Press releases
  • UK Injects £21.5m into Zimbabwe’s Resilience Building Fund Feb 9, 2018

    The UK Department of International Development announced an additional £21.5 million grant to the ZRBF, which seeks to contribute to increased capacities of vulnerable rural communities to withstand shocks and stresses, leading to a reduced need for humanitarian responses and an improvement their well-being.

  • Zimbabwe Receives US $502 Million Additional Funding from Global Fund Jan 17, 2018

    A ceremony to mark the award of US $ 502 million additional healthcare funding from the Global Fund to Zimbabwe was held in Harare today. The grants which will be implemented by the Ministry of Health and Child and Child Care (MOHCC) and UN in collaboration with Civil Society Organizations and the National AIDS Council (NAC) will support HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria programmes for the next three years.

  • Leave No One behind: End Violence Against Women and Girls Nov 27, 2017
  • 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.

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