|UNHCR staff and refugees|
|Chisinau mayor Mr. Dorin Chirtoaca visiting UNHCR tent|
At 1 p.m. there took place the Official Opening Ceremony in the presence of the EU and local officials, though people started attending the event from 10 a.m. Embassies of the EU Member States and the EU-funded projects welcomed citizens in their tents to present and share their activities. There were distributed brochures which cover UNHCR activities, calendars, t-shirts and notebooks with UNHCR logos. The main objective of this action was to inform the local population, to raise awareness and to attract attention to the problems refugees face in Moldova.