Our Projects

Inclusive Growth

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

  • Innovative business development for local sustainable economic growth Innovative business development for local sustainable economic growthThe Project aims at spurring innovations in small and mid-sized business start-ups and business development process for the generation of sustainable jobs at local level and strengthening of the LPAs capacities to manage autonomously such processes.

  • Migration and Local DevelopmentMigration and Local DevelopmentThe project aims to improve access to local public services, by empowering and engaging migrants into sustainable local development. To that end, central and local public authorities will be enabled to develop and implement strategic policies related to temporary, permanent and circular migration and link them to local development processes; thus enabling further design and implementation of joint service and income-generating initiatives with equal access for women, children, young people the elderly, the disabled, and other population groups from selected localities.

  • Network of Career Advisory Centers in the Republic of MoldovaNetwork of Career Advisory Centers in the Republic of MoldovaThe Project represents a logical continuation of the Innovative Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Employment Project implemented during 2013-2015 and through which 5 Career Advisory Centres were opened and functional in the Republic of Moldova.

  • Support to Agriculture and Rural Development through promotion of confidence building measures Support to Agriculture and Rural Development through promotion of confidence building measuresThe overall objective of the project is to encourage confidence building in ATU Gagauzia and Taraclia district, including neighbouring communities, through improved development opportunities leading to enhanced competitiveness of the agro-food sector, promotion of local entrepreneurship, creation of jobs, and raising incomes.

Effective Governance

  • Construction of the Palanca Jointly Operated Border Crossing PointConstruction of the Palanca Jointly Operated Border Crossing PointThe overall objective of the project is to create from the ground a jointly operated border crossing point at Palanca, on the territory of Moldova. The new crossing point will be built respecting all EU standards and principles on border control administration, ensuring improved conditions for safe and transparent business and trade, movement of people and goods across the border.

  • Moldova Democracy ProgrammeMoldova Democracy ProgrammeThe Moldova Democracy Programme is aimed at 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 and electoral process.

  • 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.

  • Strengthening Rule of Law and Human Rights Protection in MoldovaThe overall objective of the project is to strengthen the rule of law and human rights protection in the Republic of Moldova in-line with international human rights standards, Justice Sector Reform Strategy (2011 – 2016) and its Action Plan, and National Human Rights Action Plan (2011-2014) and mainstreaming human rights based approach, equality, gender issues and inclusion.

  • Strengthening Technical Capacities of the National Institutions for the Human Rights Protection and PromotionThe overall objective of the project is to improve human rights protection and rule of law through strengthening institutional capacities of key actors with a mandate in human rights, criminal justice, governance and anti-corruption, to better perform their core functions, and mainstreaming human rights based approach, equality, gender issues and inclusion in their daily work.

Climate Change, Environment and Energy

  • Biodiversity mainstreaming projectBiodiversity 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 MoldovaClimate 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.

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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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