Visit to Dundee Precious Metals Tsumeb, Tsumeb SmeltersSep 2, 2015A committee meeting of Namibian ministers led by the minister of Environment and Tourism, Hon. Pohamba Shifeta was held with Dundee Precious Metals Tsumeb (DPMT) management in Tsumeb on Thursday, 27 August 2015.
Visit to Etosha National Park (ENP)Sep 2, 2015On 28 August 2015, the UNDP team visited several Government-UNDP/GEF Project sites in Etosha. ENP is Namibia’s oldest National Park. The Park covers an area of 22,270 km2 and is one of Southern Africa’s popular wildlife sanctuaries.
Official Launch of the National Dialogue on Wealth Redistribution and Poverty EradicationAug 14, 2015It is with great pleasure that I give this speech on behalf of the UN and in support of the launch of the National Dialogue on wealth redistribution and poverty eradication. Many thanks to the Ministry of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare for the invitation.
Youth Development Fund LaunchAug 12, 2015The United Nations Development Program in partnership with the Ministry of Sport, Youth and National Service and Wilderness Safari officially launched it s Youth Development Fund of Namibia. The Youth Development Fund is in initiative that was started as a pilot in November 2014 and is aimed at assisting out of school youth for training in field guides courses.
SCORE project officially takes off!Aug 7, 2015The SCORE project has officially been launched by the Minister of Environment and Tourism, Honorable Pohamba Shifeta. The project scales up resilience to climate variability and climate change in northern Namibia, with a special focus on women.
UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative Mr. Musinga T. Bandora announces his departureJun 17, 2015Windhoek, 17 June 2015: Today the United Nations Resident Coordinator and UNDP Representative to Namibia, H.E. Mr. Musinga T. Bandora announced the end of his tenure in both these roles at the UN in Namibia. His service as Resident Coordinator comes to an end on 30 June 2015, having served the UN in Namibia since January 2012.
Youth Environment Summit, Waterberg Plateau National Park,May 30, 2015In celebration of the 2015 International Day for Biological Diversity the Gobabeb Research and Training Centre successfully organized and ran the sixth Youth Environmental Summit (YES), co-funded by the German government’s cooperation agency,GIZ, Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) and Gobabeb Centre, focusing on biodiversity and sustainable development at the Waterberg Plateau Park.
Namibia Poverty Mapping and the Namibia Index on Multiple Deprivation reports launchApr 24, 201523 April 2015, The Government of the Republic of Namibia in partnership with UNDP launched the Namibia Poverty Mapping and the Namibia Index on Multiple Deprivation reports.
UNDP Administrator Helen Clark Statement on International Women’s DayMar 8, 2015This week, the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, which remains the world’s best blueprint for achieving gender equality and empowering women.
Speech by Musinga T. Bandora, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative at the commemoration of the International Human Rights DayDec 9, 2014It is great honour for me to have been invited to be part of the joint launch of the 1st Namibia Human Rights Action Plan and the commemoration of the 2014 International Human Rights Day that is due tomorrow the 10th.
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