Welcome to Namibia
On Friday, 11 August 2017, it was an exciting day for the 140 students of NISE School for the Hearing Impaired as around 120 volunteers of German development cooperation GIZ came together to repair, upgrade and paint school facilities and to organise fun activities for the students. Colleagues from the German Embassy, KfW and BGR joined in as well.
GIZ Day of Service at NISE School for the Hearing Impaired
Ambassador Schlaga was honoured to attend the book launch of "Children in Exile" at the Namibia Scientific Society on 19 July 2017.
Book Launch - "Children in Exile"
Ms Gerchia Louw and Ms Tahnée Horenburg have been invited to Germany by the German Pedagogical Exchange Service (Pädagogischer Austauschdienst, PAD) to participate in a 2 to 3 weeks advanced training for German language teachers from Africa and other countries.
German Language Teachers Invited For Advanced Training To Germany
Reacting to most recent media reports, the German Embassy declares:
“In July 2016 the Namibian Special Envoy, Dr. Zed Ngavirue, presented a document to the German Special Envoy, Mr. Ruprecht Polenz, which described the position of the Namibian Government for the German – Namibian negotiations covering the events during the years 1904 – 1907 of German colonial era and the conclusions to be drawn.
29 June 2017 - Germany presents 'position paper'
Germany’s candidacy for a seat on the Security Council in 2019/20
Germany is applying for a non-permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council for the 2019‑2020 term. Germany’s candidacy pursues four key goals - Peace, Justice, Innovation and Partnership.
Security Council 2019/20