#MondayMenu: 11 – 17 December 2017

#MondayMenu: 11 – 17 December 2017

UN Namibia: What’s happening at UN Namibia this week? Check out the #MondayMenu for 11 – 17 December 2017.

11 December is International Mountain Day, an occasion to highlight how climate, hunger and migration are affecting highlands and to ensure that sustainable mountain development is integrated into the 2030 Agenda and in the implementation of the Paris Agreement. Learn more: http://bit.ly/1btA8OV

Neutrality — defined as the legal status arising from the abstention of a state from all participation in a war between other states, the maintenance of an attitude of impartiality toward the belligerents, and the recognition by the belligerents of this abstention and impartiality — is critically important for the United Nations to gain and maintain the confidence and cooperation of all in order to operate independently and effectively, especially in situations that are politically charged. For this reason, International Day of Neutrality is commemorated annually on 12 December. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2ibnIN4

A workshop to draft a National Strategy on Health in All Policies will be held from 12-14 December in Okahandja. The aim will be to draft a National Strategy on Health in All Policies with the aim of capacitating government to be able to assess different industries policies on the health of the population and to provide alternative for more health promoting policies.

Implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) Training Workshop will be taking place from 12 – 15 December in Windhoek, Namibia.

After Action Review (AAR or Post-Outbreak Review) for the Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) Outbreak that was reported in Omaheke and Omusati regions earlier this year.  The aim of this workshop will be to identify best practices and challenges encountered during the response to the CCHF outbreak and to identify/evaluate prevention, preparedness, and coordination and risk coordination mechanisms in responding to future CCHF and related public health threats. The AAR will be taking place from 12-17 December 2017, C’est Si Bon Hotel in Otjiwarongo, Otjozondjupa region.