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  • Moldova: UN expert announces visit to probe the situation of human rights defenders

    Jun 22, 2018

    Moldova: UN expert announces visit to probe the situation of human rights defenders

    UN Special Rapporteur Michel Forst has announced his first official visit to the Republic of Moldova, from 25 to 29 June, to assess the situation of human rights defenders and to review State efforts, progress and challenges in ensuring their protection and in enabling their important role.

  • EU LEADER rural development initiative brings promising results in ATU Gagauzia and Taraclia district

    Jun 22, 2018

    EU LEADER rural development initiative brings promising results in ATU Gagauzia and Taraclia district

    78 projects will boost local rural development in ATU Gagauzia, Taraclia and in neighboring districts. The projects are supported by the European Union in the framework of LEADER initiative. The Local Action Groups (LAGs), responsible for the projects’ development and implementation, met today at a conference combined with an open-air fair to present the results of their activities, to exchange experience and to promote local products.

  • Fairytales and legends from both banks of Nistru River, in one book

    Jun 22, 2018

    Fairytales and legends from both banks of Nistru River, in one book

    Have you heard of Stima Nistrului, or a love story of Laur and Teia, or the legend about the origins of Tirnauca village? Twenty fairytales and legends collected in the communities of Holercani, a village on the right bank, and Tirnauca, a village on the left bank, were published in a book entitled Fairytales and Legends from across the Nistru.

  • Forced displacement above 68M in 2017, new global deal on refugees critical

    Jun 19, 2018

    Forced displacement above 68M in 2017, new global deal on refugees critical

    In its annual Global Trends report, released today, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency said 68.5 million people were displaced as of the end of 2017. Among them were 16.2 million people who became displaced during 2017 itself, either for the first time or repeatedly – indicating a huge number of people on the move and equivalent to 44,500 people being displaced each day, or a person becoming displaced every two seconds.

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  • Nov 23, 2016

    Moldova: The Orhei National Park – from neglect to World Heritage recognition

    Not long ago, the Republic of Moldova – lacking both mountains and coastlines - was considered to be bereft of tourist attractions. Even its own people did not really realize that there is an exceptional cultural-natural treasury right in the middle of the country, just 50 km from the capital city.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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