CHILD DEFENDER

The staff of the Comrat Representative Office of the Ombudsperson Institution conducted a seminar for the final-year students of the D. Caracioban highschool in Comrat municipality

On October 14, the staff of the Comrat Representative Office of the Ombudsperson Institution conducted a seminar for the final-year students of the D. Caracioban highschool in Comrat municipality.

The topic of the seminar was the need for active civic engagement in the election of the President of Moldova. Young people have learned about the duties of the President, his/her powers and the requirements for being elected in this position.

A point of interest was the discussion around the personal qualities of the president-to-be, what a candidate to the position of President may promise and what he/she can actually achieve, given the existing powers of the President.

There have been many questions about the voting process. The staff of the Representative Office have explained in detail about the stages of checking the voter list, the receipt of the ballot paper, as well as the secrecy of the ballot and the voluntary participation in the voting.

In addition, the possible irregularities of the election process and the inadmissibility there of in a rule of law we read dressed.

At the end, the participants received booklets about the activity of the Ombudsperson’s Office.