We don’t know where the time went, but it has gone as quickly as it arrived. Friday, 30 June 2017, the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Windhoek celebrated and said goodbye to eight exceptional interns. They were a hardworking and intelligent group of young men and women that gave their all to the Centre and the United Nation’s (UN) mission in Namibia.
The purpose of the UNIC Windhoek internship programme has been and will continue to be an initiative aimed at cultivating the wealth of talent within the Namibian youth. To expose interns to the unique working environment of the UN, and to groom them into experienced professionals capable of thriving within any working environment.
Experience has shown that interns at UNIC bring creativity, enthusiasm and a dynamic work ethic to the office, capable of implementing effective outreach activities and advocacy within Namibia.
This year’s group was no different as they epitomized the qualities necessary to support the UNIC office. With that being said, the Centre would like to acknowledge the efforts of Mr. Tom Shilongo, Ms. Mbatjita Ndjoze, Ms. Erna Tjombonde, Ms. Kristine Mupita, Mr. Cheryl Emvula, Mr. Alphonce Marealle, Mr. Robert Ngololo, Ms. Emma Schreiber and Mr. Mpho Katjiuongua. These young professionals gave their all to UNIC during the past six months. Continue reading