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The Chairman of the Inner-City Church Council, Mr. Urbanus Dax, has been invited to participate in a visit to Germany, themed “Luther 2017 – 500th Anniversary of the Reformation in Germany”. The visit takes place from 25 June to 1 July 2017 and is part of the Visitors Programme of the German Federal Government.
Chairman Of The Inner-City Church Council Urbanus Dax Invited To Germany
As of May 2017, Ms. Barbara Liebel will take up her post as the new German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) lecturer at the University of Namibia (UNAM).
New DAAD Lecturer Arrives In Namibia
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…This statement is not only true for Martin Luther 500 years ago but also for the approx. 150 guests that were present at the opening of the Martin Luther exhibition “Here I Stand” on 26th April 2017 at the Namibia Scientific Society. The year 2017 marks the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s publication of the 95 theses against the sales of indulgences. This event is regarded as the starting point of the Reformation.
On the occasion of the commemoration of the Reformation, the German Embassy in cooperation with the Namibia Scientific Society is showing the exhibition “Here I Stand” until 5th May 2017. Yesterday evening, the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany Christian Schlaga and the Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Namibia (GELC) Burgert Brand opened the exhibition.
Opening of Luther Exhibition Enthusiastically Received “Here I Stand, I Can Do No Other”…
Five hundred years ago, on 31 October 1517, legend has it that theology professor Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the door of All Saints’ Church in Wittenberg.
The posting of these theses in Wittenberg marks the beginning of the Reformation. The far reaching theological, cultural and political consequences of the Reformation make its anniversary in 2017 not only a church affair, but a central global event in cultural history.
Anniversary of the Reformation
“Growth that all states can afford”, is Chancellor Angela Merkel’s main goal for the German presidency of the G20. Starting December 1, 2016, Germany will be holding the chairmanship in 2017, taking over from China.
Germany’s G20 presidency: focusing on Africa
Germany is seeking to become a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. Foreign Minister Steinmeier announced the candidacy for 2019/20 in Hamburg on Monday (27 June). The elections are expected to take place at the General Assembly in June 2018.
Germany’s candidacy on the Security Council