"Procedure for the determination of the status of the stateless person"
The NGO Law Center of Advocates, in the framework of the project "Providing legal assistance to stateless persons in the Republic of Moldova", organized with the support of the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR Moldova) in cooperation with the Migration and Asylum Bureau, organized on April 27-28, 2017, a Workshop on Statelessness regarding the "Status of Statelessness Determination Procedure”.
As part of the event hosted by the NGO Law Center of Advocates, there were 12 professionals from the BMA, the Law Center of Advocates and representatives of UNHCR Moldova and UNHCR Brussels. Among the participants were the following:
During the event, discussions were addressed on the Status of Statelessness Determination Procedure, CDA activities within the framework of the pilot project that provides for the elaboration of statistics of stateless people on the territory of the Republic of Moldova. In addition to the theoretical part, interviews with stateless persons are planned to be held in order to change or improve the situation, therefore Valeria Cherednichenko came up with various recommendations. The criteria for the lodge of the asylum application, the interview procedure, amendments to the decision, etc. were analyzed. The event ended with a common agreement on the need to develop a new model of decision to be approved and implemented shortly by the BMA.
Event organized within the project "Providing legal assistance to stateless persons in the Republic of Moldova", implemented by the NGO Law Center of Advocates.