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  • 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.

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

  • 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.

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