The German company Renewables Academy (RENAC) presented their three-year programme Green Banking - Capacity Building on Green Energy and Climate Finance on 15 March 2016 at the German Embassy in Jakarta.
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From 2 to 5 May 2016 Germany will host the Annual Meeting of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for the first time.
2016 ADB Annual Meeting
Germany’s OSCE Chairmanship in 2016 – “Renewing dialogue, rebuilding trust, restoring security”
On 1 January 2016 Germany has assumed the Chairmanship of the Organization for Security and Co‑operation in Europe (OSCE) and is therefore be responsible for steering the Organization safely through the stormy tides of crises and challenges in 2016. Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has presented the details of the Chairmanship’s programme to the 57 OSCE participating States in Vienna on 14 January 2016.
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In the current legislative term, cultural relations and education policy plays a greater role than ever before. In a world that seems to be out of joint, and in which conflicts are increasingly of a cultural and religious nature, the notion that ideological mindsets can only be overcome through differentiation, discussion and collaboration in the fields of culture, education and science is of particular importance.
Cultural relations and education policy forum
The 11th Asia-Pacific Weeks (APW) will take place in Berlin from 23 May to 3 June 2016. They are dedicated to startups and their ecosystems under the slogan "Asia-Europe Innovation Dialogue". The APW - now an annual event - are Europe`s most important platform for dialogue and cooperation with partners from the Asia-Pacific region. Relevant institutional players from the business, science, cultural and political sectors meet here, for networking and cooperation in practice.
Asia-Pacific-Weeks Berlin 2016
Content Donor conference in London
Content Donor conference in London Eleven billion dollars for Syrian refugees
The international community is to provide a total of some 11 billion US dollars to help resolve the refugee crisis in Syria and its neighbouring countries. Germany will contribute 2.3 billion euros between now and 2018, announced Chancellor Angela Merkel at a donor conference in London.
Results of the "Supporting Syria and the Region" conference
In view of the still drastic humanitarian situation in and around Syria, the international Supporting Syria and the Region conference is being held in London on 4 February. Germany, Kuwait, Norway and...
Germany’s involvement in Syria
The fight against ISIS: German Bundestag approves Bundeswehr mandate
On Friday (4 December), the German Bundestag voted by a large majority to approve a mandate for the Bundeswehr to be deployed against the terrorist organisation Islamic State (ISIS).
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The study “ASEAN 2015 and beyond: Are German Investors missing out?” was made public on 16 April 2015.
The impact of foreign policy
Whether refugee crisis, natural disasters or military conflicts, foreign policy activity defines how Germany is perceived in the world. The special feature on “The impact of foreign policy” in the latest issue of DE Magazin Deutschland and on the deutschland.de website presents articles, interviews and portraits that explain Germany’s foreign policy commitment and how it changes people’s lives. There are interviews on this subject with Bärbel Kofler, the new Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy, and with Antoine Gérard, Chief of the Secretariat of the first World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul in May 2016.
Topical dossier on “The impact of foreign policy”
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