UN Newsletter January-June, 2014

The United Nations Country Team (UNCT) in Zambia has begun the process of designing its next UN Development Partnership Framework for Zambia.  This new Zambia-UN Partnership Framework will reflect Zambia's development priorities in the new Post-2015 sustainable development context and will replace the current UN Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF).

UN Zambia Newsletter - July-Dec 2013

The year 2014 will be a period of renewed efforts to reduce all forms of inequalities, inroads against poverty and action on issues of young people. As the 2015 deadline to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) approaches fast, we expect a clear progress in making the Post-2015 development agenda and a set of sustainable development goals, concrete. As we focus our energies on these long-term foundations for prosperity and peace, and on how we convert the discussions and rhetoric of the past year into positive action, we must also be mindful of challenges ahead.

UN Zambia Newsletter - Jan-June 2013

When world leaders signed the UN Millennium Declaration in 2000 they committed to free children, women and men from the “abject and dehumanizing conditions of extreme poverty” and build a world of prosperity, equity, freedom, dignity, and peace. The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) set specific targets to meet along the way – including halving the proportion of people living in extreme poverty by 2015.

UN Newsleter - Oct/Dec 2012

A journey in human development is never a straight line. And if, as individuals, as teams, as institutions, we know where we are headed, then we will see the bends and take the turns in our stride, we will stay our course and enjoy the straight stretches, but when needed we may take a small detour before getting back on the path. We may even stop sometimes to enjoy a special sight or sound, so we don’t miss the big picture.

UN Zambia Newsletter - Aug-Sept 2012

The Zambia consultations will pick up from the many on-going public debates, civil society forums and development campaigns already on the ground; and aim to inspire young people to participate, as partners, beneficiaries and leaders in shaping the future policies and trajectory of Zambia’s development.