• Zambian Music Stars Become Champions for UN’s HeForShe Zambia Campaign Jul 29, 2015

    Two renowned Zambian Musicians, Mumba Yachi, and hip-hop Rapper, Chef 187 (Kondwani Kaira), are the new Music Champions for the Zambia HeForShe campaign, which calls upon men and boys to stand up against the persisting inequalities faced by women and girls.

  • UN Development Chief Wraps Up Official Visit to Zambia Jul 22, 2015

    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator, Ms. Helen Clark on Sunday wrapped up a four-day visit to Zambia where she met with Zambian President Edgar Chagwa Lungu and discussed about the country’s transition from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • At UN-backed Meeting, Landlocked Developing Countries Call for Greater Action on Efforts toward Sustainable Development Jun 4, 2015

    Ministers 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 Development Jun 2, 2015

    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.

  • Zambia Holds High Level National Dialogue on Strategy to Reduce Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation May 26, 2015

    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.

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

    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).

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

    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.

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

    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.

  • 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.

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