EU and UNDP renew partnership on electoral assistanceApr 15, 2016United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark and European Union (EU) Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica met today to reaffirm the long-standing partnership on electoral assistance.
Supporting Land ReformsMar 31, 2016With EU and UNDP support, key stakeholders in Zimbabwe’s land sector held face-to-face talks in Harare on 31 March, 2016, setting the stage for a dialogue process that is crucial in unlocking the country’s huge agricultural potential through a sustainable land reform process.
UN Applauds Zimbabwe’s Efforts in Combating HIV, Urges Donors to Stay the Course as Major AIDS Conference Gets Underway in ZimbabweNov 28, 2015Describing the hosting of the 18th International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa (ICASA) in Zimbabwe as historic, the UN in Zimbabwe has commended the Government for outstanding leadership in responding to the HIV crisis and saving thousands of lives through effective and efficient delivery of health services to the needy. The conference is taking place in Harare from 29 November-4 December, 2015.
Breakthrough brings cost of HIV treatment to under $100 per patient per yearNov 27, 2015UNDP has achieved significant reductions in the price of HIV medicines that it procures, bringing down the cost of the most common treatment to an unprecedented US$100 per patient per year in Equatorial Guinea, Haiti, Mali, South Sudan, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Through these price reductions UNDP is saving US$ 25 million that are being used to put an additional 250,000 people on life-saving HIV treatment.
Administrator Statement for International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against WomenNov 25, 2015Violence against women occurs on every continent and in every country, making it one of the most pervasive human rights violations around the world.
Boost to Parliament as Embassy of Sweden Avails USD 1.8 millionNov 16, 2015Harare: In a boost to the Multi-donor Support Programme for Parliament and the Office of the Auditor General, the Embassy of Sweden has provided Swedish Kroner 15 million (about US $ 1, 8 million.). Implemented by UNDP in collaboration with the Parliament of Zimbabwe, the project is also funded with USD $ 2 million from the European Union, and USD 1 million from UNDP.
EU and UNDP support Ministry of Lands with EUR 5.2 millionOct 2, 2015The European Union and the Government of Zimbabwe, in close collaboration with UNDP, today launched a new program which will support the Ministry of Lands and Rural Resettlement (MLRR) in their efforts to unlock the potential of the agricultural land in the country.
- Academics, trade unions, miners, and church leaders were part of those in attendance at the public hearing on the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (#NPRC) Bill in the mining town of Hwange. The low attendance did not affect the quality of contributions from the informed and articulate participants, who often gave reference to sections of the country's Constitution in their feedback. Most of the input was centred on the independence of the Commission. Other feedback also touched on the Commission's funding, ministerial powers over the Commission and it's transparency. The public hearings on the NPRC Bill and other bills which continue throughout the country, are conducted by the Parliament of Zimbabwe, supported by UNDP Zimbabwe together with the EU Delegation to Zimbabwe and Embassy of Sweden in Harare. 15 April AT 02:52 AM
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