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02 April 2020

Activity Details (ID# 33293)  

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Title Public consultations on the draft Justice Reform Strategy 
Description A working group set up by the MoJ produced the Strategy of further reform of the justice sector of the Republic of Moldova. The draft Strategy is subject to CoE expert review.

The MoJ requested organisation of a round of public consultations on the Strategy, on 17 August 2011. 
Status Completed 
Date 17/08/2011 
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 1 - 2010/DGHL/JP/2444   Legislative assessment
Expected Result 1.3 - Conducting conferences/seminars for the purpose of public information and discussion of the results of assessment visits and actions proposed by the working groups.
Council of Europe Programme of Activities
I – Rule of Law
Line of Action ⇒ II.1 – Ensuring Justice
Programme ☆ II.1.1  Independence and efficiency of Justice

Working Method

Organisation of meetings - Conference 
Directorate (Service) Human Rights and Legal Affairs (Cooperation - Legal and Human Rights Capacity Building Department)
CoE Contact ,   email
Partners Ministry of Justice - National Institution
Superior Council of Magistrates - National Institution
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1 http://coe.md  
Last Modified 12/01/2012 

Activity Synopsis (ID# 33293) (Hide Synopsis)

Objective(s) The event had the purpose to present and debate the current version of the draft Strategy of Justice Sector Reform. The leadership of the Ministry of Justice, Council of Europe Office in Chisinau, European Union Delegation in Moldova and representatives of various law enforcement agencies, civil society and academia participated in this event. 
Output/Results In the framework of presentation and discussion of the 7 pillars of the Strategy, particular attention has been paid to issues such as measures to fight corruption among representatives of the legal profession, reforming the institution of the immunity of judges, training of representatives of legal profession, reformation of public prosecution system, revision of the pre-trial procedures and others. Two Council of Europe experts’ opinions (Mr. Cristi Danilet, Romania and Ms. Tamar Tomashvili, Georgia) and the opinion by IRZ expert (Mr. Hans-Otto Bartels) on the draft Strategy were delivered. 
Conclusions/Follow Up The draft Strategy has been further revised by taking into consideration the proposals and conclusions made by the participants to the meeting as well as experts’ opinions. The last version of the Draft Strategy has been submitted to the Government, the National Coordinating Council on the reform of law enforcement agencies on 22 August 2011. 
Participants Members of the Working Group created within the MoJ to develop the draft Strategy. the WG consists of representatives of the MoJ, international organisations accredited in the RM and civil society. Other participants represented all legal professions and stakeholder institutions, as well as academia civil society and international organisations. 
CoE Secretariat  
Total No. Participants 75 
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