During HRC general discussions, panel debates and interactive dialogues with the Special Procedures, during the past three years, either as an HRC member or not, the State has joined:
Regional or subregional
Overall, as a HRC member, has participated in more than 10% of panel discussions, general debates and interactive dialogues.
Longest outstanding country visit request >
SR on health, 2015
Received Sub-Committee visit
The Republic of Moldova tabled voluntary pledges and commitments in support for its candidacy for membership for the period 2010-2013 on 10 March 2010.
At international level, Moldova pledged to: ratify the CRPD; extend a Standing Invitation to all Special Procedures; support and cooperate with work of the Council and its mechanisms; cooperate constructively within the UPR mechanism and submit a midterm evaluation; support OHCHR’s activities; promote the involvement of NGOs at all levels; and extend an invitation to all regional and international human rights bodies, structures and mechanisms to visit the country.
Nationally, Moldova made commitments to: combat discrimination; introduce a compulsory course in civic education; draft strategies on social inclusion of persons with disabilities; prevent trafficking; protect minorities; and promote human rights education.
An analysis of steps taken by Moldova in fulfilment of its international pledges shows that, in terms of contributing to the work of the Council, Moldova participated in 23% of panel discussions, 26% of general debates and 8% of interactive dialogues. Regarding cooperation with Special Procedures, Moldova extended a Standing Invitation in June 2010, and has accepted 6 out of 8 visit requests. Regarding UPR, Moldova has not, so far, presented a mid-term UPR report.