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About the ASSP II-Z


The Aviation Sector Support Programme II to Zambia (EU-ASSP II-Z) is a support project funded by the European Union and implemented by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).

The project has started in October 2017 and will continue until September 2023. Its budget is 1.8 million (approx. 20 million Kwacha).

The EU-ASSP II-Z is designed to support the development of a reliable and effective aviation sector in Zambia, capable of contributing to the country’s economic growth.

Current Project Activities

4 May 2023

10th PSCM took place in Lusaka

13-17 March 2023

EASA's Safety Investigation Section Head met the Director of the Zambian AAIB in Lusaka

22 June 2022

Runway Safety Workshop

21 June 2022

Safety Performance Indicators (SPIs) Workshop

20 June 2022

Meteorology Workshop

15 June 2022

Safety Management System (SMS) briefing for Support Staff

10 June 2022

Inspector Safety Management System (SMS) Oversight Workshop

9 June 2022

State Safety Programme Implementation Assessment (SSPIA)

2 February 2022

One day Workshop on Safety Management Systems (SMS) for ZCAA inspectors

24-28 January 2022

Mission of EASA’s Safety Investigation expert in Lusaka


November 2021

Workshops for Industry and for CAA Inspectors on Safety Management topics

12 November 2021

Gala dinner in Lusaka

13 October 2021:

9th Steering committee meeting


23 July 2021:

15th TWG meeting

25th March 2021:

Gender equality in Aviation 2nd session

A list of all events and activities are available for consultation, contact the project team through the contacts section of this site

Latest News


EASA and ECDC (European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control) issued on 11 May 2022 an update to the health safety measures for air travel and take first steps to relax COVID-19 measures. Click here for more information.


A new area has been created on the EASA website for passengers, EU citizens and the general public called EASA Light. The EASA Pro will remain the place to go for aviation authorities, industry professionals & media. More info


Have a look at this comic strip produced by a team in EASA. Join Sunny Swift, the main character, in her adventures where she uses her skills as a GA pilot in mitigating risks while flying. Find a new comic every  month in several European languages and have fun!

European Industry and Regulators Unite to Provide a Roadmap for Zero Emissions Aviation.



The project is funded by the European Delegation to Zambia and COMESA

and implemented by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency

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