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  • UNDP Bolsters Zambia’s Private Sector Growth - Hands over a Mobile Testing Laboratory to GovernmentAug 14, 2015The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Thursday handed over a mobile testing laboratory to the Zambian Government through the Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry to support improvement in the quality of products, especially of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) many of which are in Peri-urban areas.

  • Zambian Music Stars Become Champions for UN’s HeForShe Zambia CampaignJul 29, 2015Two renowned Zambian Musicians, Mumba Yachi, and hip-hop Rapper, Chef 187 (Kondwani Kaira), are the new Music Champions for the Zambia HeForShe campaign, which calls upon men and boys to stand up against the persisting inequalities faced by women and girls.

  • UN Development Chief Wraps Up Official Visit to ZambiaJul 22, 2015United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator, Ms. Helen Clark on Sunday wrapped up a four-day visit to Zambia where she met with Zambian President Edgar Chagwa Lungu and discussed about the country’s transition from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • At UN-backed Meeting, Landlocked Developing Countries Call for Greater Action on Efforts toward Sustainable Development Jun 4, 2015Ministers and senior Government officials on Thursday rallied the international community in a Call to Action, capping off a three-day meeting in Livingstone, Zambia, which aimed to accelerate the implementation of an ambitious action-plan that would put the world’s 32 landlocked developing countries (LLDCs) on a steady path to sustainable, inclusive and economic development.

  • Landlocked Developing Countries Gather in Zambia to Accelerate Sustainable DevelopmentJun 2, 2015Senior government officials, United Nations representatives and the private sector from across the globe have gathered in Livingstone, Zambia, today to discuss concrete measures to effectively implement an ambitious action-plan that aims to put the world’s 32 landlocked developing countries (LLDCs) on the path to sustainable economic development.

  • Zambia Prepares to Reduce Emissions in New Climate Action PlanMay 26, 2015Zambia is preparing to submit its plans for tackling climate change to the United Nations by August this year as the country’s Ministry of Lands, Natural Resources and Environmental Protection has begun a process of formulating a new climate action plan through policy interventions and actions called, the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs).

  • Zambia Holds High Level National Dialogue on Strategy to Reduce Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation Apr 29, 2015The Government of the Republic of Zambia yesterday held a high-level dialogue on its draft national strategy to Reduce Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD+). Speaking on behalf of the Vice President of Zambia, Mrs. Inonge Wina, the Minister of Lands, Natural Resources and Environmental Protection, Mrs. Christabel Ngimbu, highlighted the importance of the strategy as a demonstration of Zambia’s efforts and resolve to address deforestation and forest degradation in a holistic and integrated manner.

  • Mobile Money for the Poor Expanded to Enable Zambians Access Digital Financial ServicesFeb 13, 2015The United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) and its Mobile Money for the Poor (MM4P) programme has partnered with DFID’s Financial Sector Deepening Zambia to expand a four-year flagship project to facilitate substantial expansion of digital financing in Zambia.

  • Ban Congratulates People, Government of Zambia for 'Peaceful' ElectionJan 26, 2015Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has congratulated the Government and people of Zambia for the peaceful conduct of their recent presidential election, according to a United Nations spokesperson.

  • Zambians Vote for New PresidentJan 20, 2015Nearly 5.2 million registered Zambian voters are expected at the polls on Tuesday, where they will elect a successor to President Michael Sata, who died last year.