The Electoral Commission of Zambia networks with other Electoral Management Bodies in the SADC region and beyond.  This is achieved through membership to regional electoral management bodies and study visits aimed at sharing and exchanging electoral best practices.

The Commission is a member of the Electoral Commission’s Forum (ECF) of SADC countries, an umbrella association that brings together all the Electoral Management Bodies in the SDAC region.  The objective of the Electoral Commission Forum (ECF) is to promote transparent and credible elections in the member states by sharing electoral best practices.  In addition to attending regular meetings of the association the Commission and takes part also in Observer Missions organised by the ECF.  As at July, 2013, the commission sat on the Executive Committee of ECF.

The Commission also takes part in electoral activities organised by the Commonwealth Elections Network, the African Union and the Association of World Electoral Bodies.