Milestone as New National Gender Policy is Launched

The revised National Gender Policy (NGP) was unveiled on July 6, 2017 with a call for gender justice, equality, integration, inclusiveness and shared responsibility for sustainable development in Zimbabwe. Developed through a consultative process and coordinated by the Ministry of Women Affairs, Gender and Community Development with support from UNDP and UN Women, the NGP provides a broad framework to guide and coordinate all efforts for addressing gender inequality and discrimination in Zimbabwe.

Sweden Commits US$8m to Zimbabwe’s Resilience Fund

The Embassy of Sweden and UNDP signed USD 8 million grant today giving a boost to the Zimbabwe Resilience Building Fund (ZRBF) and marking Sweden’s increasing development cooperation in resilience building and climate action in support of the people of Zimbabwe.

 Women Empowerment: Mining a Fortune
Women Empowerment: Mining a Fortune

Thanks to her mining business venture, that she started almost two decades ago, Mrs Majola counts among her blessings, “the Special One”. By this, she means the shiny, well-furnished modern house that is a far cry from the mud-thatched, semi-permanent rondavel that she previously called home.

2016 in Review - Consolidating Human Rights

UNDP’s approach in strengthening institutions mandated to promote and protect human rights is built upon a rights-based approach drawn from the Constitution. The goal is to ensure that such key institutions are enabled to effectively deliver human rights services to citizens while also improving the human rights situation in the country.

Framework for Evidence-based Resilience Building Developed

The Zimbabwe Resilience Building Fund (ZRBF) was set up and launched in 2016 as a framework for catalysing evidence-based resilience building in Zimbabwe.

2016 in Review - Enhancing Citizen Engagement

The year 2016 provided an opportunity for further implementation of the Constitution as a strategy for unlocking governance dividends in Zimbabwe.

Harnessing Youth Potential for Sustainable Livelihoods

In Njelele Ward 15 of Gokwe South District of Midlands Province, a group of 50 members is making a name for itself in horticulture farming. Subsequently, it has been contributing to diversifying livelihoods for the community and establishing a sustainable means of income-generation. The group of young people (30 men...