Ambasciata d'Italia - Lusaka

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MESSAGE BY AMBASSADOR ANTONINO MAGGIORE VIDEO On the occasion of the Italian National Day, I would like to convey, also on behalf of the staff of the Embassy, my warmest greetings.Unfortunately, the current health emergency does not allow us to welcome you to the traditional reception at the Italian Residence. I therefore...

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Matera Plovdiv the straight path of culture
Matera Plovdiv the straight path of culture05/22/2020

On kind request of the Basilicata Regional Council, on the occasion of the "Festa dei Lucani nel Mondo" which takes place on May 22nd every year, we would like to point out the possibility for all Italians living abroad to see the worldwide projection of the film "Matera Plovdiv the straight path of culture". The film also...

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BOTSWANA - COVID-19 Emergency05/22/2020

The government of Botswana has divided the country into zones, so-called "Covid Zones" identified in the Extraordinary Gazette of May 4, 2020 (link), to limit the movement of people and allow a prompt response in the event of critical issues. The public can now move freely within each area without the need for permits which must instead be obtained fo...

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MALAWI - COVID-19 Emergency05/22/2020

In the context of the state of emergency already declared by the Government of Malawi for the containment of COVID-19, the "lockdown" of the country declared by the President on April 18 last, is still suspended pending a decision by the 'judicial authority.Therefore, the rules established by the Extraordinary Official Gazette of 9/04/2020 (link) relating, among...

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ZAMBIA - COVID-19 Emergency05/20/2020

The Zambian authorities further eased the measures which had been put in place to contain the spread of COVID-19. Restaurants, gyms, cinemas and casinos can resume their activities, ensuring that all sanitary measures introduced are observed, including social distancing and sanitation. The use of masks in public places such as markets, shopping centers etc. is...

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COVID-19 Emergency Measures05/20/2020

Following 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, Malawi e Botswana) on the matter. In order to safeguard the public and the staff, access to the Embassy will be limited to urgent cases strictly by appointment. For assistance,...

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Master of Science in "Natural Resources Management for Tropical Rural Development"05/12/2020

The University of Florence offers to foreign and Italian students residing abroad the possibility of a Master of Science in "Natural Resources Management for Tropical Rural Development". Registration is open. All information on the website

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Certificazione PLIDA04/28/2020

Centro Certificatore PLIDA - Italian School of Lusaka L'Italian School of Lusaka e' lieta di annunciare di aver ricevuto dalla Dante Alighieri di Roma il riconoscimento come Centro Certificatore PLIDA (Progetto Lingua Italiana Dante Alighieri). La certificazione Plida attesta la conoscenza della lingua sulla base dei sei livelli stabiliti dal quadro comune...

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IMPORTANT NOTICE: The American Embassy in Lilongwe is considering the possibility of organizing a flight in the next two weeks to bring back to the United States its citizens stranded in Malawi. The opportunity has been extended to European citizens who may be interested, in the event that there will be residual places after boarding all US citizens. The flight...

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We warmly thank the great Zambian artist Kuni, for this message of solidarity and closeness to Italy. For you, "Time after Time" by Cyndi Lauper, revisited by Kuni. click HERE



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CONTAM-INNOVATION: new connection & relational design, national competition for young Zambian brands
CONTAM-INNOVATION: new connection & relational design, national competition for young Zambian brands03/09/2020

For the first time, a national competition for young Zambian brands belonging to a new generation of designers that represents the important identity of Zambia fashion characterized by creativity, craftsmanship, attention to sustainability, ethics and modern aesthetics. Product and process innovation determined by connections...

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Kindly consult the following web-site under the Country which you wish to visit, for all relevant information. On the said website, you will find a special section named “Focus Coronavirus”. The Ministry of Health of the Government of Zambia has published a Health Alert for Travellers ...

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Constitutional referendum 2020. Temporarily abroad Voters. Right to vote by correspondence
Constitutional referendum 2020. Temporarily abroad Voters. Right to vote by correspondence02/10/2020

Italian voters who for work, study or medical treatment find themselves temporarily abroad, for a period of at least three months, in which the date of the popular referendum for the confirmation (29 March 2020) of the constitutional law relating to reduction of the number of parliamentarians, as well as family members...

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Constitutional referendum 2020. Voting option in Italy for citizens registered in AIRE
Constitutional referendum 2020. Voting option in Italy for citizens registered in AIRE01/31/2020

In view of the constitutional referendum to be held on March 29, 2020, some useful information for the vote is provided below. FOR CITIZENS ENROLLED IN AIRE Italian citizens residing abroad, registered in specific referendum lists, vote by correspondence (ordinary voting method). Alternatively, the Italian citizen residing...

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Permit replacement
Permit replacement01/14/2020

Si rammenta ai connazionali in possesso della versione cartacea del RESIDENT PERMIT che entro il 30 aprile 2020, onde non incorrere in sanzioni, occorre richiedere il PERMIT REPLACEMENT all’Ufficio Immigrazione dello Zambia (Zambia Immigration Department) per ottenerne una versione elettronica. Per ulteriori informaz...

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