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”
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.
Workshop on the community policing curriculum of the Police Academy “Stefan cel Mare”
Chisinau, 26-27 September 2011 - The Joint Programme between the Council of Europe and the European Union “Democracy Support in Moldova” in co-operation with the Police Academy “Stefan cel Mare” organised a workshop on the community policing curriculum of the Police Academy “Stefan cel Mare”
During the workshop the CoE experts, Mr Elmar Nurmela, Estonia, and Ms Sirpa Virta, Finland and the representatives of the Police Academy “Stefan cel Mare” held discussions on the concept of community policing (leadership, strategic framework, police accountability), its relevance to the civil society, introduction of competency based police education and teaching community policing in higher education institutions. Additionally, the CoE experts provided their opinion on the reflection of the community policing principles in the current curriculum of the Police Academy. The participants to the workshop highly appreciated the interactive sessions during which they had the possibility to share their experience on subject matter topics - roles of uniformed officers in relation to community policing principles, methods of improving police officers work according to these principles, and ways of motivating police officers to work for the police service.
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.
International conference on the United Nations Convention on the rights of persons with disabilities “reality and perspectives for persons with special needs”
On 20 August 2011, the EU-funded and Council of Europe-implemented “Democracy Support Programme in Moldova” in cooperation with Centre for Human Rights in Moldova organised an international conference dedicated to the first anniversary of ratification by the Republic of Moldova of the UN Convention on the rights of persons with disabilities.
The Conference was organised with the purpose to create an international forum where the achievements, challenges and perspectives for the future implementation of the UN Convention on the rights of persons with disabilities in Moldova will be presented. The Conference was attended by representatives of the Moldovan bodies, international organizations and civil society as well as representatives of Ombudsman institutions from Azerbaijan, France, Greece, Poland, Romania, Russian Federation, Ukraine and Slovenia. The event served as a unique opportunity for the participants to share their experience in the field of ensuring the protection and promotion of the human rights of persons with disabilities in their own countries focusing on the role of the Ombudsman Institution in this particular area.