Beijing, 16 November 2011 – A new UN report demonstrates that governments and businesses alike are taking steps to accelerate a global shift towards a low-carbon, resource-efficient and socially inclusive green future.
UN day 2012: UN in Mozambique highlights the 20 years of peace in Mozambique as cornerstone for development
Maputo, 24 October 2012 - The United Nations (UN) celebrates today, 24th of October its 67th anniversary. Marking the anniversary of the UN Charter, Jennifer Topping, and Resident Coordinator of the UN system in Mozambique says that following World War II the world has learned that peace, stability, and human rights are cornerstones for development and poverty reduction. The experience of Mozambique is an example of this reality.
The UN in Mozambique on 15 March officially launched the first ever Common UN Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) infrastructure and services platform. This unprecedented mechanism establishes a completely new modus operandi for the way the UN does business, providing a case model for other UN Country Teams (UNCT) to learn from and follow.
Ndolamb Ngokwey left Mozambique in June 2010 to take over as Deputy Special Representative for the United Nations Operation in Côte d’Ivoire (UNOCI), where he will also serve as United Nations Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator.
The new UN Resident Coordinator and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative in Mozambique, Ms. Jennifer Topping was accredited to the country on March 7, 2011
Maputo, November 2011 – The United Nations Program for Development (UNDP), launched yesterday November 2, worldwide, the Human Development Report 2011, “Sustainability and Equity: A better future for all”. Past Reports have shown that living standards in most countries have been rising - and converging - for several decades. The 2011 Human Development Report (HDR 2011), projects a reversal of the progress if environmental deterioration and social inequalities continue to intensify. Particular, the least developed countries are at risk of diverging downwards from global patterns of progress by 2050.
High Level Intergovernmental Conference on Delivering as One endorses UN accelerated reform for a stronger United Nations
Representatives of the governments of the eight “Delivering as One” (DaO) pilot countries (Albania, Cape Verde, Mozambique, Pakistan, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uruguay and Vietnam), representatives of governments of countries that indicated voluntary adoption of the DaO approach (herein after referred to as “self starters”) (Bhutan, Botswana, Comoros, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kiribati, Kyrgyzstan, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, and Montenegro), representatives from governments invited to learn of experiences from “Delivering as One” (Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Mexico, Paraguay and Russia), representatives from donor governments (Australia, Austria, Canada, European Union, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, The Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and United Kingdom), and representatives from the United Nations met in Montevideo from 8-10 November 2011.
Senior government representatives from the eight Delivering as One pilot countries gathered in Maputo, Mozambique from May 21-23 to exchange experiences and lessons learned. Hosted by the government of Mozambique, the seminar also included the Co-Chairs of the General Assembly consultations on System-wide Coherence and UN country team members from the pilots and two countries with similar experiences, Malawi and Botswana.
Crown Princess Mary of Denmark has completed a visit to Mozambique to promote a cause close to her heart. The royal was in the Southern African country to champion women's rights and gain field experience in her role as patron of the United Nations Population Fund – an agency dedicated to maternal health and motherhood in developing countries.