Ambasciata d'Italia - Lusaka

News and Press Releases

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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MALAWI - COVID-19 Emergency
MALAWI - COVID-19 Emergency06/16/2021

In Malawi the number of Covid 19 infections is currently low, however, reports from neighboring Countries and WHO indicate a high number of cases which could be the beginning of the third wave.In order to prevent further spread in the Country, Covid control efforts will be intensified and the following restrictions shall...

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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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ZAMBIA  - COVID-19 Emergency
ZAMBIA - COVID-19 Emergency06/15/2021

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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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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COVID-19 Emergency Measures
COVID-19 Emergency Measures06/01/2021

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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Country Presentation Malawi
Country Presentation Malawi05/21/2021

The Embassy of Italy in Lusaka is pleased to inform you that the first "Country Presentation Malawi" in Italy will be held on 26 May starting at 10.00.The event, on a digital platform, is organized by Confindustria Assafrica & Mediterraneo and by the Italian Embassy in Lusaka. Speakers are: the Deputy Minister of For...

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In Love with Food
In Love with Food04/22/2021

In Love with Food As part of the integrated promotion initiatives in support of the "Made in Italy", this Embassy concluded the first phase of the project launched at the end of 2020 on the occasion of the fifth Week of Italian Cuisine in the World. Following the agreement concluded between the "Istituto per l’Enogas...

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Doing Business in Zambia
Doing Business in Zambia04/07/2021

The Italian Embassy in Lusaka and the ICE, Agency for the international promotion and the internationalization of Italian companies, organize the Country Presentation 'Doing Business in Zambia', with a focus on the agro-industry, renewable energy and water treatment sectors.The initiative targets companies in the country...

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TRASH. A better future is yet to come, let's prepare it!
TRASH. A better future is yet to come, let's prepare it! 03/10/2021

From 24 to 26 March 2021, the Italian Embassy in Lusaka organizes the Festival: "TRASH. A better future is yet to come, let's prepare it! ".The initiative goal is promoting awareness about the challenges and the opportunities of the problem of waste management, to be handled in a far-sighted and responsible way.The webinar...

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Italiana - Cultural Events Portal
Italiana - Cultural Events Portal03/03/2021

#italiana is the new portal of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. It will bring the best of the cultural news of Italy all over the world. Appointment on 4th MArch at 3 pm on the Farnesina YouTube channel ( for the press conference presentation. @ItalyMFA #italiana #italianacultura #italianalingua #italianacreativita

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SPID  - Public Digital Identity System
SPID - Public Digital Identity System 02/22/2021

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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Agritech Expo 2021
Agritech Expo 202102/15/2021

COLLECTIVE PARTICIPATION IN AGRITECH EXPO ZAMBIA 2021 for more information on Agritech 2021 click HERE

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COP26 - Milan 28-30 September 2021
COP26 - Milan 28-30 September 202102/11/2021

COP26 - Milan 28-30 September 2021- Preparatory event organized by Italy On February 1st was launched the Call for participation in the "Youth4Climate: Driving Ambition", and it is open until March 1st. 400 young people representing all world countries, between 15 and 29 years old, can participate. They will be selected...

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