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Feb 13, 2017 | www.deutschland.de
Feb 14, 2017 | GIC Africa
Feb 24, 2017
The war on infectious diseases is one focus of Germany’s G20 Presidency, stressed German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Third International German Forum. To prevent pandemics we must work together, she said.
International German Forum on health in Berlin
Feb 23, 2017
As part of the training of young professionals in international development cooperation, the participants of the Postgraduate Training Programme of the German Development Institute DIE in Bonn have now left for their research projects.
DIE projects in Kenya, Mozambique and South Africa
Feb 23, 2017
| German Embassy Pretoria
The SPACES Programme is offering scholarships for graduates, PhD candidates and Postdocs from Namibia and South Africa concentrating on Earth System Research. The grantees will be able to conduct a short-time research stay in Germany this year. The bursaries can include both financial as well as scientific support for individual research projects.
Scholarships for South African and Namibian academics
Feb 22, 2017
At the Third International German Forum experts from 25 countries, from the realms of politics, science and research and civil society, meet on February 21 and 22 to discuss ways of improving the quality of life and health.
Meeting of experts at the German Chancellery in Berlin
Feb 21, 2017
Fighting poverty must be a joint task of the G20, said German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel at a meeting with his official counterparts in Bonn. Crisis prevention, sustainable development and cooperation with Africa should be given greater priority.
Foreign ministers meeting in Bonn