Anticorruption Flash Mob in the Parliament Square

An anticorruption Flash Mob was organized today in the Parliament Square. Several social active young people from national youth organizations and local initiative groups, involved in in conducting anticorruption awareness campaigns for the past two years, came out with an original way of communicating the "Discourage the corruption by denouncing it" to citizens.

The European Union supports business development projects in Gagauzia and Taraclia

The European Union aims to develop local entrepreneurship, create new jobs and contribute to increasing incomes in ATU Gagauzia and Taraclia district.

Municipalities of Black Sea and Western Balkans form an “Islands of Integrity” Network to fight corruption

Today, 50 local anti-corruption practitioners, representatives from municipalities and anti-corruption agencies from the Black Sea and the Western Balkans gathered in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova to discuss transparency, integrity and accountability challenges and solutions for municipalities.

Volunteer rescuers from Ungheni will be able to cope with emergencies

On the International Day for Disaster Reduction, the Municipality of Ungheni organized a training exercise, in partnership with the Civil Protection and Emergency Situations Service, attended by 37 volunteer rescuers, of which 24 women and 13 men.

With EU Support, communicable diseases will be treated in a modernized health facility in Rezina

A regional health facility for treatment of communicable diseases was modernized with the support of the European Union. Annually, 500 inhabitants from left and right banks of Nistru river will benefit of the services of this medical institution.

Inequality is deeply perceived in Chisinau, from incomes to access to goods and services: UNDP Moldova study

Even though Chisinau is more attractive for living as compared to other localities from Moldova, the gap between rich and poor is wide in the capital city, and the poverty rate is increasing.

One third of the workforce in Eastern Europe and Central Asia in precarious jobs: UN report

Lower taxes on formal sector employment and increased investments in skills training and social care are needed to reduce inequalities

Training center for biomass boiler operators will be established in Moldova

A training center will be established in Moldova at the initiative and with the support of the Energy and Biomass Project, funded by the European Union and implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), to deliver ongoing and qualified training to the Moldovan operators of biomass heating systems.

[PHOTO STORY] Breathing Spaces

Orhei National Park is Moldova’s first national park. Created in 2013, the park consists of large expanses of forested plateaus in central Moldova, populated with rare species which are of particular scientific interest.

[SUCCESS STORY] The Engine of Progress Rocking it at 66!

At 66 years old, Nicolai Constantinov from Comrat has seen his childhood dream come true. Last year he attended an intensive business training, won a grant and founded the first electric cars service centre in his home town.

[SUCCESS STORY] Moldovan youth brings green energy in their communities and families

Imagine a windmill that combines technologies used by humans since the Middle Ages with the most modern research which is efficient and doesn’t pollute the environment because it doesn’t produce CO2.

[BLOG] Labs as game-changers for governance?

The way the governance process takes place has changed dramatically in the last decade or so. The rise of new technologies, widening democratic space and rise of citizen expert together with our growing understanding of complexity of development challenges, mark the pronounced shift to distributed forms of governance, with governments-enablers and co-creation of solutions at the heart of a such system.

[BLOG] Civil service in Moldova: time to look at corruption through a gender lens?

It is largely acknowledged that corruption creates rampant inequalities, destroys opportunities and has a negative impact on people’s quality of life and the fulfillment of their human rights.

[BLOG] You want to engage your parliament in the fight against corruption? Here are 5 steps you can take

According to Transparency International Corruption Perception Index (2016), Moldova is ranked 103rd (out of 168 countries worldwide) making it one of the most corrupt countries in Europe.