Mozambique promotes financial inclusion for sustainable development
Mozambique promotes financial inclusion for sustainable development

A Financial Inclusion Fair was held in City of Maxixe, some 500 km north of the capital Maputo on August 12. This event, the third of its kind, was organized by the Ministry of Land, Environment and Rural Development, with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the German Cooperation Agency (GIZ)

Mozambique: Who are the Masterminds of attacks against persons with albinism?
Mozambique: Who are the Masterminds of attacks against persons with albinism?

The UN Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism, Ikponwosa Ero today said that in spite of all the successes in tackling crimes against persons with albinism in Mozambique, their situation remains precarious as the authorities are still to identify and arrest the masterminds behind such crimes.

Financing for Development - Mozambique takes an initiative on Development Finance Assessment
Financing for Development - Mozambique takes an initiative on Development Finance Assessment

The Government of Mozambique and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on July 15, 2016 had an event to launch the Development Finance Assessment (DFA) in Mozambique a tool designed to assess opportunities and constraints in mobilizing development finance and align and integrate financial flows to the maximum extent possible within the development planning processes and national budgeting in a country.

UNDP - 50 Years of Sustainable Development
UNDP - 50 Years of Sustainable Development

New York City - As it marks 50 years at the frontlines of international development, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) should be seen as an investment in the UN’s critical role in helping to build a world free of poverty and inequality, said UNDP Administrator Helen Clark.

UN calls for equal opportunities for women in the extractives sector in Mozambique
UN calls for equal opportunities for women in the extractives sector in Mozambique

The United Nations Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Mozambique, Ms. Marcia de Castro, has called for measures that promote gender equality in the extractive industry, in order to reverse the current scenario in which men have more opportunities than women.

Industrialization and diversification key to reverse decline caused by  low commodity prices
Industrialization and diversification key to reverse decline caused by low commodity prices

Mozambique holds a major seminar to reflect on the situation of the extractive industries facing severe challenges due to the drop of commodities prices and propose a way forward that would make them sustainable and benefit all.

Mozambique among first States that signed new Climate Change Agreement
Mozambique among first States that signed new Climate Change Agreement

The Paris Agreement was open for signature by the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on 22 April and will remain open for signature for one year. Mozambique is among the first States that have signed the Paris Agreement and deposited their instrument of ratification at the Ceremony for the Opening for Signature, on 22 April 2016.

The UN mobilizes further support to people affected by drought in Mozambique
The UN mobilizes further support to people affected by drought in Mozambique

The United Nations is strengthening its support to emergency response in Mozambique, after the activation of the red alert declared by the Government.

UN Secretary-General sends condolences to family of young Mozambican activist
UN Secretary-General sends condolences to family of young Mozambican activist

Raquelinha Langa, a 20-year-old high school student and activist from Mozambique who had visited the Secretary-General in 2014, was buried on 28 March in Maputo where she died after complications from anaemia.

Mozambique has a new UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Representative
Mozambique has a new UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Representative

The new United Nations Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative, Ms. Marcia de Castro, today presented her credential to Mozambique Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, H.E. Oldermiro Baloi, officially starting her mandate in the country.