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.
Interview with Lilia Pascal, Head of Division of policies for ensuring equality between women and men, Ministry of Health, Labor and Social Protection
May 28, 2018
The importance of gender mainstreaming in the policies stems from the fact that gender equality is a fundamental human right, recognized both nationally and internationally.
Children from both banks of the Nistru River proved their performance at Football Festival “TOGETHER we are a team!”
May 16, 2018
Over one hundred children from eight communities from both banks of the Nistru River took part in the Football Festival “TOGETHER we are a team” during 12-13 May 2018.
Supporting reliable statistics in the “post-truth” era: Moldova is the first country to apply the UNECE Generic Law on Official Statistics
Apr 26, 2018
Now, several countries are modernizing their legal frameworks according to the Generic Law. One of the first countries to do so is Moldova, which adopted the new statistical law in 2017
Secretary General Messages
MESSAGE ON INTERNATIONAL DAY OF WOMEN AND GIRLS IN SCIENCE
For too long, discriminatory stereotypes have prevented women and girls from having equal access to education in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). As a trained engineer and former teacher, I know that these stereotypes are flat wrong.
MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF COMMEMORATION IN MEMORY OF THE VICTIMS OF THE HOLOCAUST
Today, we honour the victims of the Holocaust, an incomparable tragedy in human history. The world has a duty to remember that the Holocaust was a systematic attempt to eliminate the Jewish people and so many others.
The Secretary-General Appeal for Peace
On my first day as Secretary-General of the United Nations, one question weighs heavily on my heart.
MESSAGE ON INTERNATIONAL MIGRANTS DAY
This has been another turbulent year for refugees and migrants. We have seen the continued devastating effect of armed conflict on civilian populations, leading to death, destruction and displacement. We have witnessed the unacceptable loss of thousands of lives of people in transit in the Mediterranean and elsewhere.