On June 25, 2019 the award ceremony of Filmmakers Camp, laboratory of ideas in the electoral field, was held. The 7 teams composed of 3 members each, have reached the finals of the competition, creating different motivational and innovative spots.
Approximately 5 percent of the world’s annual GDP is lost to corruption. This figure is estimated to be 10 times the amount of official development assistance in developing countries. In Europe and Central Asia, 1 in 3 citizens rate corruption as one of their country’s main problems. That’s why we spoke to a mayor who is pioneering anti-corruption initiatives in her municipality — Valentina Casian (Straseni, Moldova).
Ana-Maria and Iuliana* are two adolescents who live in two different villages of Moldova. They are of the same age – 17 years old each, but the life of one is very different from the life of the other. Ana-Maria is a youth activist dreaming to pursue education; Iuliana is at home bringing up her one-year-old child, often abused by her partner.
“Think equal, build smart, innovate for change”. What does this mean to us on the 8th March this year? I would like to share my thoughts on this and how UN Women Moldova’s team is approaching this in our work. We live in the reality of the volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous world and the need to achieve greater change in the development is highly urgent today.
Three stars of luck and a tree of life – the symbol of eternal youth and life without death. This is how the traditional “ia” (shirt) looks like, sewn and worn by women from the Vadul-Rascov village, Soldanesti district, since the early XIX century.
A family gave up their city life with all its facilities and moved to the countryside, where they
started a business in sheep-breeding. Two years ago, thanks to an EU grant, the young people
modernized the production process. The grant was provided within the framework of the EU „Confidence Building Measures” Programme, funded by the European Union and implemented
by the UNDP.