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The University of Namibia (UNAM) in partnership with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) hosted the inaugural conference of the International Geographical Union (IGU) Commission on African Studies conference last week from 17-18 May at the Namibia Institute of Public Administration and Management (NIPAM).
The Minister of Environment and Tourism (MET), Honourable Pohamba Shifeta, in partnership with the Botswana High Commissioner, the Zambian High Commissioner, the Ambassador of Zimbabwe and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative launched a promotional video of the KAZA Excellency Tour on 23 April 2018.
It is with great pleasure to be here with you today, to commemorate the Inaugural Conference of the International Geographical Union (IGU) Commission on African Studies as part of our collective effort to discuss what Africa’s response on global challenges is and Understanding the drivers of poverty and reducing inequality.
The Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) in partnership with the United Nations system in Namibia and the Environmental Investment Fund (EIF) observed the World Environment Day (WED) on 5 June March 2018 in Windhoek.

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