Afternoon, on 8th of May 2019, the participants in the working meeting that took place during the day at the International Organisation for Migration Moldova, carried out a study visit to interact with the refugee community at the CCR.

During the visit, the guests from Sweden, Lithuania and Russia got acquainted more closely and detailed with the Community Centre’s activities to prioritize the directions and opportunities to provide a future support and assistance to CCR. Also, the present beneficiaries – from Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq, Libya, Sudan, Turkey, Yemen, Pakistan and Uzbekistan – have exposed their achievements, successes, problems and difficulties in their daily lives in the Republic of Moldova. At the same time, the refugees were interested in the visa regime in Sweden, Lithuania and Russia, the conditions of being there, etc., being pleased by receiving extensive and concrete answers.

CCR is happy to share its experience in the field of refugee integration in the Republic of Moldova with the guests from abroad. Following the visit, CCR was assured by a collaboration for the future, this meeting being a great start.

Paknehad Șabnam-Cristina