Partnership framework between GRN and UN for 2019-2023
Windhoek, 27 April 2018- The Director General of the National Planning Commission and Minister of Economic Planning, Hon. Obeth Kandjoze and the United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator (RC) in Namibia, Kiki Gbeho jointly launched the UN Partnership Framework (UNPAF) 2019-2023 on Friday, 27 April at the UN House in Windhoek.
Outgoing UN Resident Coordinator Gbeho leaves behind legacy
Windhoek, 30 April 2018- Anita Kiki Gbeho, the United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator (RC) in Namibia, will take up the position of Deputy Joint Special Representative for the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation (UNAMID) in Darfur, starting in May 2018. UNAMID protects civilians, facilitates the delivery of humanitarian assistance, mediates between the Government of Sudan and non-signatory armed movements on the basis of the Doha Document for Peace in Darfur (DDPD), and provides support to the mediation of community conflict.
Namibians urged to live together in peace and harmony to
build a sustainable world
Windhoek, 16 May 2018 – The United Nations (UN) System in Namibia in collaboration with the Embassy of Algeria and the Government of the Republic of Namibia (GRN) commemorated the first International Day for Living Together in Peace at the UN House in Windhoek. Together with the diplomatic corps, non-governmental organisations, civil society, community leaders and interfaith representatives, the day drew attention to:• Promoting peace as a prerequisite for integration, sustainable development and social progression and;• Integrating a culture of peace in public dialogues at local and international levels.
Stakeholder Workshop targets removal of barriers on the lives
of Persons with Disabilities
Windhoek, Namibia, 29 May 2018 - A multi-stakeholders’ National Disability Workshop, was held in Windhoek from 29-31 May. The workshop focused on identifying progressive strategies towards the removal of barriers and obstacles which negatively impact on lives of persons with disabilities in Namibia.
Empowering women and girls through good and safe
menstrual health and hygiene -
28 May 2018; Gobabis, Omaheke Region: In a collective effort to draw increased attention on menstrual health and hygiene management, Government, together with the United Nations, hosted the first national commemoration of the Menstrual Health and Hygiene Day for Namibia.