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The first meeting of the European Union (EU) – Southern African Development Community (SADC) Economic Partnership agreement Joint Council took place in Cape Town

Amongst other issues the Council discussed the implementation of the agreement, the possibilities to facilitate customs procedures, to promote trade and to reduce the application of non-tariff barriers

On 19 February Ambassador Sigutė Jakštonytė participated at the first European Union (EU) – Southern African Development Community (SADC) Economic Partnership Agreement Joint Council meeting that took place in Cape Town. Amongst other issues the Council discussed the implementation of the agreement, the possibilities to facilitate customs procedures, to promote…

Source: Embassy of Japan in Namibia |

Job vacancy: Personal Assistant to the Ambassador

Please submit your curriculum vitae with a cover letter, stating the reasons for applying for this position, by 25 February, 2019

The Embassy of Japan in Namibia is seeking a highly motivated and suitably qualified individual for a position of Personal Assistant to the Ambassador Duties: Acting as personal assistant and secretary to the Ambassador, including managingtelephone, email and postal correspondence, schedule management, etc. Providing secretarial support to the Deputy Head…

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

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…

Africa Business: Health Forum (AB:HF)
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    • From Left to Right: Zouera Youssoufou, CEO Aliko Dangote Foundation; H.E Ismail Omar Guelleh, President of Djibouti; Vera Songwe, Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) ; H.E Dr Abiy Ahmed, Prime Minister of Ethiopia; Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, Co-chair GBCHealth/Founder ABCHealth; Halima Dangote, Executive Director, Dangote Industries Limited; Michel Sidibe, Executive Director, UNAIDS; and H.E Mokgweetsi Masisi, President of Botswana launching the Economic Growth in Africa Report at the Africa Business: Health forum in Addis Ababa on February 12, 2019
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African Private Sector leaders take the lead to rewrite Africa’s healthcare narrative with support from African Heads of State

GBCHealth, Aliko Dangote Foundation and ECA Collaborate on Inaugural Africa Business: Health Forum 2019

GBCHealth (www.GBCHealth.org), Aliko Dangote Foundation (www.Dangote.com/foundation) and the UN Economic Commission for Africa (www.UNECA.org) jointly held the inaugural Africa Business: Health Forum (www.AfricaBusinessHealthForum.com) on the margins of the 32nd African Union Summit. It brought together leaders from government and business with a strong appeal for greater collaboration between the private and the…

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    • U.S. DEA and Namibian Police Force-Drug Enforcement Division officers working together to discuss current and emerging drug trends
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U.S. Embassy brings DEA to workshop with Namibian Drug Enforcement Division officials

The workshop was attended by 28 Drug Enforcement Division officers who travelled from around the country to join the informative briefing

The U.S. Embassy Regional Security Office and U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) recently offered a workshop to the Namibian Police Force-Drug Enforcement Division which included a regional overview and a discussion of drug trafficking trends. The DEA also provided drug testing kits to the Drug Enforcement Division. The workshop was…

Source: Delegation of the European Union to Ghana |

Wildlife Census and Staff Training at Mole Park – Ghana March/April 2019

Biodiversity is the key indicator of the health of an ecosystem

Background The Mole Park was established in 1958 as a Wildlife Reserve and gazetted as a national park in 1971. The park which is Ghana's largest protected area is home to key wildlife species and population, some of each globally endangered or threatened and as such, an important site for…

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

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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Member of German Parliament Ottmar von Holtz visits Namibia

During his visit, von Holtz gathered information on urgent future issues such as urbanization or the impact of climate change on agricultural production and sustainable development

The only German-Namibian Member of the German Parliament, Ottmar von Holtz, visited Namibia from 3 to 8 February 2019. Representing the political party Bündnis 90/Die Grünen, he took up a seat in the German Parliament in 2017 and is member of the Committee for Economic Cooperation and Development. Ottmar von…

Source: United Nations - Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General |

Readout of the Secretary-General’s meeting with the President of the Republic of Namibia, H.E. Mr. Hage Gottfried Geingob

The Secretary-General emphasised the importance of Namibia’s leadership in implementing the Women, Peace and Security agenda

The Secretary-General met with H.E. Mr. Hage Gottfried GEINGOB, President of the Republic of Namibia. The Secretary-General commended President Geingob for his efforts and initiatives as Chair of the Southern African Development Community to maintain peace and stability in the region. The Secretary-General emphasised the importance of Namibia’s leadership in…

Source: United Nations Information Service Vienna (UNIS) |

New Permanent Representative of Namibia presents credentials

During her career, Ms. Kruger has served in various capacities

The new Permanent Representative of Namibia to the United Nations (Vienna), Nada Kruger, presented her credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Yury Fedotov. During her career, Ms. Kruger has served in various capacities, among them: Deputy Director, Southern Africa, Ministry of International Relations and…