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Stories

  • The Engine of Progress Rocking it at 66!

    The Engine of Progress Rocking it at 66!

    The Republic of Moldova, one of the poorest countries in Europe, is facing a deep demographic crisis, caused by migration and low birth rate accompanied by a high mortality rate.

  • Women Mayors from Moldova, in an Exchange of Experience in the Village where People Never Had to Leave

    Women Mayors from Moldova, in an Exchange of Experience in the Village where People Never Had to Leave

    Are there in Moldova any villages where people are not leaving? Is there any rural community so popular with youth that it is swarming with playgrounds? It seems that there is at least one: its name is Sauca, in the Ocnita district, located 184 km north of Chisinau. In this village, 35 women mayors at their first or second mandate from the districts of Orhei, Floresti, Donduseni, Anenii Noi, Criuleni or Cimişlia came to visit and learn from a positive success story.

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Articles

  • Maintaining the Momentum: Building on Year One of the SDGs

    Maintaining the Momentum: Building on Year One of the SDGs

    One year ago, leaders of 193 countries came together to commit to ending poverty, combatting climate change, and fighting injustice. They agreed a plan for the future of the world and its people. The plan—the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, offers a better future for billions of people around the world and for our planet as a whole.

  • Women from Moldova work shoulder-to-shoulder for a better life of the people

    Women from Moldova work shoulder-to-shoulder for a better life of the people

    A gender audit which was conducted for the first time in 25 localities in Moldova, 509 women and men learned about gender equality in politics, but also in local government and 59 thematic monthly meetings, attended by 735 women and men. These are the main results of the activities of the Women's Political Club 50/50 from Moldova, which were established in five districts - Briceni, Cahul, Cimislia, Straseni, Telenesti.

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Secretary General Messages

  • MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE

    MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE

    Every year on the International Day of Peace, the United Nations calls on warring parties to lay down their arms and observe a 24-hour global ceasefire. The symbolism of a day without fighting is a crucial reminder that conflict can and must come to an end.

  • MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF DEMOCRACY

    MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF DEMOCRACY

    A year ago, the world's Governments agreed on an ambitious sustainable development agenda for the next 15 years. They recognized that what people want is not so complicated -- but that it does require a transformation of how our economies and societies work.