1. Independence Avenue, Windhoek Welcome to Namibia!
  2. 65. Berlinale - Vorbereitung The Berlinale – International Film Festival
  3. Looking out a cottage near Sonnenberg in the Harz mountains / Lower Saxony Information about Germany
Independence Avenue, Windhoek

Welcome to Namibia!

65. Berlinale - Vorbereitung

The Berlinale – International Film Festival

The 66th Berlin International Film Festival is to be held from 11 to 21 February 2016. Berlin’s largest cultural extravaganza attracts 20,000 expert visitors every year for one of the key events in the international film scene. But the public don’t lose out! With more than 335 000 tickets usually sold, the Berlinale is the world’s largest public film festival.

Looking out a cottage near Sonnenberg in the Harz mountains / Lower Saxony

Information about Germany

Wildlife Protection

10th February 2016 - Germany commits 4,97 million Euro to “Programme for Integrated Wildlife Protection”

At the intergovernmental negotiations on German-Namibian development cooperation in 2015, an important topic was the effort by the Namibian government in the areas of combating poaching and the illegal trading of wildlife. The Federal Government of the Republic of Germany is an important partner for the Namibian Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) in the area of the management of natural ressources.

AGDS Student Exchange

23 young “Namibian Ambassadors” return from Germany

On 4 February 2016 23 Namibian exchange students returning from Germany were invited by the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, Christian Schlaga, and representatives of the Association of German School Societies in Namibia (AGDS) to the newly opened Goethe Institut to share their experiences.

OYO Project Agreement 2016

„In and Out” German Embassy supports Human Rights Project by the Ombetja Yehinga Organisation (OYO)

On 1 February 2016 Ambassador Christian Schlaga and the Director of OYO Philippe Talavera signed a project agreement whereby the German Embassy will support the Namibian non-governmental organisation OYO to the tune of 761.476 N$ (approx. 44.000 EUR).

Supporting Syria London 2016

Support for Syria and its neighbours

In view of the still drastic humanitarian situation in and around Syria, the international Supporting Syria and the Region conference is being held in London on 4 February. Germany, Kuwait, Norway and...

The logo of the German OSCE Chairmanship in 2016

Germany will assume the Chairmanship of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in January 2016 for a one year term

The German Government’s motto for the year is “renewing dialogue, rebuilding trust, restoring security”. The Government will thus seek to strengthen OSCE instruments and institutions, promote dialogue among the participating States and thereby rebuild trust in Europe.
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AFRIKA KOMMT! Fellowship Programme 2015 - 2017

Applications for the new AFRIKA KOMMT! programme can now be submitted through the online application system. Deadline for applications is February 10, 2016.

Appointment System for Visa Applications


Please click on the link below to book your appointment!

The Ambassador and the individual sections

Ambassador Christian Matthias Schlaga

Information on the activities of the Embassy and contact addresses

Address, Business Hours, Emergency and Holidays

You will find the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in the Sanlam Centre in Windhoek's city centre.

Youtube Channel of the Federal Foreign Office

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“Auswärtiges Amt – Auslandsvertretungen weltweit”: the app for finding German missions abroad on all standard mobile devices

App Auswärtiges AMt

Its interactive and informative app provides quick, easy access to the latest information from the FFO.