25 years of cooperation United Nations - Republic of Moldova

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  • SUN DA-I FEST brought clean energy to the heart of Chisinau

    Jun 26, 2017

    SUN DA-I FEST brought clean energy to the heart of Chisinau

    Thousands of people gathered in the Stefan cel Mare si Sfant Public Garden to see, touch and test renewable energy technologies and enjoy music powered by solar panels. The SUN Dă-I Fest is organized by the Energy and Biomass Project - funded by the European Union and implemented by the United Nations Development Programme - the Energy Efficiency Agency and POT Music.

  • 23 localities will enjoy better communal services as result of migrants’ involvement

    Jun 23, 2017

    23 localities will enjoy better communal services as result of migrants’ involvement

    Over 200 thousand persons from 23 localities will benefit from projects aiming to improve local infrastructure and bring better living conditions, initiative that became possible thanks to migrants’ engagement. So, over 792 thousand USD are invested by 18 villages and 5 cities. Out of this amount, approx. 118.6 thousand USD represent migrants’ donations, collected via Guvern24 crowdfunding platform.

  • Moldova maps its way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions with at least 64% by 2030

    Jun 23, 2017

    Moldova maps its way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions with at least 64% by 2030

    Moldova maps its way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions with 64-67 per cent below its 1990 level by 2030.This is the country’s unconditional target committed as part of Paris Agreement, signed in 2015 and ratified by the country in May 2017

  • Joint UN project bring tangible benefits for the people of Moldova

    Jun 22, 2017

    Joint UN project bring tangible benefits for the people of Moldova

    On June 22, the United Nations in Moldova together with the State Chancellery hosted the Steering Committee Meeting of the Multi-Donor Trust Fund “Moldova – Towards Unity in Action”. The meeting took note of the progress achieved by the programmes implemented under the Fund throughout 2016 and highlighted the results in areas such as human rights, gender based violence, women’s participation in decision making processes and primary health care. A number of programmes are implemented on both sides of the Nistru river.

  • Representatives of the Government and Parliament of the Republic of Moldova trained in the area of family planning as part of #SheDecides Initiative

    Jun 21, 2017

    Representatives of the Government and Parliament of the Republic of Moldova trained in the area of family planning as part of #SheDecides Initiative

    Representatives of the Government and Parliament of the Republic of Moldova were trained in the area of family planning and sexual and reproductive rights. The trainings were organised by the Ministry of Labour, Social Protection and Family and the Ministry of Health, jointly with UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, the Embassy of Sweden and the Office of the Embassy of the Netherlands in Chisinau as part of Moldova participation in the #SheDecides global initiative.

  • A public-private partnership brings green energy to 7 schools and kindergartens from Ungheni

    Jun 20, 2017

    A public-private partnership brings green energy to 7 schools and kindergartens from Ungheni

    7 schools and kindergartens from Ungheni district switched from gas & coal to green energy supplied by a private company. The Ungheni District Council signed a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) contract with the Green Energo company, which provides green energy to the beneficiary institution at the price of 750 lei Gcal.

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Articles

  • Peacekeeping is cost effective, but must adapt to new reality

    Peacekeeping is cost effective, but must adapt to new reality

    When I entered the United Nations Secretariat building for the first time as Secretary-General in January, my first act was to lay a wreath honoring more than 3,500 United Nations staff who died in the service of peace. Later that same week, two Blue Helmets were killed in the Central African Republic, where they were working to prevent violent confrontations between communities from descending into mass killings. United Nations peacekeepers place themselves in harm’s way every day, between armed groups that are trying to kill each other or to harm civilians.

  • “Grab and Run” the film which portrays the subject of forced marriages in Kyrgyzstan will be screened in Chisinau

    “Grab and Run” the film which portrays the subject of forced marriages in Kyrgyzstan will be screened in Chisinau

    Touching upon the sensitive subject of forced marriages and bride kidnapping, the documentary “Grab and Run” of Roser Corello, a Spanish film director, illustrates a new reality where forced marriages and bride kidnapping are still part of the local customs in the 21st century.

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Stories

  • Spreading the word: young people should benefit from free contraceptives in the Republic of Moldova

    Spreading the word: young people should benefit from free contraceptives in the Republic of Moldova

    “Over the years, I’ve noticed a positive change in young people’s attitude towards their sexual and reproductive health and rights. They are less ashamed nowadays to claim quality sexual and reproductive healthcare services and claim their rights to be fulfilled in this regard”, says Dr. Svetlana Moroz, the Head of Youth Friendly Health Centre from Cimislia rayon of the Republic of Moldova.

  • Returning home: a little support for a safe reintegration

    Returning home: a little support for a safe reintegration

    Valeriu Filimon from Coscalia, Causeni district, has spent a long period working abroad. Although married with two children, he used to return home only twice a year. Despite earning enough money to support his family, Valeriu felt that distance kept him away from his family.

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Secretary General Messages

  • MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY AGAINST DRUG ABUSE AND ILLICIT TRAFFICKING

    Jun 23, 2017

    MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY AGAINST DRUG ABUSE AND ILLICIT TRAFFICKING

    Last year, at the UN General Assembly Special Session on the World Drug Problem (UNGASS), the international community took steps to mobilize a multifaceted, collective response to the full range of issues related to drug abuse and illicit trafficking. Governments came together to chart a new path forward that is more effective and humane, and leaves no one behind.

  • MESSAGE ON WORLD REFUGEE DAY

    Jun 21, 2017

    MESSAGE ON WORLD REFUGEE DAY

    World Refugee Day is an expression of solidarity with people who have been uprooted from their homes by war or persecution. The latest figures from the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, show that at least 65.6 million people -- 1 of every 113 members of the human family -- have been forcibly displaced within their own countries or across borders.