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, 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.”
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.
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.
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.
UNDP Food Security Report in Africa to be Honored for Excellence
Aug 23, 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.
Students join UNDP and Standard Chartered Bank in Tree Planting to Help Conserve the Environment
Jun 8, 2013
Inspired by public awareness on the social, economic and environmental benefits of trees in their neighbourhood, a good number of primary school students from Lusaka teamed up with UNDP and Standard Chartered Bank in a tree planting exercise on 7 June in celebration of World Environment Day.