ILO in Zambia

What's new

  1. ILO100 Celebrations

    Zambian Children Call for a Stop to Child Labour

    13 June 2019

    The 2019 World Day Against Child Labour (WDACL) was commemorated under the theme: ‘Children should not work in the fields, but on dreams’. In Zambia, multitudes of youths assembled at Lusaka’s Olympic Youth Development Centre to mark the day.

  2. Publication

    Informality and Poverty in Zambia: Findings from the 2015 Living Conditions and Monitoring Survey

    31 May 2019

    In Zambia like in many developing countries, quality and up-to-date data on the size and characteristics of informal workers are scarce, which constitutes a major challenge to the formulation of appropriate policies targeting this group, and the extension of social protection coverage in general. Despite its importance to employment and contribution to the economy, the definition and measurement of the informal economy pose a challenge. The analysis on informality and poverty in Zambia presents useful and critical information to support comprehensive policy dialogue on suitable interventions for extension of coverage.

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.