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28 November 2016

The Republic of Moldova will have a new National Human Rights Plan

Chisinau, 23 November2016 – The Republic of Moldova will have a new National Human RightsPlan(NHRP) to implement the recommendations addressed to the country by the UN Human Rights Council under the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 2016. This commitment was assumed by the authorities, civil society ...
08 November 2016

Moldova’s human rights records reviewed by UN

November 4, 2016 –The status of human rights in Moldova was subject to examination on Friday, November 4, within the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. The UPR process was also livestreamed in Chisinau within a public event organised by the UN ...
20 October 2016

The Ombudsperson participated in the annual coordination platform within the 2015-2017 Programmatic Cooperation Framework for the EU’s Eastern Partnership countries

On October 18, 2016, the Ombudsperson, MihailCotorobai, participated in the annual coordination meeting and platform within the 2015-2017 Programmatic Cooperation Framework for the EU’s Eastern Partnership countries. During the meeting, the preliminary results of the regional projects carried out ...
20 October 2016

The candidates admitted to the public interview for selecting the members of the Council for Prevention of Torture

OMBUDSPERSON’S OFFICE THE CONTEST COMMITEE hereby announces the candidates admitted to the public interview for selecting the members of the Council for Prevention of Torture Ion Lunca; Gheorghe Cuțitaru; Mihail Gorincioi; Ghenadie Barbă; Svetlana Doltu; Radu Nicoară; Oxana Gumennaia; Ion Guzun; ...
20 October 2016

Mihail Cotorobai met a group of master students of the Moldova State University’s Law Department

On October 2016, the ombudsman, Mihail Cotorobai, met a group of master students of the Moldova State University’s Law Department. The discussions focused on the activity of the national human rights institution – Ombudsperson’s Office. The ombudsman shared with the attendees the history of the ...
19 October 2016

The Ombudsperson, Mihail Cotorobai, Attended the Annual Meeting on National Prevention Mechanisms from the OSCE Region, held in Vienna on 12-14 October this Year

The topics of those three meeting sessions were the following: 10 years after the entry into force of the OPCAT in OSCE region, achievements and challenges related to the NPM operation; Preventive monitoring: positive experiences and challenges; Achievement of results: efficient implementation of ...
19 October 2016

The Right to a Healthy Environment Discussed During a Working Meeting Held at Varnita Representative Office

On the initiative of Veaceslav Ursu, head of Varnita representative office of the Ombudsperson's Office, a working meeting on the observance of the right to a healthy environment and the risks for people’s health in relation to biological and environmental factors was held on 12 October 2016 at the ...
17 October 2016

The Ombudsperson reiterates his concerns about the social inclusion of people with visual impairments

On the occasion of the International Day of the Blind, also known as White Cane Day, the Ombudsperson reiterates his concerns about the social inclusion of people with visual impairments. The studies conducted by Ombudsperson's Office prove the insufficiency of social services for persons with ...
13 October 2016

The Ombudsperson, Mihail Cotorobai, met the Head of the OSCE/ODIHR Election Observation Mission for the 2016 Presidential Elections in Moldova, Douglas Wake, and the Legal Analyst of the Mission, Xenya Dashutina.

On October 11, 2016, the Ombudsperson, Mihail Cotorobai, met the Head of the OSCE/ODIHR Election Observation Mission for the 2016 Presidential Elections in Moldova, Douglas Wake, and the Legal Analyst of the Mission, Xenya Dashutina. The OSCE/ODIHR Election Observation Mission will be observing the ...
12 October 2016

Press Release

The Ombudsperson recommends amending the Electoral Code in order to secure the right to vote to the persons deprived of the legal capacity, and approving a package of laws to ensure the implementation of Article 12 of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Statements about ...

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