• From MDGs to SDGs: Botswana can lead again in the new development era Sep 24, 2015

    In Botswana, we’re looking forward to align our work on poverty eradication; environment and climate change; governance, human rights and gender equality and their outcomes even closer to the Botswana Vision Post 2016 and the National Development Plan 11. These new Global Goals will guide and help us achieve that. The Goals spell out how we work together to promote dignity, equality, justice, shared prosperity and well-being for all, while protecting the environment.


    UNDP Botswana Environment and Climate Change Unit conducted a 3 day training in Kasane from the 7-9th September for the government of Botswana through Ministry of Environment, wildlife and Tourism

  • Towards the Glorious Thirty Years in Africa Aug 10, 2015

    ub-Saharan Africa is the only place in the world where living standards stagnated and even declined throughout the 1980s and 1990s. It was during those two lost decades that the continent earned its reputation for war, famine, corruption and incurable poverty

  • The Biodiversity Finance Initiative(BIOFIN)-Mobilising Resources for Biodiversity and Sustainable Development Jun 5, 2015

    UNDP Botswana in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism with the support of the Biodiversity Finance Initiative (BIOFIN) Global Team based at the UN Headquarters held the first regional workshop for Africa in Gaborone on 3rd - 5th June 2015

  • Visit of the UNDP Botswana Senior Personnel to Satau and Parakarungu Village Mar 27, 2015

    The Satau Village project plaque was unveiled by Paul Harrison, while in Parakarungu Village the unveiling was done by Nik Sekhran

  • UN Botswana commemorates UN Day 2014 Oct 31, 2014

    On Friday the 31st October 2014, members of the public and stake holders visited UN Open House to commemorate UN Day. Over 360 visitors came for the Open House and interacted in the various activities taking place at the compound

  • UN teams up against gender-based violence in Botswana Aug 6, 2014

    Nine United Nations agencies have launched an ambitious new programme to eliminate gender-based violence (GBV) in Botswana, which affects nearly two-thirds of all women across the country, and large numbers of children

  • Government and Faith Based Organisations stand together to fight HIV and AIDS in Botswana Nov 24, 2013

    In an effort to sustain and improve on the progress made in the fight against the HIV and AIDS pandemic, the Government of Botswana is reaching up to a cross-section of society to supplement its efforts. The government and Botswana Council of Churches (BCC) invited Faith Based Organisations including the Zion Christian Church leader, Bishop Barnabas Lekganyane and membership to launch of a series of HIV and AIDS prevention strategies including Faith Based Organization (FBOs) HIV and AIDS Prevention Strategy in Gaborone.

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