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Meet the Interns: Letta Muleka

This week we introduce Letta Muleka, our communications & projects intern who has a knack for planning and organising.  She joins the UNIC Windhoek team as part of the Centre’s graduate internship programme for 2018.

Letta is an excellent public speaker and natural leader. She is a team player who is  admired for the energy and ideas she brings to every project. Her ability to plan, execute  and take initiative at any given opportunity has made her an important part of the UNIC Windhoek family.

UNIC Windhoek and UNAM sign Internship Letter of Agreement

The United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Windhoek and the University of Namibia (UNAM) signed a joint internship letter of agreement to continue making work integrated learning a reality for tertiary students.

Professor Lazarus Hangula, the Vice Chancellor of UNAM and Anthea Basson, the National Information Officer and Head of UNIC Windhoek, came together on 26 June 2017 at UNAM’s Department of International Relations to sign the letter. Continue reading

UNIC Windhoek launches the High School Practicum Programme

DSC_0034On 7 April 2016, UNIC Windhoek proudly launched the High School Practicum Programme, a first, for the UN in Namibia. In attendance were representatives of various high schools in Windhoek, who were designated by their school principals to attend this important launch. Namibian schools are writing exams currently, thus the UNIC team fully appreciated the attendance and support of the designated representatives.

DSC_0020Leading the presentation, Anthea Basson, the National Information Officer for UNIC Windhoek, elaborated on how through innovative campaigns and partnerships,  this programme aims at  empowering the next generation of world  leaders to work with the United Nations and take on global challenges. Equipped with this, the students will be encouraged by the programme to develop leadership skills and civic awareness, and will stay informed on the perspectives and issues affecting nations across the world. Continue reading