a very warm welcome to the website of the German Embassy in Lusaka! I am very glad that you found your way to visit us virtually.
Germany is a country rich in history and culture, with great scenery and open-minded inhabitants. It is also a country renowned for its top achievements in science and technology and for the quality of its products with the trademark “made in Germany”. Our foreign policy centers on peace, security stability, European integration and human rights.
We invite you to take a look at this website and find out more about our country in the heart of Europe.
This website offers information about many aspects of the good and friendly relations between Germany and Zambia. Development cooperation is a particularly important aspect of our relations. Zambian-German development cooperation encompasses 54 years of commitment of the German government to the people of Zambia. Since 1964, when Zambia gained its independence, the German government has made available over 1 billion Euro of direct bilateral assistance. There are another combined 700 million Euro of indirect multilateral contributions to programs of the European Commission, the World Bank, the Africa Development Bank and the United Nations Organizations in Zambia.
The Zambian and the German governments have agreed to concentrate their efforts in development cooperation on the two priority areas “Water and Sanitation” and “Good Governance” embracing “Decentralization” and “Civil Society Participation”. Renewable energy, agriculture and wildlife protection are other sectors of our engagement.
I hope that you will find useful information on this website about Germany and about our relations with Zambia in politics, economics, development cooperation, culture as well as the work and services my Embassy can offer to you. Please do not hesitate to contact us for questions, comments and suggestions.
German Ambassador to Zambia and Special Representative to COMESA
Ambassador Wagner-Mitchell's Curriculum Vitae and personal details are as follows:
Born on 20 November 1971 in Leverkusen/Germany, married, 2 children
Higher education entrance qualification, Monheim/Germany
1990 - 1997
Law studies in Münster/Germany, Paris/France and Exeter/Great Britain
Maîtrise en droit international public, Université Paris X/France
First state law examination, Münster/Germany
Master of Laws (LL.M.) in European Legal Studies, University of Exeter/Great Britain
1997 – 1998
Tutor of German law at the University of Exeter/Great Britain
1998 - 1999
Legal training in Düsseldorf/Germany
1999 - 2001
Foreign Service Academy of the Federal Foreign Office, Bonn/Germany
Doctorate in Law (Dr. jur.), University of Münster/Germany
2001 - 2004
German Embassy Accra /Ghana
2004 - 2007
Federal Foreign Office, Protocol Division, Berlin/Germany
2007 - 2010
Representative Office of the Federal Republic of Germany, Ramallah, Palestinian territories
2010 – 2012
2012 – 2014
Permanent Mission of Germany to the OSCE, Vienna
2014 - 2018
Federal Foreign Office, Berlin/Germany, Deputy Head of Division
2018 – 2020
Federal Foreign Office, Berlin/Germany, Head of Division
since August 2020
German Ambassador, Lusaka/Zambia