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Invitation to attend 69th Berlin International Film Festival

The visit takes place from 6 to 14 February 2019 and is part of the Visitors’ Programme of the Federal Republic of Germany

Moses Shivakola-Mberira, Founding Member and Regional Film Development Executive of the Filmmakers Association of Namibia (FAM), will participate in an information tour to Germany within the framework of the 69thBerlin International Film Festival. The visit takes place from 6 to 14 February 2019 and is part of the Visitors’ Programme…

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Youth Orchestras of Namibia receives instruments

As the children grow, they need bigger instruments, and therefore the current donation is a very fitting gesture of the Embassy’s commitment to the sustainability of the programme

On 10th November 2018 the Youth Orchestras of Namibia (YONA) as well as the Orchestra of the Helmholtz Gymnasium Karlsruhe performed their side-by-side concert at Windhoek High School. During the concert at WHS Auditorium, Namibian and German children and teenagers showed their talent and made it a wonderful evening for…

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Invitation to Germany for Namibian experts in economy and industry

Together with other experts from Southern Africa, the Namibian participants will have the opportunity to explore the various facets of European industrial and economic policy and consider them in the African context

Ndiitah Nghipondoka-Robiati, CEO at the Namibia Trade Forum, and Dr Michael Humavindu, Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Industrialisation, Trade and SME Development, will participate in a visit to Germany on European Industrial and Economic Policies. The visit takes place from 18 to 24 November 2018 and is part…

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Speech by Minister of State for International Cultural Affairs of the Federal Republic of Germany Michelle Müntefering on the occasion of the 3rd repatriation of human remains from Germany to Namibia on 31st August 2018 in Windhuk

The proper and dignified ceremony to hand over the remains of 27 human beings was one of the top stories on German evening news

Honourable Itah Kandjii-Murangi, Minister of Higher Education, Training and Innovation and Reverend Francis Kooper, as masters of Ceremonies;  Your Excellency Nangolo Mbumba, Vice President of the Republic of Namibia, and Madam Mbumba;  Your Excellency Dr. Sam Nujoma, Founding President of the Republic of Namibia;  Your Excellency Hifikepunye Pohamba, Former President…

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Handing over of IT equipment to EU Training Hub VTCs in northern Namibia in support of Vocational Education and Training in Namibia

The current phase of the Promotion of Vocational Education and Training in Namibia Project (ProVET) project was commissioned by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) to a value of 9 million Euros at the end of last year and began on 1 April 2018 for a duration of 30 months

Yesterday (24 April 2018), Namibian stakeholders, such as the Namibia Training Authority (NTA), the Ministry of Higher Education, Training and Innovation, the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany and the European Union celebrated the handing over of the E-Learning Resource Centre to the "EU Training Hub" at Valombola Vocational Training…

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Namibian diplomat participates in 12th Training for African Diplomats by Federal Foreign Office

By inviting young Namibian diplomats, Germany strives to foster personal links between the two countries

On 26 April 2018, Ambassador Christian Schlaga presented Michelle Farmer, Desk Officer for Germany at the Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation, the letter of invitation to participate in the 12th Training for African Diplomats of the Federal Foreign Office. The training will run from 4 June until 29 June…

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Namibia: Allegations by Rukoro on “secret agreement”

Advocate Rukoro alleged “that the Government of Germany and the Government of Namibia have signed a secret agreement that Germany would rather provide generous development aid instead of paying reparations to the Ovaherero and Nama people”

The Namibian dailies “SUN” and “Allgemeine Zeitung” reported in their editions of Tuesday, 3 April 2018, and Wednesday, 4 April 2018, respectively about remarks made by Advocate Vekuii Rukoro on the occasion of a so— called “Herero Reparations March” in Swakopmund. According to those reports, Advocate Rukoro alleged “that the…

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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…

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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…

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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,…