UN Moldova to support the advancement of sustainable, inclusive peace and social cohesion in the country

August 24, 2022

Representatives of the UN Country Team, the UNDP Resident Representative to the Republic of Moldova, Dima Al-Khatib, and the Deputy Prime Minister for Reintegration of the Republic of Moldova, Oleg Serebrian signed today the project “Building sustainable and inclusive peace, strengthening trust and social cohesion in Moldova”.

The project seeks to facilitate an enabling environment for improved interconnection and engagement between both banks of Nistru river through the advancement of, and cross-river interaction on human rights, gender-responsive peacebuilding, promotion of equal access to services and the strengthening of social cohesion at the backdrop of heightened regional tensions caused by the war in Ukraine.

The two-year project will be implemented by three UN entities: the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) as the lead agency, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women (UN Women), with a total value of US$2.45 million funded through the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund.

Source: UN in Moldova