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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…

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German Weeks 2019

Events during German Weeks 2019 show the numerous facets of modern Germany and reflect on the close and growing German-Namibian relations with their multiple perspectives

Between 22 February and 17 March 2019, the German Embassy Windhoek, the Goethe-Institut Namibia and a number of partner organisations invite Namibia to join the various events of the German Weeks 2019: film screenings, lectures, concerts and information events related to the German language, culture, development cooperation, arts and science.…

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    • © German Armed Forces Technical Group (GAFTAG), Windhoek | Delegation at Osona Base, (From left to right) Front row: Col Showa (St Cdr Military Training School), MP Dennis Rohde, Lt Col Sepiso (NDF), Lt Col Hausiku (NDF), Maj Amupolo (NDF) Second row: Col Amadhila (Cdr Mobile Field Hospital), MP Doris Barnett, MP Dr. Birgit Malsack-Winkemann, Mr. Mario Hofhaus (Ministry of Defense-Germany), Lt. Col. Elias (Liaison Officer NDF-GAFTAG), H.E. Christian Schlaga (Ambassador-German Embassy), MP Alois Karl, Lt Col Amuntenya (Cdr Medical Training Wing), Mr. Ferdinand von Weyhe (Foreign Office) Third row: various members of the German delegation and NDF personnel
    • © German Armed Forces Technical Group (GAFTAG), Windhoek | Delegation at the Ammunition Disposal Plant, (From left to right) Mr. Kai Lingen (German Parliament), Capt Iitembu (NDF), Ms. Nora Nähle (Interpreter, Ministry of Defense-Germany), Mr. Mario Hofhaus (Ministry of Defense-Germany), Mr. Holger Seubert (Foreign Office), MP Dr. Birgit Malsack-Winkemann, Lt Col Elias (Liaison Officer NDF-GAFTAG), MP Josef Rief, Lt Col Lutz Beirich (GAFTAG), MP Doris Barnett, MP Dennis Rohde, Mr. Klaus Wurzel (Ministry of Defense - Germany), H.E. Christian Schlaga (Ambassador-German Embassy), Mr. Ferdinand von Weyhe (Foreign Office), MP Alois Karl, Maj Shaulwah (NDF)
    • © German Armed Forces Technical Group (GAFTAG), Windhoek | Visit to the Ammunition Disposal Plant, (From left to right) Mr. Kai Lingen (German Parliament), Military Police, Military Police, Maj Shaulwah (NDF), Lt Col Elias (Liaison Officer NDF-GAFTAG), MP. Dennis Rohde, Mr. Klaus Wurzel (Ministry of Defense - Germany), MP Alois Karl, Ms. Nora Nähle (Interpreter-Ministry of Defense-Germany), H.E. Christian Schlaga (Ambassador-German Embassy), Capt Iitembu (NDF)
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A Delegation of the German Bundestag visits Namibia

The delegates representing various parties in the Bundestag first travelled to Walvis Bay and visited the Ammunition Disposal Plant there

Five members of the Budgetary Committee of the German Federal Parliament (the “Bundestag”) visited Namibia from 23 to 25 January 2019. Focus was the German support of the Namibian Defense Forces (NDF) as part of the German Federal Government's Equipment Aid Programme. The delegates representing various parties in the Bundestag…

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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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    • © German Embassy Windhoek | Mrs Ellen Gölz, Deputy Head of the German Embassy handing over an instrument donation to the musicians of YONA (1)
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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…