World Environment Day: Zambia Raises Awareness on Protection of Wildlife and Natural HeritageJun 7, 2016Environmental campaigners, activists and students in Zambia are using this year's World Environment Day slogan, “Go Wild for Life” to raise awareness about the economic, social, and environmental impacts of poaching and trafficking in wildlife and the damage it does; encouraging people to help safeguard endangered species for future generations.
‘Going Green’ Expo Opens in Lusaka Ahead of World Environment DayJun 3, 2016Zambia today kicked off the observance of this year’s World Environment Day with several activities including a Green Expo in Lusaka. The expo is designed to accelerate awareness of environmental issues and demonstrate how ‘going green’ is the easiest way to save money and the environment.
AfDB Annual Meetings: African Leaders Highlight Role of Affordable Energy for Sustainable DevelopmentMay 24, 2016African leaders attending this year’s African Development Bank (AfDB) Annual Meetings in Lusaka, Zambia, say the lack of electricity is the greatest hindrance to the continent’s growth and development.
Economic Transformation Hinges on Unlocking Potential of Cities, says the African Economic Outlook 2016May 23, 2016Lusaka, Zambia, 23 May 2016 - With two-thirds of Africans expected to live in cities by 2050, how Africa urbanises will be critical to the continent’s future growth and development, according to the African Economic Outlook 2016 released today at the African Development Bank Group’s 51st Annual Meetings.
Leaders of Africa’s Great Lakes Region Convene in Zambia to Assess Progress of Peace ProcessMay 13, 2016Zambia, in its capacity as signatory to the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework (PSCF) agreement for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Great Lake Region is today hosting the 13th meeting of the Technical Support Committee.
UNDP Flagship Report Says a Diversified Economy will Spur Inclusive Development and Poverty ReductionMay 4, 2016Zambia's latest Human Development Report urges the country to diversify its economy through prioritisation of its manufacturing and agricultural sectors. The report reveals that these sectors have created productive employment at a much faster pace than mining, and indicates that increasing productivity in these sectors is likely to lead to a path of inclusive development and poverty reduction.
UNDP Bolsters Stronger Drugs Supply Chain in Zambia – Pens US$4m Medical Warehouse Extension DealApr 27, 2016The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on 22 April 2016 signed a US$4 million contract with a construction company, Wah Kong Enterprises to extend the central warehousing facilities of Zambia’s medical distributor, Medical Stores Limited(MSL). Upgrading the central warehouse in Lusaka will ease some of the problems of storage and enhance distribution of drugs and supplies right up to district depots and clinics across the country.
EU and UNDP Renew Partnership on Electoral AssistanceApr 18, 2016United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark and European Union (EU) Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica met on Friday to reaffirm the long-standing partnership on electoral assistance. They signed the revised European Commission-UNDP Electoral Assistance Guidelines, which aim to enhance the EC-UNDP collaboration on electoral assistance on the ground.
In Zambia: UNDP Climate Action Hackathon Accelerates Innovative Approaches to Provide Weather Information to Vulnerable Communities in AfricaMar 25, 2016The UNDP’s Climate Action Hackathon hosted recently in Livingstone, Zambia, brought together young software developers from around the world to develop innovative data and communications technologies to share weather and climate information with communities to better prepare themselves for the realities of climate change.
UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth Begins Official Visit to ZambiaMar 16, 2016The UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi, is in Lusaka for his first official visit to Zambia. During his visit, the Envoy will meet with senior government officials and representatives of youth organizations and networks.
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- RIO+ Young Journalists are attending The Global Summit! The calls to action are: ...to bring the best of your gifts to the table... ...to build a more socially and environmentally just future... ...for 100% of humanity and all life that calls this planet Home. The Global Summit V ~ #Rio 2016: Game On! “The truth of our absolute interconnectedness is no longer deniable. It is time for all of us to come to terms with the current scientific reality of our earth, to get real, so that we are able to move forward in a productive and concerted way. For how can we morally hold an Olympic Games when there is so much suffering in the world, human and otherwise, much of it by our own hands – unless it draws attention to the plight of others less fortunate than ourselves?” - Artist in Action, Paul Roux for TheGlobalSummit.org Intersection Themes: - Climate Economics: Uprooting the root causes (Sustainable energy, ecosystems, regenerative business models) - Education for All: Time to level the playing field (How to transform our education systems for an equitable future) - Whole Health: From the inside out (Water, food, medicine & environmental impact--Designing conscious lifestyles) - Thriving Cities: O Jeitinho & people of place (Urban permaculture, meaningful work, transforming crime to creativity) #EmpoweringHumanity #TGSV #TheGlobalSummit #Rio2016 #SDGs #ODS #sustainabledevelopment #sustainability Programa das Nações Unidas para o Desenvolvimento - PNUD Brasil United Nations Development Programme - UNDP Museu de Ciências da Terra 4 hours ago
- At approximately 0900 this morning we posted this and it magically disappeared from Facebook --- If you think communications in #SouthAfrica are not already being maliciously tampered with by #Zuma - think again. A perfect case in point is the fact that this evening the Daily Maverick website "crashed" after it broke the news earlier today that #PravinGordhan has been summoned by the #Hawks as part of a malicious witch hunt by the #Zuptas to try get #Gordhan out the way so that they can push through corrupt #SAA , #Eskom , #Uranium & #Nuclear deals which will further plunder & #rape the economy Anyway - back to our post from this morning which "magically" disappeared.... The video below is a reminder to the #ANC #NEC as to WHY they lost #CapeTown #Tshwane & #Johannesburg metros in the recent elections....Watch and realize that "we the people" are sick & tired of theft, corruption & apartheid style governance - The #ANC must not cry when it is dead ---- we warned you - #ZumaMustFall #Rand #ZAR #PortElizabeth #HumanRightsViolations #MediaBlackout Facebook Mark Zucke͏rbe͏rg United Nations Human Rights Campaign Security Alec Economic Freedom Fighters Democratic Alliance 5 hours ago
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