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.
Ecaterina Herta from Moldova wins a special nomination at an international photo contest dedicated to ozone layer protection
Nov 7, 2017
Ecaterina Herta from Moldova wins the special nomination “Climate change in my eyes” at the first International Photo Contest dedicated to the Ozone Layer Protection and Climate Change, organized by UNDP in Uzbekistan.
A new tool for parliamentary journalists
Oct 23, 2017
Parliamentary reporters will have a useful tool for navigating the working procedures and sources of information in the Parliament of Moldova. A Guide for Parliamentary Journalists was published on Parliament's website today and will be distributed among reporters covering Parliament works.
Care work, from burden and invisible, to value added and an attractive economy sector
Oct 23, 2017
The care economy consists of the types of services that are given for the wellbeing of people in the household – children, elderly, the sick and people with disabilities and also healthy working adults.
Message from Ms Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO on the occasion of International Day of the Girl Child
Oct 10, 2017
Whether caused by armed conflict or natural disaster, humanitarian crises always hurt women and girls the most – they account for more than 75 percent of the refugees and displaced persons at risk from war, famine, persecution and natural disaster. They are also vulnerable to sexual abuse and exploitation, during conflicts and in refugee camps.
MConnect Platform – quick, simple and free access to public services
Oct 6, 2017
As of 2014, the Electronic Governance Centre is piloting the data exchange and interoperability platform MConnect, as a technical solution that ensures the exchange of data between information systems administered by ministries, central public authorities subordinated to the Government and organizations from the same area of competences, regardless the period of their establishment.
Political Clubs of Women 50/50: "Women from Moldova can and must take power"
Sep 25, 2017
After almost three years of activity, more than 100 women, members of the seven political clubs from all over the country - Briceni, Cahul, Cimislia, Orhei, Soroca, Straseni, Teleneşti - drew a line and reviewed the main achievements of the clubs.aproape trei ani de activitate, peste 100 de femei, membre ale celor 7 cluburi politice din toată țara – Briceni, Cahul, Cimișlia, Orhei, Soroca, Strășeni, Telenești – au tras linie și au trecut în revistă principalele realizări în cadrul cluburilor.
“Integrity is Freedom” campaign encourages citizens to show zero tolerance towards corruption
Sep 22, 2017
The National Anti-corruption Centre of the Republic of Moldova (NAC), with the support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Norway, launches the national information and public awareness campaign “Integrity is Freedom”, based on the provisions of the Integrity Law No. 82 of 25.05.2017 and the new National Integrity and Anticorruption Strategy for 2017-2020 adopted by the Parliament on 30.03.2017.
Children and women from vulnerable groups visit Parliament on the International Democracy Day
Sep 15, 2017
More than 100 children and women from all regions of Moldova came to visit the Parliament on the occasion of the International Day of Democracy. The event was organized by the Parliament's territorial information offices in Comrat, Edinet, Leova and Orhei, with the support of the UNDP Project "Strengthening Parliamentary Governance in Moldova" financed by the Swedish Government.
Public authorities and minority organizations will work together for the implementation of CERD recommendations
Jul 14, 2017
On Tuesday, 11 July, the UN Office for Human Rights organized a public discussion on the rights of minorities in the Republic of Moldova adressing the ways of implementation of the recommendations of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD).
Peacekeeping is cost effective, but must adapt to new reality
May 29, 2017
When I entered the United Nations Secretariat building for the first time as Secretary-General in January, my first act was to lay a wreath honoring more than 3,500 United Nations staff who died in the service of peace. Later that same week, two Blue Helmets were killed in the Central African Republic, where they were working to prevent violent confrontations between communities from descending into mass killings. United Nations peacekeepers place themselves in harm’s way every day, between armed groups that are trying to kill each other or to harm civilians.
“Grab and Run” the film which portrays the subject of forced marriages in Kyrgyzstan will be screened in Chisinau
May 29, 2017
Touching upon the sensitive subject of forced marriages and bride kidnapping, the documentary “Grab and Run” of Roser Corello, a Spanish film director, illustrates a new reality where forced marriages and bride kidnapping are still part of the local customs in the 21st century.