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Finding new ways to drive inclusive politics in Moldova

Angela Radita’s first encounter with discrimination was sudden and stinging. An avid student who stayed up late to read by candlelight before electricity became available, she had finished college and…  


More and more Moldovans get involved in the local development of their home communities

What makes some people have a second agenda besides the main one, to cover out-of-pocket expenses, care about the wellbeing of home community, without expecting anything in return?  


Mission 1.5 a game-changer

UNDP is responding to the most pressing issue we face as a species with what we hope will be the largest ever survey on climate change.  


From the shadow

Evghenii Verbanov, a father from the left bank of Nistru River, created an organization through which the voices of people with severe disability and their care-givers are heard.  


Going the distance

A disability activist races towards equality.  


The way to inclusion

Through civic activism, Vitalii Slipcenco from Tiraspol transforms his environment into an accessible one for people with disabilities.  


“Dor de Codru”

A new rural tourist route has revived the local economy.  


Compelling action in Gagauzian Autonomy: the newlyweds learn how to prevent domestic conflicts and violence

“A book may be written about any family. For a happy story, there is no space for violence,” this is a happy marriage recipe according to Cătălina and Gheorghe Vîlciu. These two got married several…  


Raisa Preida, Roma activist: “The time when the life of a Roma woman was limited to being a wife and a mother who stays mostly at home needs to be over.”

Everybody calls me Meca. I am 65 years old, I have four children, 15 grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. I have lived in Otaci [a town in the Republic of Moldova] my whole life, making a…  


Moldova: drive green, drive electric

The electric vehicles registered currently in Moldova reduce CO2 emissions by 500,000 kg annually.  

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