Press releases

  • The first support centre for survivors of gender-based violence from Gagauzia region will be opened in 2019 Aug 15, 2019

    For the first time, women from Gagauzia region who suffer from violence could benefit from shelter and assistance in a centre that will be functional by the end of 2019. The staff of the centre will provide psychological counselling, as well as social and legal support. Women will also be advised how to find a job or start a business. The initiative is part of a project implemented by the United Nations Development Programme, with funding from the Republic of Korea.

  • UNDP offers grants for the establishment of precipitation water storage basins Aug 15, 2019

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Austrian Development Agency provide non-reimbursable financial support and technical assistance for the establishment of precipitation water accumulation basins in the rural localities of Cantemir, Criuleni, Hincesti, Leova and Ungheni districts.

  • Less than 1% of 612 assessed polling stations are fully accessible Aug 15, 2019

    On August 14, 2019, the Central Electoral Commission and UNDP Moldova have presented the results of the accessibility assessment of a series of polling stations. The event was the first of the recently launched campaign “Equal access for all abilities in polling stations”.

  • Civil society will monitor action plans of the National Integrity and Anticorruption Strategy, with UNDP support Aug 7, 2019

    Civil society representatives will monitor how the authorities from nine local districts and the Gagauz Autonomy implement the action plans adopted under the National Integrity and Anticorruption Strategy. The NGOs will also analyze the implementation of the sectorial anticorruption plans in the fields of education, public health, public procurement, administration and privatization of public property, public order. The monitoring results will be included in the shadow reports which will be presented to the relevant authorities, development partners and to the general public.

  • EU offers grants to foster business cooperation between both banks of Nistru Aug 5, 2019

    The European Union offers financial support/grants for projects that aim to create or consolidate cooperation platforms between business associations and NGOs from both banks of Nistru river.

  • Contracted militaries can also enjoy fourteen-day paternity leave Aug 5, 2019

    This news was very well received by the captain Alexandru Gancearuc from the Communications and Computers Center of the Main Staff of the National Army.

  • Republic of Moldova engages migrants in local development and creates reintegration services for returning migrants Aug 5, 2019

    Thirty-five localities and 35 territorial employment offices are supported by UNDP Moldova and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) in launching a new local economic development model, as well as in establishing comprehensive employment and reintegration support services for returning migrants.

  • Young ambassadors of integrity from the Republic of Moldova and Romania attended an anticorruption school Jul 24, 2019

    Thirty anticorruption volunteers from Moldova and Romania chose to spend their vacation at the summer school “Youth against corruption”, organized on July 21-28, in the town of Vadul lui Voda. Guided by anticorruption officers from Chisinau and Bucharest, participants will get acquainted with the mechanisms to prevent and combat corruption and illegal practices. Simultaneously, they will work on developing communication products to promote integrity in the field of education and combat practices that generate corruption.

  • Over 150 young people representing 17 political parties participating in the National Youth Forum in Electoral Domain Jul 24, 2019

    n July 19, 2019, the second edition of the National Youth Forum in Electoral Field, organized by the Central Electoral Commission (CEC), Center for Continuous Electoral Training (CCET) and United Nations Development Program in Moldova (UNDP), was launched in Chisinau. The Forum brings together over 150 participants aged between 18-35 years, representatives of 17 youth organizations of political parties in Moldova that accepted the invitation to participate.

  • Two solar trees that generate green energy are being installed in Chisinau Jul 11, 2019

    Two solar trees that generate photovoltaic electricity are being installed in the capital city of Moldova. The construction works are in progress, and Chisinau people will soon benefit from "smart tree services". They will be able to charge up for free their mobile devices, computers, electric bicycles; have access to the Internet and relax. In the evenings, the trees will light up the surroundings due to the stored sun energy during the day. The solar trees will be under 24-hour video surveillance. The initiative belongs to the United Nations Development Programme and is being implemented in partnership with the Chisinau City Hall.

  • What is the quality of life in Chisinau? Jul 9, 2019

    More than one thousand residents of Chisinau described the quality of life in the Capital City during a research conducted between May 2018 – April 2019. The initiative was is of the Innovation Laboratories of the UNDP Moldova: MiLab and Green City Lab – and was carried out in partnership with Chisinau City Hall.

  • Employers to receive subsidies for employing persons with disabilities and unemployed from vulnerable groups Jul 8, 2019

    Two programs to facilitate the employment of unemployed were launched today by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Social Protection (MHLSP) and the National Employment Agency (NEA), with the assistance of the International Labour Organization (ILO) project "Promotion of Youth Employment".

  • Moldova Electro-Marathon – the first electric cars’ expedition starts today Jul 4, 2019

    The first electric cars’ expedition started today. Nine cars of different brands and models, but with 100% electrically powered propulsion, will travel over the next 5 days a total distance of about 1,000 km each.

  • "Police bike patrolling brings us closer to people and lets our city breathe" Jul 3, 2019

    "By patrolling on a bike, we promote a healthy lifestyle. It is very important for us to be close to citizens, to respond promptly to their requests for assistance in parks areas, for example, where the access of service cars is more restricted. Patrolling on a bike allows us to hear any rustle, any movement, any noise or talk," says Marina Iordachi, commander of the police bike patrol officers from Chisinau.

  • Young filmmakers created motivational spots for elections Jun 25, 2019

    On June 25, 2019 the award ceremony of Filmmakers Camp, laboratory of ideas in the electoral field, was held. The 7 teams composed of 3 members each, have reached the finals of the competition, creating different motivational and innovative spots.