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  • Speech by the Country Director at the launch of the revised National Gender Policy Jul 6, 2017

    Speech made by the UNDP Country Director, Georges van Montfort, at the launch of revised National Gender Policy

  • Milestone as New National Gender Policy is Launched Jul 6, 2017

    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 May 31, 2017

    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.

  • Building Partnerships for Social Protection in Zimbabwe May 29, 2017

    Debate on the social protection landscape in Zimbabwe has gained renewed momentum with a call for partnerships and mobilization of financial and technical resources to ensure that no one is left behind as the country implements Agenda 2030 on Sustainable Development.

  • 2016 in Review - Framework for Evidence-based Resilience Building Developed May 17, 2017

    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 May 17, 2017

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

  • 2016 in Review - Consolidating Human Rights May 17, 2017

    UNDP’s approach in strengthening institutions mandated to promote and protect human rights is built upon a rights-based approach drawn from the Constitution.

  • UN’s US$1.6m boost to flood disaster response May 17, 2017

    The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has today committed USD 1.6 million to assist over 32,600 flood-affected people with life-saving shelter, water, sanitation and hygiene and protection in 20 districts in Zimbabwe. This UN fund is in addition to USD 8.2 million allocated last year in response to the severe drought that affected over 4million rural Zimbabweans.

  • Harnessing Youth Potential for Sustainable Livelihoods Apr 6, 2017

    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.

  • UN Electoral Support to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission Apr 3, 2017