A pro-bono theatre performance in Chisinau in support of survivors of gender-based violence
Feb 19, 2019
On the last day of winter, the Coliseum Arts Center and UNDP Moldova are organizing a pro-bono theatre performance in support of survivors of gender-based violence from the south of the country. All funds collected from tickets sales will be directed for the construction of a social facility that will offer shelter to women and their children.
The “Roma Women in Politics” Programme was launched in Chisinau
Feb 18, 2019
15 Roma women from 8 localities from Moldova have participated, for the first time ever, within the capacity building and training program „Roma women in politics”. The program was launched on February 16-17, 2019, at the initiative of UN Women Moldova, in partnership with the National Roma Center.
The UN Human Rights Senior Expert, Thomas Hammarberg presents his follow-up report on human rights in the Transnistrian region on 5 February 2019
Feb 5, 2019
On 4 – 5 February, the Senior Expert visited the Republic of Moldova to present his follow-up report after the initial one issued in 2013. The updated report focuses on the human rights situation in the Transnistrian region, based on his latest visit which took place between 28 May and 1 June 2018.
Young architects and designers invited to contribute to designing of space hosting solar trees
Feb 4, 2019
Young architects and urban designers are invited to contribute to designing of space hosting solar tress by participating in a competition. The winning projects will be implemented with the financial support of Chisinau City Hall.
UNDP Moldova launches 2030 Agenda Acceleration Programme for business sector
Feb 1, 2019
UNDP Moldova, in partnership with Danish SDG Accelerator and BCTA Impact Lab, launches one-year business acceleration programme, aimed at engaging the private sector in the achievement of the 2030 Agenda and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The initiative is a collaborative pilot managed by UNDP Moldova’s Business Innovation Lab, with support from Sweden, UNDP, and with co-funding from private sector.
A modern Colposcopy Referral Center was launched in Moldova
Jan 29, 2019
The Colposcopy Referral Center, the only institution endowed with modern equipment, that offers quality colposcopy services for women and trainings for specialists, was launched at the Mother and Child Institute from Chisinau.
Prevent cervical cancer by doing the PAP test! Cervical Cancer Prevention Week 2019
Jan 25, 2019
Dozens of women, health specialists, social workers and official representatives launched the Cervical Cancer Prevention Week 2019. The event was organized at the Health Center in Magdaceşti, with the purpose of informing local women about cervical cancer and disseminating the myths surrounding the disease.
The Republic of Moldova will carry out for the first time the "Gender and Generations" survey, which will underpin the improvement of the demographic situation.
Jan 22, 2019
In the Republic of Moldova, the "Gender and Generations" study will be launched for the first time, which will highlight the demographic trends and challenges in order to develop evidence-based policies.
Public finance reform in Moldova forges ahead, with Slovak support
Jan 15, 2019
With Slovak support, Moldova has decided to introduce a pilot project to better manage public budgets in the education sector, kicking off a series of public finance reforms expected to lead to savings and impact where people need it the most.
The new border crossing point at Palanca was launched into operation
Dec 28, 2018
Jointly operated by the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine border and customs services, Palanca border crossing point was launched into operation today.
Moldovan Journalists Learned more about Swedish Organisations’ Best Practices in Promoting Gender Equality
Dec 24, 2018
Seven journalists from print, online and audiovisual media outlets, finalists of the ‘Click for Gender Equality’ Media Program participated in a study visit to Stockholm, Sweden. For four days, participants visited international organisations, media institutions and non-governmental organisations that promote gender equality.
Moldovan migrants from all over the world contributed for improved public services benefiting 300,000 people from 38 localities
Dec 19, 2018
About 10,000 Moldovans, who left their home communities, contributed with over USD 257,000 to the development of these localities. As a result, socio-economic services and infrastructure for about 300,000 residents were improved in 38 partner localities of the UNDP Moldova Project “Migration and Local Development”, implemented with the financial support of the Government of Switzerland.
Moldova and FAO initiate support to integrated community development
Dec 14, 2018
Three villages from Moldova will develop and implement local rural development plans as an outcome of a FAO funded and implemented project aiming to develop capacities on rural development policy preparation and implementation at national level and to develop capacities on supporting integrated community development at local level.
Moldova will have a new long-term development strategy "Moldova 2030"
Dec 14, 2018
The Republic of Moldova will have a new long-term national strategy, Moldova 2030. The Parliament approved today the document with the votes of 55 MPs.
With the assistance of the European Union, over 150,000 people from the ATU Gagauzia and Taraclia district have improved their living conditions
Dec 11, 2018
At least one social infrastructure facility was improved in each of those 40 communities from the ATU Gagauzia and Taraclia district. 63 small and medium enterprises were launched or developed, generating over 180 jobs. 7 inter-municipal waste management services were created in the region and 105 rural development projects were implemented through the European initiative LEADER. These are just some of the achievements of the “Support to Agriculture and Rural Development in ATU Gagauzia and Taraclia district” (SARD) Programme, financed by the European Union and implemented by UNDP. The results were presented today in Comrat, during the closing event for the SARD Programme, which operated for 3 years.