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  • It takes a village: Pensioners demand justice in Moldova

    Nov 22, 2016

    It takes a village: Pensioners demand justice in Moldova

    Valentina Chernenchi is approaching retirement age but is worried about her pension. According to official records, she has another seven years of service, whereas in reality, she has been working for much longer.

  • Women Mayors from Moldova learn about models of good practices from the North of the country

    Oct 31, 2016

    Women Mayors from Moldova learn about models of good practices from the North of the country

    30 women mayors and councillors in the first, second or third term from all over the country participated in the last study visit in Fundurii Vechi village, Glodeni district. This visit is the last in a series of exchanges of experience, aimed at strengthening the leadership skills of women mayors in local public administration.

  • Women Mayors Discover the Most Innovative Village in Moldova

    Oct 28, 2016

    Women Mayors Discover the Most Innovative Village in Moldova

    Do you know which is the village from Moldova with most of the judo and sambo players? Or which is the first village that is part of the renewable energy programme? It is Chișcăreni village, from Sângerei district. And namely this village hosted a study visit for 20 women mayors and councilors from across the country.

  • Women Mayors from Moldova Discover New Best Practices in Local Public Administration

    Oct 20, 2016

    Women Mayors from Moldova Discover New Best Practices in Local Public Administration

    She is proud with a renovated kindergarten and a school, with a community center, a sports school, but also with other projects implemented that changed people's lives for the better. It is about Galina Ceban, woman mayor at her second mandate in the Chircăieşti village, Căușeni district, who hosted a study visit for 20 women mayors across the country.

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Secretary General Messages

  • MESSAGE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS DAY

    Human rights are the foundation of peaceful societies and sustainable development. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights establishes the equality and dignity of every person. It makes governments responsible for ensuring people can enjoy their inalienable rights and freedoms.

  • MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

    Resilience is central to achieving sustainable development. In its pledge to leave no one behind, the 2030 Agenda embodies a commitment to building the capacities of those who face marginalization and exclusion, in order to reduce their vulnerability to economic, social and environmental shocks.

  • MESSAGE FOR WORLD AIDS DAY

    The world is well on its way to meeting the target of ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030. Nearly 21 million people living with HIV now have access to treatment – a number that should grow to more than 30 million by 2020. AIDS-related deaths and new HIV infections are declining. There is great hope that the world can deliver on its promise – but much more needs to be done.

  • MESSAGE ON INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

    Every woman and every girl has the right to a life free of violence. Yet this rupture of human rights occurs in a variety of ways in every community, particularly affecting those who are most marginalized and vulnerable. Around the world, more than 1 in 3 women have experienced physical and/or sexual violence in their lives; 750 million women were married before age 18, and more than 250 million have undergone Female Genital Mutilation.