10 accessible statistical profiles of women and girls from Moldova were launchedJul 29, 2016The United Nations, in partnership with the National Bureau of Statistics presented the illustrated statistical profiles of 10 groups of girls and women from Moldova on the 29th of July 2016. The groups that were analyzed work in diverse domains and live in different locations, have specific health conditions and are involved in political and economic spheres.
A Local Temporary Return Program was launched, targeting diaspora members willing to support their native communitiesJul 26, 2016Diaspora representatives shall have the opportunity to temporary return to their home localities from Moldova, to transfer good practices, bring new ideas, experiences and know how acquired abroad. This is possible with the support of the Migration and Local Development Project, funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, implemented by the United Nations Development Programme in Moldova.
‘Make Apples Cool!’: the Moldovan food initiative upping kids’ fruit intakeJul 21, 2016The average child from the Republic of Moldova, one of the poorest countries in Europe, consumes only two thirds of the minimum recommended quantity of fresh fruits. This leads to a whole deficit of vitamins in their diet, causing multiple health problems: fatigue, general weakness, stomachaches, bad eyesight, coordination disorders, as well as cognitive and memory problems.
Over 20 thousand inhabitants of the Dnestrovsk city, left bank of the Nistru river, have access to quality healthcareJul 20, 2016Over 20 thousand inhabitants of the city Dnestrovsk, situated on the left bank of the Nistru River, have access to a renovated clinic with trained medical staff and equipped in accordance with modern standards and practices. The clinic was officially inaugurated today. The event served as an opportunity for the European Union (EU), which funded the renovation, to took stock of the support provided to people from the left bank of the Nistru river for ensuring access to medical services.
Representatives from 29 countries gather to discuss coordinated climate actionJul 19, 2016Government ministers and delegates from 16 countries across Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia (EECCA) attended a workshop to share their National Adaptation Plans (NAPs) and to address regional climate change challenges. For these countries, the trans-boundary nature of climate change gives particular urgency for establishing a coordinated approach towards disaster risk reduction and adaptation efforts.
Young people are having fun time at ENERGEL Summer CampJul 16, 201655 young people from the left bank of the Nistru River, Gagauz Yeri region and the southern districts of the Republic of Moldova are having fun-filled days at the fifth edition of ENERGEL Summer Camp held from July 6 to 17 in Danceni village, Ialoveni district. The summer camp is an initiative of the Energy and Biomass Project, funded by the European Union and implemented by the United Nations Development Programme.
A project on civic reporting of irregularities in the society - Imi Pasa - was launchedJul 15, 2016Imi Pasa is a web-platform through which citizens can report irregularities, such as expired products, metrological fraud, etc. directly to responsible state institutions. The institutions in charge will analyze the reports submitted by citizens and their examination status will be published online.
New project financed by the Swedish Government will strengthen the parliamentary institutionJul 11, 2016Harmonization of the Moldovan legislation with the EU and implementation of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, enhancing oversight practices, encouraging gender equality, as well as openness of the Parliament to engage with citizens and cooperate with civil society, and increasing its efficiency and transparency - here are the objectives of a new parliamentary support project financed by the Swedish Government and implemented by the United Nations Development Programme in Moldova.
HACK.CORRUPTION – Winners of the first anticorruption Hackathon in Moldova were awardedJul 11, 2016The winners of the first hackathon to develop applications or web platforms to support fight against corruption were announced. The HACK.CORRUPTION event took place on 8-10 July 2016 in Chisinau and was organized with the financial support of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, at the initiative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), by CIVITTA and Garage48. The National Anticorupttion Centre and the Electronic Governnance Centre partenered for this hackathon.
Exchange of good practices in cooperation between the Parliament and the Government on the European integration processJul 6, 2016The experience of cooperation between national parliaments and governments in the countries of the European Union in the European Integration process was presented within a workshop organized with the support of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), within the project “Improving Moldovan Democracy through Parliamentary and Electoral Support”, funded by the Swedish Government.