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  • UN MOLDOVA JOINS THE CAMPAIGN “ORANGE THE WORLD: GENERATION EQUALITY STANDS AGAINST RAPE”

    Nov 25, 2019

    UN MOLDOVA JOINS THE CAMPAIGN “ORANGE THE WORLD: GENERATION EQUALITY STANDS AGAINST RAPE”

    This year in the frames of the international campaign “16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence”, the United Nations in Moldova organizes a series of the events aimed to end violence against women and girls. Organized during 25 November- 10 December, this year’s campaign is running under the message “Orange the world: Generation Equality Stands against Rape” and focuses on the rape culture that prevails in our society.

  • The first Rights@Work4Youth Hackathon in Moldova generated innovative digital solutions to promote labour rights among young people

    Nov 7, 2019

    The first Rights@Work4Youth Hackathon in Moldova generated innovative digital solutions to promote labour rights among young people

    After 3 days of intense work, 20 young people passionate about law and information technologies came up with four concepts for a mobile application to promote the rights of young people at the workplace. The first Rights@Work4Youth Hackathon in the Republic of Moldova was held during 1-3 November in Chisinau. The event was organized by National Youth Council of Moldova (CNTM), with the support of the International Labor Organization (ILO), within the project "Promotion of youth employment".

  • UN and Sweden step up their efforts to support protection of human rights in the Transnistrian Region

    Oct 29, 2019

    UN and Sweden step up their efforts to support protection of human rights in the Transnistrian Region

    UN and Sweden will continue supporting the protection of human rights in the Transnistrian region of the Republic of Moldova, as part of a new phase of a joint project, that started recently its operations. The project, covering the 2019-2022 period, will contribute to fostering commitment for human rights-oriented reforms.

  • United Nations Day

    Oct 24, 2019

    United Nations Day

    Today, 24 October, we celebrate the 74th anniversary of the United Nations Charter, that sets the principles, values and ideals of the entity’s work in the entire world.

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Stories

  • Moldova: drive green, drive electric

    Sep 23, 2019

    Moldova: drive green, drive electric

    The electric vehicles registered currently in Moldova reduce CO2 emissions by 500,000 kg annually

  • 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.

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Articles

  • Migration on the radar of Moldovan town halls Feb 18, 2019

    If for over two decades local authorities were helplessly observing people leaving home villages and towns to find a better life either outside the country or in other communities of Moldova, now they know they can transform migration into an opportunity for local development. This change of approach was possible for 38 partner communities of the UNDP “Migration and Local Development” Project, funded by the Government of Switzerland.

  • Peste 63.000 de persoane din Găgăuzia au fost informate despre alegeri, în limba lor Feb 15, 2019

    The electoral education campaign in Gagauzia was conducted by two non-governmental organizations, Comrat Legal Clinic and Media Birlii - Union Media, in partnership with the Central Electoral Commission and the Election Commission in Gagauzia. The NGOs were selected according by competition and benefited from a grant offered by a United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) project funded the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the British Embassy in Chisinau through the Good Governance Fund and the Embassy of Netherlands through the Matra Program.

  • “Stand up and vote!” or how the Roma community learned more about electoral rights Jan 20, 2019

    What are free and fair elections? What are the voting procedures? Who can run for office? More than 11,000 women, men, young people, elderly, all of them representatives of the Roma community in the Republic of Moldova, received answers to these questions.

  • Ana, 26 years: “I think that I would have been dead since long ago, if I stayed with him” Jan 10, 2019

    Ana is 26 years old and she succeeded to escape from a marriage in which her life was in danger almost every day. “My ex-husband was telling me every day that he will kill me and bury me in the garden. I was living in permanent fear”. The man would often switch from threatening to actions and would hit her until full distress. He would become even more violent when the woman tried to call for help. “If I did not divorce, I would have been dead since long ago”.

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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.