Botswana

Botswana’s e-Thuto and six other public institutions in the world receive prestigious UN Public Service Awards

The United Nations announced on Tuesday that seven innovative projects will receive this year’s UN Public Service Award,  the highest global accolade for excellence in public service to institutions that contribute to a more effective and responsive public administration and that...

IMF Deputy Managing Director Tao Zhang visits Botswana, announces stronger ties

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is looking forward to strengthening partnership and collaboration with Botswana and its people, IMF Deputy Managing Director, Mr. Tao Zhang, said on Friday after visiting Gaborone, Kasane, and surroundings, including the...

FULL TEXT: IMF on Botswana’s economy in 2019 and 2020

IMF Staff Completes 2019 Article IV Mission to BotswanaEnd-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views expressed in this statement...

Botswana’s economy facing headwinds in 2019 but expected to recover in 2020 as the diamond market normalizes, IMF says

The economy of Botswana will get worse in 2019 but recover in 2020, the International Monetary Fund said in a statement on Wednesday.IMF said growth is expected to slow to about 3½...

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IMF has given $31 billion to 76 countries to respond to COVID-19, including over $10 billion to 47 low income nations

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IMF says Senegalese economy severely hit by COVID-19 would rebound in 2021

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In moving film, UN calls for collective action to tackle global challenges, including COVID-19, racism, climate change and poverty

The United Nations, Project Everyone and 72 Films are launching “Nations United - Urgent Solutions for Urgent Times,” a first of...

UN calls for bold action for world to recover from COVID-19

Amidst a crisis unlike any other in our lifetimes, with COVID-19 destroying lives and livelihoods across the globe, the 75th session...

Top UN economists warn of crises of our own making if global “megatrends” left unchecked

Five human‑made “megatrends” will  continue to  dominate and frustrate global efforts to put the world on a more sustainable and prosperous...

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