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.
Boosting crisis response and financing key for Africa’s continued progressNov 3, 2014While 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 officialsOct 7, 2014High 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 decisionsMay 6, 2014The 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 PeaceApr 2, 2014Sports 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 SufferingJan 20, 2014Brussels/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, 2013Dec. 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 RemainDec 1, 2013Dec. 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 FrameworkAug 22, 2013The Government of the Republic of Namibia will tomorrow sign a new partnership agreement with the United Nations (UN) system in Namibia.
Etosha Centenial SymposiumFeb 1, 2010Environmental scientists and researchers are convening near Etosha National Park on 28 – 30 June as part of the programme of commemorating the centenary of Etosha National Park. The symposium will bring together many experts who over the years have conducted research in Etosha NP or other parks.
- The United Nations in Namibia stands ready to assist the Namibian Government in its fight against poverty. For its 70th anniversary celebrations, the them: Youth, Development and Poverty has been chosen as the focus. In her remarks, the UN Resident coordinator Ms Anita Kiki Gbeho says: While UN@70 presents an opportunity for the UN to reflect on its history and its achievements, it also provides an opportunity to reflect on current challenges; and allows us to take courage from our past in order to influence the future. #UN@70#Youth#Development#AllOutWarOnPoverty 17 hours ago
- The United Nations is currently having a media launch for its 70th anniversary and 25 years in Namibia under the theme: Youth development and Poverty. 21 hours ago
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