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  • UN MOLDOVA JOINS THE CAMPAIGN “ORANGE THE WORLD: GENERATION EQUALITY STANDS AGAINST RAPE”

    Nov 25, 2019

    UN MOLDOVA JOINS THE CAMPAIGN “ORANGE THE WORLD: GENERATION EQUALITY STANDS AGAINST RAPE”

    This year in the frames of the international campaign “16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence”, the United Nations in Moldova organizes a series of the events aimed to end violence against women and girls. Organized during 25 November- 10 December, this year’s campaign is running under the message “Orange the world: Generation Equality Stands against Rape” and focuses on the rape culture that prevails in our society.

  • The first Rights@Work4Youth Hackathon in Moldova generated innovative digital solutions to promote labour rights among young people

    Nov 7, 2019

    The first Rights@Work4Youth Hackathon in Moldova generated innovative digital solutions to promote labour rights among young people

    After 3 days of intense work, 20 young people passionate about law and information technologies came up with four concepts for a mobile application to promote the rights of young people at the workplace. The first Rights@Work4Youth Hackathon in the Republic of Moldova was held during 1-3 November in Chisinau. The event was organized by National Youth Council of Moldova (CNTM), with the support of the International Labor Organization (ILO), within the project "Promotion of youth employment".

  • UN and Sweden step up their efforts to support protection of human rights in the Transnistrian Region

    Oct 29, 2019

    UN and Sweden step up their efforts to support protection of human rights in the Transnistrian Region

    UN and Sweden will continue supporting the protection of human rights in the Transnistrian region of the Republic of Moldova, as part of a new phase of a joint project, that started recently its operations. The project, covering the 2019-2022 period, will contribute to fostering commitment for human rights-oriented reforms.

  • United Nations Day

    Oct 24, 2019

    United Nations Day

    Today, 24 October, we celebrate the 74th anniversary of the United Nations Charter, that sets the principles, values and ideals of the entity’s work in the entire world.

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Stories

  • Moldova: drive green, drive electric

    Sep 23, 2019

    Moldova: drive green, drive electric

    The electric vehicles registered currently in Moldova reduce CO2 emissions by 500,000 kg annually

  • People from Vadul-Rascov reconstructed their traditional costumes

    Jun 25, 2019

    People from Vadul-Rascov reconstructed their traditional costumes

    Three stars of luck and a tree of life – the symbol of eternal youth and life without death. This is how the traditional “ia” (shirt) looks like, sewn and worn by women from the Vadul-Rascov village, Soldanesti district, since the early XIX century.

  • EU grant: A family from Causeni modernized sheep cheese-making manufacturing

    Jun 21, 2019

    EU grant: A family from Causeni modernized sheep cheese-making manufacturing

    A family gave up their city life with all its facilities and moved to the countryside, where they started a business in sheep-breeding. Two years ago, thanks to an EU grant, the young people modernized the production process. The grant was provided within the framework of the EU „Confidence Building Measures” Programme, funded by the European Union and implemented by the UNDP.

  • THE WORLD OF FORENSIC LABORATORIES IN MOLDOVA

    Jun 4, 2019

    THE WORLD OF FORENSIC LABORATORIES IN MOLDOVA

    BETA Judicial experts of the Moldovan Police have now modern equipment and all the necessary instruments to perform their job “by the book”. Moldovan judicial experts "read" the crime scene evidence and contribute to the delivery of justice. They are specialists in different domains: chemistry, biology, IT, physics, or mathematics. Many would not have imagined themselves in such a role.

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Articles

  • 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.

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Secretary General Messages

  • MESSAGE FOR INTERNATIONAL MIGRANTS DAY

    On International Migrants Day, let us take the path provided by the Global Compact: to make migration work for all.

  • 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.