Two girls. Same age. Different opportunities.
Mar 11, 2019
Ana-Maria and Iuliana* are two adolescents who live in two different villages of Moldova. They are of the same age – 17 years old each, but the life of one is very different from the life of the other. Ana-Maria is a youth activist dreaming to pursue education; Iuliana is at home bringing up her one-year-old child, often abused by her partner.
“Are you ready to join in the global challenge on women’s rights by innovating locally?”
Mar 8, 2019
“Think equal, build smart, innovate for change”. What does this mean to us on the 8th March this year? I would like to share my thoughts on this and how UN Women Moldova’s team is approaching this in our work. We live in the reality of the volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous world and the need to achieve greater change in the development is highly urgent today.
Victor Izbas, UNDP intern: “The mission of my life is to break down stereotypes”
Mar 4, 2019
Victor Izbas is one of the 8 interns who benefited from the UN Programme for Diversity, third edition.
Young people, especially the first voters, have become informed voters
Feb 22, 2019
More than 30,000 young people participated directly in the information and simulation activities of the electoral processes, organized by 7 non-governmental organizations during 2018. In Chisinau capital city, volunteers from the National Youth Center from Moldova were the ones who distributed information materials and discussed face to face with young people, covering also universities.
Secretary General Messages
MESSAGE FOR WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY
On World Press Freedom Day 2018, I call on governments to strengthen press freedom, and to protect journalists.
MESSAGE FOR WORLD HEALTH DAY
Today, we join WHO in recommitting to ensure that everyone, everywhere, gets the health services they need.
MESSAGE ON WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS DAY
On World Autism Awareness Day, we stand up for the rights of people with autism and speak out against discrimination.
THE SECRETARY-GENERAL'S REMARKS ON INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION
The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination commemorates the Sharpeville massacre -- the horrific killing of 69 people peacefully demonstrating against apartheid in South Africa.