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How close is Moldova to achieve gender equality?

Following the Parliamentary Elections held on February 24, 2019, over 25% of the Moldovan MPs are women. This represents the highest number of women elected in the Parliament in the country’s history.…  


Chisinau’s Data Collaborative: Moving with the Times

On an average day, a commute in Chisinau can be very difficult. On the road you may struggle with heavy traffic in key junctions on the city, or you may need to use one of the old public transport…  


Adelina Iucal: “Moldova Electro Marathon charged both my car’s batteries and mine”

For almost two months Adelina Iucal owns an electric car, which is also her first car. She is a designer and is passionate of innovations. She participated in the open competition and was selected to…  


Electoral processes in Moldova: simpler, faster and closer to voters

Nowadays, a voter from the Republic of Moldova can find out everything about elections from his/her phone, tablet or computer.  


Can behaviour insights help tackle one of the world's top killers? Improving Tuberculosis Care in Moldova

In 1943, Waksman and Schatz discovered the first effective antibiotic against tuberculosis (TB). This discovery led to medication that could cure TB in humans, for which Waksman received a Nobel Prize…  


Putting people at the center of job search: How jobseekers in Moldova get the lead out

While in Moldova the unemployment rate is of 3%, according to official data (National Bureau of Statistics, 2018), uncertainty gains ground on the labor market. When turning 19 years old, most of…  


UNDP Moldova pilots blockchain for effective management of its car fleet system

We at UNDP Moldova were thrilled by the intense deliberation around blockchain technology, so as its uptake, that we could not just sit and observe on the side-line. We believe blockchain can…  


How did the electoral processes become more accessible, without barriers?

In years of struggle for the realization of the rights of people with disabilities, we have understood that participation in elections and political involvement is one of the safest ways to remove…  


Untangling the complexity of the Sustainable Development Goals in Moldova

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a beautiful vision for a better world, where people have equal access to food, health, public services, education, equal rights and pay. It’s a world where…  


How did we succeed to “wake up” the South of Moldova?

Two years ago we at UNDP embarked on a journey to revitalize Moldova’s South, known administratively as ATU Gagauzia and Taraclia district . And this was a real challenge, considering the…  

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