#MondayMenu: 2 – 8 October 2017

UN Namibia: What’s happening at UN Namibia this week? Check out the #MondayMenu for 2 – 8 October 2017.

UN Namibia and government partners will be participating in a training on the United Nations Development Group (UNDG) Programming Principles from 2-4 October. The training is aimed at providing the UN-GRN team with the tools and techniques to drive the process of developing the UNPAF 2.0 for the period of 2019-2023, the second joint partnership framework between the UN and GRN.

The International Day of Non-Violence is marked on 2 October, the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, leader of the Indian independence movement and pioneer of the philosophy and strategy of non-violence. It is an occasion to “disseminate the message of non-violence, including through education and public awareness”. Learn more: http://bit.ly/1AUPAkK

The United Nations designated the first Monday of October of every year as World Habitat Day to reflect on the state of our towns and cities, and on the basic right of all to adequate shelter. It is also intended to remind the world that we all have the power and the responsibility to shape the future of our cities and towns. Learn more: http://bit.ly/1EjzW71

UNESCO Windhoek Office will be participating in the Inauguration of RAID FM Community Radio in Rundu on 3 October.

The University of Namibia (UNAM) Model United Nations society in collaboration with the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Windhoek will be hosting the Tertiary Level End of Semester Model UN Mock Conference on 4 October.

UNESCO will be celebrating International Teachers’ Day in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture (MoEAC) on 5 October. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2dtCo79