“Yes, I code” – GirlsGoIT shared their stories at the biggest ICT event in Moldova
Apr 13, 2017
At the largest tech conference in Moldova, ICT Summit, girls from GirlsGoIT spoke about how they managed to break stereotypes about women in IT and succeeded as programmers, engineers, and IT students.
On International Roma Day, “Zorale Jiuvlea” brought to the public the stories of inspiring Roma women
Apr 10, 2017
On International Roma Day, 10th of April, at a dedicated event organized by the Bureau of Interethnic Relations together with the Roma Women Platform, UN Women Moldova launched a brochure with 10 stories of successful Roma women from Moldova who overcame barriers and achieved remarkable results.
Moldova’s innovative experience in combating gender-based violence – included as a case study at Oxford University
Mar 24, 2017
UN Women’s experience in eliminating violence against women in Moldova was included as a case study at the renowned University of Oxford, United Kingdom. 37 participants from the Consulting and Coaching for Change (CCC) Executive Masters program learned about the situation in Moldova, engaged in a role play to better understand the subject, and came up with their own ideas on how to tackle domestic violence in Moldova.
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.
Secretary General Messages
MESSAGE FOR WORLD RADIO DAY
Radio reaches the widest audience in the world. In an era of dramatic advances in communications, radio retains its power to entertain, educate, inform and inspire. It can unite and empower communities, and give voice to the marginalized.
MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF WOMEN AND GIRLS IN SCIENCE
Both girls and boys have the potential to pursue their ambitions in science and mathematics, in school and at work. But systemic discrimination means women occupy less than 30 percent of research and development jobs worldwide. We need concerted, concrete efforts to overcome stereotypes and biases.
MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATONAL DAY OF COMMEMORATON IN MEMORY OF THE VICTIMS OF THE HOLOCAUST
Today we remember the six million Jewish men, women and children who perished in the Holocaust.
SECRETARY GENERAL'S MESSAGE: AN ALERT FOR THE WORLD
On New Year’s Day 2018, I am not issuing an appeal. I am issuing an alert - a red alert for our world. I urge leaders everywhere to make this New Year’s resolution: Narrow the gaps. Bridge the divides. Rebuild trust by bringing people together around common goals.