Source: The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany - Windhoek |

German PASCH-Schools: Partners for the Future supports FENSI-Friends of Education in Namibia Special Initiative through Otjiwarongo Secondary School

The Otjiwarongo Secondary School is now one of 1 800 PASCH schools worldwide and seven in Namibia

The German Embassy Windhoek and Goethe-Institut Namibia on Tuesday 07 November officially handed over the PASCH (Schools: Partners for the Future) accreditation to Otjiwarongo Secondary School (OSS) and signed an Agreement of Cooperation. The OSS is now one of 1 800 PASCH schools worldwide and seven in Namibia: three under…

Source: The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany - Windhoek |

German Embassy supports youth and amateur boxing

On 28 August 2017, the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, Christian Schlaga, handed over sports equipment at a press conference to the Khomas Boxing Federation, represented by its chairperson Jason Naule

Boxing is a very popular and successful sport in Namibia, both with amateur as well as professional boxers. On 28 August 2017, the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, Christian Schlaga, handed over sports equipment at a press conference to the Khomas Boxing Federation, represented by its chairperson Jason…

Source: The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany - Windhoek |

The Namibian-German Special Initiative (NGSIP), running since 2004, is aiming for the finish line

Handing-Over Ceremonies in Koes and Seringkop

The end of July 2017 saw the official finalisation of the Namibian-German Special Initiative (NGSIP) development program which had been managed by the National Planning Commission NPC. The last so called “deliveries” of successful individual projects are also in full swing.  German Ambassador Christian Schlaga and Ned Sibeya, Deputy Chief,…

Source: The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany - Windhoek |

Ground Breaking Ceremony for German Project at the Osona Military Base

The project to the value of almost 4 million Euro (approx. N$60 million) is supported through the bilateral cooperation between the Federal Republic of Germany with its Equipment Aid Programme and Namibia

On 17 August 2017, the Groundbreaking Ceremony for the building of a “Central Support Structure for Peace Keeping Missions” took place at the Osona Military Base near Okahandja. The project to the value of almost 4 million Euro (approx. N$60 million) is supported through the bilateral cooperation between the Federal…

Source: The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany - Windhoek |

Announcement of the German Weeks 2017 in Namibia, taking place from 15 September to 7 October 2017

The many facets of German culture and German-Namibian cooperation will be on showcase throughout Namibia in September / October.   With the German Weeks 2017, the German Embassy Windhoek, the Goethe Institute and various other “Team Germany” partners are organizing a range of cultural and other events illustrating German-Namibian relations.…

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German Language Teachers Invited For Advanced Training to Germany

On 26 July 2017, the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Namibia, Christian Schlaga presented Mrs Louw and Mrs Horenburg with their letters of invitation at the embassy

Ms Gerchia Louw and Ms Tahnée Horenburg have been invited to Germany by the German Pedagogical Exchange Service (Pädagogischer Austauschdienst, PAD) to participate in a 2 to 3 weeks advanced training for German language teachers from Africa and other countries. The program is organized in the framework of the PASCH…

Source: The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany - Windhoek |

Germany presents ‘position paper’

On 27 June 2017, the German Ambassador to Namibia, Christian-Matthias Schlaga, presented the ‘German Position Paper’ to the Special Envoy of Namibia, Dr. Zed Ngavirue

Reacting to most recent media reports, the German Embassy declares:    “In July 2016 the Namibian Special Envoy, Dr. Zed Ngavirue, presented a document to the German Special Envoy, Mr. Ruprecht Polenz, which described the position of the Namibian Government for the German – Namibian negotiations covering the events during…

Source: The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany - Windhoek |

Unveiling of the Solar Power System Upgrade of 'Save the Rhino Trust' (SRT)

The Federal Foreign Office supports the project through the German Embassy within the framework of its micro project fund with a financial assistance worth N$ 433 000.00 (Euro 25.000,00), enabling the supply of a 56.4 kWh ground mounted off-grid photovoltaic solar system at the Palmwag Base Station of ‘Save the Rhino Trust’ Namibia

On 8th June 2017 the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, H.E. Christian-Matthias Schlaga, and Mr. Simson Uri-Khob Chief Operations Officer of the ‘Save the Rhino Trust‘ Namibia, unveiled the 56.4 kWh ground mounted off-grid photovoltaic solar system at the Palmwag Base Station of ‘Save the Rhino Trust’ Namibia.…

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Chairperson Of ’Emerging Tourism Enterprises Association’ Invited To Germany

The programme will include presentations of exemplary initiatives at federal and regional level, a visit to the Eberswalde University of Sustainable Development as well as to the Uckermark, Germany’s most exemplary region for green tourism

The Chairperson of the ‘Emerging Tourism Enterprises Association’, Ms. Katrina Kandjii, has been invited to participate in a visit to Germany, themed ‘Environmental Protection and Green Tourism in Germany’. The visit takes place from 30 July until 5 August 2017 and is part of the Visitors’ Programme of the Federal…

Source: The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany - Windhoek |

Namibia Start-Up Festival 9-10 June 2017 at the Warehouse Theatre

The Namibia Start-up Festival aims to inspire Namibians to become true entrepreneurs and to celebrate the beauty of new ideas and the courageous business founders who realise them

The Financial Literacy Initiative, FabLab, Team Namibia and the Namibia Business Innovation Institute (NBII) will host the first Namibia Start-up Festival from 9-10 June 2017 at the Warehouse Theatre. The event is co-sponsored by the German Federal Government.  Start-ups are the seeds of a strong economy, with jobs for everyone.…