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  • Zambians Vote for New President Jan 20, 2015

    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.

  • Zambia’s Civil Society Joins Global Campaign to Tackle Poverty, Climate Change and Inequality Jan 15, 2015

    Today, a network of civil society organizations in collaboration with the United Nations in Zambia launched a mobilizing national campaign dubbed “Action/2015” in Zingalume, Lusaka. The campaign seeks to inspire concrete actions and ambitious agreements to collectively tackle the root causes of inequality, injustice, poverty and climate change in Zambia in 2015.

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

    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.

  • undp-and-zambian-government-sign-multi-donor-support-for-the-presidential-by-election Jan 5, 2015

    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.

  • UN Envoy Urges Zambians to 'Break the Corruption Chain' Dec 10, 2014

    “Breaking the Corruption Chain”, demands that all people have space in public affairs and all voices echoing against corruption,” UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Zambia yesterday in a message marking International Anti-Corruption Day held at the Government Complex in Lusaka.

  • UN Mourns Death of Zambian President, Michael Sata Oct 30, 2014

    New York, 29 October 2014 - The United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon is deeply saddened by the passing of Michael Chilufya Sata, President of the Republic of Zambia on 28 October while receiving treatment at a hospital in London. He expresses his deepest condolences to late President Sata’s family, the Government and the people of Zambia.

  • Landmark Project Launched to Promote Renewable Energy Technology Transfer from China to Zambia Sep 23, 2014

    A project to promote the transfer of renewable energy technology from China to Zambia was launched at a brief ceremony held in Lusaka on Monday, 22 October 2014. The project agreement was brokered by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

  • Lusaka Gears Up for 2014 Social Good Summit Sep 19, 2014

    For the second year in a row, UNDP Zambia will host the Social Good Summit on Monday, 22 September 2014 in Lusaka. The Summit will bring together bloggers, journalists, celebrities, community leaders, youth, CEOs, non-profits and civil society in one connected on-line event around a single theme, “Connecting for All, Connecting for Good.”

  • Zambia Ups Progress in Human Development Aug 13, 2014

    Lusaka, Zambia - 13 August, 2014: With significant achievements in life expectancy, education and Gross National Income (GNI) per capita in past years, Zambia has risen into the medium human development category, according to the UNDP 2014 Human Development Report, “Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience”.

  • African Women Want Increased Access to Finance and Financial Services Jul 28, 2014

    The Third African Women’s Economic Summit (AWES) ended in Lusaka on Saturday, with a unanimous commitment by more than 200 women delegates pledging to campaign vigorously to improve women's access to finance and financial services as a means of harnessing their potentials for the development of the continent.

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