Human rights projects in Namibia funded by the German Government

Brandenburg Gate illuminated in the colours of the rainbow

Brandenburg Gate illuminated in the colours of the rainbow, © picture alliance/Geisler-Fotopress


Each year, the Federal Foreign Office promotes around 120 to 140 projects of varying sizes worldwide, primarily in emerging and developing countries in Africa, Asia, Central and South America, and Eastern Europe.

The German Embassy in Windhoek has been able to regularly support a project of up to 60,000 euros a year in recent years. Thematic priorities of the funding include strengthening civil society, in particular supporting defenders of human rights, human rights institutions and the media, protecting and promoting women's rights, protecting and promoting the rights of children, and promoting economic, social and cultural  rights.

If you and your organization are planning a project, please find below further information and the project application:

Call for proposals 2020 PDF / 294 KB
Information on funding criteria and procedures PDF / 308 KB
Project application form PDF / 648 KB

If you have further questions or if you need the project application in another file format, please contact the Embassy (Ms Eva Borkner): Contact the German Embassy Windhoek

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