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2018 press releases


Fundraising Campaign: a center for assisting survivors of domestic violence will be established as an absolute first in Gagauzia region

Women from Gagauzia region suffering from domestic violence could benefit from counselling at a support center, first of this kind in the region, to be established soon.  


Eight Moldovan public institutions received a diploma of recognition for their efforts to advance gender equality

Eight public institutions from the Republic Moldova received a Diploma from UNDP, as a recognition of their determination and performance to deliver transformational gender equality results.  


Celebrities from the Republic of Moldova volunteer for the local development of their home communities

11 celebrities from the Republic of Moldova volunteer for the economic and social development of their home communities. They teamed up for the national campaign “prOMotorul de acasa” conducted by…  


Absolute first: stories of survivors of domestic violence from ATU Gagauzia, set on stage

Stories of several women-survivors of violence from the ATU Gagauzia were staged by the Coliseum Arts Center, thanks to a multiethnic local initiative.  


Lightroom (un)conference: advocating for electoral campaigns free of psychological violence

For the first time in Moldova, aggressive communication in electoral campaigns has become a topic of public debate. “The Lightroom (un)conference: aggression and ethics in electoral campaigns” is an…  


Moldova makes progress in ensuring equal opportunities for women and men in law enforcement sector

Ensuring gender equality and increasing the role of women in the structures of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) are discussed during a workshop based on Western Balkans experience. The event…  


Solar trees that generate green energy will be installed in the capital

Solar trees generating photovoltaic electricity will be installed in Chisinau in 2019. Chisinau’s inhabitants will be able to charge up for free their mobile devices, have access to the Internet and…  


Chirsova strives to become a violence-free community in the next two years

Chirsova village, populated by Bulgarian and Gagauz ethnics, situated in Gagauzia region of the Republic of Moldova, has committed to reduce cases or even eliminate domestic violence over the next two…  


UNDP becomes the strategic partner of TwentyTu

The United Nations Development Programme becomes the strategic partner of the TwentyTu project by signing a grant contract in the amount of USD 60,000 to create an online learning platform for pupils…  


A touristic route is created in the centre of Moldova, with natives’ support

Three localities from the central part of the country, Cioresti, Dolna and Micleuseni, launched the rural touristic route “Dor de Codru” (Longing for the Forest). Beautiful places, secular Codri,…  

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