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13 Aug 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”.
28 Jul 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.
25 Jul 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.
15 May 2014
The Ministry of Health (MoH) on Friday hosted an official presentation of seven health support vehicles donated by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
29 Apr 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.
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.
03 Feb 2014
Like any good health worker, Banji Kaumba worried when she could not help patients because she was unable to access their records.
20 Jan 2014
Planting a tree, learning how rain forms and playing games about the circle of life are among things that have helped many children understand and appreciate the importance of their natural surroundings.
13 Dec 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.
29 Oct 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.
23 Oct 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.
18 Oct 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.
17 Sep 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.
10 Sep 2013
Fourth Global Conference on Cluster Munitions Opens in Zambia - Survivor Calls for Affirmative Action
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.
26 Aug 2013
Faced with lack of access to credit opportunities and gender barriers that cause their exclusion from mainstream entrepreneurship, a group of rural female artisans from diverse communities in Zambia are well on their way to self-employment which would help them fight poverty and give them a greater voice in the communities.
23 Aug 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.
23 Aug 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.
23 Aug 2013
The Africa Human Development Report 2012, titled Towards a Food-Secure Future, has won the 2013 HDR Award for Excellence, which honors every three years the best and most impactful Human Development Reports.
23 Aug 2013
The excitement of the UNWTO event is ephemeral, a fleeting moment that will come and go in a blink of an eye. But the renewal of Livingston as Zambia’s tourism capital will remain with us. This is often the longer-term value of such occasions, as it provides the host with an energy and opportunity to invest in the much needed urban renewal that a middle income country must strive for, even amidst a plethora of development challenges.
24 Jul 2013
“Let us seize the opportunity to build a better, more livable continent for all”: UN Development Chief for Africa
New York, Dakar: 23 July, 2013 - Abdoulaye Mar Dièye assumed his role on 22 July as Head of the Regional Bureau for Africa (RBA) and Assistant Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
Contact UNDP in ZambiaInquiries and Correspondence Phone: +260 211 250 800 / 254 586
- Women and children living in conflict are most at risk of becoming victims of rape, trafficking and domestic violence. In a camp for internally displaced persons in Juba, South Sudan; where populations can swell to over 14,000; having enough capacity to protect the vulnerable is a big challenge. Together with IOM, UNPOL, and UNICEF, we're working with local leaders in the camp to tackle sexual violence. More: http://on.undp.org/Av4BA Photo: Christina Feldt/ UN Volunteers 54 minutes ago
- "We have 500 days to accelerate MDG action. Let’s make every day count." – Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary-General. Check out our #MDGmomentum slideshow for the 500 Day Milestone twitter rally: 6 hours ago
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