Starting from today, the residents of Copceac village, Ceadir-Lunga district, have access to a modern wastewater treatment plant and a new sewerage system thanks to the joint effort of several development partners: Federal Republic of Germany, through the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the Rotary Clubs from Germany and Belgium, the European Union and the SlovakAID Programme through the Embassy of the Slovak Republic.
With funding from the Swedish Government, UN Women has been working with police officers across Moldova for the past two years, to build their knowledge and improve their capacity to respond to domestic violence cases effectively. The programme, titled “Promoting and multiplying good innovative practices in preventing and combating violence against women”, also encourages police officers to share good practices with their peers and other service providers through trainings and interactive platforms.
Pellet and briquette producers from the Republic of Moldova are accessing new markets due to the quality certificates issued by the only accredited laboratory in the country, that tests physical and chemical parameters of the biofuel.
The Health Care Center from Varnita village has become more spacious as a new annex with physiotherapy wards, diagnosis rooms and family doctors’ offices was built. Now, more than 13,000 people – locals and also from Tiraspol, Bender or Slobozia will receive consultations and day care without staying in queues for hours.
Ecaterina Herta from Moldova wins the special nomination “Climate change in my eyes” at the first International Photo Contest dedicated to the Ozone Layer Protection and Climate Change, organized by UNDP in Uzbekistan.
Olga Berdeu, 50, is a woman with disabilities from Chisinau, the capital of Moldova, who attended UN Women’s "We have abilities, we want possibilities!" initiative, which aims to strengthen the leadership skills of women with disabilities in the Republic of Moldova.
Winter will mean warmth and comfort for 140 children from Falesti town, as their kindergarten benefits from hot water generated by solar panels and heating from biomass energy thanks to the European Union’s investments.
In just the past few weeks, a renowned investigative journalist was murdered by a bomb that booby-trapped her car; another was dismembered in the course of researching her story; and a photojournalist was found dead after being forced to leave his home at gunpoint.