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For the first time in Albania, cities adopt Gender Equality Action Plans

Friday, June 29, 2018

One year after seven municipalities in Albania formally confirmed their commitment to gender equality by signing the European Charter for Equality of Women and Men in Local Life, five of them, supported by UN Women, have prepared Gender Equality Action Plans. The municipal councils of Tirana, Elbasan and Durres have already approved their Action Plans. More

Moldova takes historic step to promote gender equality in politics

Monday, June 20, 2016

New law mandates minimum 40 per cent women in cabinet and party lists, gives men 14 days paid paternity leave, and prohibits sexist ads and language in media. More

Local budgets in Albania respond to community feedback

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

A UN Women-led campaign results in Albania’s first-ever community budget consultations and brings immediate benefits to those in need. More

Three more districts opened the door for women and men at local level to access information and services, now reinforced with the approved Government Regulation on the functioning of Joint Information and Services Bureaus in the Republic of Moldova

Thursday, September 26, 2013

In September, series of important events marked the institutionalization and sustainability of Joint Information and Services Bureaus (JISBs) in the Republic of Moldova, an innovative `one-window`approach towards gender-sensitive and coordinated service provision. Joint efforts of the Ministry of Labour, Social Protection and Family and UN Women led to the adoption of special Framework Regulation on the functioning of JISBs through Government Decision Nr.... More

Decentralization Reform: From Strategy to Actions

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

An international conference on decentralization reform started today in Chisinau which brought together 140 representatives of local and central public administration, civil society, development partners, as well as national and international experts. During two days, participants will analyse the experience of European countries in the field of local public administration, assess the implementation of the National Decentralization Strategy and debate on the sector action plans of the decentralization reform for areas such as education, finance, property, etc. More

A new decentralization policy in Moldova has explicitly addressed the needs of women

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Following two years of public debate and consultation, the President of the Republic of Moldova has signed into law a strategy to decentralize services and decision-making to its local public administrations, making them more accessible to Moldovans. More

In Kazakhstan food basket is developed with due regard being given to the needs and demands of women and children for the first time

Sunday, February 19, 2012

In Kazakhstan food basket is developed with due regard being given to the needs and demands of women and children for the first time. More

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