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Penelope Campbell Appointed New Country Representative to Zambia

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 The United Nations Children s Fund UNICEF Zambia has announced the appointment of Ms Penelope Campbell to the position of Country Representative effective April 2022 Ms Campbell who joins the Office of Country of Zambia from UNICEF Somalia presented his credentials to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Hon Stanley Kakubo MP today in his office in Lusaka One of the reasons we have increased the Constituency Development Fund has to do with empowering young people with opportunities to do business We want to do this consistently aiming for an economic multiplier effect at the local level he said Ms Campbell has worked at UNICEF for the past 20 years most recently as Head of Health in the Somalia office Prior to that Ms Campbell served in South Sudan Liberia Myanmar Jamaica Cambodia Eastern and Southern Africa and the United Kingdom She has led several global programs focused on health nutrition HIV and emergency response His posting in the country will be effective until 2027 during which time he will lead the efforts of UNICEF Zambia in partnership with the Government of Zambia UN agencies cooperating partners and others to ensure that the Zambia country office fulfills its purpose of incorporating disability youth participation climate and innovation in its programming I have the immense privilege of joining the Zambia Country Office and having the opportunity to work with a team of people who are leaders in their fields said Ms Campbell As an office we are at a critical time as we develop our next 5 year Country Program Document As a nation Zambia is at a critical juncture having recently voted a new government into power We must seize both opportunities to build on UNICEF s work in Zambia and advance children s rights As you know Zambia has a very young population with over 50 under the age of 14 and many more under the age of 24 Putting young people at the center of the agenda is something we are committed to as UNICEF Zambia and to supporting the Government at this crucial moment Ms Campbell holds an MSc Distinction in Health Education and Health Promotion and a BA Hons in Nursing Studies from King s College University of London She moves to Zambia accompanied by her husband with whom she has three children
Penelope Campbell Appointed New Country Representative to Zambia

United Nations

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Zambia has announced the appointment of Ms. Penelope Campbell to the position of Country Representative, effective April 2022. Ms. Campbell, who joins the Office of Country of Zambia from UNICEF Somalia, presented his credentials to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Hon. Stanley Kakubo, MP, today in his office in Lusaka.

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Constituency Development Fund

“One of the reasons we have increased the Constituency Development Fund has to do with empowering young people with opportunities to do business. We want to do this consistently, aiming for an economic multiplier effect at the local level,” he said.

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Head of Health

Ms. Campbell has worked at UNICEF for the past 20 years, most recently as Head of Health in the Somalia office. Prior to that, Ms. Campbell served in South Sudan, Liberia, Myanmar, Jamaica, Cambodia, Eastern and Southern Africa, and the United Kingdom. She has led several global programs focused on health, nutrition, HIV, and emergency response.

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UNICEF Zambia

His posting in the country will be effective until 2027, during which time he will lead the efforts of UNICEF Zambia, in partnership with the Government of Zambia, UN agencies, cooperating partners, and others, to ensure that the Zambia country office fulfills its purpose of incorporating disability. , youth participation, climate, and innovation in its programming.

Zambia Country Office

“I have the immense privilege of joining the Zambia Country Office and having the opportunity to work with a team of people who are leaders in their fields,” said Ms. Campbell. “As an office, we are at a critical time as we develop our next 5-year Country Program Document. As a nation, Zambia is at a critical juncture having recently voted a new government into power.

UNICEF Zambia

We must seize both opportunities to build on UNICEF’s work in Zambia and advance children’s rights. As you know, Zambia has a very young population with over 50% under the age of 14 and many more under the age of 24. Putting young people at the center of the agenda is something we are committed to as UNICEF Zambia and to supporting the Government. at this crucial moment.”

Health Education and Health Promotion

Ms. Campbell holds an MSc (Distinction) in Health Education and Health Promotion and a BA (Hons) in Nursing Studies from King’s College, University of London.

She moves to Zambia accompanied by her husband with whom she has three children.

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