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21 Oct 2013
UN week in Moldova promotes role of youth, prevention of violence against children and access to services for the most vulnerable
The United Nations in the Republic of Moldova will mark the 68th anniversary of the Organization through a series of events in Chisinau and other localities of the country. Marked annually on October 24, the United Nations Day aims to promote the UN’s values and work around the world as well as the cooperation with the member-states.
16 Oct 2013
This year’s International Day for Disaster Reduction focuses on people with disabilities. In Moldova, this Day is marked through a week-long campaign which includes awareness and training activities.
08 Oct 2013
More than 100 visually impaired children will benefit from better education and rehabilitation treatment after the only specialized kindergarten in Tiraspol has been entirely repaired. This is the result of the joint efforts by EU and UNDP within a larger programme of supporting confidence building measures between people from both banks of the Nistru River.
26 Sep 2013
In Cocieri, promoting trust means a renovated high school for children from both banks of Nistru River
Jana Gatcan from Vasilievca village wakes up every morning at 6 and walks 30 km to get to the high school from Cocieri. This year, due to the new roof the high school is more welcoming to her and other 330 children who come here from 8 communities from both banks of Nistru River. Jana knows who made it happen - a programme that helps people on both banks of Nistru River to live better together.
25 Sep 2013
The new system of local finance will allow Moldovan communities to develop more dynamically and better address the needs of the people, said Moldovan mayors who attended the first training seminars on the new system of local budgets.
24 Sep 2013
Speech of the UN Resident Coordinator Nicola Harrington-Buhay at the launch of MDGs Report and presentation of the results of the national consultations on post-2015 development agenda
When the Goals were set in 2000, they represented a shared global vision for a world in which poverty would be made history. The Goals mobilized the commitment of all to work together in partnerships across countries and communities.
24 Sep 2013
Third National Report on Millennium Development Goals in Moldova: progress achieved, remaining issues and future options
The Third National Report on Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) presents the progress made by Moldova in achieving the eight Millennium Development Goals during 2010-2013 and identifies issues faced by the country two years before the deadline set for achievement of the objectives.
24 Sep 2013
Third National Report on the Millennium Development Goals in the Republic of Moldova: two parallel realities – rural and urban lives
The third National Report on the Millennium Development Goals in Moldova is presenting the village and city lives as two parallel realities. Thus, along with the achievements and positive developments made by Moldova in 2010-2013 towards achieving the eight Millennium Development Goals, the National Report refers to some of the country's development challenges identifying possible opportunities and success factors.
24 Sep 2013
Third National Report on the Millennium Development Goals in the Republic of Moldova: migration - a phenomenon with a positive and a negative side
The third National Report on the Millennium Development Goals in Moldova regards migration as one of the major challenges of the country's development agenda - a two-fold phenomenon which has both negative and positive impact. On the one hand, migration has contributed „in short-term, to reducing poverty” and „has been the main valve in diminishing the youth unemployment rate”, while on the other it „has caused almost complete depopulation of rural communities”.
24 Sep 2013
Third National Report on the Millennium Development Goals in the Republic of Moldova: private initiatives and new technologies – the main engine of changes
The Third National Report on the Millennium Development Goals in the Republic of Moldova highlights among others the growing role played by modern technologies in helping the country tackle various development challenges, from agriculture to health and better public services.
24 Sep 2013
Third National Report on Millennium Development Goals in Moldova: from a patriarchal society to a modern one – the gender-based gap in opportunities
„The Republic of Moldova has not made yet significant progress in promoting gender equality and women empowerment”, the Third National Report on the Millennium Development Goals notes. It also mentions that this lack of progress has had major implications for the achievement of MDGs. The authors of the Report believe that „opportunities for women’s political empowerment (through affirmative actions and training) and economic empowerment (through entrepreneurship programs and training)” should be the main priorities in this area.
24 Sep 2013
Post-2015 Development Agenda: Final report on consultations in the Republic of Moldova: a verification of reality, a vision for future
The report summarizes the results of the consultations about the future people of Moldova want after 2015, when the Millennium Development Goals expire, presenting the real picture of the current concerns and future aspirations of the country.
23 Sep 2013
Of course we need to closely follow the progress of each Millennium Development Goal (MDG), but have you ever thought: What is the development story behind the MDGs in various national contexts?
20 Sep 2013
With the MDG countdown clock inexorably ticking, many countries are taking stock of the achievements and failures, and on this basis are designing plans to ensure that progress is sustained and the bottlenecks are overcome in the final stretch. However, such stock-taking can provide value-added well beyond simply addressing “sector” issues: it can reveal cross-cutting challenges and thus provide a narrative to better understand countries’ development. Moldova’s development story as told by the MDGs is a conclusive example.
20 Sep 2013
Over 200 single parent families from the Transnistrian region have already benefited from free psycho-social, legal and medical assistance due to a partnership between two non-governmental organizations from both banks of the Nistru River. This partnership has become possible as a result of the assistance provided within the EU-UNDP "Support to Confidence Building Measures" Programme.
16 Sep 2013
International Democracy Day: Speech by UN Resident Coordinator Nicola Harrington-Buhay at Moldova State University
At the time the United Nations was established, many parts of the world were not even independent, much less democratic. Still, the UN Charter assumed that governing by the will of the people was the only way to secure the three interlinked goals of the United Nations: peace, human rights, and development for everyone. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights went on to identify the right of all people to take part in the government of their country as a universal human right.
04 Sep 2013
More than 60 pupils, teachers, local authorities from both banks of the Nistru River joined their efforts to clean up the waste from an area along the Nistru River in a unique way, turning the trash piles into unusual toys and artworks. Thus, the organizers of the action, “Vitality” from Tiraspol and “Renasterea rurala” from Tohatin associations with the assistance of the EU-UNDP “Support to Confidence Building Measures” Programme, tried to draw the attention of people living on both sides of the Nistru to the precarious environmental situation of the river shores and call for more active actions to protect the environment.
03 Sep 2013
A suitable family for every child who has been deprived of parental care. This was the aim set by the nongovernmental organizations “Detstvo Detyam” from Tiraspol and „Partnerships for Every Child” from Chisinau with the help of the "Support to Confidence Building Measures" Programme (SCBM) by implementing for the first time a professional foster family's service in the Transnistrian region.
16 Aug 2013
For the first time in Moldova, 20 schools from both banks of Nistru will have qualified teachers, teaching materials and the items required to study chess, starting with this autumn. This has become possible due to a project implemented with the assistance of the EU-UNDP Program “Support to Confidence Building Measures”. Today, teachers who attended the first qualification training courses in the field of chess held public chess classes that everybody could attend in the center of Chisinau.
13 Aug 2013
Launch of business school in Ribnita offers new opportunities to entrepreneurs from the left bank of the Nistru River
The Ribnita Business School, created with the assistance of the EU-UNDP “Support to Confidence Building Measures” Programme, will offer beginner entrepreneur, managers of small and medium enterprises and local public authorities from the left bank of the Nistru River training courses in the field of business start-up and development, as well as support for the implementation of the most innovative and feasible business ideas.
- Competitia Moldova Eco-Energetica ia amploare. Concursul se completeaza cu doua noi initiative: Concursul Tehnologiilor si Ideilor Eco-Responsabile Yesterday AT 06:38 AM
- Concursul de premiere a Companiilor Eco-Responsabile ce promovează tehnologii inovative şi eficiente şi Târgul de finanţare a ideilor de proiecte Eco-Responsabile în domeniul energiei regenerabile şi eficienţei energetice au fost lansate. Noile concursuri sunt parte a Competiţiei Naţionale Moldova Eco-Energetica http://bit.ly/1DvGPiB Agenția pentru Eficiență Energetică Delegation of the European Union to Moldova Yesterday AT 05:27 AM
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