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COVID-19: Moldova has three targeted measures in place to protect women against violence and only one to ensure their economic security, UNDP-UN Women tracker shows

Moldova has in place four COVID-19 gender-sensitive measures, out of nine monitored by the COVID-19 Global Gender Response Tracker. The tool, launched in September 2020 by the United Nations…  


Women MPs initiative: teachers employed under the individual fixed-term contract will benefit from paid annual leave

Teachers from educational institutions employed under the individual fixed-term employment contract, for at least one year of study or one academic year, will benefit from annual paid leave, as well…  


UNDP calls for temporary basic income to help world’s poorest women cope with effects of COVID-19 pandemic

A temporary basic income (TBI) given specifically to hundreds of millions of women in the world’s developing countries could prevent rising poverty and widening gender inequalities during the COVID-19…  


28 entrepreneurs from Cahul and Ungheni regions develop their business thanks to the assistance of the European Union

28 entrepreneurs from the Cahul and Ungheni regions benefit of grants of overall €700,000, assistance provided by the European Union for the development of the private sector in the focal regions. The…  


47 development initiatives are launched in rural communities from Cahul and Ungheni with European Union assistance

Rural communities from Cahul and Ungheni regions are developing thanks to the European Union assistance. The initiatives for promoting sustainable rural tourism, endowing kindergartens with smart…  


The pandemic crisis: a flashing red light that urges for green recovery

The ongoing COVID-19 crisis has exacerbated existing vulnerabilities and put tremendous strain on Moldova’s small and open economy. Moreover, the country has recently witnessed severe droughts, floods…  


An association of creative industries will be established on the left bank of the Nistru river with support of Sweden and UNDP

The Association of Creative Companies from Moldova (ACC), the Center of Creative Industries Artcor and the Agency for Innovations and Development from Tiraspol are joining their efforts to establish…  


Two national grant programs to support local development initiatives of hometown associations are launched

UNDP Moldova and the Government of Switzerland are launching the “Incubator” and “Accelerator 1+1” grant programs to support during 2021 community development initiatives of hometown associations in…  


What is it like to have a restaurant in Ireland and return to the native town in Moldova six times a year?

We met Tatiana Ciubuc and Igor Aftenii on Christmas in the old style, in January 2020. Except for the view over the window, with streets and houses characteristic to Ireland, nothing betrayed the fact…  


Sweden and UNDP provide grants up to US$50,000 to support agricultural producers and processors from both banks of Nistru river

Sweden and UNDP, within AdTrade project, launch a grants’ contest for agricultural producers and processors from both banks of Nistru river, who are willing to join their efforts to adopt innovative…  

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