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  • United Nations Lesotho convenes a Strategic Prioritization Retreat

    Oct 19, 2017

    United Nations Lesotho convenes a Strategic Prioritization Retreat

    The need for inclusive economic growth, stronger governance institutions, and the participation of all sectors of society including the private sector, people living with disabilities, and young people were key elements that came out during the UNDAF 2019-2023 Strategic Prioritization Retreat held at Lesotho Avani on 19th and 20th October 2017.

  • FAO Celebrates World Food Day

    Oct 16, 2017

    FAO Celebrates World Food Day

    World Food Day is celebrated every year on 16 October 2016 to mark the founding of the organization in 1945. This year, FAO marked its 37th World Food day with the global theme: Change the Future of migration: Invest in Food Security and Rural Development.

  • Dr. Natalia Kanem Appointed UNFPA Executive Director

    Oct 3, 2017

    Dr. Natalia Kanem Appointed UNFPA Executive Director

    UNITED NATIONS, New York, 3 October 2017 — Dr. Natalia Kanem was appointed Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, today by Secretary-General António Guterres.

  • UNCT-NRAs Annual Retreat 2017

    Sep 6, 2017

    UNCT-NRAs Annual Retreat 2017

    The United Nations System in Lesotho and Non-Resident Agencies have convened its Annual Retreat to discuss and agree on key priorities and areas of joint work to support the national development agenda.

  • The Common Country Analysis is presented for stakeholder validation

    Aug 28, 2017

    The Common Country Analysis is presented for stakeholder validation

    The United Nations (UN) System in Lesotho held a multi-stakeholder workshop to validate the Lesotho Common Country Analysis (CCA) with attendance by members of the Government as well as its Ministries and Agencies, Development Partners, Civil Society, Private Sector, Media and UN Agencies.

  • SDG Challenge Prize Winners Trained in Entrepreneurship and Project Management

    Aug 16, 2017

    SDG Challenge Prize Winners Trained in Entrepreneurship and Project Management

    The United Nations in Lesotho in collaboration with the National University of Lesotho and the Ministry of Development Planning conducted a three days’ training for the winners of the SDG Challenge Prize at the United Nations Conference Hall.