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  • Princess Senate

    Apr 17, 2018

    Princess Senate

    Princess Senate of Lesotho was inaugurated as the National Champion to “end child Marriages”.

  • Secretary-General Message on International Women's Day

    Mar 8, 2018

    Secretary-General Message on International Women's Day

    We are at a pivotal moment for women’s rights. The historical and structural inequalities that have allowed oppression and discrimination to flourish are being exposed like never before.

  • MICs Experience Sharing Forum in Namibia

    Feb 20, 2018

    MICs Experience Sharing Forum in Namibia

    The Government of Lesotho and UN Lesotho participated at the experience sharing forum in Namibia as part of the Strategy of Support for Middle-Income Countries of the Regional UN Development Group (R-UNDG).

  • UN Lesotho Programs and Principles Training for new UNDAF development

    Dec 7, 2017

    UN Lesotho Programs and Principles Training for new UNDAF development

    The UN Lesotho organized Programming Principles Training that will contribute to the development of the new UN Development Assistance Framework (2019-2013) with participation of planning, program, M&E staff of government institutions and UN agencies.

  • Lesotho celebrates International Volunteers Day

    Dec 5, 2017

    Lesotho celebrates International Volunteers Day

    On December 5th, people around the world celebrated the contribution Volunteers make to humanity.

  • Lesotho celebrates World Aids Day

    Dec 1, 2017

    Lesotho celebrates World Aids Day

    World AIDS Day Commemoration held on 1st December 2017 under the theme ‘My Health, My Right’ highlighted the importance of the right to health and the challenges that people living with and affected by HIV face in fulfilling that right.

  • UPR Mid-Term Review Stakeholders Meeting held in Maseru

    Nov 22, 2017

    UPR Mid-Term Review Stakeholders Meeting held in Maseru

    Stakeholders meeting led by the Ministry of Law, Constitutional Affairs and Human Rights with support from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Lesotho and UNDP in Lesotho was held during 1-day Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Mid-Term Review Report Validation Workshop.

  • Innovations and Partnerships for SDGs - UN Day 2017

    Oct 24, 2017

    Innovations and Partnerships for SDGs - UN Day 2017

    On UN Day celebrated globally on 24th October, the UN Agencies in Lesotho signed partnership agreements with Vodacom Lesotho and Limkokwing University to promote Sustainable Development Goals, strengthen Incubation Projects and Mentorship Programs in Education, Training, Capacity Building and Skills Development for Youth, Women, and other Vulnerable Groups; Research and Internship Programs as well as to enhance data collection efforts, analysis and visualization through innovative outreach initiatives including Big & Raw Data analysis.