As part of the training of young professionals in international development cooperation, the participants of the Postgraduate Training Programme of the German Development Institute DIE in Bonn have now left for their research projects.
The SPACES Programme is offering scholarships for graduates, PhD candidates and Postdocs from Namibia and South Africa concentrating on Earth System Research. The grantees will be able to conduct a short-time research stay in Germany this year. The bursaries can include both financial as well as scientific support for individual research projects.
At the Third International German Forum experts from 25 countries, from the realms of politics, science and research and civil society, meet on February 21 and 22 to discuss ways of improving the quality of life and health.
Bill Gates, Co-Chairman of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Gerd Müller, German Development Minister, have discussed development policy in Africa at a speakers series event at the Technical University of Munich.
Fighting poverty must be a joint task of the G20, said German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel at a meeting with his official counterparts in Bonn. Crisis prevention, sustainable development and cooperation with Africa should be given greater priority.
The exchange students, who have recently returned from their exchange programme, were all equally enthusiastic about their stay saying that their German exchange families made them feel so welcome and at home.
Researchers at the University of Tübingen have tested a new malaria immunization method that they believe to be 100 per cent effective. The director of the Institute for Tropical Medicine in Tübingen Peter Kremsner told DW what's special about the new vaccine.
On February 16 and 17, the G20 Foreign Ministers will convene for a meeting in Bonn organised by Germany’s G20 Presidency. The meeting will focus on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, crisis prevention and peace policy, and cooperation with Africa.