UN Moldova to support the advancement of sustainable and inclusive peace and social cohesion in the country

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The two-year project “Building sustainable and inclusive peace, strengthening trust and social cohesion in Moldova” was signed today by the United Nations in Moldova and the Deputy Prime Minister for Reintegration of the Republic of Moldova.

Construirea păcii durabile și incluzive
The signing event of the project "Building sustainable and inclusive peace, strengthening trust and social cohesion in Moldova"
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The project seeks to facilitate an enabling environment for improved interconnection and engagement between both banks of Nistru river through the advancement of, and cross-river interaction on, human rights, gender-responsive peacebuilding, promotion of equal access to services and the strengthening of social cohesion at the backdrop of heightened regional tensions caused by the war in Ukraine.

Construirea păcii durabile și incluzive
The signing event of the project "Building sustainable and inclusive peace, strengthening trust and social cohesion in Moldova"
​​​​​​Photo credit: UN Moldova

The project will be implemented by three UN agencies: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) as the lead agency, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women (UN Women) with a total value of 2,45 million US dollars funded through the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund.