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  • International Women’s Day: Women’s Rights are Human Rights Mar 9, 2015

    The 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 Day Mar 8, 2015

    This 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 Malaria Feb 3, 2015

    Motion 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 Zimbabwe Dec 10, 2014

    With 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 Day Dec 1, 2014

    The 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.

  • Boost to Parliament with UNDP-EU Support of $ 4.8 million Programme Nov 20, 2014
  • Forging Partnerships for Renewable Energy in Zimbabwe Nov 10, 2014

    The Minister of Energy and Power Development Hon. Senator Dzikamai Mavhaire has hailed the joint effort involving his ministry, the Ministry of Environment and Climate, UNDP and the Rural Electrification Fund, describing it as “the epitome of partnership that is necessary if progress is to be made in the provision of energy to rural communities countrywide”.

  • Boosting crisis response and financing key for Africa’s continued progress Nov 1, 2014

    While an increasing number of Africans are enjoying higher living standards, countries in Sub-Saharan Africa should redouble efforts to ensure crises such as the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa do not reverse development achievements, according to a report released here today during the African Economic Conference.

  • Celebrating Two Decades of Sustainable Action in Zimbabwe Aug 27, 2014

    Celebrating two decades of involvement in Zimbabwe, the Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEFSGP), managed by UNDP brought together one of the largest representation of community-based organizations and NGOs to Harare to share experiences and best practices on community action for sustainable development.

  • Bridging the Gender Digital Divide in Zimbabwe Aug 21, 2014

    Studying chemistry at the University of Zimbabwe, third-year student Ms Sandile Mtetwa, is confronted by the challenge of accessing campus notifications from the administration, lecturers and colleagues.

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