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UNFPA in Moldova

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is the lead United Nations agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person’s potential is fulfilled. 
 
On the ground, UNFPA works in about 150 countries worldwide and nearly 20 countries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. In Moldova, it has been present since 1995, more than 25 years by now.

UNFPA Moldova works in the areas of: 

  • sexual and reproductive health and rights
  • adolescents and youth empowerment  
  • gender equality 
  • population and development

We help the country address the demographic concerns, by improving population data to better understand and address the demographic changes, building the demographic resilience through intergenerational solidarity programs between young and older persons, and integration of family-friendly policies in the business environment.

Our priority remains on achieving gender transformation, social equity and ensuring continuation of the life-saving sexual and reproductive health information and services especially during emergencies, such as the current COVID-19 protracted crisis.

We focus on the most vulnerable and excluded populations, women and young people with disabilities, HIV-affected, older persons, low-income families, ethnic and sexual minorities, advancing their rights and needs, to make sure that no one is left behind.

UNFPA Moldova Country Programme 2018-2022

UNFPA Moldova operates under the five-years Country Programme signed with the Republic of Moldova's Government, the third cycle in progress (2018-2022), and working on the next Country Programme for 2023-2027.  The country programme document is developed with wider participation of national stakeholders, and in alignment with the national priorities, UN partnership framework for sustainable development and the agenda 2030. The Program aims to support women and young people in realizing their sexual and reproductive health and rights by fostering gender equality and youth empowerment, building the country's demographic resilience through intergenerational dialogue between young and old, and the availability of quality data on population dynamics. 

UNFPA Country Programme is part of the Partnership Framework for Sustainable Development 2018–2022 signed between the Government of the Republic of Moldova and the United Nations. 

Core Four of our Country Programme:

 Sexual and reproductive health and rights

Adolescents and youth empowerment

Gender equality and women’s empowerment

Population and Development