Projects aimed at protecting human rights

Basketball Artists School – a German international sports cooperation project – supports kids from the townships of Windhoek (Namibia). Enlarge image Basketball Artists School – a German international sports cooperation project – supports kids from the townships of Windhoek (Namibia). (© Frank Albin) The Federal Foreign Office supports some 120 to 140 projects of varying sizes each year around the world, predominantly in emerging and developing countries in Africa, Asia, Central and South America and Eastern Europe. Often even relatively modest contributions of about 10,000 Euros can help to make a tangible and lasting improvement to the human rights situation on the ground.

Project funding

Do you run projects aimed at protecting human rights? Apply to our Embassy for funding.

IPPR Namibia - the Right to Housing

IPPR To Undertake Review Of Housing Policy With Support Of German Government

On 25 April 2017 the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Namibia, Christian Schlaga, signed an agreement with IPPR, represented by its director Graham Hopwood, on their project, titled 'Namibia - The Right to Housing', which aims to assess the effectiveness of Namibia's housing policies and to make recommendations for improvement in policy design and implementation. The Federal Republic of Germany supports this human rights project to the tune of 612.000,00 N$.

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).

Human Rights Project

Agreement on Human Rights Project signed

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$.