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Mesaj video al echipei de ţară ONU în Moldova 2015 / End video message of UN Country Team ...
29 December 2015

Mesaj video al echipei de ţară ONU în Moldova 2015 / End video message of UN Country Team in Moldova

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The transformation to a more sustainable and just world begins now
28 December 2015

By Mogens Lykketoft, President of the UN General Assembly

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Moldova: farewell 2015 and hello 2016
24 December 2015

Reason for optimism number 1. On the edge of the largest market in the world - the European Union - and with labour costs a tiny fraction of the EU average, Moldova could be a magnet for investment for the European consumer. Moldova's Free Econ... More...

A New Era of Opportunity
23 December 2015

Seventy years ago, the United Nations was created from the ashes of the Second World War. Seven decades later, in Paris, nations have united in the face of another threat – the threat to life as we know it due to a rapidly warming planet.... More...

Moldova’s population is living longer, but not healthier
22 December 2015

The Demographic Research Center, in partnership with UNFPA, United Nations Population Fund, launched the policy paper “Healthy life Expectancy - Overall Indicator of Population Health” showing that life expectancy at birth ... More...

Let your Light Shine
18 December 2015

We have seen some dark days in our world this year. In 2015 we have seen acts of sickening violence, the fury of nature, and – perhaps most poignant of all – the corpse of a Syrian baby boy, Aylan Kurdi, face-down on a Mediterranean... More...

Over one thousand students from 30 schools in Moldova learned what democracy means
18 December 2015

Over one thousand students from 30 schools in Moldova learned about democratic practices from the trainers of the Centre for Continuous Electoral Training (CCET) with the support of United Nations Development Program (UNDP) within the project &... More...

PLURAL+ Moldova 2015 Gala
18 December 2015

On 18th of December, on the occasion of celebrating the International Migrants Day, the 7th annual Gala of the video and photo contest PLURAL+ Moldova 2015 Gala was organised at Meteora Club. The contest was launched earli... More...

“The Republic of Moldova – a young country without young people?” – the third Demographic ...
17 December 2015

The Demographic Research Center in partnership with UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund in the Republic of Moldova, launched the third Demographic Barometer entitled “The Situation of Young People in the Republic of Moldova: from De... More...

Moldova destroys over 1,400 weapons with support of the EU and UNDP SEESAC
17 December 2015

With the financial support of the EU, over 1,400 small arms and light weapons were destroyed by the Ministry of Internal Affairs’ General Police Directorate of the Republic of Moldova, on 17 December 2015, at the smelting facility KST ARE... More...

The inauguration of the of medical waste collection and destruction site in Prison No. 16
16 December 2015

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has presented today the innovative site for collection and disposal of medical waste equipped with a Baltner device at the Pruncul nr.16 Prison Hospital.

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State University of Medicine may introduce a study course on torture
16 December 2015

State University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Nicolae Testemitanu” may introduce an optional study course on the phenomenon of torture and other inhuman treatment, both to the university and post-university study courses, in accordance... More...

The fifth regional parliamentary forum "Dialogue with citizens" was held in Comrat
15 December 2015

On Monday, December 14, 2015, in Comrat took place the fifth regional parliamentary forum "Dialogue with citizens", where MPs of the Parliament of Moldova met with residents from Comrat district. The forum was organized with the assistance of t... More...

Improved maternal and child healthcare on the left bank of the Nistru River
15 December 2015

The quality of medical services provided to women and child on the left bank of the Nistru River has improved considerably. Thanks to the intervention of development partners, the maternity departments in three hospitals were renovated and equi... More...

Republic of Moldova ranks 107 out of 188 in Human Development Index
14 December 2015

Republic of Moldova ranks 107 out of 188 countries and territories in Human Development Index (HDI). The 2015 Human Development Report, was released today at a ceremony in Ethiopia, and urges gov... More...

Historic Paris Agreement on Climate Change
12 December 2015

195 Nations Set Path to Keep Temperature Rise Well Below 2 Degrees Celsius 

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UN Moldova marks with awards the most outstanding human rights actions in 2015
11 December 2015

The United Nations in Moldova marked with awards the most outstanding achievements in the field of human rights in the Republic of Moldova in 2015 during a ceremony broadcast live by the public TV Moldova 1 and Radio Moldova.

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Entrepreneurs from Balti and Chisinau learn how to get financing to develop innovations in...
11 December 2015

The project ‚Innovative Entrepreneurship for Local Sustainable Development’ continues the series of training for entrepreneurs wishing to apply innovations in their businesses, and to increase profits obtaining new sources of financ... More...

Professional and amateur photographers were awarded within the national contest "Equality ...
11 December 2015

Winners of the National Photography Competition "Equality through Lenses" were awarded today, December 10, on the International Human Rights Day. The premiere was held within the launching event of the exhibitions and debates under the title "W... More...

Global campaign "16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence" has ended
11 December 2015

Global campaign "16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence", which started on November 25, ended today, December 10, on the International Human Rights Day. The closing event of the campaign has mobilized at least 100 representatives of ... More...

UN Security Council Adopts Historic Resolution on Youth, Peace and Security
10 December 2015

The United Nations Security Council today adopted an historic resolution on youth, peace and security, which for the first time in its history focuses entirely on the role of young men and women in peacebuilding and countering violent extremism... More...

Winners of the drawing and painting contest “Talent does not take bribes. Integrity in ima...
10 December 2015

Winners of the drawing and painting contest “Talent does not take bribes. Integrity in images” were awarded on International Anticorruption Day, 9 December by the National Anti-Corruption Center (NAC). The contest was organized in t... More...

Republic of Moldova reviews the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of the C...
9 December 2015

On 8th December 2015, 150 of participants, the representatives of the central and local public administration and the civil society participated at the National Conference: „The implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Chi... More...

The unfinished business of pension reform in Moldova
8 December 2015

In the early to mid-1990s, the Moldovan Government often didn’t pay pensions on time – sometimes they were up to 2 years late. And, they were often paid in-kind. This situation was a symptom of the trials and tribulations that the c... More...

20 successful Energy Efficiency and Renewable Initiatives have been rewarded today at Mold...
5 December 2015

20 successful initiatives advocating renewables and energy efficiency have been rewarded at Moldova Eco-Energetica Ceremony, 2015 Edition – an event conducted at “Mihai Eminescu” Theatre. More than 400 invitees, including repr... More...

UN and YOPESO sign partnership to promote accessibility concepts in Moldova
4 December 2015

On the occasion of the International Day of People with Disabilities 2015, the United Nations in Moldova and Yopeso, a software development company, signed a partnership agreement to promote accessibility concepts in Moldova.

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The Republic of Moldova learns to accurately estimate greenhouse gas emissions
3 December 2015

In the period of October – November 2015, members of the national teams responsible for compiling the greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) inventory for the energy and forestry sector, have attended several training sessions. The activities wer... More...

Young entrepreneurs from both banks of the Nistru river met at a Business Forum in Chisinau
3 December 2015

Over one hundred young entrepreneurs from Moldova discussed the reality and possibilities to develop their businesses at a Forum today, organized by the National Association of Young Managers from Moldova (ANTiM). They were able to network and ... More...

I'm a personality!
3 December 2015

On the occasion of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, marked annually worldwide, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) carries out an awareness raising campaign “I’m a personali... More...

SWOP 2015: Moldova is prepared to ensure protection of women and girls in the event of a m...
3 December 2015

The health needs of women and adolescents are too often neglected in humanitarian response to natural disasters and conflicts around the world, even though whether women and girls live or die in a crisis often depends on access to basic sexual ... More...

The first meeting of mayors, partners of the Migration and Local Development Project
3 December 2015

Mayors, partners of the Migration and Local Development Project, attended the first meeting of the Project.

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Moldova can produce more 6,000 MWth of heat and 4,000 MWel of electricity by applying co-g...
2 December 2015

Republic of Moldova estimated its potential for cogeneration based on useful heat energy to over 6,222 MW of heat and 4,636 MW of electricity out of renewable sources. Using natural energy sources based on advanced technologies can reduce energ... More...

Countries adopt UNAIDS Fast-Track Strategy to double number of people on life-saving HIV t...
1 December 2015

An estimated 15.8 million people are now on HIV treatment, a doubling from five years ago, as countries adopt the UNAIDS Fast-Track Strategy using data to fine-tune delivery of HIV prevention and treatment services to reach people being left be... More...

Public health and sustainable development on the agenda of the National Health Forum
1 December 2015

The adaptation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to the Moldovan national context, financial protection in health care, effective response to noncommunicable diseases, and hospital and public health reforms were the major topics on the ag... More...

Belarusian film series on HIV positive young man "Above the Sky" will be broadcasted at Mo...
30 November 2015

On the occasion of the World AIDS Day, the public TV Moldova 1, in partnership with the United Nations in Moldova, will broadcast for the first time in Moldova the film series "Above the Sky". The movie was produced in 2012 by the United Nation... More...

A European Union funded project brings the issue of torture in psychiatric facilities to t...
30 November 2015

The issue of torture, inhuman and degrading treatment in psychiatric institutions is to the attention of Moldovan authorities. The representatives of the General Prosecutor’s Office, Ministry of Health as well as other decision makers, me... More...

Majority of Moldovans is concerned about the high level of corruption, however they still ...
30 November 2015

A national study that measures the perceptions of population on corruption and assesses the vulnerabilities of sectors to unjustified incomes and property, conflicts of interest, incompatibilities, was released on 30 November 2015. The Report w... More...

Parliamentary Regional Forum "Dialogue with citizens" was held in Leova
30 November 2015

Around 50 women and men from Leova district gathered on Monday, November 30, with MPs of the Parliament of Moldova in the framework of the fourth regional parliamentary forum "Dialogue with citizens". The forum was attended by MPs of the Parlia... More...

Social distance and stereotypes regarding 14 vulnerable groups in Moldova are pointed out ...
30 November 2015

The acceptance level manifested by the society in relation to 14 vulnerable groups from the Republic of Moldova was discussed today, December 01, 2015, within the round table tackling the “Study on Equality Perceptions and Attitud... More...

Roundtable: ”Ratification of the Optional Protocol to the UN Convention on the Rights of P...
30 November 2015

Today, the Ministry of Labour, Social Protection and Family in collaboration with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in the Republic of Moldova and Technical Cooperation Bureau with the Embassy of Austria organized a roundtable for t... More...

What I Expect From the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris
26 November 2015

For the nearly nine years that I have been Secretary-General, I have travelled the world to the front-lines of climate change, and I have spoken repeatedly with world leaders, business people and citizens about the need for an urgent global res... More...

În Republica Moldova a fost dat startul campaniei regionale de combatere HIV/SIDA ”Te Priv...
26 November 2015

În ajunul Zilei Internaţionale de Combatere a SIDA, Ministerul Sănătății, UNAIDS (Programul Comun al Naţiunilor Unite privind HIV/ SIDA), și Asociaţia Obştească ”Inițiativa Pozitivă” au lansat campania de comunicare ” More...

In Chisinau is taking place the second edition of the Innovation in Governance Forum
26 November 2015

On November 26 and 27, 2015, in Chisinau is taking place the Innovation in Governance Forum. The event is organised by the State Chancellery, E-Government Center and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with the support of the British an... More...

24 MPs trained to better communicate by DW Akademie
25 November 2015

24 members of the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova, in particular those who are at their first term, were trained by Deutsche Welle Akademie to communicate efficiently in the period August –November 2015. The trainings were conducted... More...

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign started
25 November 2015

On 25th of November was held the press conference "Violence has no justification!". This event kicked off the 16 Days of Act... More...

EU experts share their experience on the process of European integration with Moldovan MPs
25 November 2015

Experts from national Parliaments of EU Member States made presentations and shared their experience of the process of European integration with the Members of the Moldovan Parliament. The roundtable was organised by the United Nation... More...

MPs from Moldova had the third dialogue with citizens
24 November 2015

The third Parliamentary Forum „Dialogue with citizens” was held on Monday, November 23, in Edineț district. The event was organized with the support of the UN Programme "Women in Politics" and Parliamentary Constituency and Informat... More...

Statement by UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlamb...
23 November 2015

Across the world, violence against women and girls remains one of the most serious—and the most tolerated—human rights violations, both a cause and a consequence of gender inequality and discrimination.

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Officials of Parliament's Secretariat, trained on how to use gender statistics
23 November 2015

Officials from the Parliament`s Secretariat have been instructed on the use of gender statistics in legislative work.

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The Anti-Corruption Action Plan and the Code of Conduct and Ethics were presented to the M...
20 November 2015

The Anti-Corruption Action Plan of the Parliament of Moldova and the Code of Conduct and Ethics for the MPs were presented on 20 November 2015. These two documents were developed with the support of the United Nations Development Programme (UND... More...

Electoral stakeholders and political parties benefit from BRIDGE International Courses
19 November 2015

46 electoral stakeholders and representatives of political parties have the chance to follow two BRIDGE modules in electoral processes and political finances, respectively, in the period 9-20 November 2015. The trainings are organized in the fr... More...

The Regional Parliamentary Forum "Dialogue with citizens" was held in Ungheni
19 November 2015

Around 60 women from Ungheni district met on Wednesday, November 18, with the MPs from the Parliament of Moldova in the framework of the second regional parliamentary forum "Dialogue with citizens". The forum was organized to enhance communicat... More...

World Antibiotic Awareness Week, 16-20 November 2015
19 November 2015

The first World Antibiotic Awareness Week 16 to 22 November 2015 aims to encourage best practices among the general public, health workers, policy-makers and the agriculture sector to avoid the further emergence and spread of antibiotic resista... More...

The first regional parliamentary forum "Dialogue with citizens" was held in Orhei
17 November 2015

On Monday, November 16, was held the first regional parliamentary forum "Dialogue with citizens" in Orhei, where MPs of the Parliament met with the residents from Orhei district. The forum was organized with the assistance of the UN Programme "... More...

Briquette and pellet producers from both banks of Nistru River learn how to manufacture hi...
17 November 2015

Biofuel producers from both banks of Nistru River participated at a workshop tackling biofuel quality issues. Briquette and pellet producers shall discuss the factors that ensure high biofuel quality, as well as those that diminish the quality ... More...

After Paris Attacks, Refugees should not be turned into scapegoats
17 November 2015

UNHCR expresses its shock and horror at the attacks in Paris and the killing of so many innocent people. The High Commissioner for Refugees, António Guterres, has conveyed his solidarity with the government and people of France as he als... More...

On the 17th and 18th of November in Chisinau, UNICEF has held the first youth forum
17 November 2015

On the 17th and 18th of November in Chisinau, UNICEF has held the first youth forum.

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Injury surveillance workshop for south-eastern European countries
14 November 2015

20 participants from 8 south-eastern European countries attended an expert meeting on the surveillance of non-fatal injuries on 12–13 November 2015 in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova. WHO Regional Office for Europe, with support from the No... More...

20 EU-funded social infrastructure projects increase confidence between both banks of Nist...
13 November 2015

20 communities from both banks of Nistru River will implement infrastructure projects, with the support of the European Union (EU), as communicated on 13 November 2015. The initiatives were selected within the "Support to Confidence Building Me... More...

Better labour statistics in the Republic of Moldova
13 November 2015

A long-term and continuous cooperation between International Labour Organization and the National Bureau for Statistics of the Republic of Moldova has contributed to more reliable labour statistics in the country.

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Introductory communication and media relations workshop in the Transnistria region
13 November 2015

A team of international experts from Bulgaria and the United Kingdom conducted with WHO support a 2-day introductory communication and media relations workshop in Tiraspol on 11–12 November 2015.

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Violence and injury prevention experts meet in the Republic of Moldova
13 November 2015

50 participants from 33 countries attended the Eighth Network Meeting of European Ministry of Health Violence and Injury Prevention focal points on 11–12 November in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova.

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Small and medium enterprises will apply innovational marketing strategies
12 November 2015

45 representatives of small and medium enterprises will study over two days, November 11 and 12, how to apply innovational marketing strategies. The training is organized within the “Innovative Business for Local Sustainable Development&r... More...

Challenging poverty and elder abuse through people-centred policies
12 November 2015

Challenging poverty and preventing abuse and violence against older people needs a multidisciplinary approach and a complex policy package which covers the whole lifecycle, including education, families, work, and retirement, promotes positive ... More...

EU funded project empowered 20 prosecutors to combat ill-treatment in health care facilities
11 November 2015

More than 20 prosecutors are empowered to combat ill-treatment in health care facilities after a series of trainings and consultations carried out for almost one year. The process culminated recently in the end of October 2015, when trained pro... More...

Mayors in Moldova will manage local affairs in a more efficient manner
10 November 2015

Mayors in Moldova will manage local affairs in a more efficient manner following the trainings organized by the Academy of Public Administration with the support of the Joint Integrated Local Development Programme. 

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The first competition for developing applications for the study of mathematics in schools ...
7 November 2015

The winners of the first hackathon to develop applications for the study of mathematics in schools were announced. The competition was held for a month and involved eight teams of students specializing in programming and design. The hackathon w... More...

Statistical literacy for different users of data: Good practice from Moldova to better add...
5 November 2015

Statisticians and data users from Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia gathered in Chisinau, Moldova, for a two-day Workshop on Gender Statistics Dissemination and Training, organised by United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE... More...

Workshop on sustaining a health system in conditions of crisis in Transnistria region
5 November 2015

The first intensive course on health system sustainability in Transnistria region entitled "The activity of healthcare facilities in conditions of crisis" took place on 3–5 November 2015 in Tiraspol. The WHO Country Office in the Republic... More...

Energy Performance Contracts could determine better conditions in public and residential b...
4 November 2015

Representatives of several Ministries, Policy Implementation Agencies and of Chisinau City Hall have discussed today the ways of implementing the Energy Performance Contracts in the Republic of Moldova during a Workshop conducted by the Project... More...

Employers come up with proposals to improve business environment in Moldova
4 November 2015

National Confederation of Employers of Moldova (CNPM) launched three position papers on 7th October 2015 with the aim to combat the informal economy, create more effective social dialogue and emphasize the need for more flexible labor laws.

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Republic of Moldova starts its way towards the localizing of Sustainable Development agenda
3 November 2015

Representatives of the Government (state secretaries and specialists in policy monitoring), civil society, academia and development partners have started on Monday, in the framework of a workshop, the national discussions on localizing of Susta... More...

Improving workplace safety in the Republic of Moldova
3 November 2015

A recently completed project has contributed to a better workplace safety in the Republic of Moldova by improving the knowledge base of Moldovan workers on occupational safety and health.

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World Bank Supports Better Roads for Moldova’s Rural Residents
30 October 2015

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved a US$80 million financing to the Republic of Moldova for the Local Roads Improvement Project, which will support the Ministry of Transport and Road Infrastructu... More...

The first Gender Audit Report of the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova was presented
28 October 2015

The first Gender Audit Report of the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova was presented on 27 October 2015 to Members of Parliament and members of the Parliamentary Secretariat. The Report was developed by the United Nations Development Progra... More...

Promoting Job Rich and Sustainable Growth in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldov...
28 October 2015

The regional conference on jobs and employment had a prominent start in Tbilisi, Georgia, on 28 October 2015. The two-day forum which will look into the ways to boost employment in the region ensuring inclusive and sustainable growth of the nat... More...

Students who want to bring transparency in schools attended the FairPlay Autumn School
27 October 2015

70 students who want to make a change, say NO to plagiarism and promote transparency in 20 high schools they attend have participated in the FairPlay Autumn School, organized as part of the Youth for Transparency in the Education More...

First United Nations Fair presents UN projects to the public in Chisinau
24 October 2015

On the day of its 70th anniversary, the United Nations organized a fair in Chisinau to celebrate together with the people of Moldova. Over 300 visitors discovered directly from the source all about the activity of UN agencies and projects in Mo... More...

SYSLAB launches its 2nd phase: consolidated network of career advisory centres
23 October 2015

The existing network of SYSLAB Career Centres will be further consolidated, with emphasis on entrepreneurship component, after a successful rate of almost 80% of beneficiaries being employed.  

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Over 250 people took part in UN Film Caravan, on the occasion of 70th anniversary
23 October 2015

A UN Film Caravan, with movie projections and debates about UN themes, was organized in collaboration with SYSLAB Centers in Balti, Cahul, Chisinau, Comrat and Rezina.

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In October the United Nations celebrates 70 years. Come and join!
22 October 2015

To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, and 23 years of presence in Moldova, UN agencies are reaching out to the public to talk about the UN's work in Moldova. Come and join some of the events in Chisinau and all around th... More...

Moldova elected to UN Economic and Social Council
22 October 2015

Elections for 18 vacant places for the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) took place on 21 October 2015, at the UN General Assembly in New York.

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United Nations: 70 years of challenges and achievements
22 October 2015

This October, the UN celebrates its 70th anniversary. Prompted by the destruction brought about by the Second World War, the UN was founded in 1945 to maintain international peace and security, develop friendly relations among nation... More...

Women entrepreneurs from 17 rural localities have received business development grants
21 October 2015

17 women from rural localities are supported by the Joint Integrated Local Development Programme in developing their business activities. They have received grant certificates of 5,000 U.S. dollars during a ceremony held at the International Fa... More...

Biofuel producers on both banks of Dniester shared experiences in developing businesses in...
20 October 2015

15 entrepreneurs and representatives of most relevant institutions in the field from the left bank of Dniester met a group of entrepreneurs from the right bank, active in biofuel production and growing of energy plants, for exchange of experien... More...

First UN Open House event in Chisinau opens the doors of the United Nations in Moldova
20 October 2015

On the occasion of its 70th anniversary, the United Nations in Moldova organized on 20 October a Open House event, opening its doors to ordinary citizens. More than 100 people, mostly students, had the opportunity to visit the UN off... More...

Women MPs from Moldova are closer to the people, thanks to social networks
20 October 2015

During two days, women MPs from Moldova participate, for the first time, within a workshop "Online communication. Personal branding and online leadership”, where they learn how to turn their efforts and facts in valuable brands in the onl... More...

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration and United Nations launch Sustainable...
16 October 2015

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of the Republic of Moldova and the United Nations held today a joint press conference to announce the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals in Moldova. A Council on Sustainable Deve... More...

Persons with disabilities could benefit of better protection, thanks to international guar...
16 October 2015

Representatives of the Government, civil society and international organizations discussed, during a roundtable, the prospects of ratification by Moldova of the Optional Protocol to the UN Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities.

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Students and teachers from Ungheni Town are better prepared to face emergencies
14 October 2015

To celebrate the International Day for Disaster Reduction, the Mayoralty of Ungheni Town has organized on October 14, 2015 the roundtable `Being informed makes you stronger in the face of natural disasters`.

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400 young people from Balti municipality are better prepared to face emergencies
13 October 2015

On the occasion of International Day for Disaster Reduction, about 400 students from 10 vocational and technical schools from Balti municipality participated on October 12, 2015 in simulation exercises of actions undertaken in emergencies.

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Vocational schools will train specialists in biomass energy
13 October 2015

Vocational Schools from Moldova are launching a pilot educational module dedicated to the biomass energy sector, responding to the demand of professionals in the energy sector. The initiative belongs to the Moldova Energy and Biomass Project, f... More...

The best works of children promoting non-hazardous life have been awarded in Chisinau
13 October 2015

On the occasion of the International Day for Disaster Reduction, on October 13, 2015, the Civil Protection and Emergency Situations Service organized the awarding ceremony of the best works of children participants of the national contest &bdqu... More...

European Local Democracy Week launched in Chisinau
12 October 2015

Republic of Moldova joins member states of the Council of Europe in organizing public events to meet and engage with their citizens on issues of current interest in the framework of the “European Local Democracy Week” (12-18 October... More...

The first competition for developing the application to support mathematics studying in sc...
9 October 2015

The first competition for studying mathematics in schools - EduSoft Hackathon – was launched on October 9, 2015 in Chisinau. The competition represents a practical exercise for the students to develop applications meant to increase the ef... More...

World Bank supporting the implementation of audit oversight and quality assurance
8 October 2015

A regional workshop focusing on audit oversight and quality assurance is taking place in Chisinau on October 8-9. The event is hosted by the World Bank Centre for Financial Reporting Reform (CFRR) as part of its “Strengthening Auditing an... More...

Simulation exercise prepares countries for potential polio outbreak
8 October 2015

With poliovirus circulating perilously close by in Ukraine, polio control professionals from Czech Republic, Hungary, Republic of Moldova, Romania and Slovakia last week participated in a polio outbreak simulation exercise. The exercise was org... More...

Primul program de mentorat pentru femeile consiliere locale a fost lansat
7 October 2015

27 de femei - consiliere locale, alese la primul mandat - vor participa timp de un an într-un program de mentorat, prin intermediul căruia vor fi susținute să reformeze și să îmbunătățească activitatea consiliilor locale, să sporeas... More...

An EU-funded study visit for Moldovan journalists to Denmark
7 October 2015

Eight journalists from the Republic of Moldova will participate this year in a study visit to Denmark to learn of this country’s experience in renewables’ production and usage. The visit is organized by the Energy and Biomass Projec... More...

MPs from Moldova learn how to integrate gender into government policies and budgets
7 October 2015

Regional Delegation of MPs from Moldova, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia visited Stockholm between 30 September and 1 October 2015 to learn about the Swedish experiences on mainstreaming gender into go... More...

IMF Staff Statement at the Conclusion of the Mission to Republic of Moldova
6 October 2015

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by Ms. Ivanna Vladkova-Hollar visited Chisinau during September 22 - October 6, to initiate discussions under the 2015 Article IV consultation and on policies that could form the basis for a Fund... More...

Education system to become more inclusive by 2017
6 October 2015

UNICEF and the Ministry of Education aim to reach a 30% increase in the number of children with disabilities integrated in regular schools by 2017, according to a memorandum signed today.

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Statement: United Nations entities call on States to act urgently to end violence and disc...
2 October 2015

All people have an equal right to live free from violence, persecution, discrimination and stigma. International human rights law establishes legal obligations on States to ensure that every person, without distinction, can enjoy these rights. ... More...

9 countries in south-eastern Europe and central Asia improve skills to manage public healt...
2 October 2015

32 senior government officials in south-eastern Europe and central Asia are better prepared to manage health emergencies following their participation in the Public Health Emergency Management (PHEM) training course organized by WHO Regional Of... More...

The second Demographic Barometer was launched
1 October 2015

On the occasion of the International Day of Older Persons, the Demographic Research Centre, in partnership with UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund in Moldova, launched the second Demographic Barometer focused on the quality of life of el... More...

The EU-UNICEF Child Rights Toolkit has been launched in Moldova
1 October 2015

UNICEF and the European Union share a strong commitment to promoting child rights. As part of their strategic collaboration, UNICEF and the EU have jointly developed a 'Child Rights Toolkit: Integra... More...

Ten years of the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings
1 October 2015

The International Organization for Migration (IOM), Mission to Moldova, and the Government of the Republic of Moldova have the honor to announce the conclusion of the Regional Conference “Ten years of the Council of Europe Convention ... More...

[EDITORIAL] Inițiativă care va schimba Moldova
1 October 2015

În 2015, Organizația Națiunilor Unite din Moldova își deschide ușile mai larg pentru toți. O iniţiativă inovativă de diversitate va face ca fiecare persoană, din orice colţ al republicii, să poată să beneficieze de oportunitățile of... More...

World leaders agree: We must close the gender gap
29 September 2015

Today, some 80 world leaders are convening at the United Nations to personally commit to ending discrimination against women by 2030 and announce concrete and measurable actions to kick-start rapid change in their countries. The event marks a h... More...

Readout for the Secretary-General’s meeting with H.E. Mr. Valeriu Strelet, Prime Minister ...
29 September 2015

The Secretary-General met today with H.E. Mr. Valeriu Strelet, Prime Minister of the Republic of Moldova.

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UNICEF Representative to Moldova participates in the World’s Largest Lesson initiative
29 September 2015

UNICEF Representative to Moldova Nune Mangasaryan taught a lesson about the Sustainable Development Goals to children in the school of Molești village, Moldova. As part of the lesson, schoolchildren have identified poverty, injustice and unempl... More...

First meeting on analysis of public health operations in Transnistria region
29 September 2015

A rapid analysis on the public health operations, services and activities and health information system in the Transnistria region was initiated on 22–23 September 2015. Staff of WHO Regional Office for Europe and the WHO Country Office i... More...

Moldova on the Pathway to Achieving the Global Goals
28 September 2015

World leaders have adopted the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as Global Goals. They represent an agreed vision to put people and planet on a sustainable path by 2030. This is the bedrock of a new development agenda that ca... More...

Environmental situation improves in left-bank Slobozia district thanks to the European Union
28 September 2015

The district of Slobozia on the eastern bank of the Nistru River has solved one of its most pressing problems. With the help of the European Union, waste management services have been modernized here. Unauthorized dump sites are being liquidate... More...

Bulgaria announces funding of new water project in Taraclia
25 September 2015

On Friday 25 September the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in Chisinau signed a new development project aiming at improving the living conditions, including the social infrastructure in th... More...

Social Good Summit 2015 in the Republic of Moldova focuses on the new Sustainable Developm...
25 September 2015

To raise awareness around the newly adopted Sustainable Development Goals, the United Nations Development Programme in Moldova partnered with the Ministry of Education to hold the Social Good Summit 2015 featuring Innovation for education.

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Moldovan Environment Ministry joins EU and UNDP to discuss Climate Change
22 September 2015

The EU-funded Clima East programme, which provides support to the Eastern Partnership countries and to Russia to be better prepared to deal with climate change impacts, organised a major conference in Chișin... More...

PLURAL+ MOLDOVA 2015: Film it! Show it! Change it!
21 September 2015

Young filmmakers and photographers are invited to submit their works on migration and diversity till 20 November 2015.

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Opportunity to receive grants to promote business innovations
18 September 2015

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Moldova announces the launching of the third round of grants competition for small and medium enterprises willing to apply innovations in their businesses. The maximum grant amount is USD 8,000 or... More...

UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities on Moldova
17 September 2015

At the invitation of the Government I conducted an official visit in the Republic of Moldova from 10 to 17 September 2015. This was my first-ever country visit under the new mandate established by the Human Rights Council last year. The followi... More...

Europe and Central Asia Region Makes Big Strides in Gender Equality
10 September 2015

The Europe and Central Asia region has the world’s most extensive job restrictions on women, keeping women out of many occupations, says the World Bank Group’s Women, Business and the Law 2016 report, relea... More...

The heroes of the „Watch. Listen. Understand” campaign were awarded by the UN
10 September 2015

Mayors, journalists, representatives of central authorities and development partners took stock of the "Watch. Listen. Understand" campaign at a celebration event, held by the Organization of the United Nations in Moldova (UN). The UN has suppo... More...

UN expert on the rights of persons with disabilities visits Moldova
8 September 2015

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities, Catalina Devandas-Aguilar, will visit the Republic of Moldova from 10 to 17 September 2015 to gather first-hand information about the situation of persons with di... More...

Moldova hosts the Regional Training Course on Sexual and Reproductive Health
7 September 2015

On 07–11 September 2015, the Regional Training Course on Development and of Clinical Guidelines in Sexual and Reproductive Health takes place in Chisinau.

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"The traditional role of women in Moldova has not changed"
3 September 2015

Behind a successful man stands a strong woman, says an old saying. But what if the woman should take a step forward and would not sit behind, but in the same row with the man? It sounds simple, but in reality, it is a long process and requi... More...

Statement: UNICEF condemns every form of violence against children
3 September 2015

UNICEF statement in response to the news report on Today.md on Thursday, 3 September, where disturbing cases of physical abuse of children residing in Orhei residential institution for boys with disabilities were shown

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UN Moldova was awarded by an NGO for rehabilitation of victims of torture
2 September 2015

At its 15th anniversary, the Rehabilitation Center for Torture Victims “Memoria” (RCTV Memoria) awarded 15 Ambassadors of Dignity, for each year of efforts in the implementation of the victims’ rights to rehabilitation and tor... More...

Girls Go IT, first summer camp that promotes girls in IT
25 August 2015

For the first time in Moldova, 36 young women from 16 districts of the country are studying for two weeks in the summer camp Girls Go IT, how they can create and develop a web platform and how they can achieve an innovative project in the commu... More...

[OP-ED] Why we need to go an extra mile in development?
20 August 2015

Many development challenges Moldova faces are devoid of simple solutions. Indeed, at UNDP we have come to realize that TB treatment is not a matter of access to pills only, providing access to energy for people is not a matter of laying the pip... More...

Territorial and land-use planning will take into account biodiversity conservation
20 August 2015

The Ministry of Environment, with the support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), is launching a project meant to support biodiversity conservation, by mainstreaming these aspects into Moldova’s territorial and land-use pl... More...

Innovation brings local authorities closer to citizens
18 August 2015

Four Moldovan communities will engage innovative solutions to address local challenges and respond to citizens’ needs. The Government of Denmark, through the Joint Integrated Local Development Programme (JILDP), will provide support to th... More...

A Youth Festival took place on the occasion of the International Youth Day
12 August 2015

This year, during the International Youth Day, celebrated world-wide on August 12, the first Youth Festival took place in Moldova. The event was organized by the National Youth Council of Moldova (CNTM), with the support of the Ministry of Yout... More...

New School-to-Work Transition Survey of the Republic of Moldova
11 August 2015

The National Bureau of Statistics of the Republic of Moldova published a new "School-to-Work Transition Survey in the Republic of Moldova" following the ILO methodology in August, 2015.

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