Chisinau hosts the international conference on fighting discrimination

20 December 2018 Chisinau

Better mechanisms for protection against discrimination were the focus of the international conference that took place on 17-18 December in Chisinau, Moldova. The conference brought together the representatives of the Ombudspersons’ Offices, equality bodies, state authorities and key local NGOs...

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Training on communication for Equality Council and the Ombudsperson Office staff

8 October 2018 Chisinau

Staff from the Council for Preventing and Eliminating Discrimination and Ensuring Equality and the Ombudsperson Office learnt how to organise communication campaigns; audience research techniques and how to measure the impact of a campaign. They also learnt about media monitoring during the...

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Launch of the updated online legal course on anti-discrimination issues in Moldova

12 October 2018 Republic of Moldova

The Council of Europe's human rights training for legal professionals (HELP) online course on anti-discrimination issues was launched for a group of 34 judges, judicial assistants and lawyers of the free legal aid system in the Republic of Moldova. The course will be implemented as part of the...

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Moldovan Equality Council and Ombudsperson’s office visit the Council of Europe

31 October 2018 Strasbourg

On 30-31 October 2018, a study visit for the members and staff of the Council for prevention and elimination of discrimination and ensuring equality and staff of the Ombudspersons Office of the Republic of Moldova was held in Strasbourg. The main objective of the visit was to enhance knowledge...

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Moldova: Judges, prosecutors, judicial staff trained on non-discrimination and equality

5 November 2018 Chisinau

A set of training courses on non-discrimination and equality, held on 23-26 October in Chisinau, gathered a group of judges, prosecutors, clerks and judicial assistants. The courses were designed to equip participants with new abilities and skills for examining discrimination cases and better...

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Inauguration event of multilingual signs in Chisinau

14 November 2018 Chisinau

On 13 November 2018 during an official ceremony in Chisinau seventy one multilingual tourist signs were inaugurated. The signs will mark the most important touristic sights in Chisinau in Romanian, English and in minority languages: Russian, Ukrainian, German, Bulgarian and Yiddish. The signs...

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Training on communication for staff of the Equality Council and the Ombudsperson Office

7 December 2018 Chisinau

On 3 December in Chisinau, staff from the Council for Preventing and Eliminating Discrimination and Ensuring Equality and the Ombudsperson Office learnt how to analyse the institution's contact points, interactive approach to monitoring the general communication status of the institution and how...

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MEDIA ADVISORY: presentation of results of 2015-2018 projects for the Republic of Moldova

8 October 2018 Chisinau

On Tuesday, 9 October, the Council of Europe and European Union will present to media in Chisinau the results of projects for Eastern Partnership countries, including the Republic of Moldova, conducted in 2015-2018. The four projects carried out in Republic of Moldova under the Partnership for...

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Dialogue held on marginalised people, human rights, and development ethics in Moldova

21 May 2018 Chisinau

On 17-18 May 2018 the conference “Marginalised People, Human Rights, and Development Ethics” was organised in Chisinau, Moldova, as a result of joint efforts between the International Development Ethics Association and the Moldova State University with support of the Council of Europe, Swiss...

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Moldova initiates raising awareness on the importance of non-discrimination

27 April 2018 Chisinau

On March 2018, the Council for Prevention and Elimination Discrimination and Ensuring Equality of Moldova (the Equality Council) in collaboration with the joint European Union/Council of Europe project "Supporting national efforts for prevention and combating discrimination in Moldova", announces...

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Judges, prosecutors and judicial staff of the Republic of Moldova trained on non-discrimination and equality

3 april 2018 chisinau

Two set of training courses on non-discrimination and equality, held on 28-30 March in Chisinau, gathered a mixed group of judges, prosecutors, clerks and judicial assistants. The courses were designed to equip participants with new abilities and skills for examining discrimination cases and...

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More protection against child labour and better access to schools are some of the recommendations for the Republic of Moldova

31 January 2018 Chisinau

A new report on the implementation of the European Social Charter in the Republic of Moldova was prepared by Dr Olivier De Schutter, Council of Europe expert. The report was developed based both on desk research and on a fact-finding mission conducted in Chisinau in December 2017. The report...

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PRESS RELEASE: second regional cybercrime co-operation exercise

headline 21 March 2018 Chisinau

The Cybercrime Programme Office of the Council of Europe, within the framework of Cybecrime@EAP 2018 and Global Action on Cybercrime Extended (GLACY+) projects, is supporting the joint efforts of the Computer Emergency Response Team Moldova and Computer Emergency Response Team Romania in the...

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Law 121 on Ensuring Equality: 5 years in force in the Republic of Moldova

27 February 2018 Chisinau

The international conference to mark 5 years of the implementation of the Law on Ensuring Equality will be held in Chisinau on 1 March 2018. It is organised by the Council for Prevention and Elimination of Discrimination and Ensuring Equality from the Republic of Moldova (Equality Council), in...

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Council of Europe and European Union to present results of projects for the Republic of Moldova on fighting discrimination, the digital agenda, strengthening the judicial system and elections

3 November 2017 Chisinau

On Tuesday, 7 November, the Council of Europe and European Union will present to media in Chisinau the results of projects for Eastern Partnership countries, including the Republic of Moldova. There are four projects carried out in the country under the Partnership for Good Governance[1] in...

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Continuation of the work to support the fight against discrimination in Moldova

12 December 2017 Chisinau

On 11 December 2017, the Council of Europe and European Union joint project - Supporting national efforts for prevention and combating discrimination in Moldova – part of the Partnership for Good Governance (PGG), organised the third steering committee meeting. Representatives of the Council of...

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Criminal justice and drug policy conference in Chisinau

5 December 2017 Chisinau

Delegates at the international conference on ‘Rehabilitative approaches to drug dependent prisoners’, held in Chisinau, 29-30 November 2017, called for a deepening of professional exchanges in the field of drug dependence treatment and prevention in prisons. More than 100 prison managers, policy...

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First prison-based therapeutic community in Republic of Moldova

5 December 2017 Moldova

The first prison-based therapeutic community in Pruncul prison in the Republic of Moldova was opened on 29 November 2017. “This ambitious and noble project will be a further successful and much needed drug dependence treatment programme in the Moldovan prison system”, said the Moldovan Deputy...

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