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  • People from Vadul-Rascov reconstructed their traditional costumes

    Jun 25, 2019

    People from Vadul-Rascov reconstructed their traditional costumes

    Three stars of luck and a tree of life – the symbol of eternal youth and life without death. This is how the traditional “ia” (shirt) looks like, sewn and worn by women from the Vadul-Rascov village, Soldanesti district, since the early XIX century.

  • EU grant: A family from Causeni modernized sheep cheese-making manufacturing

    Jun 21, 2019

    EU grant: A family from Causeni modernized sheep cheese-making manufacturing

    A family gave up their city life with all its facilities and moved to the countryside, where they started a business in sheep-breeding. Two years ago, thanks to an EU grant, the young people modernized the production process. The grant was provided within the framework of the EU „Confidence Building Measures” Programme, funded by the European Union and implemented by the UNDP.

  • THE WORLD OF FORENSIC LABORATORIES IN MOLDOVA

    Jun 4, 2019

    THE WORLD OF FORENSIC LABORATORIES IN MOLDOVA

    BETA Judicial experts of the Moldovan Police have now modern equipment and all the necessary instruments to perform their job “by the book”. Moldovan judicial experts "read" the crime scene evidence and contribute to the delivery of justice. They are specialists in different domains: chemistry, biology, IT, physics, or mathematics. Many would not have imagined themselves in such a role.

  • From where I stand: “A woman brings added value to business because she focuses on social responsibility”

    Mar 25, 2019

    From where I stand: “A woman brings added value to business because she focuses on social responsibility”

    Victoria Danila is a 34-year-old entrepreneur from Chisinau, the capital of Moldova, who designs clothes and other products tailored to the needs of premature babies with her brand Davitex Neo. Each is carefully designed in consultation with neonatologists, and with consideration for the medical procedures that these babies must endure.

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Articles

  • Two girls. Same age. Different opportunities. Mar 11, 2019

    Ana-Maria and Iuliana* are two adolescents who live in two different villages of Moldova. They are of the same age – 17 years old each, but the life of one is very different from the life of the other. Ana-Maria is a youth activist dreaming to pursue education; Iuliana is at home bringing up her one-year-old child, often abused by her partner.

  • “Are you ready to join in the global challenge on women’s rights by innovating locally?” Mar 8, 2019

    “Think equal, build smart, innovate for change”. What does this mean to us on the 8th March this year? I would like to share my thoughts on this and how UN Women Moldova’s team is approaching this in our work. We live in the reality of the volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous world and the need to achieve greater change in the development is highly urgent today.

  • Victor Izbas, UNDP intern: “The mission of my life is to break down stereotypes” Mar 4, 2019

    Victor Izbas is one of the 8 interns who benefited from the UN Programme for Diversity, third edition.

  • Young people, especially the first voters, have become informed voters Feb 22, 2019

    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.

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Secretary General Messages

  • MESSAGE ON WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS DAY

    On World Autism Awareness Day, we speak out against discrimination, celebrate the diversity of our global community and strengthen our commitment to the full inclusion and participation of people with autism. Supporting them to achieve their full potential is a vital part of our efforts to uphold the core promise of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: to leave no one behind.

  • MESSAGE ON WORLD WATER DAY

    Water is a human right. Nobody should be denied access. This World Water Day is about upholding this right for all, leaving no one behind.

  • MESSAGE ON INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

    Gender equality and women’s rights are fundamental to global progress on peace and security, human rights and sustainable development. We can only re-establish trust in institutions, rebuild global solidarity and reap the benefits of diverse perspectives by challenging historic injustices and promoting the rights and dignity of all.

  • 2019 New Year’s Message

    Dear fellow citizens of the world, I wish you a happy, peaceful and prosperous new year.