Developing the training skills of judges and prosecutors
Chisinau, 14 October 2011 - The Joint Programme between the Council of Europe and the European Union “Democracy Support in Moldova” in co-operation with the National Institute of Justice organised two seminars on developing the training skills of judges and prosecutors.
Two one-week seminars on methodology were delivered to a group of 40 prosecutors and judges by two Council of Europe experts, aiming at developing and delivering effective seminars in law reform and practices. The participants got acknowledged with different learning styles and training techniques enabling them to deliver qualitative trainings on subject matters to their peers in the near future as well as to use the knowledge gaining through the trainings in their workplace.
Contact person: Ms Nelea Bugaevski, Human Rights Officer, E-mail:
Workshop on the relationship between law enforcement agencies and media
Chisinau, 10-11 October 2011 - The Joint Programme between the Council of Europe and the European Union “Democracy Support in Moldova” in co-operation with the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Moldova organised a two-day workshop on the relationship between law enforcement agencies and the media.
The purpose of the workshop was two-fold: focusing on the challenges of the new media and the relation between the police and the media from the police and media point of view as well as to get acquainted with a number of techniques and tools of communication in order to ensure an efficient communication with the media. The use of the new media tools (e-mail, twitter, sms, newsletter etc.,) in the police work was thoroughly analysed and discussed between the participants and Council of Europe experts Mr Klaus Laackman, Germany, and Mr Vasile Botnaru, Moldova. This two-day event was targeting the press officers of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and its subordinated subdivisions.
Awareness campaign promoting journalistic ethics and media accountability
CHISINAU, 5 October 2011 - The Press Council of Moldova launched an awareness campaign promoting journalistic ethics and accountability of media to the public. The campaign is financially supported by the Joint Programme between the Council of Europe and the European Union “Democracy Support in Moldova”.
During the month of October and November 2011, an awareness campaign will deliver the message that the professional media should be objective and responsible, and in cases when media fails to observe the ethical norms, foreseen in the Code of Ethics of Journalists, citizens can send complaints to the Press Council.
Request for Quotations for publishing the manual “Best practices on community policing”
The Joint Programme between the Council of Europe and the European Union "Democracy Support in Moldova" invites to submit quotations for publishing 700 copies of the manual “Best practices on community policing”
Media monitoring training for the Coordinating Council on Audiovisual
Chisinau, 28 September 2011 – The standards and principles in media monitoring of protection of minors and human dignity were the focus of a seminar organised for the members and the staff of the Coordinating Council on Audiovisual (CCA) in the framework of the Joint Programme between the Council of Europe and the European Union “Democracy Support in Moldova”.
The training featured presentations and practical exercises by Mr Marek Mracka (MEMO98, Slovakia) and Mr Vasile State (Association of Electronic Press, Moldova).
The participants discussed the provisions of the Moldovan and European legislation related to transmission of the programmes that may seriously impair the physical, mental or moral development of minors.