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  • 02 May 2013
    Forests the Key to Wealth and Job Creation for Zambia

    The Government of the Republic of Zambia held its first national dialogue on climate change and sustainable development this week. The high-level event provided a platform for government Ministers and officials, the private sector, the civil society, the media, the youth, Cooperating Partners and the United Nations to exchange ideas on how to move Zambia towards a more sustainable development path in the run-up to the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio in June 2012.

  • 25 Apr 2013
    World Malaria Day: UNDP welcomes renewed push to fight deadly disease

    Tremendous progress to eliminate malaria has been made over the past decade, including a global reduction in malaria deaths of more than 25 percent, yet per year the disease still infects 219 million people and causes 660,000 deaths. In addition to its direct impact on the health of millions worldwide, malaria also has an indirect impact on economies and development in general

  • 25 Apr 2013
    Malaria prevalence has reduced, but three children continue to die of malaria every day in Zambia

    The 2013 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Report for Zambia, which will be launched on 7 May, brings out significant progress made, as well as needed areas for acceleration of gains. One of these critical issues is malaria. Three children die of Malaria in Zambia every day. These are preventable deaths.

  • 11 Aug 2012
    Zambia and the United Nations System Sign US$ 20 million Development Programme

    The Government of the Republic of Zambia and UNDP today signed two agreements of ZMK 100 billion (US$ 20miilion) towards the implementation of programmes to mitigate against gender based violence and the promotion of human rights, dignity of individual citizens and inclusive governance.