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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…  


Satellite data monitors air pollution from space during COVID-19, helps inform policymakers

As evidence mounts of the association between air pollution levels and higher COVID-19 death tolls, a joint study by UNDP and the European Space Agency (ESA) provides insight on the impact of the…  


View from space on the air we breathe in Moldova

What do you know about the air you breathe? Is the air in your city/region more polluted than the accepted standards or is it exceeding the norms? Are the data we have available enough?  


Mission 1.5 is possible: 61% of people under the age of 18 in Moldova say climate change is a global emergency

Sixty-four percent of people worldwide believe climate change is a global emergen-cy, despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, according to the UNDP's "Peoples' Climate Vote". In Moldova, sixty-one…  


Vision of a greener and more sustainable future

In 2019, the European Commission presented its Green Deal, an overarching vision for the European Union’s transition to a climate-neutral, modern, resource-efficient and competitive economy, as well…  


UN launches e-learning tool for people to learn about climate policy

UNDP launched Mission 1.5 In Action, an e-learning tool for citizens to learn what governments can do to address climate change.  


The Republic of Moldova strengthens climate change mitigation and adaptation capacities with the support of the European Union and UNDP

The Republic of Moldova will have a more robust climate change monitoring, verification and reporting system (MRV) and a law that will gradually abolish the use of so-called F-gases. The drafts of the…  


Ten basins for rainwater collection and storage will be created with assistance from Austria and UNDP

10 basins for rainwater collection and storage will be created in Cantemir, Criuleni, Hîncești, Leova and Ungheni districts. Eight basins are estimated to start operations in the middle of summer…  


Moldova joins Mission 1.5 – world’s biggest survey of public opinion on climate change

UNDP Moldova signed on to the global campaign to enable citizens to cast their votes on how they want the authorities to address climate change. A Romanian-language version of the Mission 1.5 mobile…  


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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