Our Projects

Inclusive Development

  • Innovative Entrepreneurship for Sustainable EmploymentInnovative Entrepreneurship for Sustainable EmploymentThe project aims to create and manage career development centres in four most important regions of the Republic of Moldova which will train and help qualified unemployed and graduates in getting a decent job on the local market.

  • Formulation of National Human Development Reports Formulation of National Human Development Reports The project supports the formulation of National Human Development Reports (NHDRs) and policy briefs in key development areas that complement NHDRs.

  • Confidence Building Measures Programme Confidence Building Measures Programme The Confidence Building Programme contributes to confidence building between both banks of the Nistru river by involving local authorities, civil society organisations, business community and other stakeholders, as well as through economic and social development of local communities.

  • Improving Trade and Productive Capacities of Fresh Fruit ProducersImproving Trade and Productive Capacities of Fresh Fruit ProducersThe project contributes to building a positive image of the Republic of Moldova as exporter of high quality products, reducing unemployment, raising incomes and, ultimately, ensuring a more inclusive and sustainable human development.

  • Joint Integrated Local Development ProgrammeJoint Integrated Local Development ProgrammeThe Programme is the main partner of the Government of the Republic of Moldova in the implementation of the decentralisation reform, which promotes local government autonomy and ensures that all people, particularly the most vulnerable, have access to quality public services.

Democratic Governance

  • Building Institutional Capacity of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European IntegrationThe project aims to strengthen the institutional capacity of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration (MFAEI) in the process of achieving its European Integration goals and commitments.

  • Moldova Democracy ProgrammeMoldova Democracy ProgrammeThe Programme focuses on strengthening the institutional capacity of the Parliament and Central Electoral Commission of the Republic of Moldova, improving their main functions and entrenching gender and human rights aspects in formal political process.

  • Strengthening the National Statistical System Strengthening the National Statistical System The project aims to strengthen the national statistical system through improvement of collection, dissemination and use of socio-economic statistical data. It helps to harmonise official statistics with international standards as well as improve the availability, quality, and use of disaggregated statistical data for participatory policy-making.

  • Strengthening Institutional Capacities of the Ministry of Interior to Fight Crime The project aims to build the capacities of the Ministry of Interior in fighting and preventing all forms of crime through integration of the intelligence analysis function into the work of the Police and strengthening the capacities in the area of Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) control and management.

  • EU High Level Policy Advice Mission This Mission is the response to the Government of the Republic of Moldova request addressed to the European Union for provision of assistance for democratic reforms and acceleration of political association and further economic association between EU and Moldova.

  • Mainstreaming Migration into Development he project aims to support the Government to systematically integrate migration in the development planning in order to maximize the benefits of migration and reduce the negative impacts of migration on economic and human development.

  • Human Rights Protection and PromotionHuman Rights Protection and PromotionThe project is a joint endeavor of the UN Country Team which aims to consolidate and support the efforts to strengthen human rights in Moldova.

  • Support to Justice Sector Reform The project aims to support the implementation of the Justice Sector Reform Strategy for 2011-2016 through enhancing the capacities of the Ministry of Justice to develop, coordinate and carry out the justice sector reform.

  • Strengthening National Capacities to Protect the Most Vulnerable from Torture The project aims to contribute to the prevention of torture and fighting against impunity on the whole territory of the Republic of Moldova, including Transnistrian region, especially in respect of the most vulnerable women and men with psycho-social and intellectual disabilities in mental health facilities.

  • Women in Politics in MoldovaWomen in Politics in MoldovaBoosting women’s political participation and decision-making is fundamental for democracy and essential for achieving sustainable development in Moldova. A UNDP - UN Women initiative funded by the Government of Sweden, the Women in Politics programme aims to increase the voice and the participation of women in political life in Moldova.

  • Moldova Social Innovation HubMoldova Social Innovation HubThe project aims to establish a Social Innovation Hub, which will act as a multilateral platform to engage actors from different sectors (public, private, non-profit, etc.) to seek and experiment with innovative approaches to the society’s problems.

Environment and Energy

  • Moldova Energy and Biomass ProjectMoldova Energy and Biomass ProjectThe Energy and Biomass Project aims to contribute to a more secure, competitive and sustainable energy production in the Republic of Moldova.

  • Improving Coverage and Management Effectiveness of the Protected Area System The Protected Area System (PAS) aims to enhance the coverage and management effectiveness of the protected area system of Moldova by piloting - within the broader framework of the National Environmental Network - the establishment of the first National Park in Moldova, and by strengthening the capacities at the systemic, institutional and individual levels to establish and manage a representative protected area system.

  • National Biodiversity Planning National Biodiversity Planning The project supports Moldova in fulfilling its obligations under the Convention for Biological Diversity. It focuses on developing strategies for the conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity in line with the 2011-2020 Strategic Plan of the Convention and Aichi Targets, as well as on integration of biodiversity conservation concerns into relevant sectorial and cross-sectoral plan, programmes and policies.

  • Environmental Fiscal Reform The project aims to strengthen the capacity of the Ministry of Environment to improve the existing legal and regulatory framework on pollution charges system, promote eco-technologies and improved subsidies in the energy and agriculture sectors which have positive effects on the economic entities and population at large.

  • 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.

  • Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) Phase-out Management PlanHydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) Phase-out Management PlanMoldova is party to the Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer (Vienna, March 22, 1985) and Montreal Protocol (Montreal, September 16, 1987). As of 1996 and since 2007, the country has committed to gradual phase-out of ozone depleting substances (ODS) such as hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) mostly because of their high Global Warming Potential (GWP) and the significant climate benefits this would generate.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • ESCO 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.

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Resident Coordinator Annual Report

2012 Resident Coordinator Annual Report.


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UNDP Gender Equality Silver Seal

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.