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.
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.