Zambia Climbs up to Medium Human Development Category
Jul 25, 2014
Lusaka, Zambia, July 25 - Persistent vulnerability threatens human development, and unless it is systematically tackled by policies and social norms, progress will be neither equitable nor sustainable. This is the core premise of the 2014 Human Development Report (HDR) entitled “Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience”, launched yesterday by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Tokyo, Japan.
New UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Zambia Presents Credentials
Apr 29, 2014
The United Nations Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Zambia, Ms. Janet Rogan, today, 29 April 2014 presented her credentials to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Hon Mr Harry Kalaba MP.
Scaling up MDGs Awareness at Institutions of Higher Learning
Dec 13, 2013
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has scaled up awareness and ownership of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), holding dissemination seminars among students at institutions of higher learning in Zambia. This initiative is part of ongoing efforts to ensure that all sectors of the country are fully engaged in accelerating progress on some MDG targets in the country.
UNDP’s Goodwill Ambassador Arrives in Zambia to Support UN’s Development Work
Oct 29, 2013
Crown Prince Haakon of Norway has begun a four-day tour of Zambia as the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Goodwill Ambassador. He is here to engage on UNDP’s support with the Government, civil society organizations and communities aimed at improving the country’s human development and progress on the Millennium Development Goals.
UNDP’s Goodwill Ambassador Crown Prince Haakon of Norway Visits Zambia
Oct 23, 2013
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Goodwill Ambassador, His Royal Highness (HRH) Crown Prince Haakon of Norway will arrive in Zambia on October 28th, for a four-day visit to help support the agency’s role in the country’s development.
Zambia Expands Access to Treatment for HIV
Oct 18, 2013
GENEVA – In partnership with Zambia, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria signed a US$156 million grant agreement that aims to ensure a secure supply of antiretroviral medicine to all those receiving HIV treatment. The new funding will also support work that gets 225,000 more people to start treatment over the next three years.
Lusaka Summit Supports International Ban on Cluster Munitions
Sep 17, 2013
More than 100 nations met in Lusaka, Zambia last week to reaffirm their commitment to the international ban on cluster munitions during a four-day international conference.
Fourth Global Conference on Cluster Munitions Opens in Zambia - Survivor Calls for Affirmative Action
Sep 10, 2013
A global conference aimed at speeding up efforts to persuade governments the world over to stop producing and using cluster bombs which continue to kill and wound tens of thousands of civilians has begun in Zambia.
UNDP and IOC Bolster Awareness on Wildlife Conservation through Sports
Aug 23, 2013
The kick-off of the inaugural football match between the Chimwaye Zebras and their opponents, in the heart of the Chiawa Game Management Area, marked a new era in raising awareness on nature and conservation amongst the community, using the medium of sport.
Zambia Showcases Natural Assets to Lure Investors - Targets Wealth and Job Creation
Aug 23, 2013
Zambia recently convened public and private sector stakeholders at the Zambia International Investment Forum to provide information on the country’s vast array of underdeveloped natural and cultural resources waiting to be explored by both local foreign investors while at the same time, marketing Zambia as one of the premier tourism destinations in Africa.