UN in Zimbabwe

  • The United Nations Country Team (UNCT) is the highest level inter-agency coordination and decision making-body in Zimbabwe, which is led by the United Nations Resident Coordinator, the designated representative of the UN Secretary General in Zimbabwe. The UNCT allows for all UN entities with activities in Zimbabwe to work as a team in formulating common positions on strategic issues, ensuring coherence in action and advocacy. 

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  • The UN Resident Coordinator's Office

    The Resident Coordinator System was conceived by the UN General Assembly to enhance the effective and efficient functioning of the United Nations System at the country level. “The Resident Coordinator System is the main mechanism to coordinate the United Nation system’s operational activities for development, as well as emergency, recovery and transition in programme countries.” 

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  • Zimbabwe Country Profile

    The name Zimbabwe is derived from the Shona phrase, dzimba dzemabwe, meaning houses of stone or stone buildings which are symbolized by the Great Zimbabwe Ruins near the present day town of Masvingo.

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