United Nations Information Centre

Established     and     in     operation     since     1992,     UNIC Windhoek   was   officially   opened   on   15 April   1996   by   the Honourable   Minister   of   Basic   Education   and   Culture. This   office   is   one   of   the   branch   offices   of   the   United Nations Department of Global  Communications. UNIC   Windhoek   forms   part   of   the   network   of   63   United Nations   Information   Centres   globally. The   Centre   is   key to    the    Organization’s    objective    in    reaching    people worldwide   and   to   share   the   United   Nations   story   in their    language    of    preference.    The    Centre,    works    in coordination   with   the   UN   system,   involves   media   and educational   institutions,   engages   in   partnerships   with governments,   local   civil   society   organizations   and   the private   sector.   It   is   further   tasked   to   maintain   libraries and electronic information resources. UNIC    is    responsible    for    promoting    greater    public understanding     of     and     support     for     the     aims     and activities     of     the     UN.     This     is     done     primarily     by disseminating     information     on     the     work     of     the Organization    to    the    Namibian    people,    especially    in remote   areas.   The   Centre   is   the   principal   source   of information on the UN system in Namibia.



United Nations Information

Centre (UNIC)

UN HOUSE, 38 - 44 Stein Street P.O. Box 3444 Klein Windhoek Windhoek – Namibia Tel: +264 61 204 6143 E-mail: unic.windhoek@unic.org Website: windhoek.unic.org
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We are Mobile: UNIC Windhoek receives vehicle from FAO

Windhoek, 22 May 2017: In the spirit of ‘Delivering as One’ as the UN System in Namibia, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Namibia donated a Toyota Corolla to the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Windhoek. The vehicle was received by UNIC Windhoek staff on Monday, 22 May 2017 at a handover ceremony held at the United Nations House in Windhoek.
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Learners shine at 6th annual MUNNAM High School Conference

Seventy-five learners from across Namibia represented various countries as delegates throughout the 6th annual Model United Nations Namibia (MUNNAM) High School Conference, held from 7-8 June 2017. Through experiencing real-life, problem solving approaches as applied at international conferences, the delegates were tasked with finding agreeable solutions to the two topics, “Harnessing the Green Economy to Eradicate Poverty” and “Improving Coordination in Humanitarian Reponses to Natural Disasters and other Emergencies.”
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UNIC introduces storybook about Frieda and the Sustainable

30 August, Windhoek: The United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Windhoek launched its children’s storybook, Frieda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the UN Library in Klein Windhoek on Thursday, 30 August 2018.
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High School Youth simulate General Assembly to discuss the

SDGs & Global Citizenship

Thursday, 19 September 2018: The United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Windhoek in collaboration with MTN Namibia hosted a two-day simulation of the General Assembly for high school youth at the Safari Court Hotel from 19-20 September 2018. This was the 7th Model United Nations Namibia (MUNNAM) Conference to be held with participants stemming from the Khomas, Erongo, Otjikoto and Hardap region. A total of 15 high schools in Namibia were represented at the conference.
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