1. Climate Finance Readiness Leadership Programme Germany supports South. African Countries to access int. climate funds
  2. Mercy with long neck Artist of the Month September 2014 - Ng'andwe Mwaba
  3. Zambia: Victoriafalls in Livingstone Welcome! Mwaiseni mukwai! Takupoke lelani to the German Embassy Lusaka
Climate Finance Readiness Leadership Programme

Germany supports South. African Countries to access int. climate funds

After years of difficult international negotiations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) the support for developing countries to cope with the adverse effects of climate change is finally taking shape. One of the relevant milestones is the establishment of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) under the UNFCCC which is expected to become a central pillar of the international climate finance architecture.

Mercy with long neck

Artist of the Month September 2014 - Ng'andwe Mwaba

Ng’andwe Mwaba is no stranger to the Zambian Art scene. Distinguishing himself from other artists by neither using brush nor paint for most of his works, his drawing technique itself is art not seen before. The German Embassy proudly presents him as the “Artist of the Month” in September 2014.

Zambia: Victoriafalls in Livingstone

Welcome! Mwaiseni mukwai! Takupoke lelani to the German Embassy Lusaka

In Germany, the "Land of Ideas", we place major emphasis on education, science, research and development. With its high quality of life, good infrastructure and central location in Europe, Germany is one of the world's most attractive bases for business. Its beautiful urban and rural landscapes, combining age-old traditions and experimental modern culture, make a trip to Germany a unique experience. Germany has something for everyone - so why not pay us a visit?


National Water Supply and Sanitation Steering Committee meeeting in Kitwe

On the 25th August 2014 the National Water Supply and Sanitation Steering Committee (NWSSSC) met in Kitwe (Copperbelt-Province) to discuss the current performance of and challenges faced in the Zambian water sector as well as to give recommendations on how to further improve on and strengthen the service delivery in the water sector.

Mutter und Kind aus einem Bildschirm

News of Deutsche Welle available worldwide via Outernet

Deutsche Welle has signed an agreement with the newly-launched Outernet as an additional content distribution channel. The satellite-based Internet provider promises free access to information.

PFMRF Launch

Launch of Multi-Donor Trust Fund supported by Germany, Finland and UK

Secretary to the Treasury, Fredson Yamba, today officially launched the Multi-Donor-Trust-Fund (MDTF) to support Zambia’s Public Financial Management Reform Programme at New Government Complex.

Participants NCC 2014

1st National Chamber Conference of ZACCI in Zambia

The Zambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ZACCI) today officially opened its first ever National Chamber Conference (NCC) in Zambia. From the 5th to 7th August 2014 more than 50 representatives from 22 Chambers from all Provinces will engage and interact in what is the largest private-sector network meeting in the country.

Mopani Mine

German - Zambian Business ties rekindled

Zambia this year celebrates its silver independence Jubilee and at the same time commemorates the 50th anniversary of the resumption of diplomatic relations with Germany, and the beginning of German development cooperation in the country. Over the years Zambia has continued to be one of Germany’s key co-operation partners with relations going beyond development cooperation, culture and politics, to include business.

Cheque hand-over

German Embassy supports Kabwata Orphanage

The German Embassy in Lusaka has supported Kabwata Orphanage and Transit Centre in Lusaka through its microproject fund. A dedicated team under the guidance of Angela Miyanda presently takes care of more than 70 orphans of all age-groups and appreciates the procurement of industrial washing machines putting an end to the tiresome daily cleaning of clothing, sheets and towels by hand.

Local governments are drivers of change

The German Government is committed to further provide support to the Government of Zambia in the area of decentralisation and local governance. Opening the debriefing workshop of the Decentralisation for Development Programme review mission, Mr. Hofmann underlined the importance of local governments in fighting poverty and improving service delivery to the Zambian people.


World Refugee Day 2014

20 June is World Refugee Day. This day is to recall the courage, strength and determination of women, men and children who are forced to flee their homeland under threat of persecution, conflict and violence, and to honor those who work for their wellbeing and protection. Protecting the world’s vulnerable people is a shared responsibility of free nations and indeed compassionate people around the world.

Project visit at EWSC

Project Visit in Eastern Province

German Ambassador Bernd Finke and Head of Cooperation Dr. Frank Hofmann paid a three day visit to Eastern Province from June 4 to 6. The purpose of the trip was to get a first hand impression of the urban and of the rural water programmes Germany has been supporting in Eastern Province for over 20 years with more than 50 million Euros (about 440 million Kwacha).

An AIDS orphan claps hands as she plays

German Government Adopts New Africa Policy – What’s in it for Zambia?

On the 21st May 2014 the German Government has adopted new Policy Guidelines for Africa, recognizing the continent’s rapid changes and its new position in the world. The new approach to Germany’s Africa policy tries to pay due consideration to the manyfold opportunities as well as the risks inherent in collaboration.


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