Moldova presents first ever auto fuel economy baseline and trends, and sets course for electric vehicles
Jul 26, 2018
The Republic of Moldova’s Carbon Finance Unit, together with the Ministry of Agriculture, Regional Development and Environment, have released the first results of an in-depth study of the country’s vehicle imports spanning 2005 – 2017.
In the words of Liliana Palihovici: “I want to help Moldovan women be better at political work than I was”
Jul 23, 2018
Formerly an MP and deputy speaker in the Moldovan Parliament and vice-president of a political party, Liliana Palihovici founded the Women 4 Leadership Academy in June 2018. Ahead of upcoming elections later this year, the Academy will train 140+ women interested in politics and decision-making in public speaking and organizing effective electoral campaigns.
Marija Risteska: “Gender responsive budgeting takes in consideration the needs and interests of women and men and creates public value”
Jun 25, 2018
The way how public budget is allocated and spent affects both women and men. How can the budget reflect equally the needs of women and men? How can the local budget cover the most important issues of the community? These are some of the topics discussed in an interview with Marija Risteska, Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB) expert.
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
Moldova engages in wide consultations of its 2030 National Development Strategy
Apr 6, 2018
Moldova launches wide consultations process for the development of the 2030 National Development Strategy, aligned with the 17 Sustainable Development Goals and the Republic of Moldova-European Union Association Agreement. The strategic planning document is being developed under the leadership of the State Chancellery, with support of the United Nations in Moldova and the Swiss Cooperation in Moldova.
Companies committed to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals will be awarded
Apr 4, 2018
The competition Trade Mark of the Year 2017 organised by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Moldova will introduce a new category of awards – Important contribution to sustainable development. The nomination was suggested by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) under Private Sector Engagement for SDGs Project.
UN Women Moldova tests virtual reality tools to end violence against women
Apr 4, 2018
As part of its innovation initiative, UN Women Moldova tests the use virtual reality tools for police trainings for effective response to cases of violence against women. This initiative is in partnership with Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences and Eon Reality, and with the participation of first responders and other professionals from relevant institutions.
4% annual decrease too slow to end TB by 2030 – call for Europe’s commitment to increase investment to end TB
Mar 23, 2018
Increased collaboration and intensified allocation of resources are crucial to ensure that every TB-affected person has access to quality health services for early detection, successful treatment and people-centred care.
Message on the Olympic truce for the Pyeongchang Olympic winter games and Paralympic winter games
Feb 7, 2018
This week the world will gather in PyeongChang in the Republic of Korea, united by the Olympic Spirit: in solidarity; mutual respect; and friendly competition.
Moldovan experience of confidence building between the two banks of Nistru river, in sight of EaP Series
Dec 8, 2017
The European Neighbourhood Council (ENV), a Brussels based think tank, organized debates dedicate to the role of cooperation in the field of protracted conflicts from Georgia and Moldova.
“Neither men, nor women should be objectified by advertising”
Dec 6, 2017
Now I pay more attention to ads and I discover, daily, sexism and stereotypes, including promotion of gender roles. I even have a collection of sexist ads, which now has over 60 sexist ads from Moldova and abroad, identified by me or sent to me by various people. Through my personal Facebook account, I try to inform public opinion about sexism and help people understand what sexist advertising is by showcasing concrete examples.
20 young persons participated in the electoral week-end school
Nov 7, 2017
20 young persons, civic activists and members of political parties’ youth organizations have participated in the electoral week-end school that took place during 20-23 October and 3-5 November 2017.