25 years of cooperation United Nations - Republic of Moldova

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  • We have abilities, we want possibilities! The program to support more women with disabilities to enter in politics was launched

    Jul 20, 2017

    We have abilities, we want possibilities! The program to support more women with disabilities to enter in politics was launched

    The Program for enhancing the political and civic participation of women with disabilities in Moldova "We have abilities, we want possibilities!" was launched, for the first time, in Chisinau. 40 women with disabilities from different regions of the Republic of Moldova, including from ATU of Gagauzia and left bank of Nistru river took part in the first session of the program.

  • WHO report finds dramatic increase in life-saving tobacco control policies in last decade

    Jul 20, 2017

    WHO report finds dramatic increase in life-saving tobacco control policies in last decade

    The latest WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic published today finds that more countries have implemented tobacco control policies, ranging from graphic pack warnings and advertising bans to no smoking areas. About 4.7 billion people – 63% of the world’s population – are covered by at least one comprehensive tobacco control measure, which has quadrupled since 2007 when only 1 billion people and 15% of the world’s population were covered. Strategies to implement such policies have saved millions of people from early death.

  • With EU support culture revived in Molovata village

    Jul 19, 2017

    With EU support culture revived in Molovata village

    Starting with today, unique cultural events will become normal in Molovata, a picturesque village on the bank of Nistru. The European Union funded the refurbishment of the cultural facility in the community, in the framework of Support to Confidence Building Measures Programme, implemented by the UNDP. So, the beginning of a new era for the cultural life of the village started on Tuesday, 18 of July, with a creative flash-mob on the Molovata ferry and a concert of classical music.

  • Pace of progress must accelerate to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, finds latest UN progress report

    Jul 19, 2017

    Pace of progress must accelerate to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, finds latest UN progress report

    If the world is to eradicate poverty, address climate change and build peaceful, inclusive societies for all by 2030, key stakeholders, including governments, must drive implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at a faster rate, says the latest progress report on the SDGs launched by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres today.

  • UNDP inspires journalists and civic activists to make best use of open data

    Jul 17, 2017

    UNDP inspires journalists and civic activists to make best use of open data

    MiLab, Moldova Social Innovation Lab within UNDP Moldova, will host Open Data Media Camp 2017 during 13-17 September 2017 for 25 local participants, guided by 5 Slovak mentors. Investigative journalists, activists, NGO representatives and bloggers interested in open data, research and watchdog activities are expected to participate.

  • World Population Day celebrated in Moldova

    Jul 11, 2017

    World Population Day celebrated in Moldova

    The National Bureau of Statistics of the Republic of Moldova (NBS) together with the Ministry of Labour, Social Protection and Family, jointly with UNFPA celebrated the World Population Day in the framework of a joint event aimed at highlighting the issues related to the population and family planning.

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Articles

  • Public authorities and minority organizations will work together for the implementation of CERD recommendations

    Public authorities and minority organizations will work together for the implementation of CERD recommendations

    On Tuesday, 11 July, the UN Office for Human Rights organized a public discussion on the rights of minorities in the Republic of Moldova adressing the ways of implementation of the recommendations of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD).

  • 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.

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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 NELSON MANDELA INTERNATIONAL DAY

    Jul 18, 2017

    MESSAGE ON NELSON MANDELA INTERNATIONAL DAY

    Nelson Mandela continues to inspire the world through his example of courage and compassion, and his commitment to social justice and a culture of freedom and peace. I had the honour of meeting Nelson Mandela several times, including during South Africa’s transition. Each time, I was struck by his wisdom, his compassion, and above all, his humility.

  • 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.