‘Glocalizing’ the Sustainable Development Goals in Moldova

20 Oct 2017 by Aurelia Spataru

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 the world taking action to improve people’s lives and plan for a sustainable future. … Read more

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

11 Oct 2017 by Dumitru Vasilescu

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 unemployed themselves and capacitating them with knowledge and skills on how to search and apply for existing jobs. UNDP will measure the impact of this experiment through a Randomized Controlled Trial*, first of its kind in Moldova. … Read more

Public and Private Sector Partnership Means 350,000 School children Get Fresh Fruit

02 Oct 2017

Could this be the way forward? We worked with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Moldova and the UNDP AltFinLab to come up with an innovative way to ensure school children in Moldova have access to fresh fruit. Read the UNDP Moldova’s blog below and let us know your thoughts… … Read more

Time to say goodbye to the drug crisis in Moldova

22 Sep 2017 by Dorin Rotaru

I have seen many healthy people become a candle in the wind at the blink of an eye. Such is the story of many people living with HIV in Moldova – any opportunistic infection can be fatal to them. … Read more

How do we curb corruption in Moldova after the “theft of the century”

29 Jun 2017 by Olga Crivoliubic

The cartoon exhibition "Asa NU" (How not to). The cartoons were made at the initiative of UNDP Moldova by the famous caricaturist Alex Dimitrov
After the "theft of the century", when one billion USD – the equivalent of 12% of Moldova’s GDP, has vanished without any trace, corruption became an emergency condition in the former soviet republic. According to the Corruption Perception Index for 2016, the Republic of Moldova is one of the most corrupt countries in Europe, and two-thirds of Moldovans think that corruption is one of the biggest problems in the country. … Read more

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