1. On the coast of Namibia the Namib desert meets the Atlantic ocean Welcome to Namibia!
  2. North Sea: Sailing in the mudflat when the tide is in Information about Germany
  3. 26 Years of German-Namibian Relations
On the coast of Namibia the Namib desert meets the Atlantic ocean

Welcome to Namibia!

North Sea: Sailing in the mudflat when the tide is in

Information about Germany

26 Years of German-Namibian Relations

Lectures by Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Klaus Töpfer

The Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (ifa) and the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany inform: From 29 July until 3 August 2016 Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Klaus Töpfer, former German Federal Minister for Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, former Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Founding Director of the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) will be holding lectures on Renewable Energies and Nature Conservation in Namibia in the framework of the ifa Public Lectures Programme.

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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.

Chief Engineer in CoW Water Department invited to Germany

German Ambassador Invites Chief Engineer in CoW Water Department to Germany

Mr. Johan de Vos, Chief Engineer in the Department of Infrastructure, Water and Technical Services of the City of Windhoek, has been invited to participate in a group visit to Germany themed “Green-Tech (made) in Germany” from 4 till 10 September, 2016, as part of the Visitors Programme of the German Federal Government.

Regarding the Federal Government’s answer to a “Small Parliamentarian Request” of the “Die Linke” from 6 July 2016:

The Federal Government reported in its reply from 6 July 2016 regarding a parliamentary inquiry of the parliamentary group "Die Linke” on the state of negotiations regarding the negotiation process with Namibia.

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EU Council Presidency

In the second half of 2016, Slovakia will assume the Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

Namibian – German Development Cooperation lays foundations for three new Park Management Stations in Khaudum and Nkasa Rupara National Parks

German Government continues its support of the development of Namibia’s north eastern parks. Three new park management stations are being constructed in the Khaudum and Nkasa Rupara National Parks in Namibia’s Kavango East and Zambezi Regions. This exciting programme is co-funded by the Republic of Namibia and the Federal Republic of Germany in support of the Namibian Government’s development and conservation initiatives in north eastern Namibia. These new park management stations complement the three other park stations that were built during previous phases of the Namibia National Parks Programme (or NamParks) at Mahango, Susuwe and Ngenda in Bwabwata and Mudumu National Parks.

Regarding the Federal Government’s answer to a “Small Parliamentarian Request” of the “Die Linke” from 6 July 2016:

The Federal Government reported in its reply from 6 July 2016 regarding a parliamentary inquiry of the parliamentary group "Die Linke” on the state of negotiations regarding the negotiation process with Namibia.

German special envoy for the German -Namibian Government negotiations on the common assessment of the colonial period,Mr. Ruprecht Polenz, handed over a letter by Germany's Federal President Gauck to Namibian President Geingob.

German Special Envoy for the German-Namibian government in Namibia

The German Special Envoy for the German-Namibian government negotiations on the joint assessment of the German colonial past in Namibia of the years 1904 - 1907, Mr. Ruprecht Polenz,  visited Namibia again from 4 - 6 July 2016. The main aim of his visit had been to continue the negotiations with the delegation of Namibia which is led by Dr. Zed Ngavirue.

German Embassy and AGDS provide scholarships to Namibian students studying for a Bachelor of Education

German Embassy and AGDS Provide Scholarships to Namibian Students Studying for a Bachelor of Education

The lack of qualified teachers is one of the main challenges faced by the Namibian education system. For many years, the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Namibia and the AGDS (Arbeits- und Fördergemeinschaft der Deutschen Schulvereine in Namibia) have therefore provided scholarships to Namibian students studying for a Bachelor of Education in order to make this study course more attractive. On 29 June 2016, H.E. Ambassador Christian Schlaga of the German Embassy Windhoek, handed over an amount of 127.500,00 N$ to the AGDS. With this sum, the Embassy is financing the tuition fees for four students this year.

German ‘Weltwärts’ volunteers in Namibia

German ‘Weltwärts’ volunteers in Namibia

"To get to know a new culture", grow beyond me", "get socially involved" - these are just some of the many reasons why each year, young Germans opt for volunteer service abroad. Through ‘Weltwärts’, a program from the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, approximately 3,500 young people are sent each year for a period of 12 months into emerging and developing countries in order to support social projects.

German Embassy supports 'Save the Rhino Trust'

German Embassy supports ‘Save the Rhino Trust’ Namibia

The Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, H.E. Christian-Matthias Schlaga, and Dr. Axel Hartmann, Chief Operations Officer of the‘Save the Rhino Trust‘ Namibia, signed an agreement of financial assistance for the supply of a 56 kWh Solar Power System. The Federal Foreign Office supports the project through the German Embassy within the framework of its micro project fund with a financial assistance worth N$ 433 000.00 ( Euro 25.000,00), enabling the supply of a 56.4 kWh ground mounted off-grid photovoltaic solar system at the Palmwag Base Station of ‘Save the Rhino Trust’ Namibia.

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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.

Global Media Forum 2016

The 9th Global Media Forum by the Deutsche Welle will take place from 13-15 June 2016. The International media conference is supported by the Federal Foreign Office, the topic of this years conference is "Media. Freedom. Values.". For more information, please download the flyer.

“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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