The sections of the Embassy

Learn more about the Embassy's tasks and activities on the following pages:

Europe on the globe

The Political Section

Maintaining good political relations between Germany and Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau and Cabo Verde is the first priority for the Embassy. The Political Section engages in the dialogue with the...

Bahnhof Dakar

The Economic Section

The central task of the Economic Section is to follow and analyze the economic and financial policies of Senegal, the Gambia, Guinea-Bissau and Cabo Verde. The Economic Section furthermore maintains c...

GTZ/PERACOD: Photovoltaische Minizentrale in Ndellé

Development Cooperation

The German bilateral development cooperation in Senegal is active in the field of renewable energy and energy efficiency. The Development Cooperation section ensures the liaison between the Federal M...


The Consular Section

The Legal and Consular Section assists German nationals in all legal matters such as passport applications, public notarizations or legalization of documents. Whether you need a signature certified, n...


The Cultural Section

The Cultural Section promotes cultural relations between Germany and the countries it covers. It is complemented in its work by the Goethe Institute in Dakar and the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Ser...

Berliner Zeitungsmarkt

The Press Section

The Press Section is in charge of the Embassy’s press and public affairs work, aiming at communicating Germany’s domestic and foreign policies as well as its activities in Senegal, the Gambia, Guinea-...

Embassy Dakar

The Administrative Section

Without the work of the administration section all the other sections could not do their jobs properly. The Administrative Section is in charge of human resources (diplomatic as well as local staff), ...

Preventing corruption

The Directive Concerning the Prevention of Corruption in the Federal Administration of 30 July 2004 lays down the legal framework for the anti-corruption tasks at the Federal Foreign Office headquarters and at German missions abroad. The Directive is intended to offer clear and concise guidelines on honest, fair and transparent actions by the federal administration.