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  • Dr. Jill Biden Arrives in Lusaka, Zambia to Highlight Women’s Empowerment

    Dr. Jill Biden Arrives in Lusaka, Zambia

    While in Zambia, Dr. Biden will underscore the U.S. government’s commitment to women’s empowerment, education, and health. She will meet with Zambia’s Second Lady, Dr. Charlotte Harland Scott,

  • Biden Visit Focuses on Women’s Empowerment:  Second Lady Dr. Jill Biden, along with USAID Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah and U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Catherine Russell, traveled to Zambia July 1-3, 2014.  Dr. Biden met with Second Lady of Zambia, Dr. Charlotte Scott visited women’s entrepreneurship event, delivering remarks to bring attention to women’s issues.

    Biden Visit Focuses on Women’s Empowerment

    Second Lady Dr. Jill Biden, along with USAID Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah and U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Catherine Russell, traveled to Zambia July 1-3, 2014.

  • “The United States and Zambia: Celebrating Freedom Together” National Day Remarks -- by Chargé d’Affaires David J. Young. June 5, 2014

    238 Years of American Independence

    Today we commemorate 238 years of American independence. We’re getting an early start – ahead of the Fourth of July, owing to school holidays and the seasonal flight of many diplomats –

  • Serious human rights abuses occurred during the year. The most important were abuses by security forces, including reports of unlawful killings, torture, and beatings; life-threatening prison conditions; and restrictions on freedom of speech, assembly, and association.

    2013 Country Reports on Human Rights

    Serious human rights abuses occurred during the year. The most important were abuses by security forces, including reports of unlawful killings, torture, and beatings; life-threatening prison

  • U.S. Embassy’s Chargé d’Affaires Announces Zambian Participants in President Obama’s Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

    Well Done 21 Zambian Youth Leaders!

    These 21 Zambians are among the 500 Washington Fellows traveling from across Africa to the United States next month for a

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