The United Nations in Namibia

Namibia joined the United Nations on 23 April 1990 as its 160th member state. The UN has been a trusted partner to Namibia dating back to the time of independence. The United Nations in Namibia through its specialised agencies, funds and programmes work in collaboration with the Government of the Republic of Namibia (GRN) and Development Partners towards ending poverty, reduction of inequality and a path towards sustainable development.


Score launch
Caption: The UN-supported SCORE project in Namibia scales up resilience to climate variability and climate change in northern Namibia. Namibia is considered one of the few countries globally to be extremely susceptible to climate change.
Photo: © UN Namibia


The Sustainable Development Goals in Namibia

The Sustainable Development Goals are a global call to action to end poverty, protect the earth's environment and climate, and ensure that people everywhere can enjoy peace and prosperity. These are the goals the UN is working on in Namibia.