1. On the coast of Namibia the Namib desert meets the Atlantic ocean Welcome to Namibia!
  2. Schwangau: Pilgrimage Church St. Coloman Information about Germany
  3. 27 Years of German-Namibian Cooperation
On the coast of Namibia the Namib desert meets the Atlantic ocean

Welcome to Namibia!

Schwangau: Pilgrimage Church St. Coloman

Information about Germany

27 Years of German-Namibian Cooperation

Media Release by the Namibian Government, refuting the claims in the article of The Namibian newspaper, "Government makes U-turn on Genocide"

The daily newspaper, "The Namibian" published an article on the 17th March 2017, claiming that the government of Namibia had decided to sue Germany for 400 billion NAM-Dollar for payment of "Reparations for the Genocide in Namibia". The German government, however, has no information regarding this. The Government of the Republic of Namibia also vehemently condemns the claims in their media release dated 17th March 2017, signed by Vice President N. Iyambo. Please find the following statement: .....

Study Trip

Director of Media Affairs Tjiuai Kaambo invited to Germany

Tjiuai Kaambo, Director of Media Affairs in the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology, has been invited to participate in a regional group visit to Germany, themed “Ethics and the Media”. The visit takes place from 28 May until 03 June 2017 and is part of the Visitors Programme of the German Federal Government.

Coaching on all levels

International Coaching Courses at the University of Leipzig - Sports Management Course 02.10.2017 -31.01.2018

Every year, as part of the foreign cultural and educational policy of the German Federal Foreign Office, the Sports Faculty of the University of Leipzig organizes two courses of postgraduate studies for coaches and physical education teachers coming from developing countries according to the DAC list of the OECD, each for the duration of 5 months.

Global Media Forum 2017

Global Media Forum 2017

The Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum is the Place Made for Minds, where decision makers and influencers from all over the world come together. Join us at the Global Media Forum June 19 - 21, 2017 in Bonn, Germany, to shape the discussion about the impact of identity and diversity on politics, society and media.

Journalist Pinehas Nakaziko invited to Germany

Journalist Pinehas Nakaziko invited to Germany

 Pinehas Nakaziku, journalist in the area of arts, culture and youth for New Era Publication Corporation, has been invited to participate in a group visit to Germany themed “The German Jazz Music Scene”. The visit takes place from 24 until 30 April 2017 and is part of the Visitors Programme of the German Federal Government.

New Gymnasium for the Deutsche Höhere Privatschule

New Gymnasium for the Deutsche Höhere Privatschule (DHPS)

Soon, the gymnasium of the DHPS will shine in a new look and become one of the most modern sports facilities in Namibia. The Foreign Office of the Federal Republic of Germany supports the extension of the building with a financial contribution to the tune of 1.2 Million Euro (ca. 17 Million NAD). The important contract was signed by the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Namibia, Christian Schlaga, as well as representatives of the ”Deutscher Schulverein Windhoek (1949)” Niels Serrer and  Conville Britz on 6 March 2017. The principal of the DHPS, Ms Kristin Eichholz was also present at the signing.

G20

Germany’s G20 presidency: focusing on Africa

“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.

Ortenburg Bible, German Historical Museum

500th anniversary of the Reformation

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.

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Germany’s candidacy for a seat on the Security Council in 2019/20

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.

Appointment System for Visa Applications

Schengenvisum

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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.

“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.  

Youtube Channel of the Federal Foreign Office

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