On 24 May 2016, the Collaboration Agreement was updated and signed for an indefinite period between Mrs. Olga Poalelungi, the Director of the Bureau of Migration and Asylum of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, and Mr. Djavid Paknehad, the Director of the Charity Centre for Refugees, implementing partner of UNHCR. The agreement provides the legal framework and underlines the specific objectives of collaboration and has as main purpose the cooperation for building a stable partnership and streamlining necessary measures to strengthen the conditions of the asylum in the Republic of Moldova and provide assistance to asylum seekers, refugees and the beneficiaries of humanitarian protection.

With the support of UNHCR Moldova, the Charity Centre for Refugees has been fruitfully collaborating with the Bureau of Migration and Asylum for more than 14 years, providing transparent and efficient assistance and support to refugees and beneficiaries of form of protection, through a range of common activities and events aimed at cultural and social integration into Moldovan society.

Maria Pîslaraş – CCR Project Assistant