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  • Government of Japan Avails USD I Million for Electoral Support Sep 6, 2017
  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • UN Electoral Support to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission Apr 3, 2017
  • Statement by UNDP Administrator Helen Clark on World AIDS Day 2016 Dec 1, 2016

    This World AIDS Day serves as a reminder of the urgent need to come together as a global community and recommit ourselves to ending AIDS as a public health threat by 2030—one of the targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

  • 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.

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