Childrens rights are the overarching topic of the current school year in the schools within the jurisdiction of the catholic education authority of Thiès. This includes the right of every child to a b...
Children show solidarity for children
Vocational training in electromechanics and solar technology for young Senegalese and return migrants from Germany: the German association Sthenos Phanos Senegal e.V. has many years of practical exper...
Creating opportunities through vocational training
The Senegalese Canoe and Rowing Federation is hosting the german cano expert Manuel Matzka for three weeks. The president of the Federation, Ady Fall, is very pleased by the support and expects valuab...
Short-term canoeing project
On October 11th 2016 Ambassador Renate Astrid Schimkoreit presented her letters of credence to the Senegalese President Macky Sall. President Sall and Ambassador Schimkoreit underlined the trusting pa...
Presentation of letters of credence
Six Senegalese actresses, a German director and a story based on a Fulbe fairy tale: the theatre group presented its piece “Chaque fois qu’elle riait … la pluie tombait” at the “Centre Culturel Mauric...
Theatre performance in Rufisque
For Yoro, Ndeye Khady, Marième and Yeya school has started again in Senegal. Only few days ago they got back from Germany, from a 4 week long trip with many new impressions, experiences and new friend...
Back from Germany
Germany is seeking to become a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. Foreign Minister Steinmeier announced the candidacy for 2019/20 in Hamburg on Monday (27 June). The elections are expected to take place at the General Assembly in June 2018.
Germany’s candidacy on the Security Council
For two weeks, the participants have been bravely battling their way through adjective declensions and nominal constructions – but above all, they have proved their intercultural skills and made friends from all over the world. A ceremony was held at the Federal Foreign Office on Friday (29 July 2016) to pay tribute to the participants and winners of this year’s International German Olympics.
International German Olympics 2016
In the current legislative term, cultural relations and education policy plays a greater role than ever before. In a world that seems to be out of joint, and in which conflicts are increasingly of a cultural and religious nature, the notion that ideological mindsets can only be overcome through differentiation, discussion and collaboration in the fields of culture, education and science is of particular importance.
Cultural relations and education policy forum
The first Government monitoring report entitled “Energy of the future” shows that Germany’s Energiewende – the transformation of its energy system – is on course.
As part of the “Energy of the future” monitoring process, the German Government takes stock of progress made with the Energiewende each year.
Energiewende in Germany
Schools: Partners for the Future
Responsibility, partnership, dialogue – these are the cornerstones of our value-based foreign policy. Education is a central resource in the globalized world. That is why the Federal For-eign Office and its partners have established sustainable education partnerships through the global network of 1500 partner schools.
The Initiative for Excellence, greater autonomy for institutions of higher education, the introduction of new subjects, more bachelors and masters degree courses and larger numbers of students from ab...
Germany is an attractive place to study
German is the second foreign language in the European Union (EU) and when it comes to the 90 million people whose mother tongue is German, it is actually in first place. It is also officially recognised as a minority language in eight countries
Does this then mean we should not worry about the status of the German language in Europe? The answer unfortunately is - yes, we should be concerned, as the German language plays only a minor role in the institutions of the EU.
German – A Language Learned all over the World
Germany is one of the countries with the highest media density and the greatest press diversity in the world. Hundreds of daily newspapers, thousands of magazines and millions of active Internet users guarantee an exceptional diversity of opinion. The relationships between the individual “voices” of the different media are changing in the age of Web 2.0: whether print, television, radio, Internet, social media, books or film, the media future will be played in an orchestra.
The World of Media
Planning a trip to Germany and looking to inform yourself before you go? The German National Tourist Board uses its website to provide extensive and well‑presented information about towns and cities, culture, events, leisure activities and business trips. Discover Destination Germany through the multimedia prism of www.germany.travel.
German National Tourist Board