The National Programme’s main objective is the strengthening of democratic statehood, political participation and social justice as features of the Zambian society. The national programme encompasses two other programmes namely, Youth Leadership Development Programme (YLDP) and the Just Cities programme.
JUST CITIES: TOWARDS THE JUST CITY IN ZAMBIA
UN-Habitat and the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung at African regional level have signed an agreement to collaborate and occasionally host joint events, dialogue programmes and workshops on a variety of topics with the objective of contributing to the achievement of SDG 11 and other related SDG’s in various countries.
In Zambia, the two parties have agreed to enhance dialogue and policy engagement with policy makers and other key stakeholders in an effort to accelerate the realization of making cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable. Further, the two parties aim to strengthen coordination with local authorities and other partners such as trade unions, civil society organizations and those living in informal settlements.
Priority focus Issues in 2023-2024 for Zambia include:Vision and principles of a Just City in Zambia, formalization of informal settlements to guarantee public goods delivery, affordability of housing and addressing gender inequality.
YOUTH LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME (YLDP)
The Youth Leadership Development Programme (YLDP), which is designed to enhance leadership capacities of emerging youth leaders by equipping them with a unique set of skills required to better achieve their aspirations and fulfil their desired role in society.
The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) Zambia working with partners continues to play a significant role in the area of promoting social justice for all... More
The informal economy plays a critical role in the lives of thousands of individuals in both urban and rural set up across Zambia. It provides... More