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 INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE DAY
Today, the world marks the first International Universal Health Coverage Day. We do so because good health is a fundamental human right and crucial to achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
MESSAGE ON INTERNATIONAL ANTI-CORRUPTION DAY
Millions of people around the world have gone to the ballots this year with corruption as one of their top priorities. On International Anti-Corruption Day, let us take a stand for integrity.
MESSAGE ON HUMAN RIGHTS DAY
For 70 years, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights has been a global beacon – shining a light for dignity, equality and well-being … and bringing hope to dark places.
MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL VOLUNTEER DAY FOR ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT
On this International Day, I thank volunteers for their efforts to leave no one behind.