Ovaherero/Nama communities want the UN to recognise 1904-1908 atrocities

by editor1 / Jul 27, 2018 / 0 comments

Two Namibian communities have petitioned the UN to recognise atrocities the Germans committed against their ancestors from 1904 through 1908 as genocide.

Memorial service in honour of the late Theo-Ben Gurirab to be held in New York

by editor1 / Jul 19, 2018 / 0 comments

Namibia's Permanent Mission to the United Nations and the Harlem community in New York will hold a memorial in honour of late Theo-Ben Gurirab on Friday.

C10 wants UN reform discussions elevated

by editor1 / Jul 13, 2018 / 0 comments

The AU Committee of Ten Heads of State has proposed that the outreach programme for the United Nations reforms should be elevated to the level of Heads of State and Government.
The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah said this when she briefed the Heads of Mission accredited to Namibia.

International Day of Living Together in Peace celebrated

by editor1 / May 18, 2018 / 0 comments

Namibians joined the rest of the world in celebrating the International Day of Living Together in Peace.

UN Secretary-General appoints Bience Gawanas as Special Adviser on Africa

by editor1 / Jan 15, 2018 / 0 comments
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-United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres announced Monday the appointment of Bience Gawanas of Namibia as Special Adviser on Africa.

UN meets partners to deliberate on issues facing persons with disabilities

by editor1 / Dec 12, 2017 / 0 comments

-Experts from at least 10 African countries have convened in Windhoek to deliberate on issues facing persons with disabilities for a four-day workshop.

35 Namibian police officers leave on peacekeeping mission to Sudan

by editor1 / Dec 07, 2017 / 0 comments

-Thirty five Namibian police officers are leaving for the war torn Sudanese region of Darfur and the disputed region of Abyei.

Namibia conducts national mercury assessment in line with UN treaty

by editor1 / Nov 06, 2017 / 0 comments

-The Ministry of Environment and Tourism is conducting a national mercury assessment.

UN condemns bombing in Somalia, offers support

by editor1 / Oct 16, 2017 / 0 comments
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-The United Nations' senior envoy in Somalia on Sunday condemned the bombing Saturday that claimed more than 230 lives in Mogadishu and offered the world body's support for Somalia.

UN urges governments to engage internet service providers to ensure access and fair prices

by editor1 / Sep 27, 2017 / 0 comments

The United Nations urges governments to thoroughly interrogate the issue of internet service providers to ensure they are not blocking websites and slowing down connectivity deliberately as well as overcharging.