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  • 12 Apr 2014
    Catalogue which promotes handicrafts practiced in “Orhei” National Park

    The first comprehensive catalogue of handicrafts practiced in “Orhei” National Park region was presented during the International Specialized Exhibition of tourism, leisure and hotels in Chisinau.

  • 10 Apr 2014
    Career Development Centre launched in Rezina

    The second SYSLAB Career Development Centre was launched today in the town of Rezina in Moldova which is going to train and help unemployed people, emigrants returned home and graduates of different educational institutions to get a job in the country.

  • 08 Apr 2014
    First online game in Moldova to bring your community 10 000 lei

    The first-ever online game “Youth@Work” - https://communityplanit.org/moldova/ -which gives every young person the possibility to get actively involved in the development of his or her community was launched in the Republic of Moldova.

  • 08 Apr 2014
    Moldova pledges to promote green economy and sustainable development

    Moldova’s Green development High level event was organized today by the Government of the Republic of Moldova, in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme and the Government of Denmark, and aims to start a national discussion on Moldova’s green development efforts in the context of the National Development Strategy Moldova-2020,relevant provisions of the Association Agreement with the European Union, as well as UN discussions on the new post-MDG development agenda, to which Moldova is actively participating.

  • 07 Apr 2014
    3480 children from both banks of the Nistru River benefited from psycho-social activities

    In one year, 39 teachers and 3480 children from 20 local communities of both banks of the Nistru River benefited from a variety of activities that led to the improvement of the development of children from rural areas and the prevention of abuse, neglect and exploitation of children, by means of the “Building a common approach to children” project. Its success was possible thanks to the financial assistance of the Support to Confidence Building Measures Programme funded by the European Union, co-funded and implemented by the United Nations Development Programme.

  • 06 Apr 2014
    The Eco-Mobile exhibition of Biomass boilers was launched in Olanesti village, Stefan Voda district

    The mobile exhibition of biomass boilers for households, which can be purchased with a 1.300 Euro reimbursement from European funds, was launched today in Stefan Voda district. Thousands of people from the district villages were able to see how the biomass boilers function and the types of biofuel produced in Republic of Moldova.

  • 28 Mar 2014
    Creating business opportunities for young people from the Security Zone

    10 young people from settlements in the Security Zone will benefit from grants of up to 15 thousand US dollars, individual consulting for a period of 10 months and assistance for the purchase of equipment and raw materials needed to start up or develop businesses. This is possible due to a project implemented by AXA Management Consulting, with the financial assistance of the European Union and the UNDP within the “Supporting Confidence Building Measures” Programme.

  • 21 Mar 2014
    Ending stigma and discrimination against Romani women and girls key to ensuring equality and women advancement in Moldova

    A new UN report on the situation of Romani women and girls in the Republic of Moldova which is the result of nearly two years of research and consultations with a range of stakeholders, including extensive empirical documentation and interviews with Romani women themselves, reveals that Romani women represent one of the most excluded groups in Moldova.

  • 20 Mar 2014
    People in Hagimus, Talmaza and Cioburciu villages have now access to safe water

    On the eve of the World Water Day, more than 700 families and several social institutions from the south of Moldova have been connected to drinking water. Water supply systems built with the financial support of the European Union and UNDP “Support to Confidence Building Measures” Programme were launched today in Hagimus, Talmaza and Cioburciu villages.

  • 03 Mar 2014
    Share of subsidies for procurement of biomass boilers increased to 1,300 EURO

    People willing to heat their dwellings or microenterprises with biomass may purchase modern pellet/briquette-fired boilers and get a boiler cost refund in the amount of 1,300 EURO. The decision to increase the share of subsidies from 1,000 to 1,300 EURO was approved last Friday (28 February) by the EU-UNDP Moldova Energy and Biomass Project Board, chaired by Valeriu Lazar, Minister of Economy.

  • 21 Feb 2014
    Let’s go to the countryside! Together we can increase the tourist potential of villages on both banks of the Nistru River

    Villages on both banks become more attractive to locals and tourists. After a 20-year break, an energy-saving system of street illumination with a length of 14 km was officially launched today in Ustia with the support of the EU-UNDP Programme financial assistance.

  • 19 Dec 2013
    Data collection and analysis contribute to the efficiency of police activity in Moldova

    The activity of Moldovan Police has become more efficient since the implementation of the intelligence led policing concept, which contributes to the prompt identification of criminals and rapid solving of crimes.

  • 18 Dec 2013
    Leova District will have 16 new biomass heating plants and a service unit for their management

    Leova District Council and the United Nations Development Programme signed today a Public-Private Partnership Agreement to build 16 new biomass heating plants in Leova District and to set, for the first time in the Republic of Moldova, a service unit for managing bioenergy-based heating plants.

  • 11 Dec 2013
    Building trust and friendship between youth on both banks through dance

    Young dancers from both banks of the Nistru River brought the dance fairy on the stage of "Serghei Lunchevici" National Philharmonic in Chisinau. Students from the Academy of Music, Theatre and Fine Arts in Chisinau, together with students of "S.Rachmaninov" arts school in Tiraspol, supported by artists from "Bravissima" theatre and the oriental dance troupe "Tadja" enchanted those over one thousand spectators gathered in the Philharmonic Concert Hall, making them dance in the rhythm of their dance.

  • 10 Dec 2013
    First Public Sector Innovation and Productivity Forum in Moldova

    The Electronic Government Center, in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme in Moldova, organised the Public Sector Innovation and Productivity Forum, within the reform process of the local public administration and the governance e-Transformation agenda. The event was attended by Government representatives, international experts, coordinators for e-transformation within the Government and development partners.

  • 09 Dec 2013
    International anti-corruption day marked in Moldova through actions involving youth in fighting corruption in schools

    On the International Anti-Corruption Day, several groups of youth and students – National Pupils’ Council, Youth Media Centre, and the Y-Peer network in Moldova – re-launched the ”NU copiez! – I choose to be honest” campaign, which promotes integrity during school tests and exams.

  • 06 Dec 2013
    18 Successful Initiatives in the area of Renewables and Energy Efficiency awarded at Moldova Eco-Energetica Gala of Awards

    18 successful initiatives in using and promoting renewables and energy efficiency have been awarded at Moldova Eco-Energetica Gala, 2013 Edition. The event which took place at “Mihai Eminescu” theatre, brought together more than 300 guests, from high officials, Ministers, Ambassadors, representatives of international organisations to private sector, academia, and civil society.

  • 24 Nov 2013
    Moldovan mayors have committed to fighting violence against women and girls

    Mayors from various communities of the Republic of Moldova have joined the UN’s global COMMIT initiative by getting together in a flash mob through which they committed to undertake actions to fight violence against women and girls in their communities.

  • 21 Nov 2013
    EU and UNDP officials visit the EU-funded projects in the Transnistrian region

    The representatives of the European Union and United Nations Development Programme visited today the Rehabilitation Center for Youth with Disabilities (OSORT) from Tiraspol, the kindergarten and the school from Ternauca village - entities carrying out projects with European money within the EU-UNDP Support to Confidence Building Measures Programme. The delegation headed by Remi Duflot, European Commission Counsellor, got familiarized with the activities carried out in the Transnistrian Region and discussed with projects’ beneficiaries.

  • 18 Nov 2013
    Parliaments of five countries to discuss their role in fighting corruption

    Members of Parliaments of Serbia, Romania, Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova gathered in Chisinau to discuss the role of Parliaments in fighting corruption. The two-day workshop is organized by the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova with the support of UNDP’s Democracy Programme funded by the Governments of Denmark and Sweden.