Moldova to sign agreement with International Committee of Red Cross
09:59 | 30.09.2022 Category: Social
Chisinau, 30 Sep. /MOLDPRES/- The presidential decree on initiation of negotiations on the draft Agreement between the Republic of Moldova and the International Committee of the Red Cross /ICRC/ on the status, privileges and immunities of the International Committee of the Red Cross in the Republic of Moldova was published today in the Official Journal and entered into force.
The agreement aims to set the legal framework that will allow the ICRC to benefit from the same conditions as any other international organization based in our country.
Under the document, representatives of the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection, the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of Economy, the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration, as well as other institutions will be involved in the negotiation process.
The humanitarian assistance provided by the International Committee of the Red Cross in Moldova consists of crisis management support projects, including the one related to the large flow of refugees from Ukraine, psychological support programs for refugee children, refugee inclusion projects.