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‘Glocalizing’ the Sustainable Development Goals in Moldova

Almost two years ago, 193 Member States of the United Nations, including Moldova, adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This bold and…


How did we succeed to “wake up” the South of Moldova?

Two years ago we at UNDP embarked on a journey to revitalize Moldova’s South, known administratively as ATU Gagauzia and Taraclia district . And this was a real challenge, considering the…  


Making the most of emigration

When I first arrived in Moldova, I was surprised to learn that a quarter of its population lives abroad either temporarily or permanently.  


Closing the gap between schools and industry needs in Moldova

TwentyTu, a pioneering educational programme, will deliver online and offline courses in more than 10 fields identified as crucial for future economic growth and jobs creation, including robotics,…  


Here comes the sun… to relieve you from the burden of electricity bills

A landlocked, fairly picturesque and wine-friendly country, Moldova has another ace in her sleeve for visitors and locals: 2,400 annual hours of warm, gentle sun.  


Why are young people in Moldova struggling with unemployment?

In Moldova, about 30 percent of young people are either unemployed or not enrolled in any formal training. This is an alarmingly high figure, indicating that so much of our country’s potential is…  


Rational, efficient and well organized: New system of addresses in Moldova

Did you know that all local parks, markets, authorized parking places, petrol stations, cafés or supermarkets located on the national and local roads of Moldova do not have an address?  


A more transparent justice system through a better selection of candidates for the positions of future judges and prosecutors

The level of public trust in Moldovan justice system remains low and this internal lack of confidence has the potential to undermine the justice process.  


How is the public money spent in Moldova through public procurement? Openmoney.md knows everything

How is public money spent and who are the real beneficiaries of the contracts attributed by state institutions? Now you can find the answers to these questions right away: by accessing…  


‘Glocalizing’ the Sustainable Development Goals in Moldova

Almost two years ago, 193 Member States of the United Nations, including Moldova, adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This bold and universal Agenda already has many countries around…  


What if those unemployed would be empowered to find a job faster than ever? A new experiment from Moldova

Recently, we partnered with the National Employment Service and Behavioural Insights Team (BIT) on a new initiative. We decided to try to invert the way the system operates, giving more ‘power’ to the…  

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