Moldova is the first country to benefit from the international experience in order to overcome the demographic challenges

The first meeting of the International Advisory Panel on Population and Development – Republic of Moldova takes place in Chisinau on 21-22 April.

70% of the people aged 55 years and older from the Republic of Moldova have a limited chance to age actively and healthy
Chisinau, 06 April 2016 – the Demographic Research Center in partnership with the Ministry of Labour,Social Protection and Family and UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, launched the Active Ageing Index in the Republic of Moldova.
Step It Up for Gender Equality

Statement on the Occasion of International Women’s Day by UNFPA’s Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin

Moldova’s population is living longer, but not healthier

The Demographic Research Center, in partnership with UNFPA, United Nations Population Fund, launched the policy paper “Healthy life Expectancy - Overall Indicator of Population Health” showing that life expectancy at birth in Moldova is about ten years lower than in the EU countries, and healthy life expectancy is three years lower than in Romania and 10 years lower than in Italy, Spain and France.

“The Republic of Moldova – a young country without young people?” – the third Demographic Barometer was launched

The Demographic Research Center in partnership with UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund in the Republic of Moldova, launched the third Demographic Barometer entitled “The Situation of Young People in the Republic of Moldova: from Desiderata to Opportunities”. The launching took place during the Final Conference of the Academy of Young Workers, organized by the National Youth Council of Moldova.

Our rights. Our freedoms. Always

Statement of UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, on the occasion of Human Rights Day

SWOP 2015: Moldova is prepared to ensure protection of women and girls in the event of a major disaster, though more needs to be done in the area of sexual and reproductive health

The health needs of women and adolescents are too often neglected in humanitarian response to natural disasters and conflicts around the world, even though whether women and girls live or die in a crisis often depends on access to basic sexual and reproductive health services like midwives and HIV prevention, says the State of World Population (SWOP 2015) released today by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund.

World Must End Violence against Women

Statement of UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Challenging poverty and elder abuse through people-centred policies

Challenging poverty and preventing abuse and violence against older people needs a multidisciplinary approach and a complex policy package which covers the whole lifecycle, including education, families, work, and retirement, promotes positive attitudes, ensuring older people are an active part of society so they can realise their potential, say reports presented to the first joint meeting on ageing in the Republic of Moldova.

The meeting of the National Commission on Population and Development, where UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is a permanent member, took place on November 3, 2015.

The Commission took the decision to conduct, in collaboration with UNFPA, the evaluation of the population dynamics in terms of economic perspectives during the period of 2015-2017, with the aim of elaborating of the new Action Plan on the Demographic Security.

The Power of the Adolescent Girl: Vision for 2030

Statement of UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, on The International Day of the Girl Child






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