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Coronavirus – Namibia: German Government supports Sister Namibia

Project primarily seeks to shine a light on and address gendered inequalities (with focused attention on safety, security and health) in Namibia which have been heightened by Covid-19

The German Embassy Chargée d’Affaires a.i. Ellen Gölz and Immacullate Mogotsi, Sister Namibia Board of Trustee Chairperson, today signed a funding agreement on Sister Namibia’s project “Women on the Front Line: A feminist communications project promoting awareness, advocacy and access to information”. The German Government supports this human rights project…

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Coronavirus - Namibia: German Government support for the development of Namibia’s fight against COVID-19 Pandemic - Protecting biodiversity and securing jobs and ongoing activities in the conservation and tourism sector

Conservation and tourism sector has been significantly affected by loss of income from tourism, caused by worldwide lockdown measures and international travel restrictions

The German Federal Government has mobilized additional resources of 13 million € (appr. 250 million N$) to support the Namibian Government, through the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism, in mitigating the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic in the conservation and tourism sector. The conservation and tourism sector has been…

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Coronavirus - Namibia: German Embassy supports food distribution

A total of approximately N$ 99,600 (EUR 5,000.00) from the Embassy’s micro project fund will be made available as an immediate measure to purchase food packages

As part of its projects to mitigate the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, the German Embassy supports families in need in the areas of Gobabis, Witvlei and Okahandja. A total of approximately N$ 99,600 (EUR 5,000.00) from the Embassy’s micro project fund will be made available as an immediate measure…

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Coronavirus - Namibia: German Embassy supports families in need

COVID-19 Support for teenage mothers and needy households

The German Embassy supports families in need with food donations in the informal settlements of Windhoek. A total of approximately 170,000 NAD (8,736.00 EUR) from the micro project fund was made available as an immediate measure. These funds were used to purchase food parcels for 100 single mothers and 100…

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The Community Conservation Fund of Namibia (CCFN) was successfully launched in the capital today

The creation of this fund is aimed at reducing the community based natural resources management (CBNRM) sector’s dependence on external donor funding support

The launch of this much needed conservation fund takes Namibia’s flagship conservation programme to the next level. The creation of this fund is aimed at reducing the community based natural resources management (CBNRM) sector’s dependence on external donor funding support, taking into account Namibia’s designation as a Medium Income Country,…

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Germany supports a feasibility study for the water supply to the central coast and central area of Namibia

The German Government therefore supports Namibia to explore opportunities for the desalination of seawater as a reliable and sustainable source of drinking water

As the driest country in Sub-Saharan Africa, Namibia faces unique challenges with regard to its water resources. Windhoek as well as the coastal towns of Walvis Bay and Swakopmund are under pressure to meet the increasing water supply demands at a time when water resources are becoming ever more unreliable…

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Opening of a Visa Application Centre

Germany represents Belgium, France, Greece, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland and Hungary in Schengen visa matters

The German Embassy will outsource the application process for Schengen visas in Namibia to a service provider (TLS Group S.A.) with a Visa Application Centre (VAC) based in Windhoek, starting as from 2 March 2020. According to the European Visa Code, Germany represents Belgium, France, Greece, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands,…

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Call for Applications for the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue (BETD) Media Fellowship

Your Opportunity to Meet the Global Energiewende – Report on the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2020

Are you an inspiring journalist? Here is a chance for you to report on the global energy transition! Apply for the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue (BETD) Media Fellowship that gives aspiring journalist from all over the world the opportunity to enjoy a full week of cutting-edge policy discussions, site visits…

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Conference “The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Opportunities and Challenges for Namibia”

The conference will take place on 6 and 7 December 2019 at the University of Namibia and is supported by the German Federal Foreign Office’s Science Diplomacy Fund

The Association of Namibian German Alumni (ANGA) is hosting its inaugural Alumni Conference on the topic “The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Opportunities and Challenges for Namibia”. The conference will take place on 6 and 7 December 2019 at the University of Namibia and is supported by the German Federal Foreign Office’s…

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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…