Visit to Etosha National Park (ENP)
Sep 2, 2015
On 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.
Visit to Dundee Precious Metals Tsumeb, Tsumeb Smelters
Sep 2, 2015
A 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.
Youth Development Fund Launch
Aug 12, 2015
The 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, 2015
The 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.
Youth Environment Summit, Waterberg Plateau National Park,
May 30, 2015
In 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 launch
Apr 24, 2015
23 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 Youth Development Fund
Nov 20, 2014
The United Nations Development Program in Namibia launched its first ever "Youth Development Fund". This initiative was inspired by the recently launched UNDP Youth Strategy titled, “Empowered Youth, Sustainable Future which was launched in March 2014 in Tunis.
2014 International Day for Disaster Reduction
Oct 22, 2014
The City of Windhoek and its partners celebrated the 2014 International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) on the 22 October 2014 at the Katutura Old Age Home. The theme for 2014 is “Resilience is for Life” with a focus on Older People and Disasters. The IDDR aims at celebrating how people and communities are reducing their risk to disasters and raising awareness about the importance of disaster risk reduction.
2014 Human Development Report Namibia launch
Aug 13, 2014
The national launch of the 2014 Human Development Report (HDR) took place in Namibia on Wednesday 13th August 2014.
UNDP sign UNPAF 2014-2018 Action Plan with Government
Jul 8, 2014
Windhoek - The United Nations (UN) together with the National Planning Commission (NPC) signed the UNPAF 2014 – 2018 Action Plan.