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"Think European – Act European"
Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier attended an event at the Carnegie Europe think tank in Brussels on 16 March, where he discussed with European citizens the outcome of the Federal Foreign Office's Review 2014, Europe, and European foreign policy.
Further information on the event and the speech
The German Embassy wishes "gute Reise" (a safe journey) to Mr Jairos Nkhoma, who will spend the next 5 months in Leipzig/Germany. Mr Nkhoma will take part in an international coaching course for volleyball held by the University of Leipzig. Coaching courses like this are part of the German international sports promotion program and are co-financed by the German Foreign Office.
Gute Reise, Jairos!
Imprisoned blogger Raif Badawi from Saudi Arabia is to receive Deutsche Welle's first Freedom of Speech Award. DW is awarding the prize as part of its international online competition The Bobs – Best of Online Activism.
Deutsche Welle - Freedom of Speech Award
"Living Legends since Independence – Malawians tell their stories" is a German-Malawian project of rememberance which is aiming at shedding light on the nations history since the mass mobilization for Independence of Nyasaland in the 1950s. This project is funded by the Cultural Preservation Programme of the Federal Foreign Office and supported by the German Embassy Lilongwe.
New exhibition on contemporary history in Malawi: Living Legends
Germany and Malawi have concluded bilateral government negotiations on development cooperation. Following the discussions on 11 and 13 November, the German Government committed a total of 58.3 million euros (approx. 34 billion MWK) for the support of the Malawian people in the period up to 2015.
Germany and Malawi Concluded Bilateral Negotiations
Chisomo is a Malawian NGO that works with children who are either living on or begging on the streets of Lilongwe and Blantyre. Chisomo aims to bring about long-term change in the lives of these girls and boys.
German Embassy supports Chisomo Children’s Club