On the last day of winter, the Coliseum Arts Center and UNDP Moldova are organizing a pro-bono theatre performance in support of survivors of gender-based violence from the south of the country. All funds collected from tickets sales will be directed for the construction of a social facility that will offer shelter to women and their children.
15 Roma women from 8 localities from Moldova have participated, for the first time ever, within the capacity building and training program „Roma women in politics”. The program was launched on February 16-17, 2019, at the initiative of UN Women Moldova, in partnership with the National Roma Center.
More than 30,000 young people participated directly in the information and simulation activities of the electoral processes, organized by 7 non-governmental organizations during 2018. In Chisinau capital city, volunteers from the National Youth Center from Moldova were the ones who distributed information materials and discussed face to face with young people, covering also universities.
If for over two decades local authorities were helplessly observing people leaving home villages and towns to find a better life either outside the country or in other communities of Moldova, now they know they can transform migration into an opportunity for local development. This change of approach was possible for 38 partner communities of the UNDP “Migration and Local Development” Project, funded by the Government of Switzerland.
The police station nr. 3/Buiucani from Chisinau is the first one redesigned to support community policing, being accessible and open to engage with community members. This police station piloted a new way of partnering with civil society. So, a space was dedicated to host various community activities, briefings with citizens, consultations by the representatives of NGOs offered to victims of offences.