1. Concert "Carnival of the Animals" Promenades Musicales 2016
  2. Day of German Unity 2016 Day of German Unity 2016
  3. Agreement with Lusaka Film and Music Festival 2016 LIFM 2016
Concert "Carnival of the Animals"

Promenades Musicales 2016

Between October 2 and 9 the Music Festival ‘‘Promenades Musicales‘‘ took place in Zambias capital Lusaka. Internationally renowned artists were joined by local talents to perform in one week more than 10 concerts. They presented a mix between Chamber Music, Opera, Dance and Orff's famous 'Carmina Burana'. Besides the public concerts German Ambassador Achim Burkart visited St. Pauls Primary and Secondary School in Chipata to listen to ''The Carnival of the Animals''.

Agreement with Lusaka Film and Music Festival 2016

LIFM 2016

The Lusaka International Film and Music Festival is in its 5th Edition and is poised to become one of the leading and most vibrant African cinema events in Zambia and in the region.

Important Information

Dear Visitor,

Please be advised that the German Embassy in Lusaka will be closed on 24th October 2016.

German chancellor Angela Merkel

Speech by Federal Chancellor Dr Angela Merkel to the African Union Commission in Addis Ababa

On the occasion of the hand-over of the Building for Peace and Security, Federal Chancellor Dr Angela Merkel spoke to the African Union Commission in Addis Ababa on 11 October 2016.

Zambian Impact Network

Signing agreement with Zambian Impact Network

Zambian Impact Network have just signed an agreement with the German Embassy funding the installment of new pit latrines at two Community Schools in Eastern Province.

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.

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.

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:

European refugee crisis 2016


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