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The Botswana National Informal Sector Recovery plan launched- Opportunity to build-back-better

The Botswana National Informal Sector Recovery Plan (ISRP) was launched on the 16th March 2021 in Gaborone. Speaking at the launch, the UNDP Resident Representative, Ms. Jacinta Barrins said, “As part…  


Speech by Jacinta Barrins, UNDP, Resident Representative on the occasion of the Launch of the Informal Sector Recovery Plan

Jacinta Barrins, UNDP, Resident Representative on the Occasion of the Launch of the Informal Sector Recovery Plan 16th March, 2021  


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…  


UN Botswana COVID19 Response newsletter-09

COVID-19 pandemic isn’t over Nearly ten months after the new coronavirus first emerged, the COVID-19 pandemic is “not even close to being over”, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) Dr.…  


UNDP, UNICEF and Red Cross partner to address violence against women and children

Gaborone, Botswana, August 19, 2020 – Yesterday UNDP, UNICEF and the Botswana Red Cross Society (BRCS) discussed their tripartite partnership around reducing the various forms of violence, including…  


Botswana National Social Protection Recovery Plan

This plan is also providing opportunities for the private sector as we move some of the existing programme into economic opportunities and away from labeled as social protection. The Social…  


UN Botswana COVID19 Response newsletter-06

The COVID-19 pandemic, which has already infected over 10 million people in 148 countries, resulting in more than 500,000 deaths. The crisis has already transformed into an economic and labour market…  


A Private Sector Recovery Plan: A new beginning with new partnerships

The private sector in Botswana, like many countries has experienced the full impact of the COVID-19 crisis. UNDP,supported Business Botswana, to develop its Recovery Plan in consultation with World…  


UN Botswana COVID19 Response newsletter-05

A profound shock to our societies and economies, the COVID-19 pandemic underscores society’s reliance on women both on the front line and at home, while simultaneously exposing structural inequalities…  


UN Botswana COVID19 Response newsletter, 31 May

Life after lockdown A new context The COVID-19 pandemic has taken the world into uncharted territory. Strategies to reduce the spread of the virus have been designed, implemented, reviewed and tested…  

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