Moldova presents first ever auto fuel economy baseline and trends, and sets course for electric vehicles
Jul 26, 2018
The Republic of Moldova’s Carbon Finance Unit, together with the Ministry of Agriculture, Regional Development and Environment, have released the first results of an in-depth study of the country’s vehicle imports spanning 2005 – 2017.
In the words of Liliana Palihovici: “I want to help Moldovan women be better at political work than I was”
Jul 23, 2018
Formerly an MP and deputy speaker in the Moldovan Parliament and vice-president of a political party, Liliana Palihovici founded the Women 4 Leadership Academy in June 2018. Ahead of upcoming elections later this year, the Academy will train 140+ women interested in politics and decision-making in public speaking and organizing effective electoral campaigns.
Marija Risteska: “Gender responsive budgeting takes in consideration the needs and interests of women and men and creates public value”
Jun 25, 2018
The way how public budget is allocated and spent affects both women and men. How can the budget reflect equally the needs of women and men? How can the local budget cover the most important issues of the community? These are some of the topics discussed in an interview with Marija Risteska, Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB) expert.
The Spotlight Initiative: Eliminating Violence and Harmful Practices Against Women and Girls
Jun 11, 2018
Violence against women has been ignored or kept in the shadows for far too long. The name of the Initiative – Spotlight –symbolizes the importance of driving this issue into the light so it can be seen, tackled and eliminated. The UN and participating countries are willing to spread that light. Now it is time for everyone to join us.
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.