian

29 May 2020 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

The compilation of extracts from reports and studies adopted by the Venice Commission on emergency powers and states of emergency has been translated into Romanian and made available to state authorities of the Republic of Moldova. Over the years of its existence, the Venice Commission adopted...

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President of Moldovan Equality Council speaks about cooperation in the field of anti-discrimination on the occasion of EU Days

28 May 2020 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

”Our Equality Council yearly examines around 300 complaints and almost every complaint is a story of someone fighting for their rights.” Ian Feldman, President of the Moldovan Equality Council On May 22, in the context of the celebration of the EU days, President of the Moldovan Equality Council,...

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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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Call for tenders to support the institutional development of the Congress of Local Authorities from Moldova (CALM)

22 May 2020 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

The Council of Europe is launching a call for tenders for the provision of consultancy services in the field of strategic planning and organisational development. This call aims to support the implementation of the project “Reinforcing the culture of dialogue and consultation of local authorities...

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BETTER COMMUNICATION FOR THE CENTRAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION OF THE REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA

20 May 2020 Chisinau

The future communication tool for the Central Electoral Commission of the Republic of Moldova (CEC) was presented at the on-line meeting that took place on 20 May 2020 and gathered leadership of the Central Electoral Commission of the Republic of Moldova, the head of the Communication Department...

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Vacancy notice o24/2020 - Project Officer

This local recruitment procedure is open to applicants already present in the Republic of Moldova. Only applicants who best meet the following criteria will be considered for shortlisting. Qualifications: › Completed full course of general secondary education and appropriate professional...

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Support to the system of enforcement of court decisions in civil and administrative matters in the Republic of Moldova

2 and 3 march 2020 chisinau

The system of enforcement of court decisions in civil and administrative matters in the Republic of Moldova will mark soon 10 years since switching to the institute of private judicial officers (bailiffs). Currently, the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Moldova and the National Union of...

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CEPEJ continues to support the improvement of the efficiency of courts and the quality of judicial services in the Republic of Moldova

25 and 26 february 2020 chisinau

On 25-26 February 2020, in the framework of the project “Support to further strengthening the efficiency and quality of the judicial system in the Republic of Moldova”, an expert mission aimed at addressing the steps for the dissemination of CEPEJ tools in all courts of the Moldova, based on the...

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Launching of the project “Support to further strengthening the efficiency and quality of the judicial system in the Republic of Moldova”

10 december 2019 chisinau

The Council of Europe and the European Union launched, in co-operation with national partners, the project “Support to further strengthening the efficiency and quality of the judicial system in the Republic of Moldova”, part of the second phase of the Partnership for Good Governance (2019-2021)....

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International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT 2020)

15 May 2020 Strasbourg

The 17th of May marks the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. As remarked by the Council of Europe Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić in her statement ahead of IDAHOT, this year addressing homophobia, transphobia, biphobia and interphobia in the 47 Member States...

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Call for tenders - national surveys on anti-discrimination in the Republic of Moldova

15 May 2020 Chisinau

The Council of Europe is launching a call for the provision of services to carry out national surveys on public perception and professionals’ opinion on the preparedness of justice sector actors and the Council for prevention and elimination of discrimination and ensuring equality to deal with...

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Launching of the project “Support to further strengthening the efficiency and quality of the judicial system in the Republic of Moldova”

10 december 2019 CHISINAU

The Council of Europe and the European Union launched, in co-operation with national partners, the project “Support to further strengthening the efficiency and quality of the judicial system in the Republic of Moldova”, part of the second phase of the Partnership for Good Governance (2019-2021)....

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Call for Tenders for the provision of consultancy services in the field of enforcement of court decisions in civil and administrative matters

13 May 2020 CHISINAU

The Council of Europe is currently implementing the joint EU/CoE project on “Support to further strengthening the efficiency and quality of the judicial system in the Republic of Moldova”. The Project aims to improve the functioning of the justice system through strengthened efficiency and...

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Call for Tenders for the provision of consultancy services in the field of enforcement of court decisions in civil and administrative matters

13 May 2020 CHISINAU

The Council of Europe is currently implementing the joint EU/CoE project on “Support to further strengthening the efficiency and quality of the judicial system in the Republic of Moldova”. The Project aims to improve the functioning of the justice system through strengthened efficiency and...

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Call for Tenders for the provision of consultancy services in the field of improving the efficiency and quality of court management (court management tools)

13 May 2020 Chisinau

The Council of Europe is currently implementing the joint EU/CoE project on “Support to further strengthening the efficiency and quality of the judicial system in the Republic of Moldova”. The Project aims to improve the functioning of the justice system through strengthened efficiency and...

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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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Call for tenders for the provision of local consultancy services in the area of access to justice and violence against women in Eastern Partnership countries

11 May 2020 Chisinau

The Council of Europe is launching a call for the provision of consultancy services on access to justice and violence against women in Eastern Partnership countries (Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Republic of Moldova and Ukraine) in the framework of the EU/Council of Europe Partnership...

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The 1st Online Meeting of the Working Group for the Development of the Mental Health Care Strategy for the Penitentiary System of the Republic of Moldova

05 May 2020 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

The 1st meeting of the Working group for the Development of the Mental Health Care Strategy for the Penitentiary System of the Republic of Moldova with Action Plan, including the Suicide and Self-Harm Prevention Policy (herewith the Strategy) was conducted online on 04-05 May 2020. The key...

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Europe Day 5th May: Statement by Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić

5 May 2020 Strasbourg

“This Europe Day, we are all thinking about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic throughout our continent and around the world. Every individual has been touched by this crisis, but our greatest sympathies are with those who have lost friends or loved ones. At an institutional level, we are...

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

4 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 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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NEW IT MODULE “OBSERVERS” TO BETTER ELECTION MANAGEMENT IN THE REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA

23 April 2020 Chisinau

A team of the Council of Europe local consultants presented newly developed module “Observers” of the State Automation Informational System “Elections” (SAIS). On-line meeting took place on 23 April and gathered representatives of the Central Election Commission of the Republic of Moldova (CEC)...

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NEW IT MODULE “OBSERVERS” TO BETTER ELECTION MANAGEMENT IN THE REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA

23 April 2020 Chisinau

A team of the Council of Europe local consultants presented newly developed module “Observers” of the State Automation Informational System “Elections” (SAIS). On-line meeting took place on 23 April and gathered representatives of the Central Election Commission of the Republic of Moldova (CEC)...

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New report lists 142 serious attacks on journalists in 2019

Secretary General: Governments must protect essential role of journalists in democracy, especially in times of crisis

30 April 2020 Strasbourg, France

In a statement issued ahead of World Press Freedom Day on 3 May, Council of Europe Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić calls on governments to avoid unduly restricting media freedom during the COVID-19 crisis. “Governments are facing unprecedented challenges during the COVID-19 crisis, but...

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New report lists 142 serious attacks on journalists in 2019

Secretary General: Governments must protect essential role of journalists in democracy, especially in times of crisis

30 April 2020 Strasbourg

In a statement issued ahead of World Press Freedom Day on 3 May, Council of Europe Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić calls on governments to avoid unduly restricting media freedom during the COVID-19 crisis. “Governments are facing unprecedented challenges during the COVID-19 crisis, but...

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Secretary General: Governments must protect essential role of journalists in democracy, especially in times of crisis

Your browser does not support JavaScript! JavaScript is needed to display this video player! New report lists 142 serious attacks on journalists in 2019 In a statement issued ahead of World Press Freedom Day on 3 May, Council of Europe Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić calls on...

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NEW IT MODULE “OBSERVERS” TO BETTER ELECTION MANAGEMENT IN THE REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA

Module Observers 23.04.2020

23.04.2020 Chisinau

A team of the Council of Europe local consultants presented newly developed module “Observers” of the State Automation Informational System “Elections” (SAIS). On-line meeting took place on 23 April and gathered representatives of the Central Election Commission of the Republic of Moldova (CEC)...

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Module Observers 24.04.2020

headline 23.04.2020 Chisinau

A team of the Council of Europe local consultants presented newly developed module “Observers” of the State Automation Informational System “Elections” (SAIS). On-line meeting took place on 23 April and gathered representatives of the Central Election Commission of the Republic of Moldova (CEC)...

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Invitation to tender for purchase of national consultancy services in the field of media pluralism and audio-visual regulations in the Republic of Moldova

30 April 2020 Chisinau

The Council of Europe Project “Promoting European standards in the audio-visual regulation in the Republic of Moldova”, implemented within the Action Plan for the Republic of Moldova 2017-2020, is launching the tender procedure for purchase of national consultancy services to support the...

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Call for tenders - 11 May 2020 - Provision of production, printing and publishing services

22 April 2020 chisinau

The Council of Europe is inviting potential suppliers to submit their offers for the provision of publication, printing and publishing services in accordance with the below documents. Supporting documents: Tender file Act of engagement Annex I The deadline for the submission of offers is 11 May...

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Call for tenders - 11 May 2020 - Provision of production, printing and publishing services

22 April 2020 chisinau

The Council of Europe is inviting potential suppliers to submit their offers for the provision of publication, printing and publishing services in accordance with the below documents. Supporting documents: Tender file Act of engagement Annex I The deadline for the submission of offers is 11 May...

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ODGP organises online Open Days

21-24 April 2020 Strasbourg

With the 20 March 2020 Strasbourg Open Days cancelled, ODGP has decided to provide diplomatic Representations and others interested with the latest information through four online Open Days. Between 21 and 24 April more thematic information will be made available on the external presence,...

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Call for tenders - in-country transportation services

21 April 2020 Chisinau

The Council of Europe Office in Chisinau (Republic of Moldova) organises numerous events and missions annually and currently administers several projects, funded by European Union and other CoE member States. Additional regional projects, with activities carried out in the Republic of Moldova,...

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Call for tenders - In-country transportation services

21 April 2020 Chisinau

The Council of Europe Office in Chisinau (Republic of Moldova) organises numerous events and missions annually and currently administers several projects, funded by European Union and other CoE member States. Additional regional projects, with activities carried out in the Republic of Moldova,...

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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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Council of Europe HELP course on Right to Liberty and Security is now available online to lawyers in Moldova

8 April 2020 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

On 8 April 2020, the Council of Europe launched the HELP online Course “Right to liberty and security” based on Article 5 of the European Convention on Human Rights in cooperation with the Moldovan Union of Lawyers and its Training Centre. The right to personal liberty and security is a...

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Coronavirus: guidance to governments on respecting human rights, democracy and the rule of law

8 April 2020 Strasbourg

The Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Marija Pejčinović Burić, has issued a toolkit for governments across Europe on respecting human rights, democracy and the rule of law during the COVID-19 crisis. The Information Document was sent to all 47 Council of Europe member states yesterday....

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Call for tenders – 4 May 2020 – Renting of halls, catering and accommodation services (Republic of Moldova)

8 April 2020 Chisinau

The Council of Europe Office in Chisinau (Republic of Moldova) organises numerous events and missions annually and currently administers several projects, funded by European Union and other CoE member States. Additional regional projects, with activities carried out in the Republic of Moldova,...

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Council of Europe HELP online course on Alternative Measures to Detention is now available to legal professionals in Moldova

3 April 2020 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

On 3 April 2020 the HELP course “Alternative Measures to detention” was launched online in the Romanian language for a pilot group of trainees in cooperation with the National Institute of Justice of the Republic of Moldova. The course is part of the Council of Europe’s extensive Programme of...

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Council of Europe Office keeps being operational!

6 April 2020 Chisinau

Dear partners, Please be advised that due to the spread of the COVID-19 infection, as of 16 March 2020 the Council of Europe Office in Chisinau is closed to the public and its personnel is working remotely from home. The Council of Europe and the Field Office keep being operational! Working...

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Council of Europe launches free online training course on ECHR

02 April 2020

The Council of Europe has launched an updated version of its free online “Introduction to the European Convention on Human Rights”, a five-hour interactive training course aimed at legal professionals, public authorities, civil society and students. “Europe has the strongest system of...

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Pre-feasibility study on informational automation electoral processes in ATU Gagauzia, Republic of Moldova

headline 26 March 2020 Chisinau - Comrat

The state of pre-feasibility study mapping obstacles and legal, technical and economic conditions for the informational automation of the electoral processes in Gagauzia was discussed on 26 March 2020 by representatives of the Central Election Commission of the Republic of Moldova (CEC), of the...

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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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Extended deadline - Call for tenders - in-country transportation services

11 March 2020 Chisinau

The Council of Europe Office in Chisinau (Republic of Moldova) organises numerous events and missions annually and currently administers several projects, funded by European Union and other CoE member States. Additional regional projects, with activities carried out in the Republic of Moldova,...

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Call for tenders – Provision of professional photos, videography and filming services

23 March 2020 Chisinau

The Council of Europe Office in Chisinau (Republic of Moldova) organises numerous events and missions annually and currently administers several projects, funded by European Union and other CoE member States. Additional regional projects, with activities carried out in the Republic of Moldova,...

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Extended deadline - Call for tenders – Provision of professional photos, videography and filming services

23 March 2020 Chisinau

The Council of Europe Office in Chisinau (Republic of Moldova) organises numerous events and missions annually and currently administers several projects, funded by European Union and other CoE member States. Additional regional projects, with activities carried out in the Republic of Moldova,...

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Extended deadline - Call for tenders – Provision of professional photos, videography and filming services

23 March 2020 Chisinau

The Council of Europe Office in Chisinau (Republic of Moldova) organises numerous events and missions annually and currently administers several projects, funded by European Union and other CoE member States. Additional regional projects, with activities carried out in the Republic of Moldova,...

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Extended deadline - Call for tenders - in-country transportation services

11 March 2020 Chisinau

The Council of Europe Office in Chisinau (Republic of Moldova) organises numerous events and missions annually and currently administers several projects, funded by European Union and other CoE member States. Additional regional projects, with activities carried out in the Republic of Moldova,...

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Assessment of staff needs of People’s Advocate Office of the Republic of Moldova

2 - 4 March 2020 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

On 2-4 March 2020 the Council of Europe conducted an assessment of the staff needs of the People's Advocate Office (the PAO) of the Republic of Moldova. An effective protection and promotion of human rights cannot be achieved without strong national human rights institutions. Following the...

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Workshop on enhancing resources and training of legal professionals on online child sexual exploitation and abuse and Steering Committee meeting

27 February 2020 Chisinau

On 27 February, the Council of Europe project on protecting children from sexual exploitation and sexual abuse in the Republic of Moldova organised a Workshop on enhancing resources and training of legal professionals on online child sexual exploitation and abuse in the Republic of Moldova, as...

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Public presentation of the results of the Research on the application of pre-trial detention in the Republic of Moldova

25 February 2020 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

Pre-trial detention was excessively used in the Republic of Moldova due to the systemic shortcomings and deficiencies of the legal system as well as the policies deliberately pursued by the authorities, including judiciary and prosecution. This is the conclusion of the Council of Europe...

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Conference for social workers on the Council of Europe’s Lanzarote Convention

26 February 2020 Chisinau

A national conference is taking place today in Chisinau on strengthening the capacities of social workers on the implementation of the Council of Europe Convention on the Protection of children against sexual exploitation and sexual abuse (Lanzarote Convention) in the Republic of Moldova. The...

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Visit to the Council of Europe of the Central Electoral Commission of the Republic of Moldova

21-22 January 2020 Strasbourg France

The Central Electoral Commission of the Republic of Moldova (CEC) visited the Council of Europe on 21 and 22 January 2020, in order to discuss on-going and future co-operation. In addition, the CEC delegation held an exchange of views on the electoral reform in the Republic of Moldova with...

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Call for tenders – national consultants – provision of services in the field of equality, non-discrimination and gender in the Republic of Moldova

06 February 2020 Chisinau

The Council of Europe is currently implementing a Project on strengthening the capacities of the justice sector actors to deliver justice in line with European standards, in particular to fight discrimination in the Republic of Moldova. In this context, we are looking for providers of consultancy...

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Call for tenders – national consultants – provision of services in the field of equality, non-discrimination and gender in the Republic of Moldova

06 February 2020 Chisinau

The Council of Europe is currently implementing a Project on strengthening the capacities of the justice sector actors to deliver justice in line with European standards, in particular to fight discrimination in the Republic of Moldova. In this context, we are looking for providers of consultancy...

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Call for tenders – national consultants – provision of services in the field of equality, non-discrimination and gender in the Republic of Moldova.

The Council of Europe is currently implementing a Project on strengthening the capacities of the justice sector actors to deliver justice in line with European standards, in particular to fight discrimination in the Republic of Moldova. In this context, we are looking for providers of consultancy...

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Study Visit of judges on child friendly procedures to Portugal

29 - 30 January 2020 Lisbon

On 29-30 January 2020 a study visit of eight Moldovan judges in Lisbon, Portugal was organised within the Council of Europe project “Protecting children from sexual exploitation and sexual abuse. The aim of the study visit was to share and document best practices of Portuguese judicial system to...

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Workshop on apprehension, arrest, medical examination and detention of persons with mental health problems

23 - 24 January 2020 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

On 23-24 January 2020 the Council of Europe Programme “Promoting a human rights compliant criminal justice system in the Republic of Moldova”, funded by the Government of Norway, organised a workshop on apprehension, arrest, medical examination and detention of persons with mental health...

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Workshop “Kiko and the hand” for kindergarten teachers

27 January 2020 Chisinau

The prevention of sexual abuse against kindergarten children was discussed during the Workshop Kiko and the hand: Protective educators, protected children. Prevention of sexual abuse against preschool children, which was held on 23 – 24 January 2020, in Chisinau. The workshop was attended by...

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Purchase of intellectual consultancy services

16 January 2020 Chisinau

The Council of Europe is currently implementing the project “Protecting children from sexual exploitation and sexual abuse 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...

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Members of the Council for the Prevention of Torture and the representatives of the People’s Advocate Office from the Republic of Moldova performed special visits to penitentiaries

28-29 November 2019 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

On 28 November 2019 two mixed groups of members of the Council for the Prevention of Torture and the representatives of the People’s Advocate Office from the Republic of Moldova performed special visits to Penitentiary No 4 (Cricova) and Penitentiary No 9 (Pruncul) from Chisinau. The aim of the...

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Study visit of the Ombudsperson Institution and National Preventive Mechanism of the Republic of Moldova to the Norwegian Parliamentary Ombudsman and National Preventive Mechanism

9 December 2019 Oslo, Norway

On 9-11 December 2019 the representatives of the People’s Advocate Office and the National Preventive Mechanism (hereinafter – the NPM) of the Republic of Moldova participated in a study visit to the Norwegian Parliamentary Ombudsman and National Preventive Mechanism. During the study visit the...

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Evaluation Workshop on Piloting the Curriculum for Probation Councillors in Drafting Pre-sentence Reports

12 December 2019 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

The results of piloting the Curriculum on training of probation councillors on drafting pre-sentence reports were assessed and discussed within an evaluation workshop that took place in Chisinau, on 11-12 December 2019. It was attended by probation officers and facilitated by Council of Europe...

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5 December 2019 – The Programme “Promoting a Human Rights Compliant Criminal Justice System in the Republic of Moldova” Holds its Fourth Steering Committee

5 December 2019 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

On 5 December 2019 in Chisinau the Programme “Promoting a Human Rights Compliant Criminal Justice System in the Republic of Moldova” held its fourth Steering Committee Meeting. The Programme is funded by the Government of Norway and is being implemented as part of continued assistance to the...

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Findings of the legislative review on the Moldovan legislation in the field of anti-discrimination discussed in Chisinau

06 December 2019 Chisinau

The Council of Europe carried out a legislative review offering the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Moldova an expert opinion, in view of ensuring that the national legislation in the field of anti-discrimination is aligned with European standards, particularly the European Convention on...

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Human Rights Day: Council of Europe leaders highlight 70 years of the European Convention on Human Rights

9 December Council of Europe, Strasbourg

To mark Human Rights Day (10 December), the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Marija Pejčinović Burić, and the President of the Organisation’s Parliamentary Assembly, Liliane Maury Pasquier, have issued a joint statement looking forward to the 70th anniversary of the European Convention...

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Call for tenders - Purchase of consultancy services in the field of equality, non-discrimination and gender

03 December 2019 Chisinau

Call for tenders Consultancy services in the field of equality, non-discrimination and gender Deadline for submission of tenders: 16 December 2019. Tender file Act of Engagement

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Call for tenders-Purchase of consultancy services in the field of equality, non-discrimination and gender

03 December 2019 Chisinau

The Council of Europe is currently implementing the project “Strengthening the capacities of the justice sector actors to deliver justice in line with European standards, in particular to fight discrimination in the Republic of Moldova”. In this context, the Council of Europe is recruiting an...

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Call for tenders-Purchase of consultancy services in the field of equality, non-discrimination and gender

03 December 2019 Chisinau

The Council of Europe is currently implementing the project “Strengthening the capacities of the justice sector actors to deliver justice in line with European standards, in particular to fight discrimination in the Republic of Moldova”. In this context, the Council of Europe is recruiting an...

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Purchase of consultancy services to undertake research and draft a report

4 December 2019 Chisinau

The Council of Europe is currently implementing the project “Protecting children from sexual exploitation and sexual abuse 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...

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Seminar on public discourse for the representatives of the Superior Council of Prosecutors

25-26 November 2019 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

On 25-26 November 2019 a seminar on public discourse for the representatives of the Superior Council of Prosecutors was organised within the framework of the Council of Europe Programme “Promoting a human rights compliant criminal justice system in the Republic of Moldova”. The seminar aimed at...

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Legislative review on equality legislation to be carried out in the Republic of Moldova

01 October 2019 Chisinau

The Council of Europe, through two of its projects "Strengthening the capacities of the justice sector actors to deliver justice in line with European standards, in particular to fight discrimination" and “Strengthening access to justice for victims of discrimination, hate speech and hate crime...

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European Union and Council of Europe launch two projects aimed at improving the justice system in the Republic of Moldova

25 September 2019 Chisinau

The European Union and the Council of Europe will carry out two projects aimed at improving the justice system in the Republic of Moldova under the Partnership for Good Governance (PGG) 2019-2021. These two projects were presented today in Chisinau during the 1st PGG II Local Steering Committee...

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International Conference "Implementing non-discrimination commitments - a path to achieving European Human Rights Standards"

07 November 2019 Chisinau

Necessity of strong cooperation between national authorities and civil society, role of lawyers and communication strategies as key tools for preventing and fighting discrimination were the focus of the joint European Union and Council of Europe international conference that took place on 7...

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Gender Analysis for the project "Strengthening the capacities of the justice sector actors to deliver justice in line with European standards, in particular to fight discrimination" to be carried out in the Republic of Moldova

31 October 2019 Chisinau

The Council of Europe has initiated a gender analysis for the "Strengthening the capacities of the justice sector actors to deliver justice in line with European standards, in particular to fight discrimination" project in the Republic of Moldova. The gender analysis will provide relevant...

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Revised Strategy for Development of Human Resources of the Prison System of the Republic of Moldova

The final session of the Working Group (WG) on revising the Strategy for Development of Human Resources of the Prison System of the Republic of Moldova, which also includes a Staff Performance Management Policy (hereafter “the Strategy”), was held in Chisinau on 18-19 November 2019. Provisions on...

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Council of Europe Deputy Secretary General discussed priorities in the field of justice reform with the Moldovan Minister of Justice

25 November 2019 Strasbourg

The Minister of Justice of the Republic of Moldova, Fadei Nagacevschi paid a visit to Strasbourg on 25 November 2019 to discuss the priorities in the field of justice reform with Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni, Deputy Secretary General, Gianni Buquicchio, President of the Venice Commission. Minister...

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European Day on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse

18 November 2019 Chisinau

Sexual exploitation and sexual abuse of children are still a tragic reality for all societies, including the Republic of Moldova. They are a serious violation of children’s rights, and have long lasting and often detrimental consequences for their entire life. To prevent these crimes, prosecute...

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Workshop on project management for the representatives of the Public Prosecution Service

8 November 2019 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

On 8 November 2019 a workshop on project management was organised within the framework of the Council of Europe Programme “Promoting a human rights compliant criminal justice system in the Republic of Moldova”. The event was hosted in collaboration with the National Institute of Justice and was...

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International Conference "Implementing non-discrimination commitments - a path to achieving European Human Rights Standards"

8 November 2019 Chisinau

Necessity of strong cooperation between national authorities and civil society, role of lawyers and communication strategies as key tools for preventing and fighting discrimination were the focus of the joint European Union and Council of Europe international conference that took place on 7...

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Call for Local Consultants to analyse judicial practice on child sexual exploitation and abuse cases and draft the overall research report

5 November 2019 Chisinau

The Council of Europe is currently implementing the project “Protecting children from sexual exploitation and sexual abuse 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...

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Call for Local Consultants to analyse judicial practice on child sexual exploitation and abuse cases and draft the overall research report

5 November 2019 Chisinau

The Council of Europe is currently implementing the project “Protecting children from sexual exploitation and sexual abuse 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...

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Recommendations for the revision of Law 300/2017 on the prison administration system in the Republic of Moldova

28-29 October 2019 Chisinau

The aim of the revision of Law 300/2017 on prison administration system in the Republic of Moldova was to introduce the purpose of the prison service and its guiding work principles, and to review the criteria for the recruitment, promotion and motivation of the penitentiary system staff. In the...

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Recommendations for the revision of Law 300/2017 on the prison administration system in the Republic of Moldova

The aim of the revision of Law 300/2017 on prison administration system in the Republic of Moldova was to introduce the purpose of the prison service and its guiding work principles, and to review the criteria for the recruitment, promotion and motivation of the penitentiary system staff. In the...

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Workshop on planning and performing preventive visits to places of detention for the Council for the Prevention of Torture and People’s Advocate Office

21-23 October 2019 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

The members of the Council for the Prevention of Torture and the representatives of the People’s Advocate Office from the Republic of Moldova participated in a three-day workshop for the discussion of the methodology, the check lists and the interviewing guide for performing preventive visits to...

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Launch of the web page of the Superior Council of Prosecutors (www.csp.md)

22 October 2019 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

Today the Superior Council of Prosecutors of the Republic of Moldova (hereinafter – SCP) launched its official web page. The web page was developed with the financial support of the Council of Europe Programme “Promoting a human rights compliant criminal justice system in the Republic of Moldova”...

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First Training of Trainers workshop “Kiko and the hand”

23 October 2019 Chisinau

The first Kiko and the hand Training for Trainers (ToT) for kindergarten teachers was organised in Chisinau, on 10 – 11 October 2019 by the Council of Europe project on protecting children from sexual exploitation and sexual abuse in the Republic of Moldova. The TOT aimed to train potential Kiko...

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Review of training capacities in the area of Online Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse: fact finding mission to Chisinau

14 October 2019 Chisinau

The Council of Europe is reviewing the training materials, programmes and strategies available for judges, prosecutors and law enforcement agencies in the area of Online Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (OCSEA) in the Republic of Moldova. The aim of the review is to assess the training...

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Workshop on presenting the findings of the Mapping study on systemic issues affecting the child protection’s system response to child sexual exploitation and abuse

14 October 2019 Chisinau

On 4 October, the Council of Europe project on protecting children from sexual exploitation and sexual abuse in the Republic of Moldova organised a workshop to present the conclusions and recommendations of the Mapping study on systemic issues affecting the child protection’s system response to...

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Council of Europe presents the achievements and future plans of the project

14 October 2019 Chisinau

The Council of Europe organised the second planning meeting of the steering committee for the project on protecting children from sexual exploitation and sexual abuse in the Republic of Moldova on 4 October 2019 in Chisinau. In his welcoming remarks, the Head of the Policies to Prevent and Combat...

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The Council of Europe organised the Diversity and Human Rights Travelling Film Festival in the Republic of Moldova

14 October 2019 Chisinau

On 2-13 October 2019, the Council of Europe Office in Chisinau organised the Diversity and Human Rights Travelling Film Festival in ten towns and cities throughout the Republic of Moldova in the context of the Council of Europe’s 70th anniversary. Around 2,000 people from Chisinau, Hincesti,...

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Second cascade training piloting the training Curriculum for probation councillors on drafting pre-sentence reports in the Republic of Moldova

04 October 2019 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

The second cascade training was held in Chisinau, on 3-4 October 2019, and was conducted by a group of 6 trained probation councillors who in turn trained 15 peers from territorial Probation Offices. The cascade training sessions (three in total) are part of the second phase of piloting the...

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European Union and Council of Europe launch two projects aimed at improving the justice system in the Republic of Moldova

25.09.2019 Chisinau

The European Union and the Council of Europe will carry out two projects aimed at improving the justice system in the Republic of Moldova under the Partnership for Good Governance (PGG) 2019-2021. These two projects were presented today in Chisinau during the 1st PGG II Local Steering Committee...

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Third meeting of the Working Group on revising Law 300/2017 on the prison administration system in the Republic of Moldova

24 September 2019 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

During the third meeting of the Working Group (WG), which was held in Chisinau on 23-24 September 2019, the participants further analysed and revised the conceptual changes to the Law. The purpose of the prison service, the criteria for the recruitment, promotion and motivation of the...

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First cascade training in piloting the training Curriculum for probation councillors on drafting pre-sentence reports in the Republic of Moldova

13 September 2019 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

The first cascade training was held in Chisinau, on 12-13 September 2019, further to a Training of Trainers (ToT) session. It was conducted by 5 probation councillors (out of 16 trained during the ToT) to 15 peers from territorial Probation Offices. This cycle consists of three cascade training...

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New draft Regulation on the management and circulation of medicines within the prison system in the Republic of Moldova

06 September 2019 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

The last session of the Working Group (WG) on revising and developing a set of regulations on the provision of health care in prisons, held in Chisinau on 5-6 September 2019, resulted in the finalisation of a new draft Regulation on the management and circulation of medicines within the prison...

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