Delegation to Namibia

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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.

Programme for Accelerating Reduction of Maternal and Child Mortality (PARMaCM)

23/07/2015 - Programme for Accelerating Reduction of Maternal and Child Mortality (PARMaCM)

Results thus far of the Programme for Accelerating the Reduction of Maternal and Child Mortality (PARMaCM) funded by the EU:

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Working together in Namibia

Tsumkwe Energy in Namibia

Tsumkwe Energy in Namibia

The project intends to facilitate a reliable provision of electricity through a solar-diesel hybrid energy source, to the San community in Tsumkwe, with the cooperation of the community, regional council and companies.

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27/08/15 - Funding to main migration-related activities in the Western Balkans and Turkey

For candidate countries (Albania, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Turkey) and potential candidates (Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo), the EU provides both financial and technical support.

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