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  • UNDP Moldova launches the first youth-centered skills observatory to increase employment rate

    May 24, 2017

    UNDP Moldova launches the first youth-centered skills observatory to increase employment rate

    UNDP Moldova and the National Institute of Economic Research are launching the first Skills Observatory, mainly focused on youth and their active engagement. The innovation lab will conduct researches and experiments around topics of skills mismatch, underutilization and increased employability for young women and men.

  • Over 4,200 people living in Gura Bicului and Bicioc villages will enjoy better medical services thanks to the EU support

    May 22, 2017

    Over 4,200 people living in Gura Bicului and Bicioc villages will enjoy better medical services thanks to the EU support

    Thanks to the EU support, inhabitants from Gura Bicului and Bicioc villages will enjoy improved services in the local Family Medical Center. In Gura Bicului village, Anenii Noi district, the Medical facility that assists people from both banks of the Nistru River was refurbished in the framework of the EU-funded Support to Confidence Building Measures Programme, implemented by the UNDP.

  • Ending AIDS Together

    May 19, 2017

    Ending AIDS Together

    The International AIDS Candlelight Memorial, observed annually in the third Sunday of May, serves as a community mobilization campaign to raise social consciousness about HIV and AIDS. It serves as an important intervention for global solidarity, breaking down barriers of stigma and discrimination, and giving hope to new generations.

  • New WHO study on health and well-being of Europe’s youth reveals that obesity continues to rise

    May 18, 2017

    New WHO study on health and well-being of Europe’s youth reveals that obesity continues to rise

    A new WHO report, launched today at the European Congress on Obesity in Portugal, reveals that the number of obese adolescents is continuing to rise in many countries across the WHO European Region. “Despite sustained efforts to tackle childhood obesity, one in three adolescents is still estimated to be overweight or obese in Europe, with the highest rates found in southern European and Mediterranean countries. What is of particular concern is that the epidemic is on the rise in eastern European countries, where historically rates have been lower,” states Dr Zsuzsanna Jakab, WHO Regional Director for Europe

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  • MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF UNITED NATIONS PEACEKEEPERS

    For nearly 70 years, UN peacekeeping has proven to be one of the international community’s most effective investments in peace, security and prosperity. Demand for UN peacekeepers has risen steadily over the years, and deployment is now near an all-time high. Peacekeeping has had a positive impact on the lives of millions of people around the world.

  • MESSAGE ON WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY

    Journalists go to the most dangerous places to give voice to the voiceless. Media workers suffer character assassination, sexual assault, detention, injuries and even death. We need leaders to defend a free media. This is crucial to counter prevailing misinformation.

  • MESSAGE FOR THE INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR MINE AWARENESS AND ASSISTANCE IN MINE ACTION

    In today’s world, conflicts are multiplying and increasingly interlinked. Most disturbingly, many warring parties shamelessly target civilians and show a flagrant disregard for international humanitarian law.

  • MESSAGE ON WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS DAY

    On this World Autism Awareness Day, let us all play a part in changing attitudes toward persons with autism and in recognizing their rights as citizens, who, like everyone else, are entitled to claim those rights and make decisions for their lives in accordance with their own will and preferences