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  2. Foreign Policy Community of Indonesia Foreign Policy Community of Indonesia
  3. Germany provides support for the ASEAN Peoples' Forum Germany provides support for the ASEAN Peoples' Forum
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Welcome to the Homepage of the German Embassy!

Foreign Policy Community of Indonesia

Foreign Policy Community of Indonesia

Indonesia and Germany are strategic partners, sharing common interests, values, and a joint responsibility to contribute to a rules-based international order.

Germany provides support for the ASEAN Peoples' Forum

Germany provides support for the ASEAN Peoples' Forum

The Federal Republic of Germany provides 130.000 US-dollar in support of the 11th ASEAN Peoples’ Forum (APF), to be held in August 2016 in Timor Leste.

Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the Award rendered in the Arbitration between the Republic of the Philippines and the People's Republic of China

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Germany’s candidacy for a seat on the Security Council in 2019/20

Germany is seeking to become a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. Foreign Minister Steinmeier announced the candidacy for 2019/20 in Hamburg on Monday (27 June). The elections are expected to take place at the General Assembly in June 2018.

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EU Council Presidency

In the second half of 2016, Slovakia will assume the Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

Australian-German Business Networking event on Innovation for Indonesias Agrifood Business on

Australian-German Business Networking event on Innovation for Indonesias Agrifood Business on 25 May 2016

AusTrade and the German Embassy Jakarta in cooperation with CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) held an Innovation Symposium to highlight the challenges and chances of future development in Agrifood business.

“Green Banking”

Green Banking: Enhancing investment opportunities in the renewable energy and energy efficiency markets

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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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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Closing speech by Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier at the forum 'Menschen bewegen' / 'Inspiring People'

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Kinder einer PASCH-Schule entdecken die Welt

Cultural relations and education policy forum, People on the Move, with Foreign Minister Steinmeier

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.

Information about family reunification for refugees from Syria

Here you will find all the information you need about family reunification for Syrian refugees:

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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

Supporting Syria London 2016

Support for Syria and its neighbours

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...

Foreign Minister Steinmeier speaking in the German Bundestag on 2 December 2015

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).

Global education partner

Education is considered the raw material of the 21st century. When it comes to this resource, Germany is a very rich country and sees itself as a pioneer of international knowledge networking. In “Global education partner”, the special feature in the latest issue of DE Magazin Deutschland and on the deutschland.de website, you can find out more about why Germany is an attractive destination for learners and teachers. And get to know people with educations and careers in which Germany has played an important role. Also in this issue: insights into the life and work of Reformer Martin Luther 500 years ago and a report on new spaces for art.

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Dr. Georg Witschel

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Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Indonesia, Timor Leste and ASEAN

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The “Make it in Germany” website welcomes skilled professionals to Germany!

Make it in germany

“Make it in Germany!” Take a look at our website to see how skilled professionals like yourself can come to live and work in Germany. German firms are facing a genuine skills shortage that is expected to continue into the future. The German Government has therefore set up this website to help business and industry find the specialists they need. Welcome to Germany!

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Jul 29, 2016 6:38 PM

Pope Francis visits Auschwitz death camp

The cynical message on Auschwitz's gate translates as 'work sets you free'

The pope has passed beneath the iron gate reading "Arbeit macht frei" at the former Nazi concentration camp. He is the third consecutive pope to visit the site where an estimated 1.1 million people were killed.

Jul 29, 2016 1:03 PM

Opinion: Schweinsteiger has picked the perfect time to retire from Germany

Despite his captain's injury issues, it's understandable that Germany coach Joachim Löw wasn't quite ready to let go of Bastian Schweinsteiger until after Euro 2016. DW's Stefan Bienkowski explains why the time's right.

Jul 28, 2016 1:03 PM

Germany's most visited landmarks

In Dresden, Potsdam, Heidelberg and other cities across Germany, certain buildings draw millions of tourists from both in and out the country. Here's a shortlist of some exceptional sights.

Jul 28, 2016 11:20 AM

German unemployment up slightly in July

German joblessness has risen marginally, but the unemployment rate remains at low levels not seen since the early 1990s. The domestic labor market continued to be in a robust state despite economic volatility elsewhere.

Jul 28, 2016 10:55 AM

Munich guard proud of 'good deed done in the name of all Afghans'

DW speaks with the security guard and Afghan refugee who protected 200 people while a shooter was at large in Munich. He spoke of the fear that propelled him in the moment and his desire to give back to his new country.

Jul 28, 2016 10:36 AM

Police raid Hildesheim mosque, arrest Ludwigsburg suspect

Overnight in the northern German city of Hildesheim, police raided a mosque and flats belonging to people close to it. To the south, investigators want to know where a 15-year-old procured multiple weapons.

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