Electoral management bodies from Gagauzia were trained how to organise elections of People’s Assembly in line with European standards

September 2021 Comrat

During July-September 195 members of three district electoral councils and sixty-six precinct electoral bureaus took part in the online and offline trainings for electoral management bodies (EMBs) in the context of the People’s Assembly of Gagauzia elections. The first round took place on...

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Improving cooperation between Central Electoral Commission and other electoral stakeholders

15.10.2021 Chisinau

The Council of Europe expert presented to the Central Electoral Commission of the Republic of Moldova (CEC) the main findings of the study (assessment) mapping obstacles and conditions for the improvement of cooperation/communication between the CEC and electoral stakeholders. The assessment has...

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Call for tender on purchase of consultancy services on combating discrimination and hate crime and enhancing equality and diversity in the Republic of Moldova

The project on enhancing diversity and equality in the Republic of Moldova is looking for consultants for the provision of consultancy services on combating discrimination and hate crime and enhancing equality and diversity in the Republic of Moldova. The tendering procedure aims to select...

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Prosecutors and judges further enhance their knowledge on the application of constraint measures

13 October 2021 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

On 13 October 2021 a seminar on the procedure for the examination of motions on the application and extension of constraint measures was organized by the Council of Europe Project “Strengthening the human rights compliant criminal justice system in the Republic of Moldova” in cooperation with the...

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Council of Europe HELP online course on Alternative Measures to Detention is now available to lawyers

15 October 2021 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

On 15 October 2021 the HELP course “Alternative Measures to Detention” was launched online for Moldovan lawyers in cooperation with the Bar Association and the Training Centre of the Bar Association of the Republic of Moldova. 50 lawyers have been enrolled into the course. The course is part of...

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Zuper.md - the first multimedia platform for children in Moldova, developed with Council of Europe support

On 21st of October, the Council of Europe, jointly with the national public broadcaster “Teleradio-Moldova” launched a new media product on the market - the first multimedia digital platform in the Republic of Moldova for children aged 5-10 years old. By offering a diverse range of content for...

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Republic of Moldova: the PACE monitoring co-rapporteurs welcome the authorities’ determined action to reform the judicial system and fight corruption

20 October 2021 Strasbourg

At the end of a fact-finding visit to the Republic of Moldova (12-15 October), the monitoring co-rapporteurs of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), Inese Lībiņa-Egnere (Latvia, EPP/CD) and Pierre-Alain Fridez (Switzerland, SOC), welcomed the determination of the Moldovan...

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The first steps for accreditation of Electoral Training Centre as an educational institution started

08.10.2021 Online

The Council of Europe, in co-operation with the Centre for Continuous Electoral Training within the Central Electoral Commission of the Republic of Moldova (CCET), is working on a roadmap for accreditation of the CCET as an educational institution in line with the relevant legislation of the...

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Mechanisms to consolidate the activity and performance of the Judicial Inspection in the Republic of Moldova discussed at an online roundtable with justice sector institutions

13 October 2021 Chisinau

The Action against Corruption in the Republic of Moldova presented the results of the assessment of the national framework and internal practices of the Judicial Inspection during an online roundtable on 13 October 2021. The event was attended by representatives of the Superior Council of...

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Round table – principles of humanisation and liberalisation of criminal policies and criminal law

5 October 2021 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

On 5 October 2021 the Council of Europe Project “Strengthening the Human Rights Compliant Criminal Justice System in the Republic of Moldova” held an online round table to discuss the principles of humanization and liberalization of criminal policies and criminal law. The humanisation of criminal...

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PACE rapporteurs congratulate the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova for adopting the ratification law on the Istanbul convention

In Chisinau where they are paying a fact-finding visit, the monitoring rapporteurs of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), Inese Lībiņa-Egnere (Latvia, EPP/CD) and Pierre-Alain Fridez (Switzerland, SOC), stated the following: “We congratulate the Republic of Moldova for the...

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Judicial assistants, registrars and prosecutors’ consultants from the Republic of Moldova increased their knowledge on the thematic of combating hate crime

On 13 October 2021, a one-day training course on combating hate crime was carried out by the regional project “Strengthening access to justice for victims of discrimination, hate crime and hate speech in the Eastern Partnership” in co-operation with the National Institute of Justice of the...

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Good practices of the Council for the Prevention of Torture during the implementation of their mandate

8 October 2021 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

On 8 October 2021 members of the National Preventive Mechanism (NPM) and representatives of the People’s Advocate Office (PAO) participated in an online round table on presentation of good practices by the members of the Council for the Prevention of Torture of the Republic of Moldova achieved...

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Consultation meeting on the progress in piloting the Risks and Needs Assessment tool in selected prisons and probation offices

05 October 2021 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

The first consultation meeting on the progress in piloting the Risks and Needs Assessment (RNA) tool for prisoners and offenders ARIC (Assessment of Reintegration, Intervention and Conclusion) in 4 selected prisons and 4 probation offices was conducted online on 04-05 October 2021. The activity...

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Lawyers learn using the standards of Article 5 ECHR in the application of preventive measures

1 October 2021 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

On 1 October 2021 an online seminar on standards of Article 5 of the ECHR during the application of preventive measures was organized for free legal aid lawyers in cooperation with the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) of the Republic of Moldova. The seminar focused on pre-trial detention and...

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Workshops for sports coaches and teachers

6 October 2021 chisinau

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

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Creation of a new IT tool for publishing judicial statistics in the Republic of Moldova

29 September 2021 Online

JUSTAT is designed as a national Internet-based tool aimed at publishing data about the judicial system in the Republic of Moldova, such as statistics, key indicators and other information on the performance of the court system. Following consultations with the national stakeholders and based on...

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International Public Call for Tenders: FRAMEWORK CONTRACT TRANSLATION SERVICES

The Council of Europe is looking for highly qualified, experienced and specialised translation service providers. The present tendering procedure aims to select Providers for the translation of documents relating to cooperation and technical assistance activities in the field in and from...

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Workshop on safe sport for children

22 September 2021 chisinau

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

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Action against Corruption in the Republic of Moldova launches the national adaptation of the Council of Europe HELP Course on Ethics for Judges, Prosecutors and Lawyers

14 September 2021 Chisinau

On 14 September 2021, the Council of Europe HELP Course on Ethics for Judges, Prosecutors and Lawyers was presented to the first group of trainees following its adaptation to the domestic legal system by Action against Corruption in the Republic of Moldova. The online launch event was attended by...

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Democracy Café for young people

08.09.2021 Chisinau - Comrat

A discussion platform called “Democracy Café for the young people” was launched by the Council of Europe, in co-operation with the Republic of Moldova, the Central Electoral Commission of the Autonomous Territorial Unit Gagauzia (ATU Gagauzia) and the National Youth Council of Moldova. The...

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Young filmmakers trained on best European practices on producing short documentaries on human rights

Throughout 6-10 of September, the Council of Europe project “Promoting European standards in the audiovisual regulation of the Republic of Moldova” jointly with the public broadcaster’s Documentary Film Department “Telefilm-Chisinau” organised a five-days training course for interested filmmakers...

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Trainings for educators on identification and prevention of child sexual abuse

23 september 2021 chisinau

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

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Three feature length documentaries developed with Council of Europe support had their national premieres in Chisinau

On the 6th, 7th and 8th of September, the Council of Europe Office in Chisinau, jointly with Telefilm-Chisinau organised and hosted the national premieres of the documentaries on human rights and social issues, “Liliana’s Voice,” “Doctors” and “Our Eve,” developed in 2020 with the support of the...

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

3 September 2021 Chisinau

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

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The process of handling the complaints filled in by the electoral competitors and voters will be improved

headline 18.08.2021 Chisinau

The Council of Europe, in co-operation with the Central Electoral Commission of the Republic of Moldova (CEC), launched an analysis of the existing legal framework and practices concerning electoral dispute complaints resolution in the Republic of Moldova. Through this analysis, the aim is to...

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Internet literacy for teachers

17 august 2021 chisinau

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

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Analysis of electoral recommendations starts in the Republic of Moldova

headline 17.08.2021 Chisinau-online

The Council of Europe, in co-operation with the Central Electoral Commission of the Republic of Moldova and the Centre for Continuous Electoral Training, launched an analysis of all recommendations and proposals issued by the International Election Observation Missions (IEOMs) between 2014-2021,...

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A comprehensive commentary of the Audiovisual Media Services Code has been developed with Council of Europe support

13/08/2021 Chisinau

The Audiovisual Media Services Code of the Republic of Moldova has now an exhaustive explanatory commentary published this year, which aims to offer a better understanding of the national audiovisual legislation, as a pre-condition for its proper implementation. Thus, the authors of the...

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Call for Tenders-Purchase of communication and visibility services for the launch of the digital radio platform for children

03.08.2021 Chisinau, Moldova

The Council of Europe Project „Promoting European standards in the audiovisual regulation of the Republic of Moldova” is launching a competitive bidding for purchase of communication and visibility services for the upcoming launch of the digital radio platform for children, developed with Council...

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The competences of the National Integrity Authority and effectiveness of the integrity controls discussed with the authorities of the Republic of Moldova

29 July 2021 Chisinau

The Action against Corruption in the Republic of Moldova presented the results of the assessment on the review of the national framework, procedures, organization and effectiveness of the National Integrity Authority (NIA) during an online round table on 29 June 2021. The event was attended by...

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Electoral trainings organized in ATU Gagauzia

26.07.2021 Chisinau-Comrat

On 26 July 2021, the Council of Europe electoral assistance project, in co-operation with the Central Electoral Commission of the Autonomous Territorial Unit Gagauzia, and the Centre for Continuous Electoral Training, launched the development of training materials and organisation of trainings to...

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2021/AO/50 – 30 AUGUST 2021 – CALL FOR TENDERS – CONSULTANCY SERVICES IN THE FIELD OF EQUALITY, NON-DISCRIMINATION, TRAINING IMPACT ASSESSMENT AND ADULT TRAINING METHODOLOGY

The Council of Europe is launching the international public call for tenders for the procurement of international consultancy services to be provided within the Council of Europe Project “Strengthening the capacities of the justice sector actors to deliver justice in line with European standards,...

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Moldovan National Institute of Justice trainers enhanced their skills to deliver both in-person and online interactive trainings

13 July online

Twelve trainers of the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) learned how to create a more conducive learning environment in judicial training courses, whether they take place in classrooms or online. The course which was held remotely on 12th and 13th July gathered NIJ trainers who are engaged in...

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International premiere of the documentary developed with Council of Europe support, “Our Eve” at TIFF Festival

26.07.2021 Chisinau, Moldova

Throughout 23rd of July and 1st of August, Our Eve, a long documentary addressing a series of human rights issues concerning people with disabilities in Moldova, developed with the Council of Europe support, will have its international premiere after being selected for screening at the 20th...

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

22 July 2021 Chisinau

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

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New functionalities to the electronic tools will make the courses in the electoral field more accessible

14.07.2021 Chișinău

The Council of Europe, in co-operation with the Central Electoral Commission of the Republic of Moldova (CEC) and the Centre for Continuous Electoral Training (Training Centre) launched on 14 July 2021 the development of new functionalities for the two electronic tools of the Training Centre....

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Raising awareness on hate speech in the Republic of Moldova

Hate speech harms individuals and the groups it targets, and it harms the social cohesion and democratic principles of societies. To raise awareness about this problem in the Republic of Moldova, several activities are carried out in the second half of 2021 by the regional project “Strengthening...

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The Republic of Moldova celebrates 26 years of Council of Europe membership

Chisinau, 13 July 2021 – Today marks 26 years since the Republic of Moldova became a full-fledged member of the Council of Europe on 13 July 1995 - the leading human rights organisation in Europe. „Over the past 26 years, the Council of Europe and the Republic of Moldova have been working...

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Workshop on reasoning of decisions in disciplinary matters organised for representatives of the prosecution system of the Republic of Moldova

9 July 2021 Chisinau

On 9 July 2021, representatives of the Superior Council of Prosecutors and General Prosecution Office attended an online workshop on reasoning of decisions in disciplinary proceedings. During the event, the participants discussed with the Council of Europe experts the shortcomings identified in...

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CoE supports the National Preventive Mechanism to improve its reports and recommendations

5 July 2021 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

On 5 July 2021 representatives of the National Preventive Mechanism (NPM) and of the People’s Advocate Office of the Republic of Moldova (PAO) participated in an online workshop on the review of the NPM reports and provision of recommendations for their improvement. The workshop follows the...

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2021/AO/20bis - 26 JULY 2021 - CALL FOR TENDERS - LOCAL CONSULTANCY SERVICES IN THE AREA OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PREVENTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS BY THE OMBUDSPERSON INSTITUTION AND THE NATIONAL PREVENTIVE MECHANISM (NPM) IN THE REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA

05 July 2021 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

The Council of Europe is re-launching the international public call for tenders for the procurement of local consultancy services to be provided within the Council of Europe Project “Strengthening the human rights compliant criminal justice system in the Republic of Moldova”. In this context, the...

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The legislative and regulatory framework on selection and promotion of judges and evaluation of integrity risks discussed with the authorities of the Republic of Moldova

24TH JUNE 2021 CHISINAU

The Action against Corruption in the Republic of Moldova presented the results of the assessment on the review of the national framework on selection and promotion of judges with a focus on integrity verifications during an online round table on 24 June 2021. The event was attended by...

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Joint efforts to promote the right to vote among voters on the left bank of the Dniester River and from abroad the Republic of Moldova

headline 25.06.2021 Chisinau-online

On 15 June 2021, the Council of Europe, in co-operation with the Central Electoral Commission of the Republic of Moldova (CEC) launched two electoral video spots for the Moldovan diaspora and voters residing on the left bank of Dniester River. The video spots aim to increase their knowledge about...

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Congress of Local Authorities from Moldova adopts its Strategic Plan for 2021-2027

On 10 June 2021, the Administrative Council of the Congress of Local Authorities from Moldova (CALM) adopted its Strategic Plan for the next six years (2021-2027), prepared with the support of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe. The Strategic Plan is the...

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Next steps identified on the way to better application of pre-trial detention in the Republic of Moldova

18 June 2021 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

On 15 June 2021 the Council of Europe project “Strengthening the human rights compliant criminal justice system in the Republic of Moldova” organised an online round table on the presentation of the draft Roadmap for the implementation of the recommendations from the Research report on the...

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Training on appeals against acts of enforcement agents in national courts in the Republic of Moldova

1 to 30 june 2021 online

In June 2021 a series of 10 on-line training seminars are conducted in the field of enforcement in civil and administrative matters, largely based on the new Commentary to the Enforcement Code, recently developed at the initiative of the Council of Europe. The agenda is focused on the examination...

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Evaluation of the performance of enforcement systems and reporting in the Republic of Moldova

25 may 2021 online

An online Seminar on the evaluation and reporting on the performance of enforcement systems and their agents was conducted in the Republic of Moldova. The seminar gathered 25 participants, from the Moldovan National Union of Enforcement Agents as well as court presidents and judges. With the...

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Improving the methodology of distribution of resources in the Moldovan judiciary by using statistical data

20 may 2021 online

The CEPEJ organised on 20 May 2021 a second online seminar on taking decisions with regard to the distribution of resources based on objective data about workload, efficiency and quality of judicial services. The ability of the courts and of the judiciary in general to properly evaluate and...

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Round table: A comprehensive approach to combating hate speech in the Republic of Moldova

On 11 June 2021, the Council of Europe organised,in cooperation with the Central Electoral Commission of the Republic of Moldova, the Audiovisual Council and the Centre for Continuous Electoral Training an online round table aiming to discuss the application of a comprehensive approach to...

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Statement by PACE pre-electoral delegation ahead of the early parliamentary elections in the Republic of Moldova

A pre-electoral delegation from the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) visited Chişinău on 10 and 11 June to assess the election campaign and the preparations for the early parliamentary elections to be held on 11 July 2021. The visit took place in a deeply polarised...

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Progress assessment on management reorganisation in three pilot prisons in Moldova

04 June 2021 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

A progress assessment of the piloting of a revised management of tasks with the focus on resocialization of inmates and dynamic security in three prisons - Prison no. 7 - Rusca (women), Prison no. 10 - Goian (juveniles) and Prison no. 1 - Taraclia (male adults) - was conducted online and noted a...

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Role of the electoral stakeholders and media on countering misuse of administrative resources in electoral period

04.06.2021 Chisinau-online

The Council of Europe, in co-operation with the Central Electoral Commission of the Republic of Moldova (CEC) and the Center for Continuing Electoral Training in the Republic of Moldova (Training Centre), organised an online round table on “Awareness raising with electoral stakeholders and media...

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Prosecutors and investigative judges enhanced their knowledge on the application of constraint measures

4 June 2021 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

An online seminar on the procedure for the examination of motions on the application and extension of constraint measures was organized on 4 June 2021 by the Council of Europe Project “Strengthening the human rights compliant criminal justice system in the Republic of Moldova” in cooperation with...

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CALL FOR TENDERS - PURCHASE OF INTERNATIONAL CONSULTANCY SERVICES IN THE FIELD OF MEDIA PLURALISM AND AUDIOVISUAL REGULATION

07/06/2021 Chisinau, Moldova

The Council of Europe Project „Promoting European standards in the audiovisual regulation of the Republic of Moldova” is launching a competitive bidding for purchase of international consultancy services in the field of media pluralism and audiovisual regulation. In this context, the Council of...

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

4 June 2021 Chisinau

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

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EU and CoE support provided for continuous training of law enforcement officials and judiciary to increase equality and non-discrimination practices in the Republic of Moldova

On 03 June 2021, an online round table on enhancing equality and non-discrimination by training law enforcement and the judiciary on hate crime was organised, following ECRI’s conclusions on the implementation of its priority recommendations for the Republic of Moldova. The main purpose of the...

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A new campaign in partnership with Teleradio-Moldova urges citizens to turn to the institution's Ombudsperson

31.05.2021 Moldova

A new campaign with the aim to explain the mandate of the Teleradio-Moldova Ombudsperson Service was launched at the end of May 2021 and continues during June. The video comes to inform and raise awareness about the role, functions and ways in which audience service Teleradio-Moldova may appeal...

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

2 June 2021 Republic of Moldova

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

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“Enhancing equality and non-discrimination by training law enforcement officials and the judiciary on hate crime”: round table in co-operation with the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance

Following up on ECRI’s conclusions on the implementation of its priority recommendations made to Republic of Moldova, an online round table on enhancing equality and non-discrimination by training law enforcement and the judiciary on hate crime will be organised on 3 June 2021, from 9.00 to 11.30...

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How to settle electoral disputes during on-going electoral campaign in Moldova

headline 28.05.2021 Chisinau-online

The Council of Europe organised, in co-operation with the Central Electoral Commission of the Republic of Moldova (CEC) the National Institute of Justice and the Center for Continuing Electoral Training in the Republic of Moldova (Training Centre), an online training on “Electoral dispute...

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William Massolin on the Istanbul Convention 10th Anniversary

William Massolin, Head of the Council of Europe Office in Chisinau presents a summary of the awareness-raising activities and events organized jointly with national and local partners to mark the Istanbul Convention 10th Anniversary in the Republic of Moldova.

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Bloggers's voice

Alina Andronache , a well-known feminist activist and vlogger for gender equality in Moldova who has a popular vlog called “The Vlog of a Feminist Mother” explains why breaking with gender stereotypes – as the Istanbul Convention says – is important for women and society in general.

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The vocie of peple in the field of culture

The Art, especially the theatre performance, ducmentaries and awareness raising campaigns represent a way of presenting personal stories of victims of violence, the reality they live and sending a message: we should speak up about violence against women and domestic violence, unfortunately common...

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

27 May 2021 Republic of Moldova

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

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Moldovan Equality Council staff trained to better structure and articulate arguments and draft motivation on discrimination cases

24 May 2021 Online

The Council of Europe facilitated an online workshop to consolidate the Moldovan Equality Council staff capacity on constructing decisions for cases of discrimination. The workshop took place on 14 and 24 May 2021 and it consisted of structural tips, persuasion techniques and methodological...

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Call for tenders (international public call for tenders) – Provision of international consultancy services in the areas of prison management, rehabilitation of offenders, probation, provision of health care (including mental health care) in prisons and treatment of patients in psychiatric institutions (including forensic patients)

27 May 2021 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

The Council of Europe is currently launching an international public call for tenders for the procurement of international consultancy services to be provided within the Council of Europe Project “Strengthening the prison and probation reforms, provision of health care and treatment of patients...

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

26 May 2021 Chisinau

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

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Journalists from the Republic of Moldova have been trained on combating hate speech in the audio-visual and media environment

26-05-2021 Chisinau, Moldova

During the period 17-26 May 2021, the Council of Europe carried out a training course on combating hate speech in the audio-visual media for journalists from the Republic of Moldova, with 5 sessions focused on key concepts, national and international standards, and case studies on identifying and...

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Voice of athletes

The Sport generates important values such as: team spirit, solidarity, tolerance and fair play, contributing to personal development and fulfillment. Athletes and coaches from the Olympic Committee of Moldova joined our campaign and talked about the importance of equality between women and men,...

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Journalists' voices

The Istanbul Convention emphasizes the key role of the media in preventing violence against women and domestic violence by raising awareness and understanding among the general public. Vasile Botnaru and Valentina Ursu from Radio Free Europe Moldova shared their experience and examples of how...

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Private sector

The Istanbul Convention highlights the role of the private sector in developing and implementing policies and in setting self-regulatory directives and standards to prevent violence against women and increase respect for their dignity. Ludmila Stratuța, Director of Human Resources at Purcari...

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Call for Tenders - Purchase of national consultancy services in the field of media pluralism and audiovisual regulation

25-05-2021 Chisinau, Moldova

The Council of Europe Project „Promoting European standards in the audiovisual regulation of the Republic of Moldova” is launching a competitive bidding for purchase of national consultancy services in the field of media pluralism and audiovisual regulation. In this context, the Council of Europe...

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Call for tenders - Provision of office-wide professional production of animated video and cartoons as well as podcasts (Republic of Moldova)

The Council of Europe is currently launching a tender for the provision of office-wide professional production of animated videos and cartoons as well as podcasts in the Republic of Moldova. In this context, the Council of Europe is inviting potential providers to apply and submit their offers,...

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The legislative and regulatory framework on the disciplinary liability of prosecutors in the Republic of Moldova discussed with national authorities

19 MAY 2021 CHISINAU

The Action against Corruption in the Republic of Moldova presented the results of the assessment on the review of the national framework on the disciplinary liability of prosecutors during an online workshop on 19th May 2021. The event brought together representatives of the Superior Council of...

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The Council of Europe has launched a Guide for Media Service Providers on the provisions of the Audiovisual Media Services Code

12.05.2021 Chisinau, Moldova

On 12th of May, the Council of Europe Project in Chisinau "Promoting European standards in the audio-visual regulation of the Republic of Moldova" launched a Guide developed for media service providers and journalists interested in the provisions of the Audiovisual Media Services Code. Starting...

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Call for tenders – Provision of printing and production services in the framework of the Council of Europe Project “Strengthening the prison and probation reforms, provision of health care and treatment of patients in closed institutions in the Republic of Moldova”

13 May 2021 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

The Council of Europe is currently launching a tender for the procurement of printing and production services to be provided within the Council of Europe Project “Strengthening the prison and probation reforms, provision of health care and treatment of patients in closed institutions in the...

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Call for Tenders for the provision of consultancy services in the field of ICT

12 May 2021

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

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Call for tenders (competitive bidding procedure) – Provision of consultancy services in the areas of prison management, rehabilitation of offenders, probation, provision of health care (including mental health care) in prisons and treatment of patients in psychiatric institutions (including forensic patients)

The Council of Europe is currently launching a competitive bidding procedure for local consultancy services to be provided within the Council of Europe Project “Strengthening the prison and probation reforms, provision of health care and treatment of patients in closed institutions in the...

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Report on the responses to hate speech in the Republic of Moldova now available

A new report on the responses to hate speech in the Republic of Moldova has been published. The report is the result of a project to use systemic analysis to map how members of society are impacted by hate speech and the redress available to them. The analysis maps the interaction individuals...

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Voices of practitioners around a landmark treaty on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence - Istanbul Convention

On 11th of May 2021, the Council of Europe, in the framework of the activities carried out under the German Presidency of the Committee of Ministers organised an online event bringing together different perspectives and experiences from a variety of actors fighting violence against women and...

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EXTENDED: CALL FOR TENDERS - FOR THE PROVISION OF PUBLISHING SERVICES IN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE COUNCIL OF EUROPE PROJECT “STRENGTHENING THE HUMAN RIGHTS COMPLIANT CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM IN THE REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA”

12 May 2021 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

The Council of Europe is EXTENDING the local public call for tenders for the procurement of publishing services to be provided within the Council of Europe Project “Strengthening the human rights compliant criminal justice system in the Republic of Moldova”. In this context, the Council of Europe...

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CALL FOR TENDERS - FOR THE PROVISION OF PRINTING AND PRODUCTION SERVICES IN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE COUNCIL OF EUROPE PROJECT “STRENGTHENING THE HUMAN RIGHTS COMPLIANT CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM IN THE REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA”

12 May 2021 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

The Council of Europe is currently launching a local public call for tenders for the procurement of printing services to be provided within the Council of Europe Project “Strengthening the human rights compliant criminal justice system in the Republic of Moldova”. In this context, the Council of...

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Call for tenders – Provision of publishing services for publications developed under the project

11 May 2021 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

The Council of Europe is launching a tender for the procurement of publishing services to be provided within the Council of Europe Project “Strengthening the prison and probation reforms, provision of health care and treatment of patients in closed institutions in the Republic of Moldova”. In...

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Marking the Istanbul Convention 10th Anniversary in the Republic of Moldova

11th May 2021 marks the 10th anniversary of the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, known as the Istanbul Convention. On this occasion the Council of Europe Office in Chisinau with the support of the project “Awareness-raising...

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Multidisciplinary team

A multidisciplinary team from Drochia district on how should the response to domestic violence cases coordinated among professionals if the Istanbul Convention is applied.

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NGOs

Veronica Teleuca, the coordinator of the National Coalition "Life without domestic violence" and Mariana Buruiana, Executive Director of the Women's Law Center how can civil society cooperate with state institutions.

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Ombudsperson

Maia Banarescu, Ombudsman on the importance of the work of institutions for the protection and promotion of women's rights and the importance of ending violence against women and domestic violence - as the most cruel manifestation of gender discrimination.

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Legal experts

The ex-prosecutor turned lawyer Ion Oboroceanu from Causeni Legal Centre, (he was the first lawyer was to obtain in court the ordinance of protection for a victim of domestic violence), a well known lawyer, Arina Turcan, she had cases of domestic violence and the judge Livia Mitrofan on the...

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Practitioners' voice

Marin Maxian deputy head of the General Inspectorate of Police on how can the Istanbul Convention makes the police response to cases of violence against women better and Grigore Moga, national trainer on counteracting domestic violence on the importance of continue training of police officers.

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Authorities's voice

Vasile Cusca, State Secretary, Ministry of Health, Labour and Social Protection on the role and challenges of the ministry in ensuring the coordination of policies on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence.

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Video on how the system of assistance to victims of violence against women and domestic violence works in Moldova

The video presents how the system of assistance to victims of violence against women and domestic violence works in the Republic of Moldova now and how it will need to be improved on the way of ratification of the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women...

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How to counter misuse of administrative resources in electoral periods?

27.04.2021 Chișinău-online

The Council of Europe alongside the Center for Continuing Electoral Training in the Republic of Moldova (Training Centre) launched an online training course on Countering misuse of administrative resources during the election period on 27 April 2021. The online event gathered representatives of...

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2021/AO/21 - 21 MAY 2021 - CALL FOR TENDERS - INTERNATIONAL CONSULTANCY SERVICES IN THE AREA OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PREVENTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS BY THE OMBUDSPERSON INSTITUTION AND THE NATIONAL PREVENTIVE MECHANISM (NPM) IN THE REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA

29 April 2021 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

The Council of Europe is currently launching an international public call for tenders for the procurement of international consultancy services to be provided within the Council of Europe Project “Strengthening the human rights compliant criminal justice system in the Republic of Moldova”. In...

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2021/AO/20 - 21 MAY 2021 - CALL FOR TENDERS - LOCAL CONSULTANCY SERVICES IN THE AREA OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PREVENTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS BY THE OMBUDSPERSON INSTITUTION AND THE NATIONAL PREVENTIVE MECHANISM (NPM) IN THE REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA

29 April 2021 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

The Council of Europe is currently launching an international public call for tenders for the procurement of local consultancy services to be provided within the Council of Europe Project “Strengthening the human rights compliant criminal justice system in the Republic of Moldova”. In this...

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Mandate, effectiveness and institutional challenges of the National Integrity Authority discussed at consultative meetings with justice sector institutions and civil society

26 March - 28 April 2021 Chisinau

The Action against Corruption in the Republic of Moldova organized consultative meetings with the representatives of the National Integrity Authority (NIA), Integrity Council, justice sector institutions, development partners and civil society organizations from 26 March to 28 April 2021. The...

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Review of the composition and operation of the Superior Council of Prosecutors of the Republic of Moldova

23 April 2021 Chisinau

The Action against Corruption in the Republic of Moldova presented the results of the assessment on the composition and operation of the Superior Council of Prosecutors (SCP) during an online workshop on 23 April 2021. The event brought together representatives of the Superior Council of...

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Results of the assessment on the composition and operation of the Superior Council of Magistracy of the Republic of Moldova discussed during an online event

24 FEBRUARY 2021 CHISINAU

The Action against Corruption in the Republic of Moldova presented the national authorities and civil society organizations with the results of its assessment on the composition and operation of the Superior Council of Magistracy (CSM) at an online workshop on 24 February 2021. The event brought...

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New cooperation project in the electoral field launched in the Republic of Moldova

28.04.2021 Chisinau-online

The Council of Europe launched the Project Improving Electoral Practice in the Republic of Moldova, Phase II (March 2021-February 2023) during the first Project Steering Committee meeting held online on 28 April 2021. Dr. Cimil, Head of the Central Electoral Commission of the Republic of Moldova...

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Apel de participare pentru jurnaliști – cursuri de formare pe tema discursului de ură în mass-media audiovizuală

27/04/2021 Chisinau, on-line

Obiectivele cursului sunt: Cunoașterea conceptelor cheie privind libertatea de exprimare, non-discriminarea și discursul de ură; Cunoașterea standardelor internaționale, ale prevederilor din legislația națională, precum și a jurisprudenței Curții Europene a Drepturilor Omului cu privire la...

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CONSTITUTIONAL CRISIS IN THE REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA – call for restraint and dialogue – Parliament should repeal today’s decision - statement by President Buquicchio

23 April 2021 Strasbourg

April 23, 2021, Council of Europe, Strasbourg - "I am extremely alarmed by the present situation in the Republic of Moldova. I call on all state institutions to exercise restraint, to enter into a dialogue and to de-escalate this worrying situation in order to ensure the operation of the...

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

23 April 2021 Chisinau

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

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Continuous dialogue between judges and the representatives of the Equality Council, will increase their cooperation on non-discrimination and equality in the Republic of Moldova

23 April 2021 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

On 23 April 2021, a dialogue process on equality and non-discrimination was launched in the Republic of Moldova, involving judges and the representatives of the Equality Council. The dialogue group brings together 20 participants, including judges designated from the Superior Court of Justice,...

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Council of Europe launches two Projects in the Republic of Moldova to continue supporting reforms in the criminal justice sector

April 22 Chisinau

Two Council of Europe Projects are presented today to the main beneficiary institutions in the Republic of Moldova: “Strengthening the prison and probation reforms, provision of health care and the treatment of patients in closed institutions in the Republic of Moldova” with the duration of 36...

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Media has a crucial role in advancing and achieving gender equality in Moldova – workshop for journalists

21/04/2021 on-line, Chisinau, Moldova

On 21st of April, over 30 journalists and media professionals attended an online workshop on the crucial role of mass-media in advancing and achieving gender equality. The event was organised with the support of Council of Europe Office in Chisinau jointly with the German Embassy in the Republic...

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Call for tenders - local consultancy services in the field of electoral assistance

21 April 2021 Chisinau

The Council of Europe is currently implementing a Project “Improving electoral practice in the Republic of Moldova, Phase II” (24 months). In that regard, it is looking for Providers for the provision of specialised consultancy services in the electoral field: Lot 1 - Capacity building of...

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Congress President meets the President of the Republic of Moldova

On 19 April 2021, the President of the Congress, Leendert Verbeek and the President of the Republic of Moldova, Maia Sandu, came together in Strasbourg following the signature a roadmap for local and regional democracy in the Republic of Moldova last week. They discussed issues of common interest...

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New Council of Europe Action Plan for the Republic of Moldova launched in Strasbourg

The Council of Europe Action Plan for the Republic of Moldova 2021-2024 has been officially launched in Strasbourg in presence of Maia Sandu, President of the Republic of Moldova and Marija Pejčinović Burić, Council of Europe Secretary General. The Action Plan aims to improve national...

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Strengthened cooperation between the Republic of Moldova and the Council of Europe: official launch of the new Action Plan

19 April 2021 Strasbourg, France

The Council of Europe Action Plan for the Republic of Moldova 2021-2024 will be officially launched in Strasbourg on 19 April (10.50 a.m. CEST) in presence of Maia Sandu, President of the Republic of Moldova and Marija Pejčinović Burić, Council of Europe Secretary General. The Action Plan aims to...

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Call for tenders - survey on level of perception of equality and non-discrimination in the Republic of Moldova

16 April 2021 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

RELAUNCH The Council of Europe is launching a call for the provision of services to carry out a national survey the level of perception of the principle of equality and non-discrimination in the Republic of Moldova in the framework of the EU/CoE Partnership for Good Governance II national...

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

9 april 2021 chisinau

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

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Leendert Verbeek: “Respecting the European Charter of Local Self-Government is essential for the resilience and sustainability of local democracy”

Addressing the General Assembly of the Network of Associations of Local Authorities of South-East Europe (NALAS), on 13 April 2021, Congress President Leendert Verbeek stressed the importance of the European Charter of Local Self-Government to ensure sustainability of local democracy and...

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Teaching diversity and respect in multi-ethnic classrooms according to Council of Europe standards

Chisinau, 14 April 2021 – Around 80 civic education teachers, school psychologists and school deputy directors were introduced to techniques to develop positive attitudes and abilities in multi-ethnic classrooms with Roma pupils, in line with Council of Europe standards and relevant European best...

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Increasing the capacity of the Moldova Audio-visual Council to monitor and sanction hate speech

On 7 April 2021, we kicked off a training course for the staff of the Audio-visual Council of the Republic of Moldova on monitoring and sanctioning hate speech. The training will include 4 online session over April 2021, with the following objectives: Familiarising participants with key human...

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Statement by Council of Europe Secretary General

International Roma Day: Remembering history to ensure a brighter future

Strasbourg, 06.04.2021 – A community that is fully aware of its history and culture is more likely to look at the present and the future with confidence. From my work so far as Secretary General, I am impressed by the commitment of Roma youth to establish national and international organisations...

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bE-Open: launch of a tool for action on open government

A new online tool bE-Open was launched on the occasion on the 40th session of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities. This tool is aimed at supporting local and regional governance actors in their efforts to improve the quality of local democracy, and provides practical guidance on public...

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Steering Committee of the Action against Corruption in the Republic of Moldova discusses progress and next priorities

25 March 2021 Chisinau

The second meeting of the Steering Committee of the Action against Corruption in the Republic of Moldova took place on 25 March 2021. The meeting brought together representatives of project beneficiary institutions, among which the Ministry of Justice, the Superior Council of Magistracy, the...

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Speak peace, be the change!

A new publication on hate speech, produced within co-operation programmes of the European Union and the Council of Europe, is now available online. "Speak peace! Hate speech is not an option!" explores the concepts of hate speech, its manifestations, its risks for human rights and democracies....

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Joint meeting of law enforcement on disaggregated data collection on hate crime in the Republic of Moldova

The research, analysis and improvement of national data collection systems relating to hate crime, in the beneficiary countries, is one of the priorities of the regional project funded by the European Union and by the Council of Europe and implemented by the Council of Europe “Strengthening...

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The Audiovisual Council media monitoring department better equipped to spot and combat informational disorder

19.03.2021 Chisinau, Moldova

Throughout the 18th and 19th of March, the Council of Europe Project “Promoting European standards in the audiovisual regulation of the Republic of Moldova” has organized a series of workshops for the staff of the Audiovisual Council, the main audiovisual regulatory authority in Moldova, on the...

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Call for tenders - survey on level of perception of equality and non-discrimination in the Republic of Moldova

RELAUNCH The Council of Europe is launching a call for the provision of services to carry out a national survey the level of perception of the principle of equality and non-discrimmination in the Republic of Moldova in the framework of the EU/CoE Partnership for Good Governance II national...

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One in four people felt discriminated in the Republic of Moldova during the last year

17 March 2021 Republic of Moldova

The general population and professionals in the Republic of Moldova consider discrimination a widespread problem, according to a national study conducted in the period September-November 2020. One in four people from the general population interviewed stated that they have felt discriminated in...

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Moldovan judicial staff trained on discrimination on ground of disability

2 March 2021 online

On 2 March , 30 representatives from Moldovan courts and prosecutor offices were trained on the subject of discrimination on ground of disability, The training was organized in cooperation with the National Institute of Justice in the framework of the European Union and Council of Europe joint...

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Countering misuse of administrative resources in electoral period: e-learning course

09.03.2021 Chisinau-online

The representatives of the Centre for Continuous Electoral Training of the Republic of Moldova (Training Centre) and the Council of Europe anti-corruption expert engaged to developed an e-learning course on countering misuse of administrative resources in electoral periods gathered in a...

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CALL FOR TENDERS. Provision of animated video production services to raise awareness about the Audience Ombudsperson Service within the National Public Broadcaster, Teleradio-Moldova

12.03.2021 Chisinau, Moldova

In the frame of the „Promoting European standards in the audiovisual regulation of the Republic of Moldova” project is launching a tender call for the provision of animated video production services to raise awareness about the Audience Ombudsperson Service within the National Public Broadcaster,...

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New co-operation project in the electoral field to be launched in the Republic of Moldova

09.03.2021 Chisinau-online

Based on the good track in cooperation with the Republic of Moldova, the Council of Europe will launch a new project, as part of the Council of Europe o Action Plan for the Republic of Moldova 2021-2024. The launch of the new 2-year project was announces by Mr. ADELSBACH, head of the Division of...

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

10 March 2021 Chisinau

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

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Call for tenders - procurement of website development services for the development of a digital platform for children within the National Public Broadcaster, Teleradio-Moldova

09.03.2021 Chisinau, Moldova

In the frame of the Council of Europe Project „Promoting European standards in the audiovisual regulation of the Republic of Moldova” is launching a tender call for procurement of website development services for the development of a digital platform for children within the National Public...

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Steering Group meeting of the European Union / Council of Europe Project “Support to further strengthening the efficiency and quality of the judicial system in the Republic of Moldova”

25 February 2021 Online

On 25 February 2021 the third meeting of the Steering Group of the European Union / Council of Europe joint Project “Support to further strengthening the efficiency and quality of the judicial system in the Republic of Moldova”, co-funded by the European Commission and the Council of Europe and...

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Using CEPEJ tools in taking decisions on budgeting and distributing resources among Moldovan courts based on objective data

25 February 2021 Online

On 25 February 2021 a seminar on the use of tools of the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) in taking decisions with regard to distribution of resources in courts has been organised in a videoconference format. European experts familiarised the participants with methods on...

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Building capacities on judicial communication in the Republic of Moldova

19 February 2021 Online

A training session on court communication was conducted on 19 February 2021 by a national communication expert and a consultant of the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ), former Presiding Judge at the Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf (Germany). The training by...

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Police officers, prosecutors and judges from the Republic of Moldova will improve their professional skills to combat hate crime

Combating hate crimes is a key issue for law enforcement and the judicial system and a key step in this process is the development of capacities of those involved, according to international standards and a coordinated approach. On 1 March 2021, the regional project funded by the European Union...

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Raising awareness of young people in relation to discrimination and hate speech in the Republic of Moldova

The "MilleniuM" Training and Development Institute is implementing until July 2021 a national project in the Republic of Moldova raising awareness of young people in relation to discrimination and hate speech, with the support of the European Union/Council of Europe joint programme Partnership...

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

25 February 2021 Chisinau

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

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Needs assessment report on social rights in the Republic of Moldova

As part of the Council of Europe Action Plan for the Republic of Moldova 2017-2020, the Department of the European Social Charter has successfully completed its Project on “Framing Cooperation for social rights development in the Republic of Moldova”. A comprehensive needs assessment report was...

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Mediation – an alternative to the examination of criminal cases in courts

Chisinau, Republic of Moldova 24 February 2021

The Council of Europe Programme "Promoting a Human Rights Compliant Criminal Justice System in the Republic of Moldova" (Component 1) has issued several publications that promote the application of mediation in criminal cases. Mediation is an alternative way to resolve amicably the dispute...

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A strategic approach for the monitoring function of the Moldovan Equality Council

19 February 2021 ONLINE

In an online meeting, independent equality and human rights expert Niall Crowley presented the results of a remote assessment of the Monitoring Strategy of the Moldovan Equality Council for 2021-2023. "This (monitoring strategy, n.r.) represents a significant step in strengthening the planned and...

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Trainings for doctors on child sexual abuse

24 February 2021 Chisinau

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

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Preventing and combating torture and ill-treatment is a joint responsibility!

23 February 2021 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

The Council of Europe Programme "Promoting a Human Rights Compliant Criminal Justice System in the Republic of Moldova" (Component 1) has produced an animated video and a leaflet on preventing and combating torture in the Republic of Moldova. They aim at raising public’s awareness on the activity...

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Post-electoral review conference

18-19 February 2021 Chisinau-online

Members of the Central Election Commission of the Republic of Moldova (CEC), policy and law makers, representatives of the courts, political parties, international community, media and civil society, local and international observation missions gathered to analyse and discuss the institutional,...

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Webinar for Moldovan integrity inspectors on identification of fictitious transactions and presentation of evidence in court

The integrity inspectors and representatives of the Legal Department of the National Integrity Authority (NIA) of the Republic of Moldova participated in two webinars on “Identification of fictitious transactions and presentation of evidence in court” on 16 and 19 February 2021. During the...

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The Council of Europe project on audiovisual regulation holds its Steering Committee Meeting

18.02.2021 Chisinau, ONLINE

On 18th of February 2021, the Council of Europe project “Promoting European standards in the audiovisual regulation of the Republic of Moldova” organised its Steering Committee meeting aimed at discussing key results achieved so far and the activities envisaged in the following timeframe. Giulia...

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Call for tenders - procurement of IT equipment for Equality Council of the Republic of Moldova

18 February 2021 Chisinau

In the frame of the European Union / Council of Europe joint Programme Partnership for Good Governance II, the Council of Europe is currently implementing the national project "Strengthening the capacities of the justice sector actors to deliver justice in line with European standards, in...

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Prevention and reaction to child sexual abuse in sport

18 February 2021 Chisinau

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

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Call for tenders - survey on level of perception of equality and non-discrimination in the Republic of Moldova

The Council of Europe is launching a call for the provision of services to carry out a national survey the level of perception of the principle of equality and non-discrimmination in the Republic of Moldova in the framework of the EU/CoE Partnership for Good Governance II national project...

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Criminal justice system: conclusions of a three-year Council of Europe Programme

17 February Chisinau

A high level conference today concluded the 36 months’ Programme “Promoting a human rights compliant criminal justice system in the Republic of Moldova” (2018 -2021), which formed part of the Council of Europe Action Plan for the country (2017-2020), implemented by the Council of Europe and...

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Call for consultants: specialised expertise on remedies to discrimination, hate speech and hate crimes in the Eastern Partnership countries

The Council of Europe is currently implementing a project on strengthening access to justice for victims of discrimination, hate speech and hate crimes in the Eastern Partnership countries. In that context, it is looking for Provider(s) for the provision of specialised consultancy activities on...

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A Working Group on publishing national judicial statistics comparable to CEPEJ-STAT is developing the concept of this new tool

11 february 2021 online

The Working Group on publishing national judicial statistics conducts regular meetings as of 4 February 2021. At the centre of the discussions is the proposed concept of a national tool called JUSTAT, aimed at publishing relevant data and performance indicators of the judicial system in the...

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Police officers from the Republic of Moldova will improve their professional abilities in enforcing the legislation and tackling hate crimes and hate speech

Today, 15 February, the regional project funded by the European Union and co-funded and implemented by the Council of Europe “Strengthening access to justice for victims of discrimination, hate crime and hate speech in the Eastern Partnership”, launched the first cycle of training for trainers...

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Call for tenders - survey on level of perception of equality and non-discrimination in the Republic of Moldova

08 February 2021 Chisinau

The Council of Europe is launching a call for the provision of services to carry out a national survey the level of perception of the principle of equality and non-discrimmination in the Republic of Moldova in the framework of the EU/CoE Partnership for Good Governance II national project...

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Consultative Council of European Prosecutors: Concept, Functioning and Tasks – new practical guide from the Council of Europe

The Council of Europe Programme "Promoting a Human Rights Compliant Criminal Justice System in the Republic of Moldova" (Component 1) has published a guide that provides an overview of the activity of the Consultative Council of European Prosecutors (CCPE). The guide was developed by Mr Antonio...

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Furthering alternative voting: challenges for the Republic of Moldova

10 February 2021 Chisinau - online

Representatives of the Central Electoral Commission of the Republic of Moldova (CEC), the Centre for Continuous Electoral Training, Ministry of Interior Affairs, postal service, the Public Service Agency, representatives of the civil society gathered to discuss specific details on alternative...

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

11 February 2021 Chisinau

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

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Reinforcement of the People’s Advocate Office mandate on examination of complaints and ex officio cases

3-5 february 2021 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

A three-day training on enhancing the capacity of the People’s Advocate Office (PAO) of the Republic of Moldova to examine complaints more quickly and efficiently was carried out online on 3-5 February 2021. Key subjects related to the examination of complaints and ex officio cases were presented...

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Safer Internet Day

9 February 2021 Chisinau

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

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The Council of Europe and the European Union share the proposals for future co-operation priorities in the six Eastern Partnership countries submitted through the Suggestion Box

The on-line event “Improving the lives of citizens through better governance” of the European Union and Council of Europe joint programme on Partnership for Good Governance (PGG) 2019-2021, held on 5-7 October 2020, allowed speakers and participants to exchange about priorities in the region...

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Alternative voting mechanisms: challenges for the Republic of Moldova

3 February 2021 Chisinau-online

Best international practices concerning alternative voting mechanisms were presented by the Council of Europe (CoE) experts to representatives of the Central Electoral Commission of the Republic of Moldova (CEC), the Centre for Continuous Electoral Training, the Public Service Agency and other...

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Reinforcement of the People’s Advocate Office mandate on torture prevention

27 - 29 January 2021 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

A 3-day training to strengthen the capacity of the People’s Advocate Office of the Republic of Moldova to enforce the torture prevention mandate was carried out online on 27-29 January 2021. The training focused on several important topics, such as the rights provided in the UN Convention against...

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Promoting a human rights compliant criminal justice system in the Republic of Moldova: Where do we stand?

The Council of Europe Programme “Promoting a human rights compliant criminal justice system in the Republic of Moldova” is in the last meters of the implementation. The Programme is being implemented as part of the Council of Europe Action Plan for the Republic of Moldova and funded by the...

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Strengthening the efficiency and effectiveness of the recommendations issued by the Moldovan Equality Council

18 January 2021 Online

A report commissioned by the Council of Europe to assess the efficiency and effectiveness of recommendations made by the Equality Council in the Republic of Moldova concerning discrimination cases, is now published online. Niall Crowley, international consultant, presented the report proposing...

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Mechanisms for integrity checking of judges during appointment and promotion in the judiciary assessed in the Republic of Moldova

Within the framework of an assessment of existing mechanisms for the integrity checking of judges, the “Action against corruption in the Republic of Moldova” held a series of online consultative meetings with key actors in this area. From December 2020 to January 2021, the representatives of the...

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Judges in Poland and Moldova must remain independent, says PACE

PACE has urged authorities in Poland and the Republic of Moldova to take a series of steps to uphold the rule of law and ensure judicial independence. Approving a resolution based on a report by Andrea Orlando (Italy, SOC), the Assembly condemned “the campaign of intimidation waged by the...

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Launching of the video spot on child sexual abuse for doctors

27 January 2021 Chisinau

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

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Council of Europe leaders and victims’ representatives mark Holocaust Remembrance Day

To mark Holocaust Remembrance Day on 27 January, Council of Europe leaders and representatives of victims have been paying tribute to the millions of people who perished, many of them in camps like Auschwitz-Birkenau, which was liberated on 27 January 1945. Secretary General Marija Pejčinović...

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