Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Refugees and asylum seekers participated in excursion to ‘Orheiul Vechi’

On 19 September 2015, an excursion to Old Orhei (Orheiul Vechi) for newly arrived refugees and asylum seekers was organized by the Charity Centre for Refugees in cooperation with UNHCR Moldova and the Ministry of Culture RM. The main objective of the trip was to familiarize persons of concern with historic and architectural complex, as well as to recount culture and fortunes of the people who used to reside in this part of Moldova.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

UNHCR information session on human trafficking

On 11 September 2015, UNHCR Moldova alongside its implementing partner Charity Centre for Refugees (CCR) and Permanent Secretariat of the National Committee for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings organized information training on human trafficking. In this regard, UNHCR Moldova wanted to value the efforts and share the interest of RM in combating trafficking in human beings.

Monday, September 14, 2015

Closing ceremony of the Summer School

During the summer time, Charity Centre for Refugees (CCR) with the support of UNHCR organised enrichment activities for refugee/asylum seeking children two times per week Tuesday and Thursday. Refugee/asylum seeker children had Arabic lessons, art workshops (masks, paper-flowers, cards, puppet theater, clay animals, etc.), sports games and cinema.

All the efforts made by the children resulted in a feast on 25 August. The children showed the knowledge they learned during Arabic language classes, answering promptly to the brief quiz the

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Refugee and asylum seeking Women's Club

On 3 August, Women’s Club started its activity and programme that aim to improve conditions and opportunities for refugee/asylum seeking women on their way to integration into Moldavian society.

In August, Club was open two times per week on Monday and Wednesday, from 10 a.m. till 2 p.m., for all interested women including young girls. Starting with the month of September, at the request of refugee women, the activities of the Club take place daily on Saturday.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Moldova's Independence and Language Day

Most holiday celebrations offer opportunities to reflect on the themes of the day, the passing of time – momentous events and regrets. Observing the Independence Day of the Republic of Moldova, provides the same opportunities. This day commemorates events of fighting for state, rights, language, law and most important independence. 27 August 1991 was a crucial moment for the Republic of Moldova adopting the Declaration of Independence from the Soviet Union. In this context, Moldavians also celebrate the Language day on 30 August, marking the fact that the independent state returned back its official language.

Monday, September 7, 2015

UNHCR visit to Razeni and Mereni

19 August 2015, the Head of UNHCR office in Moldova, Mr. Traian Turcanu accompanied by the Deputy Director of the Bureau for Migration, Mrs. Ecaterina Silvestru and implementing partners paid a visit to Razeni and Mereni villages. It was a familiarization visit for the new Head of UNHCR to meet eight refugee families hosted by Moldavian communities since 2011. The visit was monitored by Charity Centre for Refugees (CCR).