Press Releases & News

News | Education | 14. October 2020
Siemens Stiftung welcomes its first German Chancellor Fellow from Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
Doctoral candidate Gustavo Oliviera Pugliese from the University of Sao Paulo (USP) began a one-year German Chancellor Fellowship for future leaders on 1 October 2020 at Siemens Stiftung. Hailing from Sao Paulo, Brazil, Pugliese selected Siemens Stiftung to host his project based on the foundation's international focus on STEM education. During his stay in Germany, Pugliese will work on a self-developed research project that closely aligns with Siemens Stiftung’s Experimento and STEAM Territories education programs in addition to the foundation’s digital teaching and learning materials.
Press release | Education | 16. September 2020
Framework for the future of education: OECD Learning Compass 2030
The OECD Learning Compass 2030 is an evolving learning framework that outlines competencies needed by students for robust and successful development in 2030 and beyond. It was created as part of the OECD Future of Education and Skills 2030 project. The original English version of the OECD Learning Compass 2030 was introduced in May 2019 Read More...
Press release | Development Cooperation | 8. July 2020
E-Mobility Solutions for Rural Sub-Saharan Africa – Siemens Stiftung publishes its first booklet
Africa’s local electromobility scene is on the rise and contains enormous potential for sustainable economic and social development A growing population, rampant urbanization, and insufficient connections within rural areas create major, daily challenges for Africa’s people and transport sector. At the same time, climatic conditions there represent an exceptional chance for a direct transition into Read More...
Press release | 2. July 2020
International Conference for Education on Climate Change
Climate Action begins with a strong education For the second year in a row, the International Conference for Education on Climate Change has strengthened networks for climate action and promoted STEM education as a powerful tool for facing global challenges. This year’s education on climate change conference concluded with an appeal to include adaptation and Read More...
News | Development Cooperation | 29. June 2020
Digital solutions can help social enterprises access financing – the latest report from the empowering people. Network.
The report, “How Digital Solutions May Enhance Social Financing,” provides careful analysis and expert commentary on the current financing situation and potential digital solutions for social enterprises. The new information builds upon the findings of the empowering people. Network’s roundtable report on innovative financing solutions from 2019. At the SANKALP Africa Summit in February 2020 Read More...
Press release | Culture | 4. June 2020
Music In Africa: Report of the financial impact of Covid-19 on the African music sector
The Music In Africa Foundation has published a report called The Financial Impact Of Covid-19 On The African Music Sector – A Look At The First Two Months. The report focuses on March and April 2020 and was released at the end of May. Since restrictions were placed on public life in Africa at the Read More...
News | Culture | 14. May 2020
Journal Rappé at the Munich Biennale
Following the theme “Point of NEW Return”, the Munich Biennale will be held digitally from 15 May 2020. The Senegalese hip-hop stars Keyti & Xuman will be presenting a new episode of their “Journal Rappé” each day until May 24 as part of the festival for new music theatre. The hip-hip project is supported by Read More...
Press release | General | 30. April 2020
Siemens Stiftung projects contribute to Covid-19 response
During this unprecedented global pandemic, Siemens Stiftung remains true to its duty of supporting and strengthening society through the foundation’s project work. Right now, we do not know how wide-reaching or long-lasting this crisis will be. However, we do know that it is a challenging time for our beneficiaries – for social entrepreneurs, for creative Read More...
News | Development Cooperation, Education | 20. March 2020
World Water Day 2020: Our contribution to water and climate protection
Around the world today, 2.1 billion people lack access to a secure supply of drinking water, even though water is the foundation of our existence and an essential resource for sanitary facilities, health care, education, economic growth, and industry. In our operative project work, water plays an essential role in achieving sustainable economic, social, and Read More...
News | General | 18. March 2020
Statement on coronavirus
In the interest of public health and to ensure the well-being of our employees and partners Siemens Stiftung is reducing direct person-to-person contact to help stop the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. We will continue working – mostly online – to advance the foundation’s issues and projects. As a foundation active internationally, these measures apply Read More...
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