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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…

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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…