Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Football Against Racism in Europe Action in Razeni, Republic of Moldova

The FARE (Football Against Racism in Europe) network dedicated itself to fight racism and xenophobia in football across Europe, through co-ordinated action and common efforts, at local and national level, to bring together all those interested in combating discrimination in football. This year the FARE network supported the Charity Centre for Refugees initiative in the Republic of Moldova to bring together local communities from two villages and refugees residing in this country. On October 23, 2011, a FARE football tournament was organized in Razeni village, where teams from Mereni, Razeni villages and the UNHCR/refugee team participated. 

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Blood Donation Action

On the occasion of the UN week, at the initiative of the Charity Centre for Refugees with a strengthened support of UNHCR Moldova, a Blood Donation Action was held at the National Centre of Blood Transfusion (NCBT) on October 20, 2011. A refugee group of initiative expressed an interest in donating their blood to Moldovan citizens, thus proving that blood has no nationality, religion or race and that to give your blood costs nothing and it can save many lives no matter where you come from. Republic of Moldova received the refugees becoming a hosting and carrying country, that is why they decided to make a good cause for its benefit. 

Friday, October 7, 2011

Mass-media and Refugees

On 7 October, this year, a group of students – journalists of the Free International University of Moldova (ULIM), which are attending the course Mass media and refugees, have visited the Charity Center for Refugees (CCR).
Eager to learn more about the activity of this non-governmental organization, they communicated with the refugees and have enriched their knowledge about asylum, and found out outstanding details about the refugees lives.

Thursday, October 6, 2011

An awareness-raising visit to a lyceum in Cimislia, R. of Moldova

On October 6, this year, teams from the Charity Center for Refugees (CCR), in collaboration with the Society for Refugees (SR), with strengthened support of UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), organized an awareness-raising visit to the Theoretical Lyceum “A. Puşkin” in Cimişlia. The purpose of the visit was to inform students and teachers on asylum practices and refugees situation in R. Moldova, especially because in this high school some of the children of the big refugee family from Kirgizstan continue their studies.