Republic of Moldova: important advances on addressing domestic violence, but more progress needed in justice reform
“Despite the reforms undertaken to date, further sustained efforts are needed in order to address deficiencies in the justice sector, strengthen the judiciary’s efficiency and impartiality, and restore public trust. In contrast, I was heartened to learn about progress achieved with regard to the...
[Strasbourg, 30/09/2013 9:30] - "The on-going reform of the judiciary in the Republic of Moldova should lead towards an independent, impartial and effective justice system able to improve human rights protection," said today Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights,...
Report by Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, following his visit to the Republic of Moldova, from 4 to 7 March 2013 Read the report
Concerted efforts are needed to achieve progress on human rights protection in the Republic of Moldova
[08/3/2013 12:00] "The Republic of Moldova needs to continue its efforts to strengthen the independence, integrity and impartiality of the judiciary, while placing human rights at the forefront of ongoing reforms", said today Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, at the...
Sustained efforts needed to ensure effective protection of human rights of the persons living in the Transnistrian region
Chisinau, 18/01/12 – The Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Thomas Hammarberg has carried out his first ever visit to the Transnistrian region of the Republic of Moldova. The purpose was to discuss with the de facto authorities, including the new leader Yevgeny Shevchuk, and...
Strasbourg, 11/01/12 – "Addressing the remaining human rights consequences of the violent events of April 2009 is a pressing need for Republic of Moldova. Concrete and resolute action should be taken to bring to trial those responsible for illegal acts during that period, and reforms should be...
Moldova: time has come to strengthen protection of the rights of people with disabilities, Roma and other vulnerable groups
Chisinau, 21/10/11 – "A prompt adoption of a comprehensive anti-discrimination legislation will be an important step towards a more effective protection of the rights of the vulnerable groups in Moldova", said the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights at the end of a three-day visit to...
Letter from the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights to Vlad Filat, Prime Minister of Moldova CommDH(2012)3 / 11 January 2012 Reply from Mr Vlad Filat, Prime Minister of Moldova, to the letter of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights CommDH(2012)6 / 11 January 2012
Moldova: “Ill-treatment and police brutality should be stamped out” says Commissioner Hammarberg in his report
Strasbourg, 17.07.2009 – "The violations of the prohibition against ill-treatment, which surfaced so acutely after the post-electoral demonstrations of 6-7 April, must be tackled head-on to restore a climate of confidence. Decisive action should be taken to enforce a firm attitude of ‘zero...
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