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.
Remarks By Ms. Kiki Gbeho UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative at The High Performance Movement Lecture Series Mining Auditorium, Mining Building
Aug 1, 2016
Let me start by posing a question: If you want to make the world a better place, for you and for your children’s children, what goals would you set?
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 Innovation
Jun 20, 2016
I 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 Child
Jun 14, 2016
It 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 conference
Jun 8, 2016
It 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.