ILO in Zambia

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  1. Decent Work

    Zambia Decent Work Country Programme 2020 - 2022

    03 November 2021

    The Zambia Decent Work Country Programme covering the period 2020-2022 is the third Country Decent Work Programme, following the second that covered the period 2013-2016. The 2013-2016 Z-DWCP, which was subjected to a Country Programme Review (CPR) in 2016 has incorporated good practices and key lessons learned from the implementation of previous Z-DWCPs. Section 3 of the ZDWCP has taken into consideration the lessons and recommendations of the 2016 CPR and selected good practices have been incorporated under each of the pillars under Section 2 below. The development process of the 2020-2022 Z-DWCP followed a consultative process with United Nations Resident Coordinators’ Office (RCO), Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), other development partners, constituents and other relevant stakeholders. The consultations have been critical in order to foster ownership of the Z-DWCP built through consensus building regarding the following- development of the process roadmap of the DWCP and priority setting. The following were the Country priorities agreed upon: Priority I: Effective application of fundamental principles and rights at work to support equitable and inclusive economic growth in Zambia. Priority II: Enhanced economic diversification to create more and better job opportunities for all especially young people. Priority III: Comprehensive and strengthened social protection systems.

  2. Summary Report

    2021 Virtual Zambia Social Protection Week Summary Report

    02 November 2021

    The Government of the Republic of Zambia in collaboration with the United Nations in Zambia is, for the fourth time, hosted the Zambia Social Protection Week (ZSPW) under the theme “Responsive Social Protection in a Changing World”. The 2021 Zambia Social Protection Week was a virtual event, that brought together Government, Social Partners, Cooperating Partners, Civil Society Organizations, Social Security institutions, Academia, Faith Based Organizations, Parliamentarians, Media and most importantly the general public to be informed, discuss and contribute to the development of Social Protection in Zambia. This is a short summary that highlights various thematic discussions that took place on various digital platforms.

Key resources

  1. National Development Plan

    Revised Sixth National Development Plan (SNDP)

    The Revised Sixth National Development Plan 2013-2016 (R-SNDP) is the revision of the Sixth National Development Plan 2011-2015. The R-SNDP is aimed at achieving the objectives set out in the Vision 2030 of Zambia becoming a “prosperous middle-income country by 2030”.

  2. The Zambia–United Nations Sustainable Development Partnership Framework

    UN Sustainable Development Partnership Framework (UNSDPF)

    The Zambia–United Nations Sustainable Development Partnership Framework outlines the collective aspirations of the United Nations in Zambia and the Government of the Republic of Zambia towards supporting the achievement of transformational results in response to the development priorities of Zambia.