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These human rights defenders are standing up for others — and themselves

On this Human Rights Day, we bring you two stories of people from Moldova who have stood up for their rights and those of others. They have contributed to equality and justice, improving lives,…  


‘Freedom from fear’: Ending violence against women

Human beings are born free and equal, both in rights and in dignity. This is the fundamental principle enshrined in the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  


Statement by UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner on International Human Rights Day

Human beings are born free and equal, both in rights and in dignity. This is the fundamental principle enshrined in the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  


Time for a more effective citizenry: Every third Moldovan does not know a single citizen’s right or duty

Every third Moldovan could not mention a single citizen’s right or duty. 34% of Moldovans have difficulties in responding to the question on who is the sole source of the state power and the bearer of…  


Tegegnework Gettu: Statement on International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

This year’s International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT) focuses on raising awareness on the role of families in the well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and…  


On the occasion of Zero Discrimination Day, the UN launches an external elevator to make its premises accessible to all visitors

On 1 March 2017, the United Nations in the Republic of Moldova has inaugurated an elevator that facilitates the access to all four floors of its headquarters in Chisinau, located on 131, 31 August…  


The Republic of Moldova will have a new National Human Rights Plan

The Republic of Moldova will have a new National Human Rights Plan (NHRP) to implement the recommendations addressed to the country by the UN Human Rights Council under the Universal Periodic Review…  


National Institute of Justice will use a computer-based platform to examine the applicants to the positions of trainee judge and trainee prosecutor

During the 2016 admission the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) will use for the first time a computer-based testing platform to examine the candidates who are applying for the position of trainee…  


Annual competition for the best actions that promote and protect human rights in Moldova was launched

The United Nations in the Republic of Moldova launched today the 12th edition of the competition for the best actions to promote and protect human rights in the Republic of Moldova. Organized since…  


#OameniBuni campaign gets Moldovans connected to equality and diversity

Ads of the World, the world’s largest creative advertising index, featuring work from across the globe, posted the videos used as part of the #OameniBuni campaign.  

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