UN in Zimbabwe Celebrates the 67th Anniversary of the United Nations

The UN in Zimbabwe celebrates the 67th anniversary of the United Nations with the following activities:

  • Joint UN Country Team Statements: In October, on the occasion of World Food Day and International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, the UNCT publishes joint press statements in private and public newspapers.
  • Youth Outreach Activities: During October, United Nations conducts youth awarness outreach activities for twenty five schools in high density districts of Harare as well as at Harare International School on the roles and contributions of UN in Zimbabwe to national development priorities and the Millennium Development Goals.  UN logo branded soccer balls as well as education materials were handed over to the schools.

            - UN Statement on the Youth Outreach Activities
            - Pictorial Stories on the Youth Outreach Activities

  • Government – UNCT Media Breakfast: On 24 October, the actual day of the United Nations anniversary, the UNCT hosts jointly with the Government a Media Breakfast to engage the Media on the roles and contribution of the UN in Zimbabwe to national development priorities. Some 60 participants from UNCT, Government, UNCG and the Media will participate at this event.

          - Statement by the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator  
          - Statement by the Deputy Chief Secretary in the Office of the President and Cabinet  
          - Joint UNCT Statement

  • Symposium on “A Green Economy for Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication”: On 5 November, the UN in Zimbabwe jointly with the Government hosts a  symposium featuring high level panel discussions with a focus on sustainable energy and decent jobs within the context of a green economy. Some 250 UN, National and International partners will be invited to this symposium. 

         -  Statement by the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator  
         -  Statement by the Minister of Economic Planning and Investment Promotion 
         -  Joint UNCT Statement
         -  Video Message for Zimbabwe on UN Day from the Director General of UNIDO
         -  A Green Economy in Zimbabwe: Perspectives from the UN Day Symposium
         -  Pictorial Stories on the 2012 UN Day Symposium