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 FOR WORLD REFUGEES DAY
Today, more than 68 million people around the world are refugees or internally displaced as a result of conflict or persecution.
MESSAGE ON WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY
A healthy planet is essential for a prosperous and peaceful future.
MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF UNITED NATIONS PEACEKEEPERS
On this 70th anniversary, we express our gratitude to the more than one million men and women who have served under the UN flag, saving countless lives.
MESSAGE FOR WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY
On World Press Freedom Day 2018, I call on governments to strengthen press freedom, and to protect journalists.