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29 March 2020

Activity Details (ID# 32504)  

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Title Training session for the staff of Moldovan Ombudsman institution on fundamental human rights. 
Description Second training session for the staff of Moldovan Ombudsman institution on fundamental human right (art. 8-10 of the ECHR) and on the methodology of drawing up reports on the observance of a right by Ombudsman’s Office. 
Status Completed 
Date 04/04/2011 - 05/04/2011 
Location Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
Countries CoE Members: Republic of Moldova
  Joint Programme Activity - MLD-DemSupport
Joint Programme EC/CoE
JP MLD-DemSupport - Democracy Support Programme    (Logframe)  (Activities)
Project Purpose 4 - 2010/DGHL/JP/2447   Support to the Ombudsman institution
Expected Result 4.2 - The shortcomings of the Ombudsman institution are addressed and the capacity of the institution to foster the authorities’ abidance by European human rights standards is strengthened; the knowledge of the Ombudsman’s staff of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) and the Court’s case-law is increased; .
Council of Europe Programme of Activities
I – Human Rights
Line of Action ⇒ I.2 – Promoting Human Rights
Programme ☆ I.2.3  Capacity building: awareness and training

Working Method

Training Course 
Directorate (Service) Human Rights and Legal Affairs (Cooperation - Legal and Human Rights Capacity Building Department)
CoE Contact ,   email
Partners Greek Ombudsman's Office - National Institution
Centre for Human Rights - National Institution
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Activity Synopsis (ID# 32504) (Hide Synopsis)

Objective(s) On 4-5 April 2011, in the framework of Component 4 ''Support to the Ombudsman institution'' of the Joint Programme between the European Union and the Council of Europe ''Democracy Support Programme in the Republic of Moldova'', the Legal and Human Rights Capacity Building Department organised a seminar for representatives of the Centre for Human Rights (Moldovan Ombudsman institution). 
Output/Results The activity was carried out in cooperation with Greek Ombudsman's Office, and is focused on training staff of the Centre for Human Rights on Article 9 ''Freedom of thought, conscience and religion and Article 10'' Freedom of expression of the ECHR.

An important part of this training is devoted to capacity building on case handling techniques of the Ombudsman institution. Greek experts present to Moldovan colleagues their know-how on drawing up a report on the observance of a fundamental human right regulated by the ECHR and provide information on the case handling culture in a modern Ombudsman's office. Other parts of the agenda include presentations on how to maximize the output of a legal text in performing Ombudsman's mandate, as well as public awareness and communication practices of an Ombudsman office. 
Conclusions/Follow Up  
Participants Parliamentary Advocates and staff of the CfHRM 
Consultants/Experts Mr Dimitris Christopoulos, representative of the Greek Ombudsman
Mr Christos Papastylianos, Senior Investigator at the Office of the Greek Ombudsman
Mr Dimitris Hormovitis, Investigator of the Human Rights’ Dept. of the Greek Ombudsman
CoE Secretariat Leonid Antohi 
Total No. Participants 25 
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