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‘Help countries hosting refugees, with finances’

By JAMES KUNDA-PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has urged the United Nations (UN) system to assist countries hosting refugees and asylum seekers with finance and logistics in the wake of various economic challenges that are affecting them. Read more

Canada, Zambia lead on UN resolution to end child marriages

By MUSONDA MANGILASHI-CANADA has joined Zambia in the resolution to end child, early and forced marriage (CEFM) making it the fifth time that Canada and Zambia have co-led the resolution at the United Nations (UN) General Assembly.The resolution sets out key actions to help achieve target 5.3 of Sustainable Development Goal five, which aims to […]

SADC seeks to restore lost indigenous seed varieties

By BRIAN HATYOKA-IT is undeniable that seeds play a fundamental role of sustaining food security and nutrition across the world.The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), a specialised agency of the United Nations (UN), describes seeds as the primary basis for human sustenance.As a key agricultural input, seeds support the livelihoods of farmers and rural communities.They […]

Not Leaving Women Behind in ICTs

[Times of Zambia] ON April 22, 2021, the world commemorated what is known as the United Nations (UN) International Girls in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Day.

The Young Activists Fighting Lead Pollution in Zambia

[HRW] A new video just published by Zambian environmental activists confirms Human Rights Watch's research on how a former industrial lead mine in their hometown of Kabwe has left a legacy of severe lead contamination. The youth activists, who work wit...

Latest – UN Reacts to Biti Deportation By Zambian Authorities

[New Zimbabwe] THE United Nations Refugee Agency says it was gravely concerned with the controversial decision by Zambian authorities to deport MDC Alliance co-principal Tendai Biti, who had crossed into the neighbouring country seeking asylum.

Latest – UN Reacts to Biti Deportation By Zambian Authorities

[New Zimbabwe] THE United Nations Refugee Agency says it was gravely concerned with the controversial decision by Zambian authorities to deport MDC Alliance co-principal Tendai Biti, who had crossed into the neighbouring country seeking asylum.

Zim-Zambia Uni-Visa Regime Collapses

[The Herald] Golden Sibanda -Uni-Visa regime between Zimbabwe and Zambia, piloted during the 2014 United Nations World Tourism Organisation general assembly co-hosted by the two countries, has collapsed casting doubts about plans to roll it out in the ...

Zim-Zambia Uni-Visa Regime Collapses

[The Herald] Golden Sibanda -Uni-Visa regime between Zimbabwe and Zambia, piloted during the 2014 United Nations World Tourism Organisation general assembly co-hosted by the two countries, has collapsed casting doubts about plans to roll it out in the ...

Zim-Zambia Uni-Visa Regime Collapses

[The Herald] Golden Sibanda -Uni-Visa regime between Zimbabwe and Zambia, piloted during the 2014 United Nations World Tourism Organisation general assembly co-hosted by the two countries, has collapsed casting doubts about plans to roll it out in the ...

Zim-Zambia Uni-Visa Regime Collapses

[The Herald] Golden Sibanda -Uni-Visa regime between Zimbabwe and Zambia, piloted during the 2014 United Nations World Tourism Organisation general assembly co-hosted by the two countries, has collapsed casting doubts about plans to roll it out in the ...

Chibanda Presents Credentials to UNWTO

[Times of Zambia] Zambia's Ambassador to France, Humphrey Chibanda has presented his letters of credence to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Secretary General Taleb Rifai as permanent representative to the United Nations specialise...

Gross Incompetence Will Lead to Serious Food Crisis – HH

[Zambian Watchdog] Our idea is not to alarm the nation, but we are sending a caution to the Government to tread carefully. We are faced with an El Nino this season. What this means is there will either be a drought, a partial drought or too much rainfa...

Zambia, UN Sign Partnership Framework

[Times of Zambia] Zambia and the United Nations (UN) have signed a Sustainable Development Partnership Framework aimed at improving the country's social economic development.

Govt Stakes U.S.$50 Billion to Mitigate Climate Change

[Times of Zambia] The Government has submitted to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) that it intends to spend US$50 billion by the year 2030 in mitigating the impact of climate change in the country.

UNFPA Calls for Increased Sexual Health Education

[Times of Zambia] The United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA) has called for increased investment in young people's sexual and reproductive health to enhance sustainable development.

Lungu Continues Enjoying Himself in U.S

[Zambian Watchdog] Central African Republic Interim President Catherine Samba- Panza yesterday cut short her trip to the United Nations General Assembly to attend to national matters.