ILO in Zambia

What's new

  1. Publication

    Maternity income protection in Southern and Eastern Africa. From concept to practice

    02 December 2019

    This publication is part of a collaboration of the ILO with the Eastern and Central Africa Social Security Association (ECASSA) to encourage the move from employer liability systems to social insurance based systems and to provide universal and comprehensive coverage.

  2. Policy Brief

    Towards Universal Social Security for the Elderly in Mozambique

    14 October 2019

    In Mozambique, social assistance for the elderly is a right enshrined in the Constitution of the Republic. Mozambique currently has 1.25 million elderly people, which corresponds to 4.5% of the population. Although assistance during old-age is a right, half of all elderly people are not yet covered by social security — whether through the mandatory social security subsystem (contributory) or the basic social security subsystem (non-contributory). This policy brief analyzes the feasibility of an Universal Old Age pension in Mozambique in the short term (2019-2024).

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.