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:
On 19 April 2015 the Chargé d’Affaires a.i. of the German Embassy, Ullrich Kinne, welcomed the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture of the Republic of Namibia, Ms. Sanet Steenkamp, at the embassy. Upon invitation of the German Federal Foreign Office, Ms. Steenkamp had attended the “People on the Move” Forum on the Cultural Relations and Education Policies of the Federal Foreign Office from 12 to 16 April 2016 in Berlin.
Namibian PS participates in International Forum held in Germany
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
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