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Key highlights of UNDP Work in Botswana 2017-2021

Key highlights of UNDP Work in Botswana 2017-2021  


OMBUDSMAN BILL, 2021

1. A draft of the above Bill, which is intended to be presented to the National Assembly, is set out below. 2. The object of the Bill is to repeal and re-enact with amendments the Ombudsman Act (Cap.…  


UNDP partners with Legal Aid Botswana to promote access to justice in Botswana

The UNDP supported Legal Aid Botswana (LAB) to develop thirteen (13) legal literacy films and revamp the website of LAB which were later launched this morning in Gaborone. The legal literacy films…  


UNDP and Men and Boys for Gender Equality (MBGE) partner to recognise outstanding contributions to Gender Based Violence prevention & response in Botswana

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Botswana partnered with Men and Boys for Gender Equality (MBGE) to host the first anti-gender based violence awards in Botswana. The awards ceremony…  


Botswana Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Civil Society Mid-Term Review Stakeholder Report

In January 2018, the Government of Botswana appeared before the UN Human Rights Council for the third cycle of Botswana’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR). The Government of Botswana accepted 93 of the…  


UNDP Playing its Integrator Role as Part of Accelerating SDGs Implementation in Botswana

UNDP initiated a Project in mid -2018 to support the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, (MFED), to effectively carry out is coordination role in promoting an all of government and all of…  


UNDP provides personal protective equipment to curb the spread of COVID-19 in Botswana prisons

Gaborone, Botswana, November 5, 2020 – This morning the United Nations Development Programme handed a donation of personal protective equipment to Botswana Prisons Service valued at USD 25,000 to…  


National Symposium: A National Human Rights Institution for Botswana

Botswana has committ ed, at both the national and international levels, to establishing a Paris Principle compliant National Human Rights Institution by transforming the Offi ce of the Ombudsman into a…  


Botswana Legal Information Institute (BotswanaLII) Project launched

Gaborone, Botswana, September 9, 2020 – In continued efforts to increase access to information UNDP and the Government of Botswana launched the Botswana Legal Information Institute project office at…  


UNDP Botswana Resident Representative pays courtesy call on the Minister for Presidential Affairs, Governance & Public Administration

Gaborone, Botswana 25th August 2020-This morning the United Nations Development Programme Resident Representative to Botswana, Her Excellency Jacinta Barrins, paid a courtesy call on the Minister for…  

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