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COVID-19 and youth: The effects of the pandemic on psycho-emotional wellbeing

Situation Report

The research was developed based on the quantitative analysis of the results of an opinion poll conducted among young people aged 15-24.

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COVID-19 and youth: the impact of the pandemic on youth participation

Situation Report

This analysis was conducted by the Centre Partnership for Development, under the Joint Fund of
the Ministry of Education, Culture and Research for the development of Youth Centres, participation
strengthening and civic engagement of youth in Moldova, the Swiss Agency for Development and
Cooperation and the United Nations Population Fund

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Project card - Develop life skills and healthy behaviors of students in Vocational Education (VET) & training for their development and job readiness

Fact Sheet

UNFPA and Austrian Development Agency joined efforts to support young people from vocational education. The three-years project “Develop life-skills and healthy behaviors of students in Vocational Education & Training (VET) for their development and job readiness” was signed on 5th December 2019 and its focus is primarily in educational institutions from Chisinau, Cahul, Nisporeni, Rezina, Orhei, Edinet, Riscani, and Balti cities. The project is addressing the critical needs of young girls and boys for health and rights education, supporting them to adopt safe behaviors, prevent early pregnancies, and successfully graduate the studies, and integrate into the labor market.

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Improving institutional capacity of the National Bureau of Statistics: project fact-sheet

Publication

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), as the main coordinator of statistical system of the Republic of Moldova, is leading the implementation of the Strategy for Development of Statistical System. This project aims to improve institutional capacity of NBS in implementing its Operational Plan 2018 – 2020 based on the Strategy for Development of Statistical System 2016 – 2020. The project is run by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in partnership with NBS, with financial support from Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and UNFPA.

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Generations and Gender Programme: project card

Fact Sheet

In 2018 the Ministry of Health, Labour and Social Protection launched the “Generations and Gender Programme” (GGP) that aims to strenghthen the availability of data on demographic processes of the Republic of Moldova. UN Populations Fund (UNFPA) became the main partner of the MoHLSP in the implementation of this Programme, with the role of increasing the capacity of national institutions to conduct the Generations and Gender Survey (GGS) using the internationally-recognized methodology, and to provide technical support to the Government in the development of human rights and evidencebased demographic policies.

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Expanding Choices: Gender-Responsive Family Policies for the Private Sector in the Western Balkans and Moldova

Fact Sheet

UNFPA Moldova, with support from the Austrian Development Agency (ADA) and in partnership with the Ministry of Health, Labour and Social Protection and Chamber of Industry and Commerce of the Republic of
Moldova, aims to promote an enabling environment for women’s and men’s sustainable work-life balance. UNFPA Moldova will actively engage the private sector in the implementation of family-friendly workplace policies and the development of an organizational culture encouraging women’s labour market participation, while supporting the realisation of both women’s and men’s desired fertility.

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Project card: Improve the availability of administrative data for tracking the progress of the ICPD agenda in the context of SDGs

Fact Sheet

This project will transform the national statistical system towards a registerbased data and will contribute to the tracking and achievement of several national SDGs. Improving the accuracy and availability of administrative data is a commitment of the Strategy for Development of Statistical System 2020, and recommended by Eurostat, as part of the Adapted Global Assessment of the national system of official statistics of Moldova. As the experience of developed countries shows, that builds their statistical system based on register-based data, an interoperability platform for the exchange of administrative data increases the timeliness, reduce the costs, and provides more accurate and detailed estimates for various sub-population, including vulnerable groups. The statistical population register will be a cornerstone for the preparation of the upcoming Population and Housing Census in the 2020 Global Round and, in long term, will support the National Bureau of Statistics in moving from traditional census to register-based census.

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COVID-19 Technical Brief for Maternity Services

Technical Reports and Document

COVID-19 Technical Brief for Maternity Services

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Implications of COVID 19 for Older Persons: Responding to the Pandemic

Technical Reports and Document

This technical brief was developed by the UNFPA Global Ageing Network to complement the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs' (UN DESA) Issue Brief: Older Persons and COVID-19, which emphasized the humanitarian imperative of addressing older persons' specific needs within preparedness and response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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COVID-19: A Gender Lens: Protecting sexual and reproductive health and rights, and promoting gender equality

Technical Reports and Document

Disease outbreaks affect women and men differently, and pandemics make existing inequalities for women and girls and discrimination of other marginalized groups such as persons with disabilities and those in extreme poverty, worse. This needs to be considered, given the different impacts surrounding detection and access to treatment for women and men.

Women represent 70 percent of the health and social sector workforce globally and special attention should be given to how their work environment may expose them to discrimination, as well as thinking about their sexual and reproductive health and psychosocial needs as frontline health workers.

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