Environment & Energy

  • Biodiversity mainstreaming projectBiodiversity in Moldova struggle permanent threats in the result of human encroachment through land conversion; soil erosion; pollution; non-native and/ or invasive species; unsustainable grazing; habitat fragmentation because of infrastructure development; illegal logging, collection of rare plants, hunting and fishing; and climate change. Biodiversity mainstreaming project aims to enhance the effective biodiversity management outside Protected Areas in order to maintain the ecological integrity of Moldova’s ecosystems.

  • Clima East Moldova: Climate change mitigation and ecosystem-based adaptation in Orhei National ParkClima East Moldova: Climate change mitigation and ecosystem-based adaptation in Orhei National ParkThe project is responding to the main biodiversity challenges in the Orhei National Park area (33,792 ha) and its buffer zone such as vulnerability to climate change, loss of biodiversity and forest area, deep soil erosion and landslides, pasture degradation and low grazing capacity of existing pastures.

  • Climate Change Adaptation Planning Process in MoldovaThe project aims to ensure that Moldova has the system and capacities in place for medium to long term adaptation planning and budgeting contributing to reduced vulnerability of the population and key sectors to the impacts of climate change.

  • Disaster and Climate Risk Reduction in MoldovaDisaster and Climate Risk Reduction in MoldovaMoldova’s economy, population, and environment are highly exposed and vulnerable to natural hazards. Climate change is expected to amplify the exposure to climate and disaster risks and to hydro-meteorological hazards. The Disaster and Climate Risk Reduction project aims to help reduce disaster and climate risks in Moldova through development of national and local risk management capacities.

  • ESCO MoldovaESCO Moldova“ESCO Moldova - Transforming the market for Urban Energy Efficiency in Moldova by introducing Energy Service Companies” project objective is to create a functioning, sustainable and effective ESCO market in Moldova by converting existing energy service provider companies into ESCO companies, as the basis for scaling up mitigation efforts in the whole municipal building sector in Moldova, leading to CO2 emission reductions by implementing energy performance contracts.

OUR WORK - ENVIRONMENT & ENERGY
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Environmental degradation, pollution and unsustainable use of natural resources are a significant concern for Moldova’s development agenda. The economic, social and health costs of environmental degradation and deteriorated infrastructure are high, while economic growth will further increase pressure on the environment and natural resources.

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Resident Coordinator Annual Report

2012 Resident Coordinator Annual Report.

 

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UNDP Gender Equality Silver Seal
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UNDP Moldova received Gender Equality Silver Seal, as far as contributed to gender equality national goals, in particular the office actively worked with the Ministry of Justice to enact the “Law of Ensuring Equality”, and supporting integration of the gender perspective in local development and decentralization processes in Moldova. The office has made very good progress in the development of a comprehensive management system for gender mainstreaming, in creating an enabling environment for gender equality, and the office has achieved internal parity.

The Gender Equality Seal is adapted by UNDP from the Certification programme for private and public organizations to recognize good performance of UNDP Country Offices/Units to deliver transformational gender equality results.

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