Zambia: Resources

  1. Child labour and forced labour in Sub-Saharan Africa - Preparation of the IV Global Conference on the Sustained Eradication of Child Labour and Consultation on Alliance 8.7 : Agenda

    20 June 2017

  2. Addis Ababa to host a regional consultation on Child and Forced Labour in sub-Saharan Africa

    20 June 2017

    From 22 to 23 June 2017 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Alliance 8.7 will host a two-day consultative meeting on child labour and forced labour in sub-Saharan Africa, in preparation for the IV Global Conference on the Sustained Eradication of Child Labour scheduled for November 2017 in Argentina.

  3. 2018 Zambia Social Protection Week Programme

    The Government of the Republic of Zambia in collaboration with the United Nations in Zambia is, for the third time, hosting the Zambia Social Protection Week (ZSPW) under the theme “Decentralisation and Innovation”

  4. Inclusive growth and productive employment in Zambia

    16 June 2017

    Lusaka (ILO News): The International Labour Organization (ILO) in conjunction with the World Bank (WB) Group in Zambia hosted a dissemination event carrying the theme: Let’s Work Partnership in Zambia, which highlighted a Jobs Diagnostic on Zambia.

  5. Zambia National Social Protection Policy

    06 June 2017

    The Easy Read translations have been developed with the intention of making the content of the policies easy to understand for anyone. Easy Read documents are often used to make information more accessible and easy to understand to people with learning disabilities, but these versions have been produced for the public at large and is meant for anyone who wants to familiarize with the topics in a more reader friendly and simple English. The translations have been undertaken in the framework of the GRZ UN Joint Programme on Social Protection in Zambia as a measure to increase awareness of the National Social Protection Policy and the rights of persons with disabilities and as examples of providing information in an accessible format.

  6. National Policies on Disability Easy Read versions

    06 June 2017

  7. ILO joins in commemorating the “World Day Against Child Labour”

    06 June 2017

    ILO News (Lusaka): The International Labor organization (ILO) joins the rest of the world in commemorating World day Against Child Labour. On this day the plight of children caught up in conflicts and disasters, and those who are at particular risk of child labour are highlighted. Solutions to curb the predicament are shared and implemented by governments, employers and workers organizations, civil society, as well as millions of people from around the world.

  8. Turning Zambia’s trash into employment opportunities

    06 June 2017

    Zambia is turning waste management into employment generating schemes.

  9. A Greener future will not be decent by definition, but by Design- ILO Director General

    06 June 2017

    Climate change occurs as a result of human activity which for the most part, is work or work-related. The working poor, the self-employed and those in informal, seasonal and casual work who often lack adequate social protection and have limited alternarive income opportunities, are highly dependant on climate sensitive resources such as water and food supplies.

  10. National Policies on Disability and Social Protection – Easy Read versions

    06 June 2017

    Lusaka: Two national policy documents namely the Zambia National Policy on Disability and the Zambia National Social Protection Policy have been translated into Easy to Read versions. The Easy Read translations have been developed with the intention of making the content of the policies easy to understand for anyone. Easy Read documents are often used to make information more accessible and easy to understand to people with learning disabilities, but these versions have been produced for the public at large and is meant for anyone who wants to familiarize with the topics in a more reader friendly and simple English. The translations have been undertaken in the framework of the GRZ UN Joint Programme on Social Protection in Zambia as a measure to increase awareness of the National Social Protection Policy and the rights of persons with disabilities and as examples of providing information in an accessible format.