Ștefan Urâtu

Ștefan Urâtu (born 9 January 1951) is a politician from Moldova.

Ștefan Urâtu
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Member of the Parliament of Moldova
In office
August – December 2010
Personal details
Born (1951-01-09) 9 January 1951 (age 72)
Ustia, Moldavian SSR, Soviet Union
Political partyLiberal Party
Other political
Alliance for European Integration (2009–2013)
Popular Front of Moldova
Children3 daughters
AwardsOrder of the Republic of Moldova


Ștefan Urâtu studied at the Veterinary and Zootechnics College from Carmanova, Grigoriopol rayon (1966–1967). He carried out his compulsory military service in the Soviet army (1969–1972), in Budapest, Hungary. In 1977, he graduated from the State Pedagogical Institute from Tiraspol, the department of physics and mathematics. Between 1988–1992, Ștefan Urâtu was pro-dean of the department of physics and mathematics of the Tiraspol State University. He has published over 30 scientific articles in the area of physics of metals and applying the radioactive isotopes.[1]

Ștefan Urâtu was a Popular Front of Moldova member of the Republican Council in the Tiraspol section between 1989–1992. He was politically detained together with the "Ilașcu Group" between 2 June and 21 August 1992.

In 1990, he founds the first non-governmental association — the Committee for Human Rights from Transnistria in the Tiraspol-based section of the Popular Front. Between 1993–2009, he was the chairman of the Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in Moldova (elected in 1993, 1998, 2006).[2]

Ștefan Urâtu was an adviser of Mihai Ghimpu after 12 February 2010.[3] He was a deputy in the Parliament of Moldova in 2010.[4][5]

He was decorated, by a presidential decree, with Moldova's highest state decoration – the Order of the Republic.[6][7]

Since 2011, Ștefan Urâtu was Vice-President of the Central Electoral Commission of the Republic of Moldova.[8]



  1. ^ Biographical Data
  2. ^ Biographical Data
  3. ^ Ştefan Urâtu - consilierul lui Ghimpu pe probleme politice
  4. ^ Ştefan Urâtu renunţă la funcţia de consilier prezidenţial în favoarea mandatului de deputat
  5. ^ Ştefan Urâtu nu va mai fi consilier prezidenţial, dar deputat
  6. ^ Members of "Ilascu Group", awarded „Ordinul Republicii"
  7. ^ Vocea Basarabiei, Un grup de persoane au fost decorate cu „Ordinul Republicii”
  8. ^ "Componenţa Comisiei" (in Romanian). Comisia Electorală Centrală a Republicii Moldova. Retrieved 19 July 2013. Dr. Ştefan Urîtu - Vicepreşedintele Comisiei Electorale Centrale
  9. ^ Members of "Ilascu Group", awarded „Ordinul Republicii"

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