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  • EU and UN team up to eliminate violence against women and girls

    Sep 20, 2017

    EU and UN team up to eliminate violence against women and girls

    Today at the United Nations General Assembly in New York the European Union and the United Nations launched a EUR 500 million Spotlight Initiative to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls. The EU-UN Spotlight Initiative was launched by the EU High Representative / Vice-President of the Commission Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica, together with the UN Secretary-General António Guterres and the UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed.

  • 25 Moldovan journalists and civic activists pledge for open data and more transparency

    Sep 19, 2017

    25 Moldovan journalists and civic activists pledge for open data and more transparency

    During the period 13 – 17 September 2017, 25 investigative journalists and civic activists from Moldova participated at the Open Data Media Camp, where they learned how to operate with open data: where to find, use visualize and interpret them. The camp took place under the Slovak Republic's Transfer of Knowledge and Transition Experience Program, supported by SlovakAid and organized together with UNDP Moldova.

  • Making change: Over 150 people learned how to promote gender equality in communications and journalism

    Sep 15, 2017

    Making change: Over 150 people learned how to promote gender equality in communications and journalism

    During three days, journalists Gunnel Bergström and Maria Dahmen and photojournalist Åsa Sjöström have been on mission in Republic of Moldova, where they shared Sweden's experience in promoting gender equality in journalism, communications and photography.

  • An IT application will lead to public services modernization

    Sep 12, 2017

    An IT application will lead to public services modernization

    IT specialists joined in a boot camp to develop an application that will collect users’ feedback on public services quality. At the same time, public institutions will use this innovative tool to evaluate how their operational procedures meet people real needs. Public servants will adjust the delivering of the services to the recommendations and suggestions collected from beneficiaries, therefore the services will be human-centered designed.

  • Free training courses for operators of biomass heating plants installed with support of Energy and Biomass Project

    Sep 6, 2017

    Free training courses for operators of biomass heating plants installed with support of Energy and Biomass Project

    The EU-funded Energy and Biomass Project provides free training courses for operators of biomass heating plants of its 200 beneficiary institutions. The 40-hour courses will be conducted between September and November 2017.

  • Annual competition for the best actions that promote and protect human rights in Moldova was launched

    Sep 4, 2017

    Annual competition for the best actions that promote and protect human rights in Moldova was launched

    The United Nations in the Republic of Moldova launched today the 13rd edition of the competition for the best actions to promote and protect human rights in the Republic of Moldova. Organized since 2004, the competition aims to highlight and award creative, innovative, effective, timely and engaged human rights initiatives and actions.

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Stories

  • A beekeeper is “taming bees” in Moldova

    A beekeeper is “taming bees” in Moldova

    He turned beekeeping, a traditional family occupation, into an innovative business. This is a story of a young engineer from Causeni who was always pushing to modernize beekeeping.

  • Story of green energy in Moldova must go on!

    Story of green energy in Moldova must go on!

    270 children from ‘Povestea’ kindergarten in Nisporeni are living a fairy-tale. They have access to an abundant amount of hot water heated by solar collectors. During winter time, they will also enjoy warm rooms heated with biomass energy. This switch to green technologies was possible with funding from the European Union offered as part of the Energy and Biomass Project.

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Secretary General Messages

  • MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE

    Sep 20, 2017

    MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE

    On the International Day of Peace, we reflect on the cruel price of war. Ruined schools. Bombed hospitals. Broken families. Refugees searching for hope. Countries in crisis. The United Nations was born from a terrible World War.

  • MESSAGE FOR THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF DEMOCRACY

    Sep 16, 2017

    MESSAGE FOR THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF DEMOCRACY

    The International Day of Democracy is an opportunity to recommit to a world defined by values enshrined in the United Nations Charter: peace, justice, respect, human rights, tolerance and solidarity.