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Press release | Culture | 27. April 2021
Art without a place: The SITIO INESPECIFICO platform creates artistic encounters in digital spaces
Since 26 April 2021, Latin American artists present digital works that create artistic encounters beyond physical spaces on the SITIO INESPECIFICO online platform. With drawings, sound, and poetry, the platform reflects on how cohabitation has changed amid pandemic lockdowns.
News | Culture | 18. March 2021
CHANGING PLACES/ESPACIOS REVELADOS in Lima: next round of digital dialogs
What is the role of art and culture in public places – during the pandemic and beyond? CHANGING PLACES / ESPACIOS REVELADOS, a series of digital dialogs in Lima, provides culture enthusiasts and the city’s residents space to explore this question.
News | Development Cooperation | 1. March 2021
Applications open for Siemens Stiftung E-Mobility Innovation Call 2021: “Electric Mobility Made in Africa for Africa”
Siemens Stiftung is launching its first open, competitive E-Mobility Innovation Call “Electric Mobility Made in Africa for Africa,” which emphasizes innovative technical solutions and circular economy approaches. The pre-seed funding is intended to jump start visionary African entrepreneurs, start-ups, and social ventures
Press release | Culture | 25. February 2021
Music In Africa Live: Digital expertise for the African music sector
“Music In Africa Live” provides African musicians with digital expertise for producing live online concerts during the COVID-19 pandemic and for adapting to a rapidly-changing music sector.
News | Education | 9. February 2021
Visions for German society in 2030
In the new book “Zukunftsrepublik” from Campus, Dr. Nina Smidt, Managing Director at Siemens Stiftung, shares her perspectives on STEM education of the future.
News | Education | 3. February 2021
The project Design Thinking in STEM continues in Mexico and Peru
Siemens Stiftung and The Index Project continue their collaborative project to encourage creativity and innovation in the classroom.
Press release | Education | 14. January 2021
Stronger together in times of crisis: Expansive initiative for STEM education in Latin America
Siemens Stiftung joins its partner network in developing digital and analog education materials for selected STEM subjects. The initiative is supported by Siemens AG, Siemens Caring Hands e. V., and the German Federal Foreign Office.
News | Development Cooperation | 18. December 2020
Environmental Impact of E-Mobility in the Lake Victoria Region: New study examines potential of environmental benefits
The study “Environmental Impact of E-Mobility in the Lake Victoria Region” reports on the environmental advantages of implementing e-mobility in the Lake Victoria region. The largest benefit is the potential for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Press release | Education | 25. November 2020
Climate change education in Latin America: Siemens Stiftung’s multidisciplinary contribution toward sustainable development in science and technology education
Siemens Stiftung's new publication highlights best practice approaches from the foundation and its partner organizations for embedding climate change education in the curriculum.
Press release | Development Cooperation | 3. November 2020
According to a new Siemens Stiftung study, social enterprises are expected to create much needed jobs in Africa
Findings from a new Siemens Stiftung study show that social enterprises play an important role in the African labor market. Up to one million new jobs could be created by 2030.
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