Press releases
  • Zambia Ups Progress in Human Development Aug 13, 2014

    Lusaka, Zambia - 13 August, 2014: With significant achievements in life expectancy, education and Gross National Income (GNI) per capita in past years, Zambia has risen into the medium human development category, according to the UNDP 2014 Human Development Report, “Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience”.

  • Zambia Climbs up to Medium Human Development Category Jul 25, 2014

    Lusaka, Zambia, July 25 - Persistent vulnerability threatens human development, and unless it is systematically tackled by policies and social norms, progress will be neither equitable nor sustainable. This is the core premise of the 2014 Human Development Report (HDR) entitled “Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience”, launched yesterday by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Tokyo, Japan.

  • New UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Zambia Presents Credentials Apr 29, 2014

    The United Nations Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Zambia, Ms. Janet Rogan, today, 29 April 2014 presented her credentials to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Hon Mr Harry Kalaba MP.

  • UNDP’s Goodwill Ambassador Arrives in Zambia to Support UN’s Development Work Oct 29, 2013

    Crown Prince Haakon of Norway has begun a four-day tour of Zambia as the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Goodwill Ambassador. He is here to engage on UNDP’s support with the Government, civil society organizations and communities aimed at improving the country’s human development and progress on the Millennium Development Goals.

  • UNDP’s Goodwill Ambassador Crown Prince Haakon of Norway Visits Zambia Oct 23, 2013

    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Goodwill Ambassador, His Royal Highness (HRH) Crown Prince Haakon of Norway will arrive in Zambia on October 28th, for a four-day visit to help support the agency’s role in the country’s development.

  • Zambia Expands Access to Treatment for HIV Oct 18, 2013

    GENEVA – In partnership with Zambia, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria signed a US$156 million grant agreement that aims to ensure a secure supply of antiretroviral medicine to all those receiving HIV treatment. The new funding will also support work that gets 225,000 more people to start treatment over the next three years.

  • “Let us seize the opportunity to build a better, more livable continent for all”: UN Development Chief for Africa Jul 24, 2013

    New York, Dakar: 23 July, 2013 - Abdoulaye Mar Dièye assumed his role on 22 July as Head of the Regional Bureau for Africa (RBA) and Assistant Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

  • UNDP Supports Cross Border Initiative to Roll Back Malaria along the Zambezi River Apr 25, 2013

    Livingstone - Zambia commemorated World Malaria Day on May 25th with the launch of the Zambia Zimbabwe cross border malaria initiative which seeks to harmonise policies and jointly coordinate malaria control interventions between the two countries. The initiativewas launched under the theme“Investing in the Future to Defeat Malaria.” Zambia and Zimbabwe share the Zambezi River, a long water body which forms the border between the two countries.

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