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Moldova’s COVID-19 recovery requires investment in services, e-governance, UN plan says

COVID-19 has disrupted every aspect of life in Moldova, according to a new UN response and recovery plan, prepared with technical leadership from…

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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…  


Study: fines for corruption offences should be increased, and the offenders - deprived of the right to hold any public office

Fines for corruption offences should be increased and correlated both with the income and property of the offenders, the value of the undue benefit obtained, as well as the damage caused. At the same…  


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…  


“Police Assistant” mobile application focuses on prevention and support of key populations vulnerable to HIV

Police Assistant, a mobile application designed to help police officers assist people belonging to key populations vulnerable to HIV, was launched on 17 February 2021. The digital solution was…  


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…  


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…  


Women in elections are more active as voters and in electoral management bodies

More women vote and are in leadership positions of the electoral bodies. This is the main conclusion of the gender analysis of the 2020 presidential elections, conducted by the Central Electoral…  


Contest: NAC and UNDP will award private companies implementing integrity standards in business

Private companies are invited to apply for Integrity in Business Award to be awarded by the National Anticorruption Center (NAC) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) within the “Trademark…  


Comics character Arci starts a new journey to explain to children what barrier-free elections are

Hedgehog Arci, a well-known character amongst children, who explains the voting procedures in a friendly and easy-to-understand language, starts a new journey to depict what does barrier-free…  

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