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A Clear Yes!

Bonn, 8 May 2017. A clear “yes” on strengthening partnerships is the result of the 24th “weltwärts” (“out into the world” - a volunteer programme) partner conference in Nairobi.

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A World without Hunger is Possible

Bonn, 2 May 2017. In the run-up to the G20 conference on 27 to 28 April 2017 in Berlin, young Africans and Germans discussed the future of rural areas at the Rural Future Lab.

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More African participants

Bonn, 28 March 2017. 97 projects with African partners will be involved in the ASA programme 2017, an increase of 18.5 per cent compared to the previous year 2016. In June 2016, the African-German Youth Initiative (AGYI) officially started.

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Not talking about young people but talking with them

Bonn, 27 March 2017. Every year in Africa, 20 million new jobs are required. What innovations can create jobs in rural areas? This was discussed with approximately 30 Africans on 27 March 2017 in Bonn, Germany.

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African-German youth exchange in groups

Bonn, 23 March 2017. The funding line weltwärts – extracurricular exchange projects in the context of Agenda 2030 developed as part of the African-German Youth Initiative (AGYI) is gathering pace. Simultaneously with the start of the AGYI in summer 2016, this funding line opened up new paths for the developmentally-oriented extracurricular youth group exchange.

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Autumn School for Sustainable Entrepreneurship: Apply now!

Berlin, 29 August 2016. The Autumn School for Sustainable Entrepreneurship is a program for young change makers from African countries and Germany, organized by the ASA program within the framework of the African German Youth Initiative (AGYI). The Autumn School will take place for the first time from 14th - 19th November 2016 in Berlin, Germany.

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Start of AGYI

Bonn, 30 June 2016. An important day for the African- German youth exchange and the global partnership: on June 30, 2016, over 1,000 international guests celebrated together in Bonn the official start of the AGYI.

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Welcoming speech from Minister Müller

Bonn, 22 June 2016. It is important to me that young people from African countries have the opportunity to be involved in projects in Germany, and vice versa, with young people from Germany contributing to projects in Africa.