News & Events

Notice of Funding Opportunity: Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF 2022)

The Embassy of the United States in Lusaka is pleased to announce an open competition for past participants (“alumni”) of U.S. government-funded and U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs to submit applications to the 2022 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF 2022).  We seek proposals from teams of at least two alumni that meet all program eligibility requirements listed below.  ...
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U.S. Embassy Awards Over K3 Million to Zambian Community Organizations

LUSAKA – Today, the U.S. government announced the awarding of grants totaling over K3 million ($181,895) to nine Zambian community-based organizations through its Public Affairs Section small grants program.  The grants will promote good governance, support the arts through filmmaking, build entrepreneurship skills, and help preserve an important cultural site. The U.S. Embassy recognizes the ...
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U.S. Support for Human Rights Defenders

Protecting and supporting human rights defenders is a key priority of U.S. foreign policy. Because human rights defenders seek to hold their governments accountable to protect universally recognized human rights, defenders are often harassed, detained, interrogated, imprisoned, tortured, and even killed for doing their work. The Department’s objective is to enable human rights defenders to ...
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Health Alert

Location: Zambia, countrywide Event:  On December 6, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will implement a one-day COVID-19 testing requirement for travelers over age two coming to the United States.  Regardless of vaccination status or nationality, any individual coming to the United States must show a negative pre-departure COVID-19 viral test taken the day ...
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COVID-19 Information

Last updated:  [01/18/22] ***  Effective December 6, 2021, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older, regardless of vaccination status or citizenship, must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within one calendar day of travel.  Alternatively, travelers to the United States may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered ...
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