Bilateral cultural relations
Deutsche Welle Akademie in Bonn
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The cultural relations between Namibia and Germany are rooted in the mutual history and are based on the Cultural Agreement of 5 June 1991. As a lively pillar, they complement political relations and development co-operation.
Some of our projects are presented here:
Since 1981 Germany has been supporting the preservation of cultural heritage across the globe as part of the Federal Foreign Office's Cultural Preservation Programme. For more than 20 years projects aimed at preserving the cultural heritage in Namibia have been funded.
The Namibian-German co-operation in the field of sport is intensive. Within its sports promotion programme the Federal German Foreign Office supports the development of sport in Namibia by sending experts, making donations of sport material and arranging for training courses for coaches at sport schools and universities in Germany.
Exchange programmes and school partnerships promote cross-border mobility of young people, understanding for each other as well as tolerance and open-mindedness. In exchange of this kind, pupils gain...
School and Youth Exchange