Forum of Ethnic Minorities held in Chisinau
A Forum of Ethnic Minorities titled, Preservation of Moldova’s Statehood, took place in Chisinau on 21 April 2018.
The event was organized by the Commission for Inter-ethnic Relations of the Civil Society Council under the Moldovan President, in cooperation with the leaders of the national and territorial ethnic and cultural organizations.
Attending the forum were representatives of the Ukrainian, Russian, Gagauz, Bulgarian, Azeri, Belarusian and other communities. At the event, ethnic minorities’ representatives gave more speeches about the consolidation of the society and preservation of Moldova’s sovereignty.
At the end of the event, a joint declaration was approved on the preservation of culture and peace, development of dialogue platforms, strengthening the society and international cooperation for the good of Moldova’s citizens.
Last time, the Forum of Ethnic Minorities was held five years ago.
Representatives of 120 of ethnic minorities live in Moldova, according to data by the Inter-ethnic Relations Bureau.