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. Kiki Gbeho UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative at Cocktail in Celebration of UN Day
Oct 24, 2016
On behalf of the UN system in Namibia it gives me great pleasure to extend a warm welcome to so many distinguished guests who have come to UN house. We are both delighted and honoured that you have taken time out of your busy schedules to help us observe ‘UN:71 years for 17 Goals’; our celebration of our universal organization, the United Nations.
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.
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 Agriculture
Aug 17, 2016
It 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 Summit
Aug 17, 2016
I 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. Kiki Gbeho UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative on Nangolo Mbumba 75th Birthday Celebration
Aug 15, 2016
It is with great pleasure that I address all of you on this very special day. Let me start by thanking members of my family, the Mbumba family, and the Namibian Federation of the Visually Impaired (NFVI) for according me the honour me to speak on this special occasion. The 15th of August is distinctive, as on this day, 75 years ago, a man who epitomises decency, who over the years has embodied the best of the Namibian liberation struggle and is our Comrade, Teacher, Father, Uncle and husband, Nangolo Mbumba, was born.
Remarks By Ms. Anita Kiki Gbeho UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative Official Opening of the African Drought Conference
Aug 15, 2016
It is with great pleasure that I give this speech on behalf of the UN family in Namibia, at the official opening of the African Drought Conference. Allow me to start by expressing appreciation to the Government of Namibia, our host for this important event. This conference could not have come at a more opportune moment. According to the UN’s Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, OCHA, there are now approximately 60 million people affected by the El Niño phenomenon, the highest number ever recorded.