Message on the Olympic truce for the Pyeongchang Olympic winter games and Paralympic winter games
Feb 7, 2018
This week the world will gather in PyeongChang in the Republic of Korea, united by the Olympic Spirit: in solidarity; mutual respect; and friendly competition.
Moldovan experience of confidence building between the two banks of Nistru river, in sight of EaP Series
Dec 8, 2017
The European Neighbourhood Council (ENV), a Brussels based think tank, organized debates dedicate to the role of cooperation in the field of protracted conflicts from Georgia and Moldova.
“Neither men, nor women should be objectified by advertising”
Dec 6, 2017
Now I pay more attention to ads and I discover, daily, sexism and stereotypes, including promotion of gender roles. I even have a collection of sexist ads, which now has over 60 sexist ads from Moldova and abroad, identified by me or sent to me by various people. Through my personal Facebook account, I try to inform public opinion about sexism and help people understand what sexist advertising is by showcasing concrete examples.
20 young persons participated in the electoral week-end school
Nov 7, 2017
20 young persons, civic activists and members of political parties’ youth organizations have participated in the electoral week-end school that took place during 20-23 October and 3-5 November 2017.
Secretary General Messages
MESSAGE FOR INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR DISASTER REDUCTION
Millions of lives have been shattered this year by drought, storms, earthquakes, landslides and heatwaves. On this year’s International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, the challenge is to move from managing disasters themselves, to managing disaster risk.
MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE
On the International Day of Peace, we reflect on the cruel price of war. Ruined schools. Bombed hospitals. Broken families. Refugees searching for hope. Countries in crisis. The United Nations was born from a terrible World War.
MESSAGE FOR THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF DEMOCRACY
The International Day of Democracy is an opportunity to recommit to a world defined by values enshrined in the United Nations Charter: peace, justice, respect, human rights, tolerance and solidarity.
MESSAGE ON NELSON MANDELA INTERNATIONAL DAY
Nelson Mandela continues to inspire the world through his example of courage and compassion, and his commitment to social justice and a culture of freedom and peace. I had the honour of meeting Nelson Mandela several times, including during South Africa’s transition. Each time, I was struck by his wisdom, his compassion, and above all, his humility.