Press Releases & News

News | 11 September 2023
“Piloting and Prepare to Scale E-Mobility in Kenya”: New project boosts sustainable mobility in Kenya
In collaboration with the German development agency GIZ, we are supporting the development of local e-mobility solutions in Kenya. Our three-year cooperation project was introduced for the first time at the African Climate Summit in Nairobi in early September.
News | 06 September 2023
Human-Centered Design and Business Coaching training
Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to enhance your skills, drive innovation, and contribute to the sustainable transformation of Uganda’s e-mobility sector.
News | 16 August 2023
Climate change education: Learning to act
Siemens Stiftung’s Managing director Dr. Nina Smidt writes for Alliance magazine's special edition on the Sustainable Development Goals, explaining how the foundation is implementing climate change education in schools in Mexico’s Veracruz region.
Press release | Education | 02 August 2023
Earth Overshoot Day: Climate Change Education encourages responsible action to “Move the Date”
In 214 days in 2023, our demand for natural resources and services has exceeded what our planet can regenerate. We promote climate change education to empower people to make informed decisions and act to address climate change.
News | 24 July 2023
ACCES conference takes place Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on 9, 10 and 11 November 2023
Registrations for the 2023 edition of the Music In Africa Conference for Collaborations, Exchange and Showcases (ACCES) are now open on a first-come, first-served basis.
News | 20 July 2023
“Adventure in Space”: Children in Germany, Chile, and Colombia celebrated “Little Scientists Day”
This year, children and their teachers, as well as guests from the worlds of politics and business, conducted research on the topic of "The Adventure of Space - Come along!
Press release | General | 04 July 2023
Dr. Nathalie von Siemens named President of the Siemens Stiftung Board of Trustees
Dr. Nathalie von Siemens has been appointed President of the Siemens Stiftung Board of Trustees. She succeeds Berthold Huber, who has held this position since 2014. Birgit Steinborn has also been made a member of the Board of Trustees. Dr. Andreas C. Hoffmann, member of the Board of Trustees, succeeds Dr. Nathalie von Siemens as Deputy President of the Board of Trustees.
Press release | Arts & Culture, General, Education, Social Entrepreneurship | 27 June 2023
Siemens Stiftung will work in three new topic areas for sustainable social development
Moving forward the internationally active Siemens Stiftung will focus its project work on the three cross-foundation topics of “Access to Essential Services,” “Connected Societies,” and “Climate & Sustainability.” The necessary transformations demanded by these global challenges will be actively shaped by the foundation in an increasingly interdisciplinary manner from its Education, Social Entrepreneurship and Arts & Culture working areas
Press release | Education | 24 June 2023
BeMINT_Nigeria program for Nigerian youth culminates in Lagos in a handover ceremony
BeMINT_Nigeria training and internship program provided 300 youths with practical digital, and soft skills in Lagos. Dr. Nina Smidt participated in the closing ceremony on June 24 with students, teachers and project partners.
Press release | Social Entrepreneurship | 21 June 2023
Sustainable, affordable, and local: e-Cargo Bikes “Made in Ghana” program a pathway to achieving net-zero carbon emissions
Siemens Stiftung and Impact Hub Accra reaffirmed their commitment to the Ghanaian government’s target of decarbonization of the economy. Dr. Nina Smidt, Managing Director and Spokesperson at Siemens Stiftung, joined local enterprise Mana Wahu to launch 60 new e-cargo bikes in Accra.