United Nations Institute for Namibia (UNIN)

Institut des Nations Unies pour la Namibie

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13 Dec 1974, by resolution 3296 (XXIX) of the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN). Became operational in 1976. With the independence of Namibia the institute ceased its activities and was closed down on 31 Dec 1990.


Enable Namibians, under the aegis of the United Nations Council for Namibia, to develop and acquire the necessary skills required for manning the public service of an independent Namibia; undertake research into the various political and socio-economic aspects of Namibia which shall contribute to the struggle for the emancipation of Namibia, as well as assist in the formulation of policies and programmes of an independent Namibia; serve as an information and documentation centre on Namibia.

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Training activities include diploma programmes in Development Studies and Management, Secretarial Studies, Agriculture, Business Management, Public Relations and International Relations, Law, Basic Education. In addition institute carries out research into various aspects of historical, political, cultural, social, educational, economic, agricultural, legal and judicial matters affecting Namibia. A number of the Nationhood Programme for Namibia projects carried out by the Office of the United Nations Commissioner for Namibia are implemented by the Institute.


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  • International Relations
    • United Nations

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14. Jun 1991
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