Germany and MINEDUC launch dual training in plumbing at IPRC
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Germany finances 40 percent of the new hydropower plant in Musanze. Ambassador Dr. Peter Woeste: “ Rwanda needs more energy. And Germany believes in the future of clean and affordable energy. This project can be a perfect role model to link these needs and aspirations. As discussed at the G20 recently we see the necessity to discuss innovative financing solutions. This project will fit perfectly into the new development approach.“
After two days of intensive bilateral negotiations Germany agreed to commit to Rwanda 81 Mio. EUR (75 billion RWF) for 2017 – 2020. On 18 May 2017 Mr. Andreas Gies, Head of the German Delegation and the DG of Bilateral Cooperation with the Federal Ministry of Economic Development and Cooperation, and Mr. Caleb Rwamuganza, Permanent Secretary at MINECOFIN, signed the new envelope for the three years ahead.
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Energy Efficiency Award 2017: Companies can apply now
The international energy efficiency competition of the Deutsche Energie-Agentur GmbH (dena) - German Energy Agency has the motto "The Makers of Energy Transition " this year. Private and public companies are invited to submit their projects and concepts by 15 July 2017, which have a special impact on the practical implementation of the energy conversion. You can find all the information you need to enter for free at
www.EnergyEfficiencyAward.de - Klick: English Version
WHY THE EU AND START-UPS ARE A TOP TEAM
A united Europe – that was the vision held by former French Foreign Minister Robert Schuman in the wake of World War II. First expressed during his famous Schumann Declaration on May 9, 1950 in Paris, that day is now celebrated as Europe Day. Schumann’s proposal for a European Coal and Steel Community marked the start of a vision for peace and community worth pursuing.
On behalf of the German Football Association DFB, Carlo Wiese of the German Embassy handed over several football to Bonnie Mugabe, member of the Rwandan Football FederationFERWAFA.
German Football Association supports FERWAFA
One of the most distinguished German movie makers is visiting Rwanda again, Volker Schlöndorff.
Schlöndorff may be best known for his most successful and ambitious movie of his career, “The Tin Drum”, an Academy award winning film released in 1979 and probably the most important film of post-war Germany.
For the first time a world brand opted for Rwanda as investment location. The German Volkswagen company, the world’s biggest car manufacturer, will open a base in Rwanda.
Volkswagen in Rwanda