Supporting Human Rights in Zimbabwe through the UPR Process

Zimbabwe is committed to upholding human rights, fundamental freedoms of its people, and fulfilling its international human rights obligations, Vice-President and Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs, Hon. Emmerson D. Mnangagwa has stated.

Celebrating International Women's Day in Zimbabwe

’We can’t achieve any of our goals without the participation of women and girls’’ (United Nations Secretary General António Guterres, 8th March 2017) The 2017 International Women’s Day was celebrated in Zimbabwe on the 8th of March, 2017 with a call to inspire women in the country to pursue careers as opinion...

Boosting Capacity for Resilience Building in Zimbabwe
Boosting Capacity for Resilience Building in Zimbabwe

In a major boost to national efforts to deal with consequences and impact of natural and manmade shocks / hazards, exacerbated by climate change, the Zimbabwe Resilience Building Fund (ZRBF) formally launched in Harare on 19 May 2016

Workers at a construction site for a health facility supported by the UNDP/Global Fund. Experts say there is need to establish links between the execution of large capital projects and HIV, health and gender vulnerability
Mainstreaming Health, HIV & Gender in Environmental Impact Assessments

The Government has called for increased awareness among policy makers and the private sector including infrastructure developers and contractors as well as affected communities on the need to strike a balance between business operations, health and gender issues for sustainable development in the country....

Solar lights up new hope for remote school

It’s September 2014. Joyce Tangwara has just arrived at her new teaching assignment at Nyatsato Primary School. She is devastated at having to adjust to her new environment. Unlike in her hometown of Norton, she now has the additional tasks of looking for, and cooking with firewood. Water access is no longer...

UNDP at 50: A Reliable Partner for Inclusive Prosperity and Protecting the Planet

As UNDP marks 50 years of service to humanity, we are happy in Zimbabwe to join hands in celebrating this contribution to humanity globally.  Since 1966, we’ve worked with countries in reducing poverty, empowering women, creating jobs, promoting human rights and political participation and protecting the environment...

UNDP at 50: Leading the Fight Against Poverty and Inequality in Zimbabwe

The UNDP has been instrumental in the country’s development narrative by building national consensus and strengthening the capacities of national institutions to deliver intrinsic basic social services to all citizens including the most vulnerable