CDA has established partnerships at national and international level, which present the evidence of the recognition of the effectiveness and prestige of the association.
Law Center of Advocates (CDA) has been cooperating with UNHCR Moldova for more than 25 years, being since 1998 the only legal partner of the UN Refugee Agency in the Republic of Moldova. For more than 20 years the UN Refugee Agency has also been the main donor of CDA projects in the fields of asylum, migration, statelessness and integration of foreigners.
CDA is a full member of the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE) and an associate member of the European Network on Statelessness (ENS).
In 2022- 2023 alone, CDA carried out several projects in cooperation with or funded by such international or humanitarian organizations as UNHCR-Moldova, UNDP Moldova, Council of Europe Office in Chisinau, International Organization of the Francophonie, Soros Foundation Moldova, Oxfam International, Farmacéuticos Mundi, HEKS/ EPER, Austrian Development Agency (ADA), NACHBAR IN NOT (NiN) Foundation, Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe, US Embassy in Moldova.
At the national level, CDA’s partners are institutions and organisations working in the field of human rights and the rights of refugees, asylum seekers, displaced persons, stateless persons, foreigners, undocumented migrants, or with duties and responsibilities in this field.
CDA’s core partners in the country are the General Inspectorate for Migration (GIM), the General Inspectorate of Border Police (GIBP), the People Advocate (Ombudsman) Office, the National Institute of Justice, the National Legal Aid Council (NLAC).
CDA cooperates with the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) in organising trainings for target groups of professionals in the field of human rights, refugee rights, asylum, statelessness, integration of foreigners, such as lawyers, judges, prosecutors, employees of public institutions and civil servants.
CDA collaborates with several international and Moldovan NGOs, including AVE Copiii, ACTED, Caritas Moldova, Keystone Moldova, HelpAge Moldova, INTERSOS, Refugee Charity Centre (RCC), Danish Refugee Council (DRC), Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), Romanian National Council for Refugees (CNRR).