New cooperation perspectives for the Republic of Moldova and the Italian Republic on the quality judicial training of professionals in the justice sector became possible thanks to the Memorandum of understanding concluded between Ecaterina Popa, ad interim director of the National Institute of Justice, and Giorgio Lattanzi, President of the Superior School of Magistracy (SSM).


On January 19-20, 2023, at the National Institute of Justice, took place the training dedicated to the particularities of the ECtHR case-law on hate speech. The event brought together judges and prosecutors, who were mentored by Romanita Iordache and Natalia Alkiviadou, consultants of the Council of Europe, and Janeta Hanganu, lawyer at the European Court of Human Rights.


The National Institute of Justice, the Institute for European Policies and Reforms (IPRE) and the German Agency for International Cooperation have started today, January 17, 2023, the continuous training course “Financial investigation, recovery and confiscation of criminal assets in the Republic of Moldova”. The activity, which will last three days, is addressed to prosecutors, prosecution officers and inspectors from several institutions with work competences in the field: The Anticorruption Prosecutor’s Office, the Prosecutor’s Office for Combating Organized Crime and Special Causes, the National Anticorruption Center, the Service for Preventing and Combating Money Laundering and the Agency for the Recovery of Criminal Assets.


Strengthening the training skills of trainers is one of the National Institute of Justice priorities, raising the professionalism of the NIJ beneficiaries being directly proportional to the quality of training and training skills of the NIJ trainers. That is why the first professional development activity of this year organized by the National Institute of Justice in partnership with the Council of Europe (CoE) included a winter school in the field of adult training methodology. The event, addressed to a group of trainers, took place in January 11-12, 2023.



On Friday, December 16, 2022, the National Institute of Justice was visited by the officials of the Embassy of Sweden in the Republic of Moldova – Thomas Alveteg, deputy head of the Development Cooperation Section, and Virginia Bilici, program coordinator, as well as by representatives of EcoContact – Tatiana Echim, project manager, and Tatiana Gumene, communication expert. On behalf of the National Institute of Justice, the meeting was attended by Ecaterina Popa, ad interim Director, Cezara-Elena Polisca, head of the Didactics, Methodological and Training of Trainers Section and Olga Marandici, head of the International Relations Section.