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UN, Zambia Sign a new Partnership Framework for Sustainable...

The United Nations System in Zambia and the Government of the Republic of Zambia on Thursday signed a cooperative agreement to support Zambia’s priorities and needs for development in the period 2016-2021.

UNDP Administrator Ms. Helen Clark Visits Zambia

LUSAKA-The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Ms. Helen Clark today wrapped up her four day visit to Zambia. During her visit, she met with the President H.E  Edgar Chagwa Lungu and discussed about Zambia’s transition from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Human rights are the foundation for sustainable businesses and...
Lusaka, 18 June 2015 – With an increased engagement of the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in Zambia, a multi-stakeholder space has been created to advance public dialogue on  the implications of the implementation of Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and the  roles that each private business organisation has to play...
The UN and Government of Zambia scaling up efforts to reduce...

LUSAKA, February 2013 – With support of the United Nations, the Government of Zambia (GRZ) has made significant progress to addressing Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in the country. Enactment of Anti-GBV Act, development of the GBV policy for the Health sector and Rules of Court, and the revision of the Penal Code are key achievements in the policy and legal reform to reduce GBV. The country is also at advanced stages of setting up fast track and Victim Friendly Courts...