Cross Culture Programme "Refugees and Migration"

The funding programme CCP Refugees and Migration supports networks, further training and exchange between professionals of refugee work and in the field of migration. In 2017, the programme focuses on...

Tiergarten Berlin

« Green Talent Award» 2017

The "Green Talents - International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development" 2017 now open! Become a "Green Talent" and promote your sustainability research in Germany. Become part of an...

Schoolchildren and their families are provided with drinking water and hygiene products in the war-torn Timbuktu region in Mali

Germany doubled its humanitarian engagement in Africa

Never before have so many people had to flee their homes as in 2016: more than 65 million refugees and internally displaced persons around the world fled from crises, violence and natural disasters. A...

Besuch des Haushaltsausschusses des Bundestags beim senegalesischen Parlament

Visit from the German Bundestag

A delegation from the German Bundestag visited Senegal between the 31st of January and the 3rd of February and took part in a dense programme. The German members of parliament – representatives of th...

Parliamentary State Secretary Thomas Silberhorn visiting Senegal

Visit of the Parliamentary Secretary of State at the Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development, Thomas Silberhorn

Between the 13th to the 16th of January Parliamentary Secretary of State Silberhorn visited Senegal. His varied agenda included talks with Senegalese fishermen and craftsmen on the problem of illegal ...

Schulfest in Thiès

Children show solidarity for children

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...

KfW Development Bank: Financial cooperation with Senegal

KfW Development Bank support the energy sector in Senegal with 80 Billion FCFA

Michael Wehinger, head of the West Africa and Madagascar department at the KfW development bank in Frankfurt, visited Senegal between the 21st and 25th of November 2016. He used his first visit to Sen...

Members of Sthenos Phanos Senegal e.V. and ASPAIL association with Ambassador Dr. Schimkoreit

Creating opportunities through vocational training

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...

canoe sports

Short-term canoeing project

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...

Theater performance "Chaque fois qu'elle pluie tombait"

Theatre performance in Rufisque

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...

The Liaison Office of the German Embassy Dakar in Banjul will be closed

from Tuesday, 25th until Friday, 28th of April 2017.

The Liaison Office of the German Embassy Dakar in Bissau will be closed

on Thursday, 27 avril 2017.

The Ambassador

Ambassador Dr. Renate Astrid Schimkoreit

Dr. Renate Astrid Schimkoreit, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Senegal, the Gambia, Guinea-Bissau and Cabo Verde based in Dakar.

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