Moldova

7,000 Year-Old House Discovered in Moldova

This week, archaeologists working at an excavation site near the town of Nicolaevca, Moldova made a rare discovery: the remains of a longhouse that’s …

Archaeology

How (and Why) to Discover These Three Hidden Corners of Moldova

Moldova, a country that borders Ukraine and Romania, is home to a population of roughly 3.6 million people. It’s been a little over 26 years since …

European Travel

LIST: 6 times Moldova blew our minds at the Eurovision Song Contest

It all started with a man in a striped tuxedo vest and bright blue trousers, wielding a saxophone like it was about to blow the roof off the …

Eurovision Song Contest

A Moldovan headache for Europe | Financial Times

Take a moment to consider the events that unfolded on Wednesday inside the parliament building in Chisinau, capital of Moldova, a small, deprived, …

Europe

UN backs call for Russia to withdraw troops from Moldova

UNITED NATIONS (UNITED STATES) (AFP) -<p>The UN General Assembly on Friday backed a call from Britain, Canada, Poland and eight other countries for Russia to withdraw its troops from a breakaway region of Moldova.<p>The non-binding resolution -- the first to demand a Russian withdrawal from Moldova -- …

Russia

Moldovan court rejects appeal from winner of voided election

CHISINAU, Moldova — A Moldovan court rejected an appeal Thursday of its ruling to invalidate the results of a local election in the former Soviet republic’s capital city.<p>Andrei Nastase, a pro-European prosecutor who opposes the Russia-friendly policies of Moldova’s government, won 52.5 percent of …

Russia

Moldovans protest after court voids mayoral election result | Reuters

CHISINAU (Reuters) - Moldovans are staging daily protests in the capital Chisinau to demand the reversal of a court ruling invalidating the election of a pro-European candidate in the city’s mayoral race.<p>FILE PHOTO: Moldova's media tycoon Vlad Plahotniuc attends an interview with Reuters at his …

Democratic Party

EBRD approves consortium bid for stake in Moldova's largest bank | Reuters

KIEV, June 20 (Reuters) - The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) on Wednesday said it would take part, together with two private equity firms, in an auction to buy a 41.09 per cent stake in Moldova’s largest commercial bank.<p>Following a $1 billion banking fraud that nearly …

International Monetary Fund

Women 4 Leadership Academy has started

‘Women 4 Leadership’ Academy has started<p><b>Date:</b> Tuesday, June 12, 2018<p><i>Over 140 women from different regions of Moldova, interested in participating in</i> …

Human Rights

From Where I stand

<i>Valentina Rotari, 23, is pursuing a master’s degree in the Education and Culture department at “Alecu Russo” State University in Balti, a small town</i> …

Feminism

Moldovan Court Annuls Chisinau Mayoral Election Results

A court in Moldova's capital has not validated the mandate of Andrei Nastase, whose election victory in the mayoral election earlier this month had …

Elections

405 million lei in 12 months

Corruption is qualified as a very serious issue by every third citizen and one third of businesses. Every second person considers that there is no …

UNDP

Reports: Russian Energy Executive Arrested On Spying Charges

Russian news reports say an executive with energy holding company Inter RAO has been arrested and charged with spying for an unnamed foreign country.

Eastern Europe

Hand in hand: four inter-municipal cooperation projects will bring benefits for 60,000 locals

UNDP Around the world<p>You are at UNDP Moldova<p>×<p>A<p>B<p>C<p>Cambodia Cameroon Cape Verde Central African Republic Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo (Dem. …

United Nations

Why Russia could invade this region of neighboring Moldova

Moldova has expressed concern over what it says were unauthorized movements by Russian military forces in the breakaway Transdniester region.The …

Russia

FEATURE-Scan on exit: can blockchain save Moldova's children from traffickers? | Reuters

CHISINAU, June 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Laura was barely 18 when a palm reader told her she could make $180 a month working in beetroot farms in Russia – an attractive sum for a girl struggling to make a living in the town of Drochia, in Moldova’s impoverished north.<p>That she had no …

Moldova

Moldova needs to shake money-laundering reputation, central bank chief says

By Alexander Tanas<p>CHISINAU, June 12 (Reuters) - The head of Moldova's central bank said major foreign banks were increasingly wary of working in the …

Money Laundering

Filipp Kirkorov strenghtens ties with Moldova’s President during strawberry festival while recording music with SunStroke Project

Receiving titles and picking fruitView Post<i></i>The post Filipp Kirkorov strenghtens ties with Moldova’s President during strawberry festival while …

Eurovision Song Contest

Tobacco price elasticity and tax progressivity in Moldova (English) | The World Bank

Details<p>Author Fuchs, Alan; Meneses, Francisco Jalles;<br>• Document Date 2018/01/01 04:13:02<br>• Document Type Working Paper<br>• Report Number 123122<br>• Volume No 1<br>• Total …

Elasticity

SUN Dă-I Fest brought together green technology and good music in the heart of Chisinau

Green technologies and good music were the stars of SUN Dă-I Fest Festival, which took place this Sunday in the Public Garden Stefan cel Mare. The …

United Nations

EU: Moldova needs to do more to improve rule of law

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says Moldova needs to do more to improve the rule of law and the environment for business as the two sides deepen their relationship.<p>Moldova signed an association agreement with the European Union in 2014, which took effect fully last July.<p>In a report Monday, the …

Europe

Closing the gap between schools and industry needs in Moldova

Closing the gap between schools and industry…<p>TwentyTu, a pioneering educational programme, will deliver online and offline courses in more than…<p><b>Read</b> …

Central Asia

European Flags Quiz - Test Your Knowledge

European Flags Quiz Question 1<p>This is the flag of Latvia<p>Here is a fun fact about Latvia: Latvian's can have their names changed for €70 - cheaper …

Europe

'Let’s Remain United,' Moldova’s Pro-European Parties Say After Chisinau Election Win

Andrei Nastase, the mayor-elect of Moldova’s capital, called on "pro-European, anti-oligarchic" voters and forces to remain united for parliamentary …

Europe

World Environment Day – more and more popular in Chisinau

UNDP Around the world<p>You are at UNDP Moldova<p>×<p>A<p>B<p>C<p>Cambodia Cameroon Cape Verde Central African Republic Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo (Dem. …

South Sudan

Mobilizing communities Ending violence against older women in Moldova

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day<p>Case Study: Mobilizing communities: Ending violence against older women in Moldova<p><b>Date:</b> Thursday, June 14, 2018<p>"<b>We</b> …

Feminism

UN Women Moldova starts 10 cooperation agreements with civil society organizations from Moldova

<b>Date:</b> Thursday, June 7, 2018<p>UN Women has signed 10 Project Cooperation Agreements (PCAs) with non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from the Republic …

Gender

Over 120 rare species of plants and animals from Soroca and Stefan Voda districts got passports

It is for the first time for the Republic of Moldova, when Soroca and Stefan Voda districts got valuable tools for environment protection: passports …

Habitats

UN Human Rights Senior Expert Thomas Hammarberg visits Moldova on 28 May - 1 June 2018

From May 28 to June 1, 2018, the UN Human Rights Senior Expert, Thomas Hammarberg is in Moldova as a follow on to three fact-finding missions that he …

Human Rights

Moldova's European Path

EPA-EFE/DUMITRU DORU<p>Click for full view<p>Moldovans wave European Union flags in front of the Parliament of Moldova in the capital Chisinau during the …

Europe