Students from the Faculty of International Relations found out why women’s participation in peace and security is important
Mar 21, 2017
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.
More Political Clubs, More Women in Leadership Positions
Feb 28, 2017
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”.
Young people from Rusestii Noi volunteer to raise funds for a cleaner village
Jan 14, 2017
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?
Jan 3, 2017
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.
Secretary General Messages
MESSAGE ON WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS DAY
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
Message on International Women’s Day
Women’s rights are human rights. But in these troubled times, as our world becomes more unpredictable and chaotic, the rights of women and girls are being reduced, restricted and reversed.
MESSAGE ON INTERNATIONAL DAY OF WOMEN AND GIRLS IN SCIENCE
For too long, discriminatory stereotypes have prevented women and girls from having equal access to education in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). As a trained engineer and former teacher, I know that these stereotypes are flat wrong.
MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF COMMEMORATION IN MEMORY OF THE VICTIMS OF THE HOLOCAUST
Today, we honour the victims of the Holocaust, an incomparable tragedy in human history. The world has a duty to remember that the Holocaust was a systematic attempt to eliminate the Jewish people and so many others.