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Six decades of the current democratic German government structure has cultivated an active and engaged citizenry. In 2009, the nation celebrated the 60th anniversary of the founding of the Federal German Republic and in 2010, the twentieth anniversary of reunification. At all levels of German society there is an understanding of both individual and collective responsibility in the actions that are taken. Whether in local environmental projects, national elections or participation in international agreements and organizations, people and politics are closely bound. The diverse population in Germany provides incredible vigour to this dynamism.

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German Agriculture Minister Christian Schmidt underscored the responsibility of agriculture for using water responsibly

Agriculture as basis for global peace

Jan 25, 2017 | www.bundesregierung.de
German soldiers in Mali

More soldiers for MINUSMA

Jan 31, 2017 | www.bundesregierung.de

German model of universities of applied sciences in Kenya

Feb 9, 2017 | German Embassy Nairobi

The German Foreign Office and the Kenyan Ministry of Education signed a Joint Declaration of Intent on the establishment of the Eastern African-German University of Applied Sciences in Nairobi on February 9. The project will help create a model of vocational-oriented academic training in close cooperation with industry, the aim being to boost employment among the young population.

University partnerships between Germany and Africa

Feb 9, 2017 | www.deutschland.de
University partnerships between Germany and Africa play a special role

For many years Germany has been a strong supporter of education projects in East Africa. University partnerships play a special role here. The latest Joint Declaration of Intent has been signed by the German Foreign Office and the Kenyan Ministry of Education on February 9.

German companies engage in equal partnerships with Africa

Feb 9, 2017 | www.deutschland.de
Nairobi, Kenya

As the Second German-African Business Summit shows, African and German businesses complement one another very well. Heinz-Walter Grosse, Chairman of the Sub-Saharan Africa Initiative of German Business, explains exactly how this works in practice.

Building bridges for sustainable growth

Feb 9, 2017 | www.deutschland.de
Afrika kommt! participants in Berlin, Germany

How well German firms and African young professionals can work together is demonstrated by German-African initiatives in industry and higher education.

German-African Business Summit kicks off

Feb 8, 2017 | www.deutschland.de
Africa - continent of great opportunity

On February 8, the German-African Business Summit kicks off in Nairobi. Africa is regarded as a continent of great opportunity, yet German business is still often hesitant to act. That could change soon. We present ten facts which you should know.

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