A new tool for parliamentary journalists
Oct 23, 2017
Parliamentary reporters will have a useful tool for navigating the working procedures and sources of information in the Parliament of Moldova. A Guide for Parliamentary Journalists was published on Parliament's website today and will be distributed among reporters covering Parliament works.
Care work, from burden and invisible, to value added and an attractive economy sector
Oct 23, 2017
The care economy consists of the types of services that are given for the wellbeing of people in the household – children, elderly, the sick and people with disabilities and also healthy working adults.
Message from Ms Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO on the occasion of International Day of the Girl Child
Oct 10, 2017
Whether caused by armed conflict or natural disaster, humanitarian crises always hurt women and girls the most – they account for more than 75 percent of the refugees and displaced persons at risk from war, famine, persecution and natural disaster. They are also vulnerable to sexual abuse and exploitation, during conflicts and in refugee camps.
MConnect Platform – quick, simple and free access to public services
Oct 6, 2017
As of 2014, the Electronic Governance Centre is piloting the data exchange and interoperability platform MConnect, as a technical solution that ensures the exchange of data between information systems administered by ministries, central public authorities subordinated to the Government and organizations from the same area of competences, regardless the period of their establishment.
Secretary General Messages
MESSAGE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS DAY
Human rights are the foundation of peaceful societies and sustainable development. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights establishes the equality and dignity of every person. It makes governments responsible for ensuring people can enjoy their inalienable rights and freedoms.
MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
Resilience is central to achieving sustainable development. In its pledge to leave no one behind, the 2030 Agenda embodies a commitment to building the capacities of those who face marginalization and exclusion, in order to reduce their vulnerability to economic, social and environmental shocks.
MESSAGE FOR WORLD AIDS DAY
The world is well on its way to meeting the target of ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030. Nearly 21 million people living with HIV now have access to treatment – a number that should grow to more than 30 million by 2020. AIDS-related deaths and new HIV infections are declining. There is great hope that the world can deliver on its promise – but much more needs to be done.
MESSAGE ON INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN
Every woman and every girl has the right to a life free of violence. Yet this rupture of human rights occurs in a variety of ways in every community, particularly affecting those who are most marginalized and vulnerable. Around the world, more than 1 in 3 women have experienced physical and/or sexual violence in their lives; 750 million women were married before age 18, and more than 250 million have undergone Female Genital Mutilation.