http://www.md.undp.org/content/moldova/en/home/presscenter2014-08-27T07:22:09.302ZPress CenterAdobe CQDeprivation index of rural communities adjusted to policy framework in Moldovanoemail@noemail.orgludmila.tiganuRepresentatives of the central and local authorities, National Bureau of Statistics, civil society, academia and development partners participated today in the round table „ Small Areas Deprivation Index: Relevance, Use and Methodological Review” organized by the Ministry of Economy in cooperation with the National Bureau of Statistics in the framework of the UN Programme “Strengthening the national statistical system”.http://www.md.undp.org/content/moldova/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/08/25/m-surarea-depriv-rii-comunit-ilor-rurale-actualizat-la-contextul-actual-de-politici-a-republicii-moldova2014-08-26T11:18:15.953Z2014-08-26T11:18:15.953ZOrganic farming can help Moldova overcome sustainable development firstname.lastname@example.orgDevelopment of organic agriculture and greening of conventional farming can help Moldova respond to economic and environmental challenges, and ensure its sustainable development.http://www.md.undp.org/content/moldova/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/08/19/organic-farming-can-help-moldova-overcome-sustainable-development-challenges2014-08-19T13:27:13.030Z2014-08-19T13:27:13.030ZBiomass Energy Users have a Video Guide that helps them buy high quality biofuel email@example.comA Video Guide that helps the users distinguish between high quality and poor quality biofuels by using tools readily-available to everybody has been developed by the EU-UNDP Moldova Energy and Biomass Project in partnership with the Energy Efficiency Agency.http://www.md.undp.org/content/moldova/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/08/13/biomass-energy-users-have-a-video-guide-that-helps-them-buy-high-quality-biofuel-2014-08-14T13:56:32.455Z2014-08-14T13:56:32.455ZMore than 50 successful ECO projects have been registered for Moldova Eco-Energetica Contestnoemail@noemail.orgina.zglavutaMore than 50 files have been submitted for Moldova Eco-Energetica Contest, 2014 Edition, most of them competing for the Best Solar Energy Project, Best Geothermal Energy Project and Best Bioenergy Project. Private individuals, public institutions, private entities, civil society and Mass-media representatives submitted innovative projects on using and promoting renewables and energy efficiency within the Contest active period, i.e. 5 March – 5 August 2014.http://www.md.undp.org/content/moldova/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/08/06/more-than-50-successful-eco-projects-have-been-registered-for-moldova-eco-energetica-contest2014-08-06T14:34:15.657Z2014-08-06T14:34:15.657ZNational and local development strategies and plans to be assessed from environmental firstname.lastname@example.orgMinistries, local authorities, members of Parliament as well as civil society organizations and the private sector gathered during a round-table to discuss Moldova’s draft Law on Strategic Environmental Assessment.
http://www.md.undp.org/content/moldova/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/07/29/national-and-local-development-strategies-and-plans-to-be-assessed-from-environmental-perspective2014-07-29T10:19:32.744Z2014-07-29T10:19:32.744ZUNDP-sponsored Study on green technologies, discussed at roundtable in Chisinaunoemail@noemail.orgina.zglavutaMoldova must promote ecological education, raise public awareness on environmental issues, and offer fiscal and financial benefits for using green technologies, which increase energy efficiency and reduce the country’s reliance on foreign energy sources.http://www.md.undp.org/content/moldova/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/07/29/undp-sponsored-study-on-green-technologies-discussed-at-roundtable-in-chisinau2014-07-30T12:38:43.107Z2014-07-30T12:38:43.107Z2014 Human Development Report: 2.2 billion people are poor or near-poor email@example.comEntitled Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience, the Report provides a fresh perspective on vulnerability and proposes ways to strengthen resilience. It also calls for universal provision of basic social services, and stronger policies for social protection and full employment to advance and secure development progress.http://www.md.undp.org/content/moldova/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/07/24/raportul-dezvoltarii-umane-2014-2-2-miliarde-de-oameni-sunt-saraci-sau-aproape-saraci-2014-07-23T07:20:04.761Z2014-07-23T07:20:04.761ZHundreds of biofuel producers and users participated at the First National BIOENERGY FORUM OF THE REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA firstname.lastname@example.orgThe first National Forum that brings together the Moldovan producers of briquettes and pellets, the users of biomass energy and the bio-energy development policymakers is taking place today in Chisinau with the support granted by the EU Delegation. http://www.md.undp.org/content/moldova/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/07/18/hundreds-of-biofuel-producers-and-users-participated-at-the-first-national-bioenergy-forum-of-the-republic-of-moldova-2014-07-21T09:18:38.083Z2014-07-21T09:18:38.083ZENERGEL Summer Camp Gathered Together the Advocates of Clean Energy email@example.com of VII-VIII-grade school children from 13 Districts and ATU Gagauz-Yeri learn how to produce renewable energy and use it efficiently at ENERGEL Summer Camp, currently unrolling its third Edition. The Summer Camp is an initiative launched by the Energy and Biomass Project funded by the European Union and co-funded and implemented by UNDP Moldova.http://www.md.undp.org/content/moldova/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/07/16/energel-summer-camp-gathered-together-the-advocates-of-clean-energy-2014-07-16T14:57:05.457Z2014-07-16T14:57:05.457Z10 Inter-Municipal Cooperation Projects Launched in Moldovanoemail@noemail.orgludmila.tiganuMayors of 40 municipalities in Moldova signed in Chisinau grant agreements for the implementation of 10 inter-municipal cooperation initiatives. They provide for public services - waste collection and disposal, street lighting, road maintenance and snow removal, urban development, and repairs - that will improve the lives of over 120,000 people. The total value of the grants is US$ 1,000,000.http://www.md.undp.org/content/moldova/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/07/11/10-inter-municipal-cooperation-projects-launched-in-moldova2014-07-11T11:10:59.629Z2014-07-11T11:10:59.629ZWith EU support, people on both sides of the Nistru River have now a common cultural center in Cosnita firstname.lastname@example.orgThirteen artistic groups from both banks of the Nistru River and from Vinnytsia (Ukraine) performed today at the Folk Festival “Nistrule, pe malul tău”. The fifth edition of the Festival was held this year in the Cultural Center of Cosnita village, Dubasari district, which was renovated recently with European funds in the framework of the EU-UNDP Support to Confidence Building Measures Programme.http://www.md.undp.org/content/moldova/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/07/09/with-eu-support-people-on-both-sides-of-the-nistru-river-have-now-a-common-cultural-center-in-cosnita-village2014-07-09T10:43:54.861Z2014-07-09T10:43:54.861ZVideo message by Helen Clark, Head of UNDG Regional Group, UNDP Admnistrator: Launch of the Women in Politics in Moldova email@example.comIt is a great pleasure to address this prominent audience on such an important occasion related to women’s political empowerment and leadership - a topic of great importance to the United Nations and to me personally.http://www.md.undp.org/content/moldova/en/home/presscenter/speeches/2014/07/04/video-message-by-helen-clark-head-of-undg-regional-group-undp-admnistrator-launch-of-the-women-in-politics-in-moldova-programme2014-07-04T14:04:47.294Z2014-07-04T14:04:47.294ZWomen’s political participation key to Moldova’s democracy and firstname.lastname@example.orgBoosting women’s political participation and decision-making is fundamental for democracy and essential for achieving sustainable development in Moldova, participants taking part in an event organized by the United Nations in Moldova, Embassy of Sweden and civil society organisations concluded today.http://www.md.undp.org/content/moldova/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/07/04/women-s-political-participation-key-to-moldova-s-democracy-and-development2014-07-04T10:49:37.152Z2014-07-04T10:49:37.152ZBusiness School has opened up new opportunities for entrepreneurs on the left bank of the Nistru River email@example.comMore than 900 entrepreneurs benefited from trainings and support in implementing their business ideas within the Business School that was established on the left bank of the Nistru River with the assistance of the EU-UNDP Support to Confidence Building Measures Programme. Today, the graduates of the three Business School branch offices situated in Tiraspol, Bender and Ribnita got together in a conference to exchange experience and to share their results.http://www.md.undp.org/content/moldova/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/07/01/business-school-has-opened-up-new-opportunities-for-entrepreneurs-on-the-left-bank-of-the-nistru-river-2014-07-01T13:57:43.705Z2014-07-01T13:57:43.705ZSUN DA-I FEST gathered together thousands of advocates of ECO energy firstname.lastname@example.org“Stefan cel Mare” Public Garden brought together thousands of people at SUN DA-I FEST – a Festival of ECO technologies and products, which culminated with a concert of live music powered by solar energy. The Festival ended a range of events organized during June 23 -June 29 within the EU Sustainable Energy Week.http://www.md.undp.org/content/moldova/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/06/29/sun-da-i-fest-gathered-together-thousands-of-advocates-of-eco-energy-2014-07-02T09:36:30.954Z2014-07-02T09:36:30.954ZWomen in the Republic of Moldova have less free time than men email@example.comIn Moldova, women do most of the unpaid work which annual value is equal to that of a Gross Domestic Product. Being as educated as men, women spend twice as much time for household work, participate more often in volunteering activities and have less time for leisure.http://www.md.undp.org/content/moldova/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/06/24/women-in-the-republic-of-moldova-have-less-free-time-than-men-2014-06-23T14:18:30.183Z2014-06-23T14:18:30.183Z Transparent Decision Making, Key for Local Development and Empowering Peoplenoemail@noemail.orgludmila.tiganuLocal officials and residents of the 30 target communities of the Joint Integrated Local Development Programme (JILDP) learn to promote transparency in local decision-making.http://www.md.undp.org/content/moldova/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/06/18/-transparent-decision-making-key-for-local-development-and-empowering-people2014-06-18T10:37:21.573Z2014-06-18T10:37:21.573ZLeova District holds the leading position by the number of public institutions heated with bioenergy firstname.lastname@example.org schools, kindergartens and community centres of Leova District will switch to biomass-based heating during the next cold season and will benefit from a single service management unit. These are the key provisions of the first Bioenergy Sector Public-Private Partnership Model launched in Leova District today.http://www.md.undp.org/content/moldova/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/05/28/leova-district-holds-the-leading-position-by-the-number-of-public-institutions-heated-with-bioenergy-2014-06-02T06:38:14.108Z2014-06-02T06:38:14.108ZYoung entrepreneurs on both banks of the Nistru learn together how to develop their email@example.com young people from both banks of the Nistru River shared their experience and networked during a joint conference organized on May 22-23 by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry from Tiraspol, in partnership with AXA Management Consulting. The event is part of a project funded by the European Union and UNDP within the Support to Confidence Building Measures Programme.
http://www.md.undp.org/content/moldova/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/05/22/young-entrepreneurs-on-both-banks-of-the-nistru-learn-together-how-to-develop-their-businesses2014-05-23T14:39:58.096Z2014-05-23T14:39:58.096ZWinners of the first-ever online social game in Moldova firstname.lastname@example.orgThe most innovative community projects of the first-ever online social game in Moldova „Youth@Work” were awarded today. The 4 winners received MDL 10 000 each for the implementation of the projects in the area of job creation and professional development of youth in rural communities.http://www.md.undp.org/content/moldova/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/05/19/winners-of-the-first-ever-online-social-game-in-moldova-awarded2014-05-19T14:53:22.597Z2014-05-19T14:53:22.597Z