Deutsche Welle (DW) is Germany’s international broadcaster founded in 1953. Today around 3,000 employees and freelancers from 60 countries work in DW’s headquarters in Bonn and main studio in Berlin.
DW conveys Germany as a nation rooted in European culture and as a liberal, democratic state based on the rule of law. DW is known for its in-depth, reliable news and information and promotes exchange and understanding between the world’s cultures and people. Deutsche Welle also provides access to the German language.
DW has developed regional television line-ups in English, German, Spanish and Arabic, with radio and online content available in 30 different languages. DW reaches more than 100 million people weekly worldwide. DW’s television line-up offers news, features and documentaries covering everything from business, science and politics to arts, culture and sports.
Funded Innovation projects
Shared horizons shows the similar ability of the Mongolian cattle herders communities and the fishermen local groups in Madagascar to adapt to environmental and socio-economic changes.
This project investigates new methods that are being developed to fight mosquitoes and explores the ecological consequences and health risks associated with them.
This multimedia project presents stories on the fight against poverty and social exclusion among elderly people in Tanzania and Ethiopia.
Green Energy for the Giant of Africa is a multimedia project on Nigeria's energy crisis and the role of renewable technologies to improve people's lives.
Women are banding together to fight inequality, sexual harassment and violence using vigilantism, digital technology and even founding women’s only villages. This story finds out how these groups work and how effective they are.