Delegation to Namibia

European Year for Development


Parliamentary Support Programme "A Catalyst for Namibian Leadership"

10/11/2015 - Parliamentary Support Programme "A Catalyst for Namibian Leadership"

The Delegation of the European Union together with the Namibian Parliament produced a short film "A Catalyst for Namibian Leadership" in order to celebrate the successful implementation of the Parliamentary Support Programme.

Publication of Call for Proposals for deployment of EU Aid Volunteers

07/08/2015 - Publication of Call for Proposals for deployment of EU Aid Volunteers

Announcement of Publication of the call for proposals for the deployment of EU Aid Volunteers

The EU Aid Volunteers initiative provides opportunities for volunteers to engage in humanitarian aid.  In the period from 2015 to 2020, 18400 individulals will be able to participate in this initiative, including 4000 who will be deployed by humanitarian organisations to projects worldwide.  This initiative is a concrete example of European Solidarity in action.  All EU citizens above the age of 18 can in principle become volunteers.  Change starts where citizens take concrete action and the EU Aid Volunteers is a positive initiative in strengthening the capacity to prevent, prepare for and respond to disasters and to build resilience of local communities in disaster affected countries.  Over the course of the next seven years, 18 400 opportunities will be created under this initiative, including 4000 deployment, 4 400 local capacity building placements and

04/08/2015 - European Union provides 15 Million Euros to Namibia as part of First Annual Action Programme under the 11th European Development Fund

The European Union has adopted the Annual Action Programme 2015 for the Republic of Namibia under the 11th European Development Fund (EDF), amounting to Euro 15 million. EU support will be used for three activities: vocational education and training, a support programme to the National Authorizing Officer and a technical cooperation facility.  These support programmes have been identified and formulated in line with Namibia's own development priorities as laid down in the 4th National Development Plan as well as the Joint EU Response Strategy for Namibia.

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Working together in Namibia

The Caprivi Interconnection Line

The Caprivi Interconnection Line

A 300 MW High Voltage Direct Current transmission connection extending 950 km interconnects Zambia and Namibia, ensuring the sustainability and security of energy supply in the Southern African Power Pool region.


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