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  • 11 Jul 2014
    10 Inter-Municipal Cooperation initiatives help improve the life of 120,000 people in Moldova

    Mayors 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.

  • 09 Jul 2014
    With EU support, people on both sides of the Nistru River have now a common cultural center in Cosnita village

    Thirteen 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.

  • 04 Jul 2014
    Women’s political participation key to Moldova’s democracy and development

    Boosting 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.

  • 01 Jul 2014
    Business School has opened up new opportunities for entrepreneurs on the left bank of the Nistru River

    More 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.

  • 29 Jun 2014
    SUN DA-I FEST gathered thousands of ECO energy supporters

    “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.

  • 24 Jun 2014
    Women in Moldova have less free time than men

    In 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.

  • 28 May 2014
    Leova District is leading in the number of public institutions heated with bioenergy

    25 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.

  • 22 May 2014
    Young entrepreneurs on both banks of the Nistru learn together how to develop their businesses

    42 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.

  • 19 May 2014
    Winners of the first-ever online social game in Moldova awarded

    The 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.

  • 12 Apr 2014
    Catalogue which promotes handicrafts practiced in “Orhei” National Park

    The first comprehensive catalogue of handicrafts practiced in “Orhei” National Park region was presented during the International Specialized Exhibition of tourism, leisure and hotels in Chisinau.

  • 10 Apr 2014
    Career Development Centre launched in Rezina

    The second SYSLAB Career Development Centre was launched today in the town of Rezina in Moldova which is going to train and help unemployed people, emigrants returned home and graduates of different educational institutions to get a job in the country.

  • 08 Apr 2014
    First online game in Moldova to bring your community 10 000 lei

    The first-ever online game “Youth@Work” - https://communityplanit.org/moldova/ -which gives every young person the possibility to get actively involved in the development of his or her community was launched in the Republic of Moldova.

  • 08 Apr 2014
    Moldova pledges to promote green economy and sustainable development

    Moldova’s Green development High level event was organized today by the Government of the Republic of Moldova, in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme, the Government of Denmark, and the Global Environment Facility (GEF), and aims to start a national discussion on Moldova’s green development efforts in the context of the National Development Strategy Moldova-2020,relevant provisions of the Association Agreement with the European Union, as well as UN discussions on the new post-MDG development agenda, to which Moldova is actively participating.

  • 07 Apr 2014
    3480 children from both banks of the Nistru River benefited from psycho-social activities

    In one year, 39 teachers and 3480 children from 20 local communities of both banks of the Nistru River benefited from a variety of activities that led to the improvement of the development of children from rural areas and the prevention of abuse, neglect and exploitation of children, by means of the “Building a common approach to children” project. Its success was possible thanks to the financial assistance of the Support to Confidence Building Measures Programme funded by the European Union, co-funded and implemented by the United Nations Development Programme.

  • 06 Apr 2014
    The Eco-Mobile exhibition of Biomass boilers was launched in Olanesti village, Stefan Voda district

    The mobile exhibition of biomass boilers for households, which can be purchased with a 1.300 Euro reimbursement from European funds, was launched today in Stefan Voda district. Thousands of people from the district villages were able to see how the biomass boilers function and the types of biofuel produced in Republic of Moldova.

  • 28 Mar 2014
    Creating business opportunities for young people from the Security Zone

    10 young people from settlements in the Security Zone will benefit from grants of up to 15 thousand US dollars, individual consulting for a period of 10 months and assistance for the purchase of equipment and raw materials needed to start up or develop businesses. This is possible due to a project implemented by AXA Management Consulting, with the financial assistance of the European Union and the UNDP within the “Supporting Confidence Building Measures” Programme.

  • 21 Mar 2014
    Ending stigma and discrimination against Romani women and girls key to ensuring equality and women advancement in Moldova

    A new UN report on the situation of Romani women and girls in the Republic of Moldova which is the result of nearly two years of research and consultations with a range of stakeholders, including extensive empirical documentation and interviews with Romani women themselves, reveals that Romani women represent one of the most excluded groups in Moldova.

  • 20 Mar 2014
    People in Hagimus, Talmaza and Cioburciu villages have now access to safe water

    On the eve of the World Water Day, more than 700 families and several social institutions from the south of Moldova have been connected to drinking water. Water supply systems built with the financial support of the European Union and UNDP “Support to Confidence Building Measures” Programme were launched today in Hagimus, Talmaza and Cioburciu villages.

  • 03 Mar 2014
    Share of subsidies for procurement of biomass boilers increased to 1,300 EURO

    People willing to heat their dwellings or microenterprises with biomass may purchase modern pellet/briquette-fired boilers and get a boiler cost refund in the amount of 1,300 EURO. The decision to increase the share of subsidies from 1,000 to 1,300 EURO was approved last Friday (28 February) by the EU-UNDP Moldova Energy and Biomass Project Board, chaired by Valeriu Lazar, Minister of Economy.

  • 21 Feb 2014
    Let’s go to the countryside! Together we can increase the tourist potential of villages on both banks of the Nistru River

    Villages on both banks become more attractive to locals and tourists. After a 20-year break, an energy-saving system of street illumination with a length of 14 km was officially launched today in Ustia with the support of the EU-UNDP Programme financial assistance.