Remarks By Ms. Anita Kiki Gbeho UNDP Resident Representative at African Drought Conference: Launching the Namibian National Strategic Action Plan for Plant Genetic Resources for Food and AgricultureAug 17, 2016It is with great pleasure that I address the launch of the Namibian National Strategic Action Plan for Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (PGRFA). I thank the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry’s for the invitation. Tonight’s launch of the action plan is in line with the theme of the Drought Conference “Enhancing resilience to drought events on the African continent”.
Remarks By Ms. Anita Kiki Gbeho UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative at 5th Gender and Media SummitAug 17, 2016I am pleased to be a part of the 2016 Gender and Media Summit, and would like to thank the Southern Africa Broadcasting Association (SABA), Gender Links (GL), and the Media Diversity Centre (MDC) for extending an invitation to the UN. This year’s theme: “Empowering Women in and through the Media and Providing a Voice for Gender Equality” is central to various global, continental, sub-regional and national development frameworks.
Remarks by Ms. Anita Kiki Gbeho UN Resident Coordinator at Opening Of the UNESCO Scoping Mission Validation Workshop for the Ministry Of Higher Education, Training and InnovationJun 20, 2016I am pleased to be here with you today at this important event, where the findings from the review of Technical, Vocational, Educational and Training mechanisms in Namibia will be presented (TVET).
Remarks by the UN Resident Co-ordinator, Ms. Kiki Gbeho On the occasion of Private Sector Partnership Engagement Advocacy Dinner In commemoration of the Day of the African ChildJun 14, 2016It gives me great honour to deliver a few remarks at this Private Sector Partnership Engagement. This event is being hosted as part of Namibia’s week long commemorations of the Day of the African Child. The relationship between the Government of Namibia, the UN Family and the public sector demonstrates how we are uniting our voices and our forces to accelerate the promotion and protection of children’s rights in Namibia.
Remarks By Ms. Anita Kiki Gbeho UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative Official Opening of the 5th annual Model United Nations Namibia conferenceJun 8, 2016It is with great pleasure that I give this speech on behalf of the UN, and in support of Model United Nations Namibia. Many thanks to my colleagues from the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Windhoek, as well as to Mr. Keith Handura and MTN Business Namibia for making this event happen.
Remarks by Ms.Kiki Gbeho at the Launch of the Sustainable Development Goals: Partnerships for Sustainable DevelopmentJun 8, 2016In Sept 2015, an historic event took place; an event designed to change our world for the better. Member states of the UN--including Namibia--signed off on an ambitious development agenda. An agenda to set us on a path towards ending poverty; saving our planet; ensuring prosperity and peace. And perhaps most important, for my portion of today’s discussion, an agenda for building strong partnerships to enable us to deliver on this plan.
Remarks by the UNDP Resident Representative Ms. Kiki Gbeho Launching of the EIA guidelines Integrating HIV and GenderMay 19, 2016UNDP is privileged to be part of this event where we are yet again reaching another milestone in mainstreaming HIV/AIDS and Gender into policy and planning activities. In this case, into the mandate of the Ministry of Environment and Tourism.
Remarks by UN Resident Coordinator Ms. Kiki Gbeho at the Launch of Namibian Correctional Service (NCS) Health PolicyMay 11, 2016HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Hepatitis A&B remain serious health concerns among people in correctional institutions. This presents significant challenges, not only to the management of these facilities, but also to public health authorities and the government at large.
Remarks by the UN Resident Coordinator, Ms. Kiki Gbeho at World Press Freedom Day 2016May 10, 2016I feel privileged to be a part of the 2016 World Press Freedom Day celebrations, here this morning. Today I will deliver two messages. I will deliver a message on behalf of the UNESCO Director General, Ms. Irina Bokova, followed by the message of the UN Secretary General, Mr. Ban Ki Moon.
remarks-by-ms-kiki-gbeho-undp-resident-representative-at-opening-ceremony-for-the-national-youth-weekApr 27, 2016Allow me to start by thanking the National Youth Council of Namibia for inviting me to speak at the opening of the National Youth Week; and the opportunity this provides to engage with young people about our common future.