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  • UNDP, Council of Europe Development Bank to boost Development Goals in Europe

    Feb 6, 2017

    UNDP, Council of Europe Development Bank to boost Development Goals in Europe

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) today agreed to extend their cooperation for another five years, aiming to scale up their support for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Southeastern Europe, Turkey, Moldova and Georgia.

  • Students from Carpineni village encourage villagers to donate for better roads

    Feb 2, 2017

    Students from Carpineni village encourage villagers to donate for better roads

    A flashmob was conducted on 2 February 2017 in Carpineni by students from three local schools. Drawings on the topic “How I see roads maintenance in my village” were exposed at the event. A weeklong drawing contest had been organized in all schools from Carpineni, which engaged 36 students, who shared their visions on the issue of road maintenance in their home community.

  • UNDP to procure broad range of life-saving medicines in Moldova

    Jan 30, 2017

    UNDP to procure broad range of life-saving medicines in Moldova

    The Ministry of Health of the Republic of Moldova and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have signed today an agreement under which UNDP will procure in 2017 vital medicines and medical products to patients across the country.

  • Migrant women join forces and create the movement of migrant women

    Jan 27, 2017

    Migrant women join forces and create the movement of migrant women

    More than 60 women with migration experience joined forces to create the Movement of Migrant Women. Their aim is to be more actively involved in the collaboration with authorities for country’s development, as well as to fight for their rights.

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Articles

  • Young people from Rusestii Noi volunteer to raise funds for a cleaner village

    Young people from Rusestii Noi volunteer to raise funds for a cleaner village

    Young people from Rusestii Noi organized a snow-clearing event and shoveled the snow in 20 households of older and lonely persons. The local campaign „LA URAT PE CURAT” (CAROLING IN A CLEAN ENVIRONMENT) provides an opportunity to encourage native persons who migrated to donate for the purchase of a tractor for garbage disposal, snow clearing and road maintenance in their village.

  • Interactive Map: What are top five issues raised by women at national forums with MPs?

    Interactive Map: What are top five issues raised by women at national forums with MPs?

    Main results and impact of 15 national parliamentary forums "Dialogue with citizens", which served as a platform for discussion between women from vulnerable groups (women from ethnic minorities, women with disabilities, rural women with low incomes, elderly women, single mothers, etc.) and members of the Parliament, are now illustrated in an interactive map.

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Stories

  • From where I stand: Maia Țaran

    From where I stand: Maia Țaran

    Just seeing how he opened the door and threw his boots up in the air, I knew how the rest of the night was going to be like. I hated everyone; I trusted no one. I tried to kill myself three times. My daughter Ana, who was in the third grade asked me, ‘do you think that we are going to be better off if you die?’

  • Away from home, but volunteers

    Away from home, but volunteers

    According to official estimates, more than a quarter of the workforce of Moldova currently lives and works abroad. Although migrants are a major source of income for the domestic economy, it is considered that massive exodus of people hinders the overall development of the country, and rural communities in particular.