During 4-5 of February 2020, the director of the Charity Centre for Refugees, Mr. Djavid Paknehad participated at the Common Workshop organized by the OHCHR Moldova and Agency of Inter-ethnic Relations “International system of monitoring human rights. Combined reports no 12, 13 and 14 of the Republic of Moldova for Elimination of Racial Discrimination”.

The workshops included discussions about the mandate of the Committee for Elimination of Racial Discrimination, reporting cycle, protection of the minorities in the UN system, analyze of the combined report on discrimination for Republic of Moldova, including international standards and national policies in the field of protection of minorities and others.

Mr. Djavid Paknehad shared information regarding the situation of the refugees in the Republic of Moldova, explaining the asylum system and the specific of the refugees and asylum-seekers, their rights and entitlements and the asylum gaps.

Text: Doina Crăciun, project assistant