UN Moldova awards outstanding human rights actions in 2015

The United Nations in Moldova awarded the most outstanding achievements in the field of human rights in the Republic of Moldova in 2015, during a ceremony broadcast live by public TV Moldova 1 and Radio Moldova.

Organized each year since 2004 on international Human Rights Day, December 10, the UN Gala of Human Rights Awards highlights and awards the most creative, innovative, high-impact and courageous human rights initiatives and actions in Moldova during the past year.

“Today we are celebrating the International Human Rights Day, and 67th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. We will mark this event by acknowledging the courage, creativity, and inspirational leadership of Moldova’s human rights champions, organizations and persons who will be awarded for their instrumental contribution to moving forward and upward the human rights agenda in Moldova and making sure no one is left behind”, said Dafina Gercheva, UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative in Moldova.

The 2015 awards for outstanding achievements in the field of human rights were given to:

  • Alliance of Community Centers for Accessto Information and Training (Infonet), for promoting an innovative and inclusive approach to ensuring the right of persons with disabilities to participate in elections.

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// THE UN IN MOLDOVA MAGAZINE. December, 2015, No. 3 (64), page 24 - www.un.md/publicdocget/358/

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