Consultation sessions within the project „Contribution of the Civil Society to Countering New Hybrid Threats as a Response to Refugee Influx: Active Resilience Approach of the Republic of Moldova”

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On November 9 and 10, 2022, in the premises of the Association for Foreign Policy (APE), a series of consultations were launched with representatives of state institutions, civil society and the media, which had as topics of discussion the management of the Ukrainian refugee crisis, analyzing the actions of state institutions and civil society in countering new hybrid threats as a result of the influx of refugees, identifying disinformation messages and current issues, related to the main consequences of the Russian Federation’s war against Ukraine.

During the discussions, the participants of the event stated different perspectives of the topics addressed and identified various problems of common interest that can be remedied through the intensification of communication between civil society, the press and state institutions.

The events were attended by representatives of the National Social Assistance Agency, the Reintegration Policy Bureau, the Inter-Ethnic Relations Agency, IOM Moldova, Moldova for PEACE, Newsmaker and the Security Zone.

These consultations are organized within the project „Contribution of the Civil Society to Countering New Hybrid Threats as a Response to Refugee Influx: Active Resilience Approach of the Republic of Moldova” implemented by APE in partnership with Nord News, the “Pro-Europe” European Center from Comrat and The Security Zone, funded by a grant from the Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR) with support from the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.