Latest News of the German Embassy Pretoria
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Aug 16, 2017
Germany's guidelines for Africa - Which strategy is Germany pursuing with regard to this rapidly changing continent? The German Goverment's Policy Guidelines for Africa set out approaches to taking opportunities, tackling risks and overcoming crises.
German Government Policy Guidelines for Africa
Aug 15, 2017
The Goethe-Institut in Johannesburg has launched a brand new state-of-the-art library, including a Gamebox and a creative innovation hub called Hub@Goethe! The German cultural-language institute is currently accepting applications from individual or group creative projects and tech-driven startups for a free six month residency. This call is open to all creatives, innovators, developers and entrepreneurs with sustainable projects.
Free work space at new Goethe-Institut facility
Aug 3, 2017
The National Research Foundation South Africa (NRF) and the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) are pleased to announce their cooperation in funding bilateral doctoral programmes. To jointly support German-South African International Research Training Groups (IRTG), the NRF and DFG have agreed on a coordinated application and funding process. Proposals can be submitted until October 1.
Joint application for International Research Training Groups
Jul 18, 2017
| German Embassy Pretoria
For this year’s Mandela Day, acting German Ambassador Klaus Streicher and several dozen Embassy colleagues helped set up a vegetable garden and a soccer pitch for children in the Mabopane township north of Pretoria.
German Embassy supports Mandela Day in Mabopane
Jul 12, 2017
| Research in Germany
Are you a doctoral student or young researcher from abroad? Would you like to pursue a research project in Germany? Then do apply for an exciting scholarship from the Klaus Murmann Fellowship Programme, Daimler and Benz Foundation, Kaiserslautern Research Matching or even a Networking Tour by the German Academic Exchange Service!
Four exciting scholarships for innovative researchers
Jul 10, 2017
Chancellor Angela Merkel is satisfied with the outcome of the G20 summit. In the field of trade, she reported at the close of the summit in Hamburg on July 8, agreement was reached that markets must be kept open. The major industrialised states and emerging economies also agreed to fight protectionism and unfair trade restrictions.
G20 Summit in Hamburg concludes
Jul 7, 2017
Germany is hosting a summit on July 7 - 8 in Hamburg for the Heads of State and Government of the major industrialised nations and G20 emerging economies. The motto of this year’s Summit is: building resilience, improving sustainability and assuming responsibility. During the Summit, a dinner for the G20 Foreign Ministers will also be held.
G20 Summit kicks off
Jul 6, 2017
| GIZ Pretoria
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
Jul 4, 2017
The 38th edition of the Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) is set to captivate audiences with a German focus. Ten gripping films by some of Germany’s finest directors, a masterclass by German film industry professionals, as well as networking sessions with the cream of the international film industry crop awaits filmgoers mid-July in Durban.
German films showcased at Durban Film Festival