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UNDP impressed with Zambia’s socio-economic progress, peace and stability.

The United Nations Development Programme is impressed with Zambia’s socio-economic progress, peace and stability.
New Resident Representative to Zambia Mr. Lionel Laurens says the global body has pledged to partner with Zambia to achieve the objectives of the 7th national development plan and the vision of becoming a prosperous nation and attain Sustainable development goals by 2030.
In a statement obtained by Money FM Mr. Laurens adds that the government needs to work with the United Nations to address the remaining development challenges such as increasing resilience to climate change, reducing poverty, promoting gender equality and the empowerment of women.
Mr. Laurens was Country Director of United Nations Development Programme in Guinea, West Africa since 2015. He served in Sierra Leone from 2014 till 2015 as Head of Programmes and supported in reprogramming its interventions to respond to the Ebola virus disease outbreak.

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