Moldovan authorities expand their knowledge on European social rights

20 November 2017 Chisinau

On 14 November 2017, the Council of Europe organised a training course on the European Social Charter (revised) legal standards for the staff and members of the Council for Prevention and Elimination of Discrimination and Ensuring Equality and for the staff of the Ombudsperson Office. The...

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Training programme for the Executive Committee of the Autonomous Territorial Unit of Gagauzia

15 November 2017 Chisinau

On 9-10 November, the Centre of Expertise for Local Government Reform, DG-II Democracy, through the Council of Europe Office in Chisinau, organised an off the job training for the management of the Executive Committee of the Autonomous Territorial Unit of Gagauzia and its subordinate units. The...

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Seminar on electoral dispute resolution in the Republic of Moldova

6 November 2017 Chisinau

The Venice Commission organised a seminar on electoral dispute resolution in cooperation with the Central Electoral Commission Moldova (CEC), Centre for Continuous Electoral Training, and with the National Institute of Justice of Moldova. The first day of the seminar was for judges and CEC...

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The Venice Commission visits Moldova to prepare an opinion on party and campaign financing

6 November 2017 Chisinau

A delegation of the Venice Commission met with the Moldovan authorities and other stakeholders in the framework of the preparation of the Opinion on party and campaign financing which was carried out on 17-18 October, jointly with the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe's Office...

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"Competences for Democratic Culture" training seminar for curricula developers held in the Republic of Moldova

23 October 2017 Chisinau

How can competences for democratic culture be integrated in the national system of secondary education? This was the specific focus of a training seminar on “Competences for Democratic Culture in the System of Secondary Education in the Republic of Moldova” that took place in Chisinau on 15-18...

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Glass ceiling for Moldovan women in politics

10 October 2017 Chisinau

Three studies on different aspects of political participation of women came to the same conclusion: there are enough skilled, experienced and willing women in Moldova to participate at decision making level in politics, but party policies and persisting stereotypes in the society don't allow them...

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Continuing impact from the project to support the Moldovan Bar Association

10 August 2017 Chisinau

In 2016, the Moldovan Bar Association received expertise and capacity building to improve the clients data protection within its functioning and organisation through the EU and Council of Europe “Support to the Moldovan Bar Association” Project. As a direct result of the support provided, the...

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Moldovan election stakeholders visit to Georgia

21 July 2017 Chisinau

A Delegation of representatives of the Central Electoral Commission of Moldova, Centre for Continuous Electoral Training (CICDE) and the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova conducted a study visit to Georgia on 12-16 June 2017. The study visit was focused on learning the experience of the...

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Executive Committee of Gagauzia trained on records management and legal drafting

26 July 2017 Gagauzia

The Centre of Expertise for Local Government Reform within the Good Governance Division, DG-II, through the Council of Europe Office in Chisinau, organised two capacity-building trainings for the personnel of the Executive Committee of ATU Gagauzia on 21-22 and 21-22 July, at Vadul lui Voda town,...

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Five initiatives on inter-municipal co-operation to be implemented in Armenia, Georgia and Moldova

11 July 2017 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe, through the Center of Expertise for Local Government Reform, The Directorate General of Democracy, awarded five grants on inter-municipal co-operation in Armenia, Georgia and Moldova. The projects seek to improve the provision of several public services - waste management,...

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Study visit on sharing inter-municipal co-operation experience

3 July 2017 Bilbao

A delegation of representatives of central and local public authorities from Armenia, Georgia, Moldova and Belarus participated in a study visit in Bilbao (Spain) on 26-28 June 2017. The participants were acquainted with the Spanish experience in developing inter-municipal co-operation (IMC),...

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The Moldovan Young Lawyers Association became a member of the European Young Bar Association

29 June 2017 Chișinău

On 19 May 2017 the Moldovan Young Lawyers Association became a member of the European Young Bar Association . The membership in the European Association of young lawyers is an important milestone reached by the Moldovan Young Bar. In the words of its president, Mr Vadim Vieru, the membership in...

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Support to the Moldovan Bar Association: regional Bars cooperation continued

29 June 2017 Chișinău

On 6-10 June 2017, a delegation of Gdansk lawyers visited the Southern Regional Bar in Cahul and the Moldovan Bar Association in Chisinau. The peer-to-peer exchange included challenges faced by the profession of lawyer in young democracies and ways to overcome them, the importance of an effective...

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Report on the implementation of selected CEPEJ tools in pilot courts of the Republic of Moldova

4 May 2017 Chisinau

Between June 2015 and March 2017 the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) and judicial authorities of the Republic of Moldova cooperated actively to improve the efficiency of courts and the quality of judicial services. Six pilot courts implemented tools developed by the...

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Public stakeholder meeting on Non-Discrimination and Equality

20 June 2017 Chisinau

Stakeholders’ Meeting on supporting the setting-up of the Consultative Council to the Equality Council and Public Presentation of the National Communication Strategy for Prevention of Discrimination and Ensuring Equality took place on 16 of June in Chisinau. 75 participants representing more than...

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Ensuring equality and non-discrimination in the Republic of Moldova

16 June 2017 Chisinau

The National Communication Strategy for Prevention of Discrimination and Ensuring Equality was presented to the public at an event on 16 June in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova. At the event there were also discussions about the creation of the Consultative Council to the Council of the Prevention...

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Moldovan Equality Council and Ombudsperson’s office visit the Spanish Defensor del Pueblo

14 June 2017 Chișinău

During 6-7 June 2017, a delegation of senior representatives of the Moldovan Council for Prevention and Elimination of Discrimination and Ensuring Equality, and the Ombudsperson Office of the Republic of Moldova paid a 2-day study visit to Defensor del Pueblo in Spain. The visit aimed at better...

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Venice Commission and OSCE/ODIHR visits the Republic of Moldova

23 May 2017 Chișinău

A delegation of the Venice Commission and OSCE/ODIHR visits the Republic of Moldova in view of the preparation of a joint opinion on the revision of the electoral legislation concerning the electoral system for the election of Parliament. The delegation will meet the President of the Republic,...

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Discussions on the draft code of ethics for the members of the Moldovan Equality Council

5 May 2017 Chisinau

A round table event on presentation of Council of Europe’s comments and recommendations on the draft Code of Ethics for members of the Council on Prevention and Elimination of Discrimination and Ensuring Equality from the Republic of Moldova (Equality Council) has been held in Chisinau on 3rd of...

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Request for opinion of the Venice Commission

3 May 2017 Chisinau

Mr Andrian Candu, President of the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova, requested an opinion of the Venice Commission on a second draft revision of the electoral legislation replacing the proportional system for the election of Parliament, in this case by a mixed system. This activity of the...

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