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Dear visitors: Welcome to the website of the German Embassy in Gaborone!

GERMANY. A STRONG PARTNER FOR AFRICA

Germany is a reliable, credible and experienced partner for peace, security and stability.

"SADC Success Stories" launched

On 14 August, the Executive Secretary of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), Dr Stergomena Lawrence Tax, launched at the 37th SADC Summit in Pretoria the second edition of the SADC Succ...

SADC Executive Secretary Dr Tax and Mr Schneider, BMZ

2017 Intergovernmental Negotiations on Development Cooperation with SADC

The development negotiations between the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and the Federal Republic of Germany, which are held every two years, were successfully concluded in Berlin on 28 ...

Helmut Kohl

Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said today (June 16) on the passing of former Chancellor Helmut Kohl:

"He was a great statesman, a great German politician and above all a great European. He did not only do such a lot for German reunification, but also for the integration of Europe. That is his great l...

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German SADC Newsletter

Please find enclosed the Newsletter German Development Cooperation with SADC (Southern African Development Community). With this Newsletter, the German Embassy Gaborone informs and updates twice a year on activities on our German Development Cooperation with SADC.

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German-Moroccan Co-Chairmanship of the Global Forum on Migration and Development 2017-2018

On 1 January 2017, Germany and Moroccot took over the Co-Chairmanship of the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD). The 2017 ministerial level Forum Meeting will be hosted by Germany from 28-30 June in Berlin. For more information please visit

Lake Taganjika in Burundi

New guidelines for Africa policy – supporting the security architecture, boosting African ownership

On 21 May 2014 the German cabinet decided on the new Federal Government Policy Guidelines for Africa drafted by the Federal Foreign Office. The guidelines summarise the context, principles and focuses of Germany’s Africa policy.

Afrikanische Kinder mit Deutschlandflagge

Africa in Germany's foreign policy: making the most of opportunities, promoting African ownership

Germany's policy towards Africa is value-based; its principles are respect for human rights, democracy, and the rule of law and peaceful resolution of conflicts. Yet Germany also has clearly defined interests. As a major exporting nation we need a reliable and well-functioning world trade system, which cannot exist without peace, security and stability.

Experience Germany Refreshed, mobile and highly interactive – deutschland.de has a new face to it

Discover topics, find information, view videos , take part in the Germany Quiz and in online voting, interact with others: If you want to understand what makes Germany tick and what Germany is busy talking about, then visit deutschland.de and its social-media channels .

The Deutschland portal has a new face: young, refreshed, mobile and highly interactive.

Time and weather in Germany

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The Ambassador

Ambassador Ralf Breth

Ralf Breth

The Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs

Sigmar Gabriel

Sigmar Gabriel

“Auswärtiges Amt – Auslandsvertretungen weltweit”: the app for finding German missions abroad on all standard mobile devices

App Auswärtiges AMt

Its interactive and informative app provides quick, easy access to the latest information from the FFO.  

Links to audiovisual information on the German Foreign Ministry

www-Schriftzug

Under the following links you can find audiovisual information in English on the German Foreign Ministry and the German Foreign Minister:

News from Germany

Information about German foreign and European policy and major domestic issues.

EU Council Presidency

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In the first half of 2017, Malta will hold the Presidency of the Council of the European Union.