Appeal as 4 million in need of humanitarian assistance
Jul 7, 2016
As the number of people affected by the drought rises to 4 million, the Government, UN, NGOs, development partners and the private sector have reinforced their collective commitment to continue to work together to leverage their response and ensure that no one starves or dies of hunger in Zimbabwe.
Boosting Capacity for Resilience Building in Zimbabwe
May 19, 2016
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) will be formally launched in Harare on 19 May 2016; this Fund shall provide a vital resource as the country contends with one of its worst droughts in recent decades.
Climate Change Takes Centre-Stage as Discourse on Human Development Continues
May 6, 2016
Following the launch of the 2015 Human Development Report in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 14, 2015 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia by Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark and the Director of the Human Development Report Office and lead author of the report, Selim Jahan, UNDP in Zimbabwe is supporting the publication of a national human development report with a focus on “climate change and human development”.
EU and UNDP renew partnership on electoral assistance
Apr 15, 2016
United 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 Reforms
Mar 31, 2016
With 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.
- Helen Clark: Statement on International Women’s Day 2016 Mar 8, 2016
- Boosting Capacity to Cope with Climate Change in Zimbabwe Feb 25, 2016
- UNDP@50: A Reliable Partner for Inclusive Prosperity and Protecting the Planet Feb 23, 2016
UN Applauds Zimbabwe’s Efforts in Combating HIV, Urges Donors to Stay the Course as Major AIDS Conference Gets Underway in Zimbabwe
Nov 28, 2015
Describing 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 year
Nov 27, 2015
UNDP 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.