Mozambique: Who are the Masterminds of attacks against persons with albinism?
Sep 2, 2016
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.
Mozambique promotes financial inclusion to promote sustainable development
Aug 12, 2016
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).
Financing for Development - Mozambique takes an initiative on Development Finance Assessment
Jul 18, 2016
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.
UN calls for equal opportunities for women in the extractives sector in Mozambique
Jun 6, 2016
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 low commodity prices
May 17, 2016
The objective of the seminar was to reflect on the situation of the Extractive Industries and propose a way forward that would make them sustainable and benefit all.
Mozambique among first States that signed new Climate Change Agreement
Apr 23, 2016
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
Apr 19, 2016
The United Nations is strengthening its support to emergency response in Mozambique, after the activation of the red alert declared by the Government.
Mozambique Government declares ´red alert’ to severe drought
Apr 13, 2016
The Mozambique Government on April 12 declared a 90 day “red alert” period because of the severe drought affecting the southern and central regions of the country leaving about 1.5 million people at severe risk of food insecurity. The announcement was made through the local media following a Council of Ministers weekly session.
Over 1.5 million Mozambicans face food insecurity caused by severe drought
Apr 4, 2016
Over 1.5 million people are currently facing food insecurity due to drought in Mozambique
UN Secretary-General sends condolences to family of young Mozambican activist
Mar 29, 2016
Raquelinha Langa, a 20-year-old high school student and activist from Mozambique who had visited the Secretary-General in 2014, was buried today (28 March) in Maputo where she died after complications from anaemia.