The First Annual meeting of German Sudanese Association for development (GSAD 2012), will be held at 08. September 2012, in Hildesheim, Germany.

Main Focuses

  • GSAD work performance and quality improvement.
  • Issues related to our work like: Human rights, development, Sudan situation, etc.
  • The cultural dimension of GSAD.
  • Situation of Sudan, and affects of the governmental policy on sudanese refugees in Germany.

The objectives

  • GSAD Annual meeting will be an educational platform, increase the knowledge of the participants in various issues related to GSAD work.
  • Provide a medium for socialization and familiarization between GSAD members among themselves and expected invited participants. 
  • Outline the frame of GSAD strategic work plan for upcoming 2 or 3 years. 
  • Mobilize more people to support vision and mission of GSAD.



  • Tips for building a successful, productive and effective association: Special focus (networking, lobbying, and finance).
  • Experimental Viewer: An association journey: tomorrow, today and the future (African Association in lower Saxony as an example).
  • Development: general scientific concepts and the basis (community development).
  • Human rights: from a narrow to wide spectrum.
  • Millennium development Goals: where can we act?
  • Detained children: aftercare programs, what happens after release?
  • Sudan situation: sudanese refugees in Germany, from frying pan into the fire.
  • Music as a cultural diplomacy tool: Germany meets Sudan


  • The Language of the meeting will be English.

Invited Participants:

  • GSAD members.
  • GSAD Supporters.
  • Sudanese Community in Lower Saxony (Refugees & Others).
  • Refugees Community in Lower Saxony.
  • Youth Communities in Germany.
  • Selected NGOs in Lower Saxony.