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  • 02 Jun 2015
    Landlocked Developing Countries Gather in Zambia to Accelerate Sustainable Development

    Senior 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.

  • 26 May 2015
    Zambia Prepares to Reduce Emissions in New Climate Action Plan

    Zambia 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).

  • 29 Apr 2015
    Zambia Holds High Level National Dialogue on Strategy to Reduce Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation

    The 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.

  • 13 Feb 2015
    Mobile Money for the Poor Expanded to Enable Zambians Access Digital Financial Services

    The 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.

  • 26 Jan 2015
    Ban Congratulates People, Government of Zambia for 'Peaceful' Election

    Secretary-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.

  • 20 Jan 2015
    Zambians Vote for New President

    Nearly 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.

  • 12 Jan 2015
    Zambia and Global Fund Sign $234 Million in New Grants

    Lusaka, Zambia - The Government of the Republic of Zambia, the Churches Health Association of Zambia, and the Global Fund have reaffirmed their partnership, signing four new grants worth US$234 million to fight HIV, TB and malaria in Zambia.

  • 05 Jan 2015
    UNDP and Zambian Government Sign Multi-Donor Support for the 2015 Presidential By-Election

    Lusaka – 5 January 2015: The Ministry of Finance, Electoral Commission of Zambia, and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on behalf of Ireland, Japan, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America have entered into a cooperative agreement to support the 2015 Presidential Election to be held on 20 January, 2015 with a total sum of USD3.09 million.

  • 25 Feb 2014
    UN-GRZ Joint Programme Scales Up Efforts to Reduce Gender Based Violence – Donates Seven Vehicles to Zambia Police

    The Zambia Police Service got a major boost recently when it received seven vehicles and forensic equipment from the United Nations and the Government of the Republic of Zambia Joint Programme on Gender Based Violence.

  • 21 May 2013
    Campaign to End Early Marriages - Pathway to Reducing Maternal Mortality

    The Ministry of Chiefs and Traditional Affairs (MoCTA), with the support of several government ministries, the United Nations and Cooperating Partners, has embarked on a nationwide campaign to end early marriages in Zambia. The First Lady, Dr. Christine Kaseba Sata officially launched the campaign with a call to end the practice which is robbing young people, especially girls of an opportunity to excel in life.

  • 11 Aug 2012
    Zambia and the United Nations System Sign US$ 20 million Development Programme

    The Government of the Republic of Zambia and UNDP today signed two agreements of ZMK 100 billion (US$ 20miilion) towards the implementation of programmes to mitigate against gender based violence and the promotion of human rights, dignity of individual citizens and inclusive governance.