Ambasciata d'Italia - Lusaka

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EU Digital Covid-19 Certificate - Green Pass
EU Digital Covid-19 Certificate - Green Pass09/28/2021

On 4 August 2021 the Italian Ministry of Health established the procedures (in Italian only) for issuing the EU Digital Covid-19 Certificate in favor of Italian citizens who received vaccines against COVID-19 approved by the European Agency for medicines (EMA) and the Italian Medicines Agency (AIFA) or who present a certificate...

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SPID  - Public Digital Identity System
SPID - Public Digital Identity System 09/23/2021

From 1st October 2020, SPID (Sistema Pubblico di Identità Digitale - Public Digital Identity System ) allows access to on line services provided by the Public Administration and participating private organization, through the creation of a Digital Identity.Simple and safe, you can use SPID from any device: computers, t...

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MALAWI - COVID-19 Emergency
MALAWI - COVID-19 Emergency08/30/2021

Following a review of the trend of the disease in the Country and globally, the Malawi Authorities have revoked the previous restrictions on entry for non residents (including travellers from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Brasil) and have confirmed the existing preventive and containment measures do reduce the...

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EU Investment Mapping Study in Zambia
EU Investment Mapping Study in Zambia08/27/2021

The European Delegation launched an EU Investment Mapping Study with the following objectives:• To identify the main EU firms established or trading with Zambia.• To identify their impact, barriers and requests for support.• To feed the EU-Zambia public-private dialogue and PS-related and governance progr...

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Contribution for peace and humanitarian initiatives
Contribution for peace and humanitarian initiatives08/12/2021

The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has drawn up a Call for Proposal in order to acquire applications from private Italian and foreign entities to obtain contributions intended at Italian participation in peace and humanitarian initiatives at international level. The modalities for the...

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Sacrifice of the Italians workers in the World08/09/2021

As every year, August 8th is remembered as the "Day of the Sacrifice of the Italians workers in the World" to enhance and recognize the work and sacrifice of the many italian citizens who emigrated abroad. The commemoration falls on the anniversary of Marcinelle mining tragedy in Belgium in 1956. On this occasion Minister Di Maio, in agreement with the Presid...

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Caruso, Corelli, Di Stefano  The Legendary Italian Voices
Caruso, Corelli, Di Stefano The Legendary Italian Voices08/04/2021

The virtual exhibition Caruso, Di Stefano, Corelli. The legendary Italian voices  will go online from Monday 2 August: a virtual exhibition promoted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and organised by the Teatro alla Scala and the Museo Teatrale alla Scala dedicated to the three great Italian tenors in their 100th ann...

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COVID-19 Emergency Measures
COVID-19 Emergency Measures08/02/2021

Due to the COVID-19 emergency you are kindly invited to strictly adhere to the instructions outlined by the Italian authorities and by the countries of accreditation of this Embassy (Zambia and Malawi) on the matter. In order to safeguard the public and the staff, access to the Embassy will be limited and strictly by appointment....

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ITALY. Land of Wonders
ITALY. Land of Wonders07/14/2021

ITALY. Land of WondersA VIDEO GAME THAT BRINGS ITALIAN CULTURE TO THE WORLD Available to download from  APP Store and Google Play starting from 19th July 2021 Watch THIS 55 sites of the UNESCO world cultural heritage are located in ITALY and this project is aimed at popularizing the Italian cultu...

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ZAMBIA  - COVID-19 Emergency
ZAMBIA - COVID-19 Emergency07/13/2021

Zambia continues to register an increase of Covid-19 cases in urban areas as well as rural and most remote parts of the Country. The Authorities confirm that the spread of the virus has been exacerbated by the variants which are much more contagious and easily transmitted. These authorities have introduced further...

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The Embassy promotes the initiative of the "Italia Festival Association” for the fruition of performances by Italian artists thanks to 26 events including dance, theater and music from almost all Italian regions. Three months of shows set up in the most traditional Italian festivals and available for free and wit...

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Demise of First President Kaunda
Demise of First President Kaunda06/18/2021

It is with the deepest sorrow that we learned yesterday of the demise of His Excellency Kenneth Kaunda, First President of the Republic of Zambia.The Italian Embassy would like to convey to his family, to the Zambian government and to the people of Zambia the most sincere and heartfelt condolences on this sad occasion.President...

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Short Film Day
Short Film Day06/15/2021

In the frame of Italy promotion initiatives, the Embassy supports, on the shortest days in the southern hemisphere which inspired the initiative, the Short Film Day; it represents an ideal showcase for the short film program created by the National Short Film Center: an overview that aims to give visibility to the latest...

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On Livingstone's Tacks
On Livingstone's Tacks06/10/2021

The Italian Embassy in Lusaka is pleased to invite you to the online presentation of the volume written by Filippo Scammacca del Murgo "ON  LIVINGSTONE'A TRACKS"  History of Zambia and Malawi and of the Italians who traveled there".Friday 18 June 2021 ATTACHED INFORMATION POSTER

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2nd June - Italian National Day
2nd June - Italian National Day 06/01/2021

ITALIAN NATIONAL DAY in ZAMBIA Dear all,on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Italian National Day, I would like to convey my warmest greetings to all the Italians in Zambia. Restrictions still in force due to the health emergency do not allow us to welcome you all to the traditional Reception at the Ita...

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