• Cobblestone technology - sustainable youth employment Oct 25, 2017

    Under the the Africa Caribbean Pacific-European Union Development Minerals Programme, UNDP in partnership with the Ministry of Mines and Minerals Development (MMMD) supported a 28-day capacity building programme aimed at empowering women and youth involved from all over the country and interested in the value addition of cobblestones.

  • UNDP Zambia welcomes new Country Director Oct 5, 2017
  • Gender Mainstreaming in Agriculture Sep 26, 2017

    The United Nations Development Programme through the Integrating Agriculture in National Adaptation Plans programme (NAP-Ag) held a training workshop to enhance the skills of trainees to mainstream (or integrate) gender issues in the planning, design, and implementation of climate change adaptation plans and projects in the agricultural sectors.

  • United Nations General Assembly Side Event: Quickening the pace of action to end AIDS Sep 25, 2017

    High-level side event at the United Nations General Assembly chaired by President Museveni of Uganda in collaboration with UNAIDS Ending the AIDS epidemic as a public health threat by 2030 requires renewed urgency.

  • UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food, Hilal Elver, ends her mission to Zambia May 12, 2017

    The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to food, Hilal Elver, held a press briefing to finalise her official visit to the Republic of Zambia, which was undertaken at the invitation of the Government from 3 to 12 May 2017. The Objective of the mission was to evaluate the realisation of the right to food in the country. During the briefing her statement outlined preliminary findings based on information gathered during the visit. The final report will be presented to the United Nations Human Rights Council in March 2018.


    The Government of Japan handed over a cheque worth Two Million, Eighty Seven Thousand Dollars ($2, 087,000) towards the Programme for Sustainable Resettlement of Former Refugees in Zambia during the occasion of the National Advisory Group. The cheque was received by the Permanent Secretary Office of the Vice -President on behalf of the Zambian Government and the United Nations Resident Coordinator, Janet Rogan on behalf of the UN who are Programme Managers.

  • UN to continue supporting governments Effort aimed at eliminating Malaria Apr 27, 2017

    25th April is commemorated as National Malaria Day. Today the United Nations in Zambia participated in the commemoration of the event under the theme "Malaria Ends with Me".

  • Zambia Partcipates in the SEFORALL Forum in New York Apr 4, 2017

    The Sustainable Energy for All Forum is the landmark gathering celebrating the global sustainable energy movement. Over 1,000 high-level representatives from government, business, civil society and international organizations will gather in New York City for the 3rd Sustainable Energy for All Forum – its theme “Going Further, Faster – Together.”

  • Norwegian Partners (NOREPS) to visit Zambia in Support of the Solar for Health Project Mar 24, 2017

    UNDP in Zambia in collaboration with Ministry of Health (MoH) and Medical Stores Limited recently agreed and signed a project called Solar for Health. This project aims at increasing the proportion of solar energy in the energy supply of the health facilities, thereby increasing the number of health facilities with access to electricity and improving health care. One of the key sponsors of the Project is NOREPS the Norwegian consortium of innovative partners, government and private sector organisations.

  • United Nations Resident Coordinator in Zambia Janet Rogan's pledge for women Mar 24, 2017

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