Implemented projects Vulnerability expertise of normative acts in terms of human rights

Vulnerability expertise of normative acts in terms of human rights

Project “Vulnerability expertise of normative acts in terms of human rights” will be implemented during June 1, 2013 – December 31, 2013 and will be funded by Civil Rights Defenders from Sweden.

Mission of the project: Through the Project “Vulnerability expertise of normative acts in terms of human rights” it will be performed the expertise of legislation of the Republic of Moldova in terms of human rights, which will allow:

·    Identification and elimination of legal framework problems that favour appearance, perpetuation or increasing the situations of human rights violations, including gender equality;

 ·     People information about drafts laws contain and mediatisation of discriminatory drafts laws.

Project expected results include:

 ·        enhancing transparency of the legislative process;

 ·        removal of up to 1/3 of the legislative risks of human rights violation, including legal provisions generating or favouring acts of discrimination;

 ·        public better informed about discriminatory norms in drafts laws and empowered to be engaged in a qualified social-political dialogue with the legislator.

 Activities:

1. Experts training organization

Training scope is to create capacities for human rights expertise performing through CAPC experts’ familiarization with Guide to perform vulnerability expertise of drafts normative acts in terms of human rights and e-template.

2. Vulnerability expertise of normative acts in terms of human rights

 The experts will conduct vulnerability expertise of drafts normative acts in terms of human rights of the distributed draft normative acts using the electronic template.

3. Press-conferences organization

 Press conferences will be organized in order to inform the media and the public about important evolutions in the legislation, emerging through the promotion of new draft laws in Parliament. At these press conferences, the important risks of promoting defective laws will be outlined and their impact for the population will be explained.

4. Preparing and dissemination of press releases to the media on important findings of expert opinions on draft laws

Press releases will be made as frequently as found necessary to inform the public on the stakes of the emerging legislation (once every two weeks).

At the end of the project, a final roundtable with representatives of the Parliament, governmental authorities, media, civil society and other representatives from the legal community will be held in order to announce the effectiveness of the vulnerability expertise of drafts normative acts in terms of human rights mechanism used by the CAPC in 2013-2014. The main purpose of the roundtable will be to summarize the achievements of vulnerability expertise of drafts normative acts in terms of human rights in 2013-2014.

Vulnerability expertise of normative acts in terms of human rights is carried out by CAPC through the Project “Vulnerability expertise of normative acts in terms of human rights”, financial supported by Civil Rights Defenders from Sweden.