Building peace in the minds of men and women



Head of Office Djaffar Moussa-Elkadhum

The UNESCO Office in Windhoek is a national office that seeks to support the government of the Republic of Namibia to achieve its own National Development Plan (NDP) in line with the Post-2015 Agenda.

As part of the United Nations Country Team (UNCT) in Namibia, UNESCO Office works in synergy with the United Nations Sister Agencies to implement UNPAF (United Nations Partnership Framework) for 2014-2018. UNESCO is leading Pillar I – “Institutional Environment” which includes the following components among others: Policies and legislative frameworks to ensure transparency, accountability and effective oversight of public affairs; Promotion and protection of human rights; Functional monitoring and evaluation and statistical analysis systems in place. 


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When Where
17 May 2017 to 19 May 2017
Swakopmund, Namibia Localizing Sustainable Development Goal 11: inclusive urban planning for city authorities in Southern Africa
24 April 2017 to 25 April 2017
Windhoek, Namibia Promoting the culture of peace in policymaking and implementation of SDG16 in Namibia
World Radion Day 2017
13 February 2017 to 14 February 2017
Windhoek, Namibia World Radio Day in Windhoek
28 October 2015 Windhoek, Namibia Namibia celebrates UNESCO 70th anniversary
21 May 2014 to 23 May 2014
Windhoek, Namibia Groundwater Resources Governance: Assessment of the Stampriet Aquifer