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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…  


In Grigoriopol, an agricultural business gives harvest even during drought time

Marina Cerkasenko’s business story started 10 years ago, when she decided to practice agriculture and founded a farm. At first, she rented only a few plots of land, and today she manages over 66…  


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…  


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…  


State-guaranteed legal aid becomes more accessible to beneficiaries - it may be accessed online, thanks to UNDP and Sweden

State-guaranteed legal aid may now be accessed instantly, just in few clicks. As of June 2020, the appointment of an ex officio lawyer may be requested online, by filling in a form and signing it…  


47 schools from ATU Gagauzia will benefit from better education

Teachers, boys and girls studying in 47 schools in ATU Gagauzia, as well as their parents, will benefit from better education as a result of a pilot project aimed at improving the quality of online…  


Missing home: life from the big screen of the documentary

A year ago, when I was about 2,000 km from home in the Abkhazia region and participating in a cultural exchange project, I found out that I had won the screenplay competition for a documentary,…  


Moldova is among the countries in the world demonstrating that lighter pressure on the planet is possible, according to UNDP’s Human Development Report

Republic of Moldova ranks 90 out of 189 countries and territories as per the Human Development Index (HDI) for 2019, which measures national progress in health, education and income and is annually…  

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