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The Embassy of Cape Verde in Berlin


Address: Stavanger Str. 16, 10439 Berlin, Germany

Tel.: +49 30 20 45 09 55

Fax: +49 30 20 45 09 66

E-mail: info@embassy-capeverde.de


The Ambassador

Amb. Jaqueline Maria Duarte Pires Ferreira Rodrigues Pires

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Amb. Jaqueline Maria Duarte Pires Ferreira Rodrigues Pires obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations from the Higher Institute of Social Sciences and Policy at the Technical University of Lisbon in 1992, and her post-graduate degree in African Studies and Development from the Institute of European Studies at the Cat in 2008.

1995: Embassy Secretary in the Foreign Policy Directorgeneralship; 1998 - 2001 Desk-Officer for Portugal, Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries, African Countries of Portuguese Expression and the United Nations System; 2001 - 2002 Advisor to the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cape Verde; 2002 - 2004 Advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cape Verde; 2004 - 2009 Advisor to the Executive Secretary of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP) in Lisbon; 2010 - 2012 Deputy National Director of Political Affairs and Cooperation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; 2012 - 2015 Diplomatic Advisor to the Prime Minister of Cape Verde.




Since the Republic of Cape Verde gained independence, Germany has provided 100 million euros to the country under a financial and technical cooperation. Germany also contributes a large share of multilateral aid and Cape Verde has been one of the top recipients of German development cooperation.

These two nations remain close in cooperation, especially in the following areas: renewable energy, combating drug trafficking, oceanography and seaports. The Federal Ministry of Education and Research and the Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection of Germany are actively involved in research cooperation with Cape Verde (marine research, oceanography, climate monitoring and climate protection, protecting West African fishing grounds).