Zambia National Women’s Lobby Annual National Conference for Female Councillors and Mayors/Council Chairpersons

The Zambia National Women’s Lobby (ZNWL) will from Friday 20th to Saturday 21st October, 2017 hold the Annual National Conference for Female Councillors and Mayors/Council Chairpersons.

The theme of the 2017 Annual National Conference for Female Councillors is “50/50 gender representation: Enhancing female leader’s effective participation and representation in Zambia”.

The Republican Vice-President Hon. Inonge M.Wina will open the conference on Friday, 20th October, 2017 at 09.00 hours.

The 2017 conference is also focusing on how female councillors can impact on their political careers through effective leadership and further use their strategic positioning to pave way for more women to ascend to decision making and leadership positions at various levels.

The following are some of the topics to be covered during the two day conference:

  • Utilizing strategic leadership positioning for personal advancement, growing sphere of influence and mentoring other female aspiring leaders
  • Strategies for resource mobilization, social marketing and media utilization
  • Deepening understanding of modern politics
  • Development /Review of individual performance delivery work plans for effective leadership

The ZNWL has sent invitation letters to all Councillors and Mayors/Council Chairpersons   through their respective City, Municipal and District councils.

Delegates to the conference are expected to check into the Golden Peacock Hotel situated on Kasangula road, Roma Township in Lusaka on Thursday 19th October from 16:00 hours and check out on Sunday 22nd October, 2017 by 10:00 hours.

For any queries or clarifications, contact the ZNWL Secretariat on 0211 294319.  The following ZNWL officers can also be contacted for queries and clarifications:


  • Lombe Nambaya Yombwe: 0977 115757, email:
  • Faggy Chibanga : 0968 830303, email:
  • Evans Kunda : 0977 396599,email:

The Conference is being held with financial support from HIVOS ,DEMO-Finland, Oxfam ,the Embassy of Finland and the Zambia Accountability Programme of the British Council, European Union, and DFID.