The “Miras-Moldova” public association was established as initiative group in 2008 and officially registrated as a public organisation in 2010, initiated and run by young people, aimed to protect and research cultural diversity in Moldova and Gagauzia region especially. However we could not remain aloof from the social problems of our country.
That’s why The “Miras-Moldova” supports children’s homes, different philanthropic institutions and individuals, male or female from any community with all types of disability including physical, sensory, mental and learning disabilities.
The mission of The “Miras-Moldova” public association i
s to assist for social integration of ethnic minorities to Moldovan society and to save the cultural heritage of Moldovan population.To achieve these goals, The “Miras-Moldova” focuses its activities in the following areas:
* Supporting in-country and trans-border cooperation projects, including the Gagauzia region, aimed to promote interethnic and intercultural dialogue as a tool of confidence-building and conflict prevention;
* Promotion of projects and programmes aimed at protecting minorities’ rights, harmonizing interethnic relations, preserving linguistic and cultural diversity and fostering intercultural dialogue;
* Providing in the Law on Local Governments and the Law on Administrative and Territorial Division for obligatory consultations with representatives of civil society in the making of decisions related to the structure of administrative bodies as well as changes to the administrative and territorial borders;
* Studying the ethno-cultural needs of national minorities and to take measures in order to meet them, based on international standards and internal legislation;
The “Miras-Moldova” carries out its activities in collaboration with government agencies and local public authorities, educational institutions, international and local nongovernmental organisations, which respect the same values.
The organisation received a status of sending and hosting organisation on frames of the European Voluntary Service (action 2 of the Youth in Action Programme). Details of the organisation are available in on-line European EVS Data base with a number 2011-PL-169. The EVS accreditation allows the organisation to be involved as European Voluntary Service partner at the period between 30 may 2011 – 30 may 2014.
Why did The “Miras-Moldova” public association decide to invite European volunteers?
We believe that going for this way will not only help us to learn, develop and improve in areas we were not doing well, but will enable us to benchmark our self against the up-to-date practice nationally. It does demonstrate to both our existing and potential new volunteers that their contributions are of immense value.
If you are interested in collaboration with The “Miras-Moldova”
or would like support or advice in supporting volunteers within your organisation please see our website for further details or email miras.moldovaATgmail.com.