Official Launch of the Global Human Development Report 2016
Apr 27, 2017
It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to UN house and the Namibia launch of the 2016 Human Development Report. This Report is the latest in a series of UNDP flagship publications issued since 1990. The theme of this years report “Human Development for everyone”, stresses the importance of ‘people as the real wealth of nations’.
UNDP and Yahoo Japan join forces to scale up wildlife protection project
Apr 3, 2017
Windhoek, 3 April 2017 –The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Namibia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Yahoo! Japan on 9 March 2017 to enhance wild animal protection and anti-poaching activities in Namibia.
ADVANCEMENT OF THE WHITE PAPER THE RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES IN NAMIBIA
Mar 9, 2017
The rights of indigenous peoples (or as they are referred to in Namibia, the marginalized communities), and enhancing inclusive development in Namibia, are an important issue which has been under discussion for some time.
- International Women’s Day Mar 8, 2017
Remarks By Ms. Anita Kiki Gbeho UN Resident Coordinator & UNDP Resident Representative World Radio Day
Feb 13, 2017
Radio is a powerful and low cost communication tool and is perfectly suited to reach people from all walks of life. Radio reaches men and women, the young and old; radio reaches the rich and the poor, whether literate or illiterate; radio can reach the furthest corners of a country thereby ensuring that people form part of the information loop.
Remarks By: Ms Kiki Gbeho UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative At the 71st Anniversary Celebrations of the UN
Oct 24, 2016
UN Day provides an opportunity to reflect on the goals of the organization, to celebrate the achievements of the U.N. and to recognize the work of thousands of men and women who have dedicated, and in some cases lost their lives in service of others.
Remarks By Ms. Anita Kiki Gbeho UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative International Day of Disaster Reduction
Oct 13, 2016
On behalf of the UN Family in Namibia, I am pleased to be here with you, in the Kunene region, named after the Kunene river and home to the beautiful Epupa Falls and the world famous Himba, to commemorate the International Day of Disaster Reduction (IDDR). This year’s IDDR theme is: "Live to Tell: Raising Awareness, Reducing Mortality".
Remarks by Ms. Kiki Gbeho UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative at International Day for for Eradication of Poverty ‘Moving from Humiliation and Exclusion to Participation: Ending Poverty In All Its Forms’
Oct 7, 2016
Here in Namibia, His Excellency the President, has launched a war on poverty, elaborated the Harambee Prosperity Plan and has challenged us to ensure that by 2020 poverty will be eradicated and that no Namibian will feel ‘left out’.
Welcome remarks of the Resident coordinator of the UN system in Namibia International Day for the Universal Access to Information
Sep 28, 2016
The free flow of information and ideas lies at the heart of the very notion of democracy and is crucial to effective respect human rights. In the absence of respect for the right to freedom of expression, which includes the right to seek, receive and impart information and ideas, it is not possible to exercise the right to vote, human rights abuses take place in secret, and there is no way to expose corrupt, inefficient government.
Remarks By Ms. Kiki Gbeho UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative at International Day Activities 12 -16 September 2016
Sep 14, 2016
At the turn of the century, world leaders, came together and launched the Millennium Development Goals; to be achieved over 15 years. These goals were focused on halving the number of people living in extreme poverty, and led to tremendous development progress around the world.