1. Ambassador Finke and CHSZ Executive Director Hamuhuma after signing the agreement Strengthening human rights of persons with disabilities
  2. German Zambian Cooperation What Germany is doing in Zambia
  3. Federal Foreign Minister Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier in Zambia German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier visits Zambia
Ambassador Finke and CHSZ Executive Director Hamuhuma after signing the agreement

Strengthening human rights of persons with disabilities

Persons with disabilities are among the most marginalized groups worldwide. They suffer from discrimination, immense societal barriers and high stigmatization in their every day life. To promote human rights of persons with disabilities, increase their living conditions and raise public awareness on disability issues in Zambia, the German Embassy and Cheshire Homes Society of Zambia (CHSZ) are cooperating on a human rights advocacy project in 2016.

German Zambian Cooperation

What Germany is doing in Zambia

Zambia is, for many years, one of the most important partners of German Development Cooperation. In addition to German Embassy several other German organisations are operating in the country, among them the “Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit” (GIZ), the “Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau” (KFW) and the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation.

Federal Foreign Minister Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier in Zambia

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier visits Zambia

In recognition of the long standing cordial relationship between Germany and Zambia Federal Foreign Minister Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier paid a visit to Lusaka in November. He was accompanied by Members of the German Parliament, a high ranking business and cultural delegation and media representatives.

German Embassy and Chesire 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.

Ambassador Finke with representatives of FES and MISA at the State of the Media Report Launch

MISA launches State of the Media Report

The Zambian Chapter of the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) launched its State of the Media Report for the third quarter of 2015.

German Minister of Agriculture Schmidt with his Zambian counterpart Lubinda in Lusaka

Strengthened ties for modern and sustainable agriculture

At the International Green Week in Berlin German Minister of Food and Agriculture Christian Schmidt and his Zambian counterpart Given Lubinda signed a declaration of intent for cooperation in the field of food and agriculture.

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.

Group picture with sport cooperation stakeholders

Germany and Zambia celebrate the achievements of mutual Sport Cooperation

With fairness, tolerance and peaceful competition as its backbone, sport is a way to promote international understanding. Germany and Zambia now celebrated the remarkable results of three years of joint efforts in sport cooperation.

Ambassador Finke and Finance Minister Chikwanda handing over the signed agreement

Germany increases its support to Zambia

The Government of the Republic of Zambia and the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany signed two bilateral Agreements regarding Financial and Technical Cooperation with an overall financial volume of approx. 130 million US-Dollar.

Promenades Musicales 2015

French German Classical Music Festival

To celebrate 50 years of trustful diplomatic relationship with Zambia, the Embassies of Germany and France hosted a Classical Music Festival in October.

MPs Matibini and Woehrl

German MPs visit Zambia

Five members of the Committee for Development Cooperation of the German Parliament paid a four day visit to Zambia to get a first hand impression of Zambian German cooperation.

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Day of German Unity 2015

700 guests from all walks of life – parliament, government, civil society, the churches, media, business, the diplomatic community - joined Ambassador Bernd Finke and the staff members of the Embassy to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Day of German Unity and the official inauguration of the new Embassy Building.

4th Graduation Ceremony – Zambia Catholic University

German Ambassador Bernd Finke took part in this year's Graduation Ceremony of Zambia Catholic University in Kitwe. The university is closely linked to Germany as it associates with the German diocese of Limburg.

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New White Paper by 2016

Germany is updating the key document which underpins its entire security and defence policy. The new White Paper is due to be published in 2016 and is being drafted in an interministerial, inclusive and transparent process.

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