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  • UN supports Government to report on its human rights treaty obligations Jul 31, 2017

    Senior Government representatives reinforced Zimbabwe’s commitment to implement, monitor and report on its human rights treaty obligations during a capacity building workshop held in Harare today. The one-day sensitization workshop on the United Nations Human Rights System and the obligations of Zimbabwe, followed by a three-day training on treaty body reporting were organized by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in collaboration with the United Nations Country Team (UNCT) in Zimbabwe and the Ministry of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs

  • Statement of UN Zimbabwe Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative at Human Rights Mechanisms Sensitization Workshop to Heads of Government Ministries Jul 31, 2017

    Statement of UN Zimbabwe Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative at Human Rights Mechanisms Sensitization Workshop to Heads of Government Ministries

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 - 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.

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