Ambassador Schultz Holds U.S. Election Reception

November 10, 2016. Yesterday, at a U.S. Election event at his residence, U.S. Ambassador Eric Schultz stated, “It’s always kind of difficult when you have very, very close elections like this.  And as Zambians among us know, close elections are always the more difficult ones to come together afterwards.  But I would hope and expect ...
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The National Democratic Institute Zambian Political Party Youth United Against Electoral Violence Workshop

The National Democratic Institute Zambian Political Party Youth United Against Electoral Violence Workshop  Lusaka, Zambia July 12, 2016 Remarks as delivered by U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Dr. Michael Yates HONORIFICS Officials of the Government of the Republic of Zambia Secretary Generals and representatives of the political parties present Executive Directors and representatives from civil society Staff ...
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Transcript of Ambassador Eric Schultz’s Press Briefing – July 1, 2016.

Transcript of Ambassador Eric Schultz’s Press Briefing July 1, 2016 Reporter: So far, how have you rated the process so far? Ambassador Schultz:  Well it’s been very interesting, very contentious obviously.  I think it reflects the fact that the last election was quite close and I think that both sides feel they have a good ...
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U.S. Assistant Secretary Praises U.S.-Zambia Positive Relations, Urges Zambia to Maintain Democratic Reputation During Elections

June 28, 2016. LUSAKA, Zambia — United States Department of State Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield visited Zambia June 26 – 28, 2016. This was Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield’s second trip to Zambia and during this visit she met officials of the Government of the Republic of Zambia, opposition political party members, civil society ...
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United States Urges Zambian Government to Enable The Post to Reopen

The timing of the closure of The Post Newspaper by the Zambian Revenue Authority, only weeks before important elections in Zambia, is of deep concern.  The closure of The Post is the loss of an independent voice during the campaign period and election cycle.  The United States Government urges the Government of the Republic of ...
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U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Visits Zambia, Urges Free, Fair Elections

Lusaka – United States Department of State Deputy Assistant Secretary for Southern African Affairs Todd Haskell visited Zambia April 5 to 10, 2016. This was Deputy Assistant Secretary Haskell’s first trip to Zambia and he met with officials of the Government of the Republic of Zambia, civil society leaders, economic experts, political party members, health ...
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Transcript of Ambassador Schultz and U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Haskell

Press Avail April 6, 2016 REPORTER: The Ambassador talked about that this is an election year. What do we expect from the American Government in terms of their actual support to us holding free and fair elections? DAS HASKELL: I mean, everywhere, the United States supports democratic governance and I think one point our Assistant ...
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U.S. Ambassador Eric Schultz Discusses Free, Fair Elections with Acting President Scott

Lusaka. December 14, 2014. LUSAKA – United States Ambassador to the Republic of Zambia Eric Schultz today met with His Excellency Acting President Dr. Guy Scott, reiterating United States commitment to partnership with the people and Government of Zambia. Ambassador Schultz again stated his appreciation for the warm Zambian welcome that he has received. Ambassador ...
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U.S. Embassy Applauds Peaceful By-Elections

September 17, 2014 Elections are the cornerstone of a participatory democracy, and they are successful when voters approach the polls free from fear of violence and intimidation. I want to take this opportunity to congratulate the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ), the Zambia Police Service (ZPS), Zambia’s political parties, and the people of Zambia for ...
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