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.
Towards Localisation of the Sustainable Development Goals in ZimbabweAug 27, 2015An all-inclusive dialogue with all Provincial and District Administrator on localising the SDGs took place from 27-28 August, 2015 in Mutare. The dialogue brought together senior Government officials, top leadership of Local Authorities and all District Administrators. Head of UN Agencies including UNICEF, WFP, UNFPA and UNESCO were also present.
UNDP and Zimbabwe Farmers Union Launch the Young Farmers Innovation Lab Programme in HarareJul 8, 2015United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Zimbabwe Farmers Union (ZFU) launched a Zimbabwe Young Farmers Innovation Lab Programme. This programme is designed as a collaborative entrepreneurship model targeting young farmers to transform their farming practices into productive and commercially viable agri-business ventures.
Boost to Parliament as EU Supports New ProgrammeMay 8, 2015The Multi-donor Support Programme for Parliament and the Office of the Auditor General was launched on 8 May 2015 in Harare with a call to protect the Constitution and ensure that all outstanding pieces of legislation are aligned to the provisions of the new constitution.
Celebrating an Excellent Partnership to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in ZimbabweMar 12, 2015Zimbabwe’s Minister of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) Dr David Parirenyatwa has expressed gratitude to the donor community for supporting the country in its efforts to combat AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Hosting top representatives of the Global Fund, UK Department for International Development DFID), the European Commission (EC) and Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI), the Minister hailed the successful partnership that has turned the tide in the fight against the three killer diseases
International Women’s Day: Women’s Rights are Human RightsMar 9, 2015The International Women’s Day was celebrated in Zimbabwe on 6 March 2015 with a call to promote gender equality and women empowerment as a basis for more sustainable growth and development in the country. The theme of the commemoration was “Beijing+20: the Journey towards women empowerment in Zimbabwe: Successes and Challenges”.
UNDP Administrator Helen Clark Statement on International Women’s DayMar 8, 2015This week, the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, which remains the world’s best blueprint for achieving gender equality and empowering women. The review of this visionary roadmap, adopted at the Fourth World Conference for Women in 1995, is an opportunity to celebrate the world’s progress toward ensuring the rights and opportunities of women and girls, and also to renew and reinvigorate commitments to achieve gender equality.
Zimbabwe Results for HIV, TB and MalariaFeb 3, 2015Motion Graphic of HIV, TB and Malaria results in Zimbabwe. MOHCC in collaboration with the Global Fund, UNDP and other partners
Celebrating Human Rights Day in ZimbabweDec 10, 2014With support from UNDP Country Office, the European Union and other partners, Zimbabwe commemorated the International Human Rights Day on 10 December 2014 in the country’s second biggest city of Bulawayo with a call for the cultivation of a national culture of promoting, protecting and respecting human rights and fundamental freedoms. The theme for this year’s commemoration was “Human Rights 365”.
Message from UNDP Administrator Helen Clark on World AIDS DayDec 1, 2014The current Ebola crisis reminds us that fighting communicable diseases requires behaviour change, engaging communities, partnerships with government and civil society, and reducing inequalities. Early diagnosis and treatment is vital too. These lessons have been learned in the fight against HIV. If the AIDS epidemic is to be ended as a public health threat by 2030, the sense of urgency and commitment to human rights which drove the early days of the response cannot be lost.
- In case you missed the Q&A with Helen Clark on the #GlobalGoals 22 September AT 09:59 AM
- Anne Madzara, UNDP Zimbabwe's Environment, Climate Change and Energy Specialist, discusses climate change in Zimbabwe. https://soundcloud.com/channel-zim/radio-vops-jane-pasi-discusses-climate-change 18 September AT 07:57 AM
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