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German Government support for the development of Namibia’s parks: Inauguration ceremony of Tsau Khaeb (Sperrgebiet) National Park infrastructure, Kharas Region

The new park infrastructure marks yet another milestone of a long-term joint development programme to improve Namibia´s National Parks

The Ministry of Environment and Tourism celebrates the inauguration of the recently constructed infrastructure in the Tsau //Khaeb (Sperrgebiet) National Park. The inauguration ceremony is scheduled to take place on 15 November 2019 at Lüderitz MET office (Old Post Office) and will be officiated by Pohamba Shifeta, Minister of Environment…

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German Embassy supports ‘Pionier Boys’ School’ in Windhoek

Pioneer Boys’ School is a government school for boys with learning difficulties

On 11 November 2019, Orgill van Wyk and Benneth Sankwasa, the school principal and hostel superintendent of Pionier Boys’ School, signed a grant contract with Ambassador Herbert Beck. The school in Windhoek receives financial support amounting to 62,098.16 N$  (approximately 3,800.00 €) which will be used to purchase a solar…

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Museum Cooperation and Provenance Research: Namibian delegation invited to Germany

The visit aims at fostering dialogue between German and Namibian museum experts

As part of the Visitors Programme of the German Federal Government and upon the invitation of the Federal Foreign Office, a group of Namibian delegates travelled to Germany on 12 October 2019 for a one-week information tour on the topic “Museums and Provenance Research”. The visit aims at fostering dialogue…

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Call for proposals: Funding of human rights projects in Namibia

Funds for human rights projects will be available starting from early 2020

The protection and promotion of human rights are key priorities for the German Government. Article 1 of Germany's Basic Law describes human rights as the basis of every community, of peace and of justice in the world. This means that Germany is committed to promoting human dignity and to protecting…

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President of the Namibia Institute of Architects invited to Germany on Information Visit

Information visit on the topic of “100 Years of BAUHAUS” – Architecture and energy-efficient building in Germany

The president of the Namibia Institute of Architects and lead architect of Kondjeni Nkandi Architects, Prosper Lusale, will participate in an information visit on the topic of “100 Years of BAUHAUS” – Architecture and energy-efficient building in Germany. The visit for experts from all over the world takes place from…

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Chief Curator for National Museum of Namibia Invited to Germany on a Cultural Heritage Preservation Information Visit

The visit takes place from 16 to 22 June 2019 in Berlin/Brandenburg, Weimar and Dessau, and is part of the Visitors Programme of the Federal Republic of Germany

The Chief Curator for the National Museum of Namibia, Ms Nzila Marina Mubusisi, will participate in an information visit on the topic of “Preserving and protecting cultural property in Germany and around the word”. The visit takes place from 16 to 22 June 2019 in Berlin/Brandenburg, Weimar and Dessau, and…

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Namibian exchange students to Germany tell of their experiences

Representatives from the Association of German School Societies in Namibia (AGDS) and the German Embassy had invited the learners on 11 March 2019 to relate their experiences

“I was really impressed by the strong family ties and the friendliness of the people.” This is how Mauritz du Preez (Windhoek High School) described his stay in Germany. He is one of six exchange students, who have recently returned from their exchange programme, and who were all enthusiastic about…

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Delegation visit from Baden-Württemberg – Return of Hendrik Witbooi’s Bible and whip

The main purpose of the visit was the restitution of the Bible and whip of Namibian national hero Hendrik Witbooi to Namibia

The Minister of Science, Research and Arts of the German State of Baden-Württemberg, Theresia Bauer, as well as State Secretary Petra Olschowski visited Namibia from 26 February to 2 March. The main purpose of the visit was the restitution of the Bible and whip of Namibian national hero Hendrik Witbooi…

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A Delegation of the German Bundestag visits Namibia

Thematic focus of the visit was forest protection, sustainable forest management, bioeconomy and private sector entrepreneurship

Five members of the Budgetary Committee of the German Federal Parliament (the “Bundestag”) visited Namibia from 24 to 26 February 2019. The Members of Parliament were accompanied by a high-ranking delegation. Thematic focus of the visit was forest protection, sustainable forest management, bioeconomy and private sector entrepreneurship.  The delegation first…

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Media invitation: Kick-off event of the German Weeks 2019: Inauguration of the Buddy Bear sculpture at University of Namibia (UNAM)

The Buddy Bear is a life-size sculpture in form of a bear whose open arms symbolize a spirit of friendship

The German Embassy Windhoek and the University of Namibia invite all media partners to join the inauguration of the Buddy Bear sculpture on Friday, 22 February 2019, 10:00, at UNAM Main Campus, in front of the Visual Arts Section. This event also serves to officially mark the start of the…