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The Climate Diplomacy Day 2016 was hosted by The South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) in close cooperation with the German Embassy, the British High Commission and the European Union Delegation on September 22 at the Park Inn Hotel in Sandton, Joahnnesburg. The successful policy dialogue was held on the topic of “Climate Change Adaptation Readiness: Lessons from the 2015/2016 El Niño for Climate Readiness in Southern Africa”.
Climate Diplomacy Day 2016
On August 29, 2016, the 25th anniversary of the foundation of the Weimar Triangle, Foreign Minister Steinmeier will open this year’s Ambassadors Conference, that is hosted for the fifteenth time. From August 29 until September 1, the conference will bring together not only more than 200 heads of German missions abroad, but also diplomats from foreign embassies and a large number of high-level representatives from the worlds of politics, business and culture.
Ambassadors Conference 2016
Employees at BASF, the world’s leading chemical company, are strongly supported by the company’s ethos of giving back to the community in which the company operates. Employee volunteering, coupled with BASF South Africa’s Corporate Social Responsibility programme, is an integral component of BASF operations throughout the country. In celebration of National Women’s Day, BASF employees at different sites will be collecting sanitary pads for schoolgirls during the month of August.
The European Research Council (ERC) provides funding opportunities for excellent researchers regardless of their nationality and current place of work. Germany’s research landscape offers a wide range of outstanding host institutions in all scientific areas. The impressive number of German research institutions and universities hosting one or more of the distinguished ERC grants speaks for itself. The ERC grant applications for 2017 are open until October 18, 2016.
New ERC calls 2017 published under the EU Horizon 2020
Vocational Education and Training creates jobs for youth in Germany. It is also a priority for our development cooperation to support South Africa's fight against youth unemployment.
Vocational Education and Training
The German-South African Binational Commission is held every two years, alternating between Berlin and Pretoria. The two partner countries debate global challenges and coordinate possible collaboration in various fields of mutual interest.