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 ...

Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2017

Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2017

Every spring the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue brings together key international decision makers in foreign energy and energy policy, industry, science and civil society as well as foremost energy experts from all over the world. This year, the dialogue takes place from March 20-21. For further information klick here:

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...

Presentation of letters of credence

Presentation of letters of credence

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...

Theater performance "Chaque fois qu'elle riait....la 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...

Back from a trip to Germany

Back from Germany

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...

Federal Minister Dr. Gerd Müller

Federal Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development., Dr. Gerd Müller visits Senegal

With his visit to Senegal on the 8th of August, federal Minister Dr. Gerd Müller starts a 5 day tour of the continent that will also lead him to Niger and Ruanda.  In Senegal the Federal Ministry of ...

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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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