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CEJ PARTNERS WITH UN DEMOCRACY FUND

The Centre for Environment Justice (CEJ) is thrilled to announce official commencing of the project “Strengthening Civil Society Voices for Climate Advocacy in Zambia” funded by United Nations Democracy Fund. This transformative initiative aims to empower civil society organizations in Zambia to play a pivotal role in advocating for climate action and environmental sustainability. The […]

THINK ENVIRONMENT CAMPAIGN: ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS AMONG THE YOUTH

 In an effort to promote environmental awareness and sustainability, the environment youth defenders conducted an awareness activity at Libala secondary school. With a total of 20 passionate children about the environment. The awareness activity aimed to educate the students and the wider community about the detrimental effects of plastic pollution, while highlighting the importance of the […]

RAISING ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS AMONG THE YOUTH

The Youth Programs Manager at CEJ took a big step towards a greener future by kick-starting the Think Environment campaign in collaboration with YMCA Lusaka branch at Kamwala South Secondary School.   The talk was attended by an enthusiastic group of Grade 12 and 11 students, with a total of 26 children present. The aim […]

CEJ WELCOMES GOVERNMENT’S DECISION TO CEASE MINING OPERATIONS IN LOWER ZAMBEZI NATIONAL PARK

Lusaka, Friday June 2, 2023. Centre for Environment Justice – CEJ has welcomed Government’s decision through Zambia Environmental Management Agency – ZEMA to stop mine works in Lower Zambezi National Park because of non-compliance to conditions in the Decision Letter by Mwembeshi Resources Limited.   CEJ Executive Director Maggie Mwape said while the development is […]

CEJ AIMS TO PROVIDE RESILIENT LIVELIHOOD SUPPORT TO NEARLY 600 HOUSEHOLDS IN SINAZONGWE

Sinazongwe, Sunday (23 April, 2023)   The Centre for Environment Justice – CEJ is aiming to reach 1,200 households in Sinazongwe and Serenje districts through the community livelihood support interventions aimed at strengthening the capacity and resilience of communities to prepare for and cope with crises.   In Sinazongwe alone, CEJ targets 600 households to […]

EVACUATE 35 MANGANESE PROCESSING PLANT WORKERS WITH STRANGE ILLNESS FOR SPECIALISED TREATMENT

Centre for Environment Justice (CEJ) has learnt that 35 people that work for a manganese processing plant in Serenje District shake continuously after developing a strange illness. The victims are patiently waiting for a detailed medical report. CEJ Executive Director Maggie Mwape has since urged Workers Compensation Fund Control Board to respond immediately for compliance […]

DO LOCAL COMMUNITIES BENEFITS FROM MINING

Despite the global economic crisis and reduced commodity prices, mining companies continue to enter remote communities to search for exploitable mineral reserves. Most of these frontier locations are home to indigenous, poor and vulnerable people. Mining can impact local communities both positively and negatively. While positive impacts such as employment and community development projects are […]