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Five young South African scientists nominated by the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) are attending the prestigious Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Germany. The annual Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting is designed as a forum for young scientists from all over the world to have an in-depth exchange with Nobel Laureates. From June 25 -30, the small town of Lindau will see 28 Nobel Laureates and 420 young scientists.
67th Lindau Laureate Meeting
South African Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA) has launched the PV GreenCard, a quality certification mechanism based on the German PV Passport (“PV-Anlagenausweis”), on May 26 in Johannesburg. The development of the PV GreenCard was supported by the German Government under the South African German Energy Programme (SAGEN).
Solar just became safer with the PV GreenCard
The international energy efficiency competition of the Deutsche Energie-Agentur GmbH (dena) - German Energy Agency is this year under the motto "The Makers of Energy Transition ". Private and public companies are invited to submit their projects and concepts by July 15, which have a special impact on the practical implementation of the energy conversion.
German Energy Agency invites company concepts
Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel and Wolfgang Niedecken, frontman of the Cologne rock band BAP jointly wrote an opion piece. Niedecken was awarded the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany for his charity work, the focus of which is Africa. On June 12, Niedecken and Kenyan musician Eric Wainaina performed at the German Foreign Office.
Foreign Minister and BAP rockband frontman on Africa
"We share a common fate," declared German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the second of the Petersberg Climate Dialogue. Representatives of 35 states were in Berlin from May 22 - 23 to discuss how the Paris Agreement on climate change can be effectively implemented.
Petersberg Climate Dialogue 2017
Football ambassadors shape Germany’s image all over the world. German footballers and trainers actively bridge borders. On May 18, there was an award ceremony for the winners of the “German Football Ambassador." Horst Kriete, who was a technical advisor to the South African Football Association SAFA from 1997-2002, won this prestigious award.
Award ceremony: German Football Ambassador 2017
Grain SA’s NAMPO Harvest Day is one of the largest agricultural exhibitions in the southern hemisphere. A delegation of the German Embassy Pretoria led by the head of the department of the Food and Agriculture, Erik Schneider, visited the annual show mid-May outside Bothaville in South Africa. German manufacturers exhibited their high-end products, these range from tractors and agricultural equipment, chemicals, fertilizers to extension services.
German agricultural technology at NAMPO
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