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President Geingob tells world leaders financing for development should leave no country behind

by editor1 / Sep 29, 2020 / 0 comments
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Namibian Presidency

-Developing countries, including Namibia, are to reconsider new funding mechanisms for development and debt cancellations.
These are some of the views shared by President Hage Geingob and other world leaders during the virtual High-Level Meeting on Financing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in the era of COVID-19.

Cabinet approves submission of three children's rights reports to the UN

by editor1 / Jun 11, 2020 / 0 comments
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NAMPA

-Cabinet has approved the submission of three children's rights reports to the United Nations (UN).

UN calls for global relief package for Africa in response to COVID-19

by editor1 / May 20, 2020 / 0 comments

-The United Nations (UN) Secretary-General has repeated his call for a global response package of at least US$200 billion in aid for Africa to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

United Nations SG calls on world leaders to unite against hate speech inspired by COVID-19

by editor1 / May 09, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN) has called on leaders around the world to stand up against hate speech associated with COVID-19.

UN Secretary-General calls for greater protection of journalists

by editor1 / May 02, 2020 / 0 comments

-The United Nations (UN) Secretary-General is calling for greater protection of journalists who are providing the "antidote" to what he has characterised as a pandemic of misinformation surrounding the COVID-19 crisis.

Former UN SG Javier Perez de Cuellar has died

by editor1 / Mar 05, 2020 / 0 comments
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-Former United Nations (UN) Secretary-General, Javier Perez de Cuellar has died.

FAO representative says current systems are failing to ensure food security

by editor1 / Oct 18, 2019 / 0 comments

-United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) representative to Namibia says the current systems in place are failing to ensure food security for all.

UN mobilises N$15 million for drought relief

by editor1 / Jun 12, 2019 / 0 comments

The United Nations (UN) has mobilised N$15 MILLION for drought relief programmes in all 14 regions.

UN Population Fund pledges to transform the lives of SADC youth

by editor1 / May 27, 2019 / 0 comments
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UNFPA Namibia

-The United Nations Population Fund has pledged to transform the lives of the youth in SADC.

UN Secretary-General commends SADC for maintaining peace

by editor1 / Feb 10, 2019 / 0 comments
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Namibian Presidency

The United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, has commended SADC for maintaining peace and stability in the region, while fostering inclusive development.

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