Germany is seeking to become a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. Former 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
Ambassador Borsch met with senior management and staff of Kamuzu Academy in Kasungu, Mtunthama.
Visiting Kamuzu Academy
Green Talents – International Forum for High-Potentials in Sustainable Development
The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has held the prestigious ”Green Talents – International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development” since 2009 to promote the international exchange of innovative green ideas. The award, under the patronage of Minister Professor Johanna Wanka, honours 25 young researchers each year.
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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:
Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2017
In a Federal Convention election held in Berlin on 12 February 2017, former German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier was elected the 12th President of the Federal Republic of Germany.
Frank-Walter Steinmeier - new Federal President
Thanks to the generous blood donors and the committed and professional staff of the Malawi Blood Transfusion Services, German Cooperation’s second blood donation event, on February 1, was a resounding...
Thanks to generous donors, blood drive is a success
German-Moroccan Co-Chairmanship of the Global Forum on Migration and Development 2017-2018
On 1 January 2017, Germany and Moroccot took over the Co-Chairmanship of the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD).
The 2017 ministerial level Forum Meeting will be hosted by Germany from 28-30 June in Berlin.
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Germany’s G20 presidency
Germany will be holding the presidency of the G20 in 2017. The summit of the heads of state and government and representatives of international organisations will be held in Hamburg on 7 and 8 July 2017. A number of G20 ministers’ conferences are scheduled to take place prior to this. The G20 Foreign Ministers met in Bonn on 16 and 17 February 2017. The summit and ministers’ meetings will provide an opportunity to discuss current international challenges and to raise awareness of new issues in international affairs.
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As part of a CARE Study Tour with support of the German Embassy Lilongwe members of the German and Luxembourg Parliament traveled to Malawi from 1st to 5th November 2016, focussing on the topics of fo...
CARE Study Tour visits Malawi
Pupils from the Bambino Secondary School pitch their business ideas in Berlin
Over the past two years, 30 pupils from the Bambino Secondary School in Lilongwe participated in the EU-funded FUTURE YO...
Future Young Entrepreneurs
With the support of the German Embassy, and in close cooperation with Rumphi District Council, represented by the District Health Officer, and the Community of Mzokoto, represented by Senior Chief Mwankhunikira, LICO Life Concern will build a new guardian shelter for pregnant women at Mzokoto Health Centre in Rumphi.
German Embassy supports LICO - Life Concern in Rumphi
The German Embassy and Jacaranda Foundation have been partners for a number of years. During a visit in April this year, Mr. Johannes Scharlau visited Jacaranda Foundation to take a tour of the newly renovated compound of the Vocational School.
Jacaranda School of Orphans
Through the Embassy’s small grants programme, "People of the Sun" in Blantyre has received a grant of 7,500,000 Malawi Kwacha (about 10,000 EURO). People of the Sun’s mission is tohelp low-income artisans build sustainable businesses, which will raise their income and standard of living. In turn this will preserve their cultural heritage and ensure indigenous skills survive for the next generation.
German Embassy supports “People of the Sun” and Bangwe Carvers in Blantyre
The project "Chitenje and tailors" supports female tailors in Chinsapo, a suburb of Malawi’s capital city Lilongwe. The team of four Malawians and a supporting group of six in Germany provides the women with a platform to share experiences and improve their sewing and business skills.
German Embassy supports the project "Chitenje and Tailors"