Delegation to Zambia
The EU Delegation to the Republic of Zambia and COMESA has been informed that unscrupulous individuals pretending to be employed by the Delegation have been approaching companies presenting fake contracts and claiming payments for their signature e.g. a performance guarantee.
If you have been approached by such individuals please contact the EU Delegation at the following address: Delegation-Zambia-HoD@eeas.europa.eu
Note that companies interested in receiving European funds are free to apply to the calls for proposals/tenders published by the EU Delegation either in the local press or on this website. The selection of proposals is based on the principles of transparency and equal treatment.
25/11/2015 - "Combatting violence against women remains one of the human rights top priorities of the European Union" - Ambassador Alessandro Mariani
In Zambia, the fight against gender-based violence is one of the European Union's priorities in terms of political partnership and development partnership. Through its MDGI Programme with UNICEF, WHO and UNFPA the European Union supports specific actions to address teenage pregnancy and child marriage both at community and policy level.
09/11/2015 - European Union and Zambia step up cooperation on climate change ahead of Paris conference
The European Union and Zambia confirmed today their commitment to continue and strengthen cooperation on climate change in the run up to the adoption of a new global climate deal in Paris this December.The European Union and its Member States are major providers of international climate finance – They remain committed to scaling up climate finance in order to contribute their share of the developed countries' goal to jointly mobilise USD 100 billion per year by 2020 from a wide variety of public and private sources.
05/11/2015 - Speech by Ambassador Alessandro MARIANI, Head of the Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Zambia on the occasion of his presentation of his Letters of Credence to Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa - COMESA Secretary General Sindiso Ngwenya
In line with the COMESA strategy aimed at fostering "economic prosperity through regional integration", the European Union and COMESA have jointly prioritised Regional Economic Integration as the focal area for our development partnership up to 2020.
Working together in Zambia
The projects aims at improving service delivery and efficiency of decision making by local authorities by changing their management skills, improving their performance review standards and raising people's awareness on decentralisation policy.
- 24/11/15 - Joint Statement ahead of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 25 November 2015
- 23/11/15 - New EU funding for Palestine refugees and vulnerable Palestinian families through United Nations Relief and Works Agency
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 November 2015 The EU provides additional €10 million in support to UNRWA to keep schools open and to maintain core services for Palestinian refugees. Furthermore, Austria and Portugal provide €1.525 million through PEGASE in support to vulnerable Palestinian families.
- 23/11/15 - The European Commission announces development support for Madagascar
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 November 2015 The European Commission today announced it will provide €518 million to Madagascar, as part of its development cooperation programmes to help reduce poverty in the African country covering the period 2014-2020.
- 23/11/15 - EU extends mandate of Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the crisis in Georgia