Several initiatives to improve learning through mobile technologies were presented during the Mobile Learning Week 2017, a recently-concluded five-day event held at the Paris headquarters of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
The United Nations, in partnership with the National Bureau of Statistics, launches today, 28 March 2017, GenderPulse – the first tool for interactive graphical and easy to understand visualization of gender sensitive statistical indicators. Thus, with a single click, users can find out what wages have women in comparison with men in various sectors of the economy and how these have changed over time, or what is the health status of women and men in cities and villages, or what the gender ratio in decision-making bodies and many others.
The seventeenth session of the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities took place during March 21-22 in Geneva. The Committee’s agenda included the revision of Moldova’s situation with regard to the rights of persons with disabilities.
Dozens of organizations get together to boost biomass energy sector, with the support of the European Union. Thus, a biomass energy cluster was established today, following Romania’s model, to promote the development of the biomass energy sector through advocacy, research, international cooperation.
More than 70 students attended, on Tuesday, February 21, for the first time, a public lecture on women’s participation in peace and security and on what Resolution 1325 entails. Asya Varbanova, the Program Coordinator of the UN Women Moldova (United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women), gave the lecture.
Other two women’s Political Clubs were launched this February in the districts of Soroca and Orhei. These clubs are not affiliated politically and aim at promoting gender equality in the Republic of Moldova by encouraging the participation of women in the decision-making, political, and public life. They were established with the support of UN Programme “Women in Politics”.
Liubovi Chisevscaia has a wide smile, bright blue eyes and a particularly elegant way of holding her hands. She currently leads a team of several hundred nurses in the Mother and Child Healthcare Centre in Tiraspol, one of the biggest health institutions on the left bank of the Nistru River.
On this World Autism Awareness Day, let us all play a part in changing attitudes toward persons with autism and in recognizing their rights as citizens, who, like everyone else, are entitled to claim those rights and make decisions for their lives in accordance with their own will and preferences