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31 March 2020

Activity Details (ID# 33343)  

 
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Title Round table on the presentation of the handbook on facilitating freedom of assembly 
Description Within the Democracy Support Programme, a handbook on the use of force was drafted. The purpose of this handbook is to set out the Moldovan and international legal standards governing the role and obligations of the police in relation to demonstrations of all types. It also provides practical guidance on how to ensure that all relevant considerations are taken into account and that all decisions are recorded.

 
Status Completed 
Date 02/12/2011 
Location Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
Countries CoE Members: Republic of Moldova
  Bilateral
  Joint Programme Activity - MLD-DemSupport
Joint Programme EC/CoE
JP MLD-DemSupport - Democracy Support Programme    (Logframe)  (Activities)
Project Purpose 2 - 2010/DGHL/JP/2445   Ensuring accountability for human rights violations
Expected Result 2.3 - Police officers and prosecutors are able to apply the ECHR and CPT standards for combating ill-treatment and impunity in their daily work.
 PoA
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

Audiovisual 
Directorate (Service) Human Rights and Legal Affairs (Cooperation - Legal and Human Rights Capacity Building Department)
CoE Contact ,   email
Last Modified 09/01/2012 


Activity Synopsis (ID# 33343) (Hide Synopsis)

Objective(s) Within the Democracy Support Programme, a handbook on the use of force was drafted. The purpose of this handbook is to set out the Moldovan and international legal standards governing the role and obligations of the police in relation to demonstrations of all types. It also provides practical guidance on how to ensure that all relevant considerations are taken into account and that all decisions are recorded.

During the round table, this handbook was presented. 
Output/Results During the round table, the author of the handbook gave his considerations. Other international experts in the field of facilitating public assembly, made presentations in which they underlined the importance of observing European standards when policing demonstrations.

The presentations were followed by lively discussions and the official hand over of the handbook to the vice rector of the police academy of the Republic of Moldova. 
Conclusions/Follow Up The handbook was received well, most participant pointed out that the handbook would enhance the current devlopment from law enforcement agencies in Moldova. 
Participants Representatives from the ombudsman's office, NGOs, carabineers, police, ministry of interior, the court. 
Consultants/Experts Ralph Roche (Northern Ireland)
Errold Mooy (the Netherlands)
Adam Augustin (UK)
Francesc Guillen (Spain)
Sergei Ostaf (Moldova)
 
CoE Secretariat Willemien Los, Nelea Bugaevski 
Total No. Participants 31 
Last Modified

09/01/2012 




 
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