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.
UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative Mr. Musinga T. Bandora announces his departure
Jun 17, 2015
Windhoek, 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.
Boosting crisis response and financing key for Africa’s continued progress
Nov 3, 2014
While an increasing number of Africans are enjoying higher living standards, countries in Sub-Saharan Africa should redouble efforts to ensure crises such as the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa do not reverse development achievements, according to a report released here today during the African Economic Conference.
Urgent action on Ebola needed to avert regional collapse, say UN development officials
Oct 7, 2014
High level visits to affected countries and Ghana to highlight disease’s devastating impact on the most vulnerable
United Nations opens up channels for direct participation of people in international decisions
May 6, 2014
The United Nations will devote the first week of May to getting out the vote for its MY World opinion poll, organizing a multitude of activities in more than 50 countries to raise awareness of and boost global participation in its efforts to foster a conversation with the world's citizens that will better inform future international policy-making.
The world celebrates first ever International Day on Sport for Development and Peace
Apr 2, 2014
Sports personalities and UNDP Goodwill Ambassadors Marta, Maria Sharapova, Didier Drogba, Iker Casillas, Ronaldo and Zinédine Zidane unite to join the celebration
Central African Republic - UNDP Urges Governments to Help End Suffering
Jan 20, 2014
Brussels/New York, 20 January 2014 - As the violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) continues, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has called on the international community to help prevent the conflict from leaving a legacy of even greater deprivation and poverty in the country.
First-ever visit by a UNDP Administrator to Namibia. Helen Clark: “Our programmes here are strongly aligned with the country’s National Development Plan’s focus on inclusive growth, environmental sustainability, and capacity development.”
Dec 5, 2013
Dec. 4, Windhoek – On the first day of the first-ever visit by an Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to Namibia, Helen Clark assured national authorities of her organization’s strong support to the country, at a time when it’s facing the most debilitating drought in its history.
UN Development Chief Hails Progress on Halting and Reversing Spread of HIV; Says Significant Challenges Remain
Dec 1, 2013
Dec. 1, Johannesburg – On the 25th Anniversary of World Aids Day, the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Helen Clark hailed the significant progress made to date in tackling the epidemic, but warned that the international community could not lose sight of the significant challenges that remained.
United Nations Partnership Framework
Aug 22, 2013
The Government of the Republic of Namibia will tomorrow sign a new partnership agreement with the United Nations (UN) system in Namibia.