Invitation to an online event — Moldova’s “Theft of the Century”

Invitation to an online event — Moldova’s “Theft of the Century”

10.06.2021
The Left in the European Parliament, the Open Dialogue Foundation, Freedom Advocacy invite you to attend the online event  Moldova’s “Theft of the Century” – ostensible investigations or sincere lust for justice? Monday, 14 June 202118:00 – 19:30 CEST Zoom session & Live streaming available on ODF’s Facebook page  On the occasion of the publication […]
ODF travels to Rome to relaunch the draft bill for an Italian Magnitsky Law

ODF travels to Rome to relaunch the draft bill for an Italian Magnitsky Law

10.02.2020
On February 6-7, 2020, a delegation of the Open Dialogue Foundation went on a two-days mission to Rome with the aim to relaunch the draft bill for an Italian Magnitsky Law, following a series of events in the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate on the matter
ODF in the EP in Strasbourg: the Fall of Sandu’s Government in Moldova

ODF in the EP in Strasbourg: the Fall of Sandu’s Government in Moldova

19.12.2019
On December 18-19, 2019, the Open Dialogue Foundation’s team, together with human rights defenders from Moldova, conducted very constructive meetings in the European Parliament in plenary session in Strasbourg. The delegation consisted of Ana Ursachi, attorney prosecuted for political reasons, Stefan Gligor, co-founder and Justice and Advocacy Program Director at the Center for Policies and Reforms, Stella Juntuan, activist and former member of the Moldovan parliament, Grigore Petrenco, political refugee in Germany and leader of the Red Bloc opposition party, and was led by our colleague Martin Mycielski, Public Affairs Director at ODF.
Defending the right to defend: IOL demands end to harassment of lawyers Botagoz Jardemalie and Ana Ursachi

Defending the right to defend: IOL demands end to harassment of lawyers Botagoz Jardemalie and Ana Ursachi

14.06.2018
The International Observatory for Lawyers in Danger (IOL) recently published two statements expressing its concern for Ana Ursachi and Botagoz Jardemalie, both lawyers and human rights defenders, from Moldova and Kazakhstan, respectively.
Report: The authorities of Moldova roll back the democratisation process and fail to fulfill their obligations to the EU

Report: The authorities of Moldova roll back the democratisation process and fail to fulfill their obligations to the EU

17.05.2018
Year in and year out, Moldova cannot shake off the shackles of corruption, oligarchy, and selective justice. International partners expressed their readiness to render assistance to the country in carrying out the necessary reforms, but they have faced sabotage and inactivity
Moldova: In violation of the right to defence, court issued an order to arrest counsel Ana Ursachi

Moldova: In violation of the right to defence, court issued an order to arrest counsel Ana Ursachi

30.03.2018
A Moldovan court has sanctioned the arrest of counsel Ana Ursachi. The court session was carried out in the absence of her defenders. The authorities engaged a public defender in the judicial process, which can be regarded as a way to legalise the court decision
Delegation of defenders from the ODF attends 37th Human Rights Council in support of harassed lawyers

Delegation of defenders from the ODF attends 37th Human Rights Council in support of harassed lawyers

09.03.2018
Between 1 and 2 March, 2018, a delegation of defenders from the Open Dialog Foundation met in Geneva on the occasion of the 37th session of the UN Human Rights Council.
Programme OSCE PA Side-event on protection of Lawyers

Programme OSCE PA Side-event on protection of Lawyers

22.02.2018
Persecution of lawyers: selected cases from Moldova, Azerbaijan, Turkey, Ukraine, Russia and Kazakhstan
PACE: “International obligations of the Republic of Moldova and risks for its credibility abroad”

PACE: “International obligations of the Republic of Moldova and risks for its credibility abroad”

16.10.2017
On 12 October, 2017, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) signed a written declaration entitled “International obligations of the Republic of Moldova and risks for its credibility abroad”.
Invitation to a seminar “Reform of the INTERPOL: Don’t let it be stopped halfway” – OSCE HDIM 2017

Invitation to a seminar “Reform of the INTERPOL: Don’t let it be stopped halfway” – OSCE HDIM 2017

05.09.2017
Recent abuses of INTERPOL by non-democratic states, such as the Red Notice issued by Turkey to detain Mr Doğan Akhanlı in Spain and other relevant cases in Russia, Moldova, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan, show why the reforms introduced by INTERPOL should be implemented decisively and without delay
The Captured State: Politically Motivated Prosecution in Moldova And Usurpation of Power by Vladimir Plahotniuc

The Captured State: Politically Motivated Prosecution in Moldova And Usurpation of Power by Vladimir Plahotniuc

22.05.2017
Against the backdrop of growing public discontent with the current government, the political regime in Moldova is becoming tougher. The powerful oligarch Vladimir Plahotniuc has monopolised the influence on the state authorities and, currently, he controls law enforcement agencies.
‘The Captured State’: Persecution of Oppositionists, Media Representatives And Human Rights Defenders in Moldova

‘The Captured State’: Persecution of Oppositionists, Media Representatives And Human Rights Defenders in Moldova

02.05.2017
Against the backdrop of growing public discontent with the current government, the political regime in Moldova is becoming tougher. Opposition activists and human rights activists increasingly frequently face politically motivated criminal prosecutions.
Written declaration “Moldova: political oppression against civil society and key witnesses” signed by 23 members of PACE

Written declaration “Moldova: political oppression against civil society and key witnesses” signed by 23 members of PACE

25.01.2017
The result of our intense current work at Council of Europe in Strasburg: “Written declaration Moldova: political oppression against civil society and key witnesses” signed by 23 members of Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe!
The ODF’s support of the civil society in Moldova – high-level meetings at PACE & EP

The ODF’s support of the civil society in Moldova – high-level meetings at PACE & EP

24.01.2017
Mid-December 2016 was a period of intense work on the support of the civil society in Moldova. With a group of its prominent representatives we held series of high-level meetings in the EP as well as PACE to discuss the country’s political and human rights problems.
Open Dialogue Foundation’s 2017 season’s greetings and 2016 top achievements

Open Dialogue Foundation’s 2017 season’s greetings and 2016 top achievements

04.01.2017
As the Open Dialog Foundation, we would like to thank you for your support during the past year and wish you all the best in your professional and personal life in 2017! On this occasion we would like also to share with you some of the ODF’s top achievements of the year 2016.