Special Representative of the UN Secretary General to the African Union Visits Zambia  

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Special Representative of the UN Secretary General to the African Union Visits Zambia  

 

Lusaka, 28 May 2021: The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General to the African Union and Head of the United Nations Office to the African Union, Hanna Tetteh, will visit Zambia from 30 May to 4 June 2021, as part of the United Nations’ continued engagement and support to Zambia ahead of the August 2021 General Elections.

“The purpose of Madame Tetteh’s visit is to consult with the Government and other stakeholders on the United Nations’ continuing assistance to Zambia in addressing all national priorities and maintaining a peaceful national environment during this period and beyond”, said the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Zambia, Coumba Mar Gadio.

During her visit, Ms. Tetteh will meet with senior Government officials, the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ), key national institutions, United Nations agencies, the diplomatic corps, Civil Society Organisations and Non-Governmental Organisations, as well as the media. She will also engage with representatives of special interest groups, such as youth, women, persons with disabilities and Faith-Based Organisations.

 

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Mark Maseko, National Information Officer United Nations Information Centre (UNIC), Lusaka,

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M: + 260-955767062; E: masekom@un.org

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