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Feb 24, 2017 11:54 AM

International cooperation in order to prevent pandemics

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.

Feb 23, 2017 8:33 AM

Young researchers off for field research in Africa

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.

Feb 23, 2017 6:54 AM

SPACES Scholarships for research in the field of Earth System Management

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.

Feb 22, 2017 1:42 PM

International German Forum on improving human health

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.

Feb 21, 2017 2:44 PM

Gates and Müller discuss development policy in Africa

Bill Gates, Co-Chairman of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Gerd Müller, German Development Minister, have discussed development policy in Africa at a speakers series event at the Technical University of Munich.

Feb 21, 2017 2:43 PM

G20 wants to combat poverty

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.

Feb 20, 2017 2:28 PM

19 young ‘Namibian Ambassadors’ return from Germany

The exchange students, who have recently returned from their exchange programme, were all equally enthusiastic about their stay saying that their German exchange families made them feel so welcome and at home.

Feb 20, 2017 1:22 PM

Promising malaria vaccine tested

Researchers at the University of Tübingen have tested a new malaria immunization method that they believe to be 100 per cent effective. The director of the Institute for Tropical Medicine in Tübingen Peter Kremsner told DW what's special about the new vaccine.

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