2015 is of special relevance to the German-Namibian relations, since we are celebrating the 25 year anniversary of Namibian Independence and the concurrent commencement of diplomatic relations between our two countres. Together with its partners from the cultural, economic, political and development cooperation sphere, the German Embassy is thus proud to present the "German Weeks 2015".
German Weeks 2015
Music Video "Never Over"
From Namibia and Germany, together for the future: The Namibian musician EES, Oviritje legend Ongoro Nomundu and The Global Experience together with learners from six different schools from Windhoek and Münster filmed the first German-Namibian music video called 'Never Over' that focuses on the reconciliation of a young united generation.
The project was organised by the Global Experience e.V. with financial support from the German Embassy and is a part of the German Weeks 2015. Follow the Link to watch the finished video!
Music video "Never Over"
On 18 May 2015 a handing-over ceremony for a newly restored narrow-gauge steam engine train took place at Arandis. In attendance were the Mayor of Arandis, Daniel Muuhura, the Executive Director of the Namibia Institute for Mining and Technology, Eckhart Müller, the Deputy Head of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany Ullrich Kinne as well as 600 students and guests.
Germany supports Restauration of Historic Steam Engine Train
On 16 April 2015 the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Namibia, Onno Hückmann, and Namibian Ombudsman John Walters signed a project agreement according to which the Federal Republic of Germany supports a human rights project by the Office of the Ombudsman to the tune of 500,000.00 N$.
Agreement on Human Rights Project signed
Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement on the 13th of April in response to news that Günter Grass had passed away: In Günter Grass, Germany has lost one of its true greats today.
Death of Günter Grass