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  • 08 Jun 2013
    Students join UNDP and Standard Chartered Bank in Tree Planting to Help Conserve the Environment

    Inspired by public awareness on the social, economic and environmental benefits of trees in their neighbourhood, a good number of primary school students from Lusaka teamed up with UNDP and Standard Chartered Bank in a tree planting exercise on 7 June in celebration of World Environment Day.

  • 06 Jun 2013
    World Environment Day 2013: UN Rallies Zambians to Avoid Food Wastage

    Messages of avoiding food wastage resonated across Zambia as scores of stakeholders from diverse background including senior government officials, students and youth groups gathered at the Levy Business Park, downtown Lusaka to commemorate World Environment Day.

  • 04 Jun 2013
    UN Volunteers Work to Improve Sanitation in Congested Community in Lusaka

    A 13-year old pupil from Kalingalinga Middle Basic School defined an environment as “the surrounding that we live in” which should be healthy and clean. However, for a densely populated low income urban community like Kalingalinga, the words healthy and clean are far from the truth.

  • 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.