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26 February 2016

The Ombudsperson Ordered the Establishment of the Commission for Selection of Members of the Council of Experts to Monitor the Implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

The Ombudsperson, Mihail Cotorobai, signed an order requesting the establishment of the Commission for selection of members of the Council of Experts in the Ombudsperson’s Institution who will monitor the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The Commission ...
26 February 2016

Workshop of the heads of educational institutions

The head of the representation in Gagauzia of the Ombudsperson’s Office, Svetlana Mironova, participated in a workshop of the heads of educational institutions, on February 19. The workshop was conducted within the theoretical high-school of the Svetliy village, in Comratraion. The workshop aimed ...
22 February 2016

The Case of Bic River Pollution by the Waste Leaking from the Slaughter-House of Floreni Poultry farm – under Ombudsperson’s Consideration

Ombudsperson Mihail Cotorobai was informed that: The State Ecologic Inspectorate notified the General Prosecutor’s Office, requiring the initiation of a criminal case for water and soil pollution as a result of irregularities committed by ÎM GLC ,,Floreni service”, Floreni village. At the same time ...
22 February 2016

Ombudsperson Mihai Cotorobai pleads for speeding up the approval of the package of laws aimed at enhancing the efficiency of the mechanism for preventing and combating domestic violence and violence against women.

Ombudsperson Mihai Cotorobai pleads for speeding up the approval of the package of laws aimed at enhancing the efficiency of the mechanism for preventing and combating domestic violence and violence against women. A recommendation in this respect is contained in the Ombudsperson’s request sent to ...
22 February 2016

Visit of the Representative of the OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities to the Office of the Ombudsperson

On 17 February of this year, Ombudsperson Mihail Cotorobai met the representative of the OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities, political adviser, Jennifer Croft and OSCE Program Officer in Moldova, Andrei Iovu. The meeting focused on the human rights situation and, particularly, the ...
22 February 2016

Ombudsperson Mihail Cotorobai lectured on “The Ombudsperson Institution – National Tool for Human Rights Defence”, at the Academy of Public Administration from Moldova.

Ombudsperson Mihail Cotorobai lectured on “The Ombudsperson Institution – National Tool for Human Rights Defence”, at the Academy of Public Administration from Moldova. Ombudsperson Mihail Cotorobai spoke to students about the concept of the Ombudsperson Institution, its history and role in human ...
22 February 2016

The Right to Social Protection

Good operation and effectiveness of the system of social protection is one of the main factors that contribute to ensuring a decent living standard for any individual. The increase in electricity and gas tariffs in the reference year, which in its turn pushed up the prices for goods and services, ...
19 February 2016

Statistical Information on the Activity of the Ombudsperson's Office in 2015

One of the duties of the Ombudsperson is to receive and review complaints on violation of human rights and freedoms. The Ombudsperson reviews complaints from individuals, regardless of nationality, age, sex, political affiliation or religious beliefs, residing permanently, are staying or had stayed ...
19 February 2016

Observance of The Rights of People with Disabilities

In 2015, Moldova celebrated its five-yearanniversary [1] since the ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Throughout all these years, the Ombudsperson Institution has constantly shown interest and concern about the problems faced by the persons with ...
17 February 2016

FREE ACCESS TO JUSTICE

The provisions securing the right of individuals to free trial, enshrined in Art.6 of the Convention for Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, are stipulated in the Constitution of the Moldova as well. Such guarantees represent the government’s aspiration to ensure efficient justice ...

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