About Us

WHO WE ARE

The Law Center of Advocates (LCA) is a public, non-political, non-profit association, registered on February 24, 1997 at the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Moldova.

The mission of the organization is: Respecting and promoting the fundamental rights and freedoms of asylum seekers, refugees, people with humanitarian protection, stateless persons, persons at risk of becoming stateless, foreigners in difficulty (including foreigners in public custody).

WHAT WE DO

Our Mission

Legal Assistance

Providing free legal assistance to all refugees, asylum seekers, persons with humanitarian protection, stateless persons and persons at risk of becoming stateless, foreigners in difficulty.

Training

Training for lawyers, judges, government staff in the context of migration, refugees and statelessness, respect for human rights.

Advocacy

Advocacy activities regarding the access of refugees, asylum seekers, persons with humanitarian protection, stateless persons, and persons at risk of becoming stateless to the social protection, health and educational systems.

Monitoring

Monitoring policies, legislation, and activities of state institutions in the field of migration, asylum, statelessness, and naturalization.

CDA Structure

The governing bodies of the CDA association

The governing bodies of the CDA association are:

– General assembly
– The council of the association (Board);
– Executive director;
– Censor.

 

Partners

Our Partners

CDA is an associate member of the European Network on Statelessness (ENS). In cooperation with ENS, we have achieved the profile of of the Republic of Moldova in the project Statelessness Index

Within the FReMM project, carried out by the International Center for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) , CDA employees were trained for monitoring forced return operations

Meet Our Team

Team-Member-Male
Alexei Barbaneagra President
Email: alexei.barbaneagra@cda.md
+373 69167014
(including Viber, WhatsApp)
Team-Member-Male
Oleg Palii Executive director/Lawyer
Email: oleg.palii@cda.md
Tel: +373 69137160
(including Viber, WhatsApp)
Team-Member-Female
Svetlana Jioara Program Director
Email: svetlana.jioara@cda.md
Team-Member-Female
Diana Panov Border monitor/lawyer
Email: diana.panov@cda.md
Tel: +373 60574848
(including Viber, WhatsApp)
Team-Member-Male
Ion Bambuleac Legal Counsellor/asylum
Email: ion.bambuleac@cda.md
Tel: +373 68828180
(including Viber, WhatsApp)
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Law Center Legal Counsellor/statelessness
Email: law-center@cda.md
Tel: +373 69199999