Entries from 'Europe'

Between Carnival and Northsea

Before I join my new job on 1st of March in Botswana I am currently on preparation-courses in Eschborn (near Frankfurt/Main) with around 30 other GTZ co-workers, who will join projects all over the world. For the first time in my professional job I receive professional preparation with management-skills, financial-explainations and of course strategic elements…

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Back to Botswana/SADC in March

After some waiting I received last week the final approval for my new challenge in Africa. From March on I will move back for at least one year to Gaborone (Botswana) and start working for the GTZ in their water-programme in the SADC region. As I wrote my thesis about this topic I am familiar…

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Warm welcome back in snowy Germany

After twelve months living in the tropical island Singapore it was quite a huge change arriving back in “good old Germany”. Snow covered Munich, which I landed and during the last two weeks I experienced temperature between -15 and -5 degrees each day with beautiful snow, frost patterns and many cold fingers. After some days…

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Studies finally finished: Diplom-Politologe – Thesis published

The last two weeks I had been back to Europe and enjoyed the starting summer and non-humid climate a lot. The reason for my trip were that I had to attend my last two oral exams and hold diverse meetings with the FES headquarter, German partners and ministries to get introduced to my new working…

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