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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…  


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…  


2020 Human Development Report to focus on meeting people’s aspirations in balance with the planet

COVID-19 and its unprecedented effects on human development are a wake-up call to the potential consequences for people’s wellbeing from the relentless pressure we are placing on nature and the…  


Inequalities are the persistent virus of the century and new forms are emerging, according to UNDP’s Human Development Report

Republic of Moldova has lost 10.4% of its human development due to inequalities and, currently, ranks 107 out of 189 countries and territories as per the Human Development Index (HDI). HDI measures…  


Inequalities in urban and rural Moldova: Beyond incomes and averages, looking into the future of inequalities

Through this paper, UNDP Moldova is tapping into new evidence, including big data on mobility and thick data on people’s perceptions. We analyzed income and some non-income inequalities through the…  


UNDP Deputy Director for Europe and the CIS is visiting Moldova on 20-21 February

Agi Veres, Deputy Director for Europe and the CIS of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), is visiting the Republic of Moldova on 20-21 February 2020.  


Moldova loses more than 10.4% of its human development due to inequalities

Republic of Moldova ranks 107 out of 189 countries and territories as per the Human Development Index (HDI) which measures national progress in health, education and income and is annually published…  


2019 Human Development Report to focus on inequality

Today’s world remains deeply unfair. The life and prospects faced by a newborn in a poor country or in a poor household are radically different from those of wealthier children. In all societies,…  


Moldova loses more than 10% of its human development due to inequalities

Republic of Moldova ranks 112 out of 189 countries and territories in the Human Development Index (HDI)’s measurement of national achievements in health, education and income, just released by the…  


Rural poverty in Moldova is 4 times higher than urban one, UNDP report

The gap between absolute urban and rural poverty is significant – 19% of population living at poverty line in rural areas vs. 5% in urban areas. The poorest spend most on food and utilities, which…  

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