“Confidence Building Measures between two banks of Nistru/Dniestr river”, a project funded by the Council of Europe
Chisinau-Tiraspol, May 13. A journalistic competition opens today for reporters from both sides of the Nistru/Dniestr river. Local, regional and national journalists are invited to submit media report proposals on cross-river cooperation activities, which they consider as examples of measures contributing to build confidence between people.
Competition is open until June 10, 2010. The proposals must identify a case study of cross-river cooperation in any field, be it cultural, social, economic, political… to be published this summer in broadcast, print or electronic format. An editor’s panel will select the best proposals mid-June. Winning journalists will take part in a seminar in Odessa late July to exchange on best practices and set up a platform for fast flow of information exchange. In August and early September, journalists will then carry out and publish stories. The authors of best stories will be rewarded by a trip to Strasbourg in autumn 2010.
Round table on possible improvements of the legal framework with regard to lawyers’ status, procedural position and rights in defence of their clients.
Taking into consideration the current priorities of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Moldova in regard to reformation of the legal profession and improvement of national procedural legislation, including guarantees of a fair trial, Joint Programme between the Council of Europe and the European Commission on increased independence, transparency and efficiency of the justice system of the Republic of Moldova is organising on 17-18 May 2010 a Round table on possible improvements of the legal framework with regard to lawyers’ status, procedural position and rights in defence of their clients. This activity is a follow up of the Expert assessment of Moldovan legislation in order to bring lawyers’ status and rights in the exercise of their clients defence in line with European standards and best practices, by Council of Europe experts Ms Ivana Roagna, lawyer (Italy) and Paul Garlick, barrister (United Kingdom).
The range of activities dedicated to the Europe Day in the Republic of Moldova start on the 5th May with the celebration of the Council of Europe Day. The Office of the Council of Europe in Moldova and Chisinau City Hall organise an INFOBUS EUROPA under the slogan “Europe is more than you think” travelling on the bus route No 3 in Chisinau.
The INFOBUS was decorated with posters, banners and informative materials promoting the priorities and domains of activity of the Council of Europe.
All passengers of INFOBUS EUROPA will receive information materials, leaflets and brochures which will be disseminated by a group of young volunteers.
Transportation on INFOBUS EUROPA will be free of charge on the 5th of May.
The aim of this activity, organised jointly by the Council of Europe Office in Moldova and Chisinau City Hall is to raise the awareness of citizens on European values and principles.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 May 2010 13:15
Moldova at EuroDIG 2010: Workshop on Children and Media- opportunities and risks, rule and responsibilities
On 28 April, IOCE in partnership with the Training Centre "CMB" and MoldData organised a workshop on Children and Media - opportunities and risks, rules and responsibilities" within EuroDIG 2010 event being held this year in Madrid on 29-30 April. This workshop is the first event organised in Moldova within EuroDIG and a starting point for further participation of Moldova at the next editions of the European Dialogue on Internet.
The event was organised at the prermises of CoE Office in Moldova and gathered representatives of different key stakeholders: representatives of the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Youth and Sport, the Ministry of Labour, Social Protection and Family, the Ministry of Information Technologies and Communication, Human Rights Centre of the Republic of Moldova (Ombudsman on children issues), state company MoldData, International Partnership for Development, mass media representatives, main service providers representatives (Moldtelecom and Starnet), civil society representatives etc.