Government of Republic of Moldova

National Council for Child Rights Protection

Consiliul Național pentru Protecția Drepturilor Copilului

Ordinary meeting. No 1/2014

Minors left without parental care as result of economic migration in the attention of the Council

The meeting of the National Council for Child Rights Protection heard a report on the completion of General Questionnaire on the implementation of the Lanzarote Convention and Thematic Questionnaire for the first round of monitoring "Sexual abuse of children in the circle of trust" by the central public administration authoritiesю

Deputy - Prime Minister of the Republic of Moldova, Tatiana Potîng stressed the importance to carry out a quantitative study on the number of minors left without parental care due to migration. Thus, according to data available, at the end of 2012, 14.5% of the minors had a parent working outside the country.

UNICEF Representative in Moldova, Nune Mangasaryan operated with data from a UNICEF study stating that the number of juveniles deprived of parental care as result of economic migration amounts to 20 percent. UNICEF Representative reiterated the need to create a unique database of children with parents working abroad for a more efficient targeting of social assistance efforts.

Members of the National Council for Child Rights Rights Protection approved the Work Plan for the current year. National Council for Child Rights Protection was revived in 2010 by concluding an agreement that allowed creation of the permanent secretariat of NCCRP.

 

Materialele ședinței 1-2014