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  • 15 Apr 2014
    Community Capacity Enhancement - San Community Boat Project in motion

    UNDP Namibia in partnership with the Ministry of Regional Local Government Housing and Rural Development, the Alliance of Mayors and Municipal Leaders (AMICAAL), the Kavango regional council, and the Nkurenkuru Local Authority officially launched the San community boat project in Nkurenkuru last month. This is a cross boarder initiative under the Community Capacity Enhancement (CCE) project aimed at providing information on HIV prevention, treatment, care and support while generating income through transportation of people across the Okavango River bordering Namibia and Angola.

  • 04 Mar 2014
    Equator Prize for Sustainable Land Management in sub-Saharan Africa

    The Equator Prize for Sustainable Land Management in Sub-Saharan Africa nomination process is now open. The Prize will recognize and celebrate local grassroots organizations that are improving the livelihoods of rural communities in dryland ecosystems in sub-Saharan Africa, through sustainable land management.

  • 06 Dec 2013
    UNDP Administrator Helen Clark’s visit to Namibia recaptured

    The United Nations Development Chief discussed Namibia’s vision to bridge livelihood gaps to create income balance with senior government officials. She further drew attention to the allocation and utilization of natural resources for a more diversified economy with H.E President Hifikipunye Pohamba.

  • 02 Dec 2013
    UNDP Administrator to visit Namibia

    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator and Chair of the UN Development Group, Ms. Helen Clark, will visit the Republic of Namibia from 3rd – 6th December 2013.

  • 23 Aug 2013
    Government of Namibia signs new partnership agreement

    The Government of the Republic of Namibia signed a new partnership agreement with the United Nations (UN) system in Namibia, called the United Nations Development Partnership Framework (UNPAF) which covers the period of 2014-2018. The UNPAF is the vehicle for strategic partnerships and resource planning which will drive the programmes through which the UN Country Team (UNCT) will support Namibia in the implementation of the Fourth National Development Plan (NDP 4) and the realization of its development goals under Vision 2030.

  • 25 Jul 2013
    Our project with traditional authorities

    Since 2010 the UNDP’s Governance Unit, in partnership with the Legal Assistance Centre (LAC), has been working with Traditional Authorities and their respective communities to bring awareness and solutions to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The Traditional Authorities Project aims to facilitate the reform and harmonization of those customary laws and practices that make certain groups, namely women and girls, more vulnerable to the spread of HIV/AIDS.

  • 25 Jul 2013
    Partnering for the development of a national Anti-Corruption strategy

    After weeks of traveling and hosting consultative meetings across the country, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) is preparing to release its draft report of the Anti-Corruption Strategy Framework. With the financial and technical support of the UNDP’s Governance Unit, the ACC will be able to produce its first Anti-Corruption Strategy- the first of its kind in Namibia which takes into consideration the opinions of all stakeholders, including the communities themselves.

  • 30 Jan 2013
    Community capacity enhancement in Namibia

    UNDP Namibia introduced Community Capacity Enhancement through community conversations (CCE-CC) in 9 regions of the country to increase community dialogue and participation in HIV & AIDS prevention, treatment care and support efforts. This is an internationally proven approach that contributes to increased community involvement in the response to HIV and AIDS as well as development efforts. The approach enhances the ability of communities to engage in dialogue that helps them identify their vulnerability to HIV infections and decide on mitigation actions.

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