1. Promenades Musicales 2016 from 2 to 9 October
  2. Victoria Falls Welcome to the Homepage of the German Embassy Lusaka
  3. Rangers presenting their equipment Celebrating 30 years of North Luangwa Conservation Programme

Promenades Musicales 2016 from 2 to 9 October

Between October 2 and 9 you are invited to enjoy the 4th edition of the Classical Music Festival "Promenades Musicales". Internationally renowned artists are joined by local talents to perform in one week more than 10 concerts. Don't miss the chance to listen to Carl Orff's famous 'Carmina Burana' or come with your children to one of the musical fairy tale performances of the "Carnival of the Animals". Besides two  Chamber Music Nights there will be an Intercultural Night with Barefeet Group and Amawumbo Dance Company from Zimbabwe, joined by the Stuttgart Percussion Duo form Germany. For Opera and Musical lovers the best voices of Zambia will sing some famous Arias and Duets.at the 'Last Night of the Proms' Tickets are available at Alliance Francaise (0211 253 467), LICS (0211 291 998) and Voyagers (0966 860 642) or from theoloncello@gmail.com.

Victoria Falls

Welcome to the Homepage of the German Embassy Lusaka

Dear Visitor, Welcome - Mwaiseni mukwai - Takupoke lelani to the homepage of the German Embassy in Lusaka! The staff of the German Embassy would like to introduce you to German-Zambian relations and to give you some useful information on the activities of the Embassy. We would also like to provide you with lots of useful information on Germany. We would now like to invite you to browse through this Website! 

Rangers presenting their equipment

Celebrating 30 years of North Luangwa Conservation Programme

The Frankfurt Zoological Society (FZS) and Zambian Department of National Parks & Wildlife (DNPW) celebrated the 30th anniversary of their partnership in the North Luangwa Conservation Programme. It is a joint effort to protect a unique wilderness area and has produced great successes such as the reintroduction of the black rhino population.

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Dear Visitor,

please take note that the Consular Section of the German Embassy will remain closed on 3rd October 2016 for our National Day.

Reviving arms control in Europe

In a personalized article published on project-syndicate.org on August 26th German foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier argues for reviving arms control in Europe.

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New perspectives: AArtist in residence at the Foreign Office

Art at the German Foreign Office - not just some random piece hung on a wall behind a desk. The AArtist-in-residence program gives artists space to work - and come up with their own perspectives on German culture and history.

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Germany’s candidacy for a seat on the Security Council in 2019/20

Germany is seeking to become a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. Foreign Minister Steinmeier announced the candidacy for 2019/20 in Hamburg on Monday (27 June). The elections are expected to take place at the General Assembly in June 2018.

Timbering plant in Wunsiedel

Upper Franconian Municipality Wunsiedel Reaches Climate Goals Early Thanks to Wind, Bioenergy and Co.

In June 2016 the Bavarian town of Wunsiedel was honored as “Energy Municipality of the Month” by the Renewable Energies Agency. The town already reached its self-chosen climate and energy goals for 2020 this year.

Consul Ursula Paltzer, Ms Michelle Chimunka and Ms Saerije Nadji Rafat (from right to left) at the signing ceremony

Germany equipping Vocational Center for mentally disabled with solar energy and alternative cooking devices

On June 6, 2016 the Sani Foundation signed an agreement with the German Embassy to receive funding for a solar system and alternative cooking devices for their training facilities.

Dignitaries cutting the ribbon

Inauguration of the Chamber's second office outside South Africa in Lusaka,

On 24 May 2016, the Chamber opened its second office outside South Africa in Lusaka, Zambia.

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Cultural Preservation – A Program of the German Foreign Ministry

Culture has many facets and functions, expressed in stories, buildings and other forms. Preserving cultural goods or resurrecting them after they’ve been destroyed is the goal oft he German Foreign Ministry’s Cultural Preservation Program. Since 1981, it has supported projects in 144 countries.

Mwamba Chikwemba: Afro Sisters (2015)

German Embassy hosted exhibition of Zambian Contemporary Art

The German Embassy is pleased having received an overwhelmingly positive feedback on the exhibition that was hosted in the former building of the Embassy in March 2016. Centered around a Tayali fresco various Zambian artists from all genres displayed their art work and thereby the diversity of Zambian contemporary art.

President Lammert at Manchinchi Treatment Plant

President of the German Parliament visited Lusaka

The President of the German Parliament Dr. Norbert Lammert visited Lusaka for the 134th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Conference that took place from 19th to 23rd March 2016. He was accompanied by the Vice President Claudia Roth and a delegation of five MPs.

Zambian Elephants at a waterhole

Celebrating 30 years of German-Zambian North Luangwa Conservation Programme

The Frankfurt Zoological Society (FZS) and Zambian Department of National Parks & Wildlife (DNPW) celebrated the 30th anniversary of their partnership in the North Luangwa Conservation Programme. For the reception many conservation stakeholders paid tribute to the tireless efforts to safeguard one of Africa´s most pristine wilderness areas.

German Embassy and Cheshire Homes Society cooperate on Human Rights Project

To promote human rights of persons with disabilities and raise public awareness on disability issues in Zambia, the German Embassy and CHSZ signed an agreement for the implementation of an advocacy project worth 22.800 Euros or ZMW 285.000.

Representatives of the German government, KfW and ZESCO handing over the loan agreement

Zambia and Germany sign 30 million loan for hydro power station

 Germany and ZESCO signed a 30 million Euro loan agreement for the rehabilitation and expansion of the Chishimba Falls hydro power station in Kasama, Northern Province.

Foreign Minister Steinmeier in Zambia

First visit to Zambia by a German Foreign Minister for 40 years

Federal Foreign Minister Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier visited Lusaka on the 20th and 21st of November accompanied by Members of the German Parliament, a high ranking business and cultural delegation and media representatives.

Young people enjoying summer in the park

Safe Germany

Germany is one of the most peaceful countries in the world. It has a stable political system, is rarely hit by natural disasters and is home to hardly any dangerous animals. Click on the following link to find out more about why people like living here:

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