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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.

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

Australian-German Networking event on Innovation for Agrifood Business

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.

Die Aufschrift Ramadan Kareem von orientalischen Mustern und einem Halbmond umgeben.

Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the beginning of the fasting month of Ramadan

Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier addresses Muslims throughout the world at the start of the Islamic fasting month of Ramadan.

“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.

Germany continues to support AIPA

Germany continues to support AIPA

The Federal Foreign Office continues to support the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) for a new funding period until 2018.

A solution for reforestation: a tree nursery in Indonesia

Cooperating for Sustainability - 49th Annual Meeting of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) 2-5 May, Frankfurt am Main

From 2 to 5 May 2016 Germany will host the Annual Meeting of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for the first time.

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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.

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Asia-Pacific-Weeks Berlin 2016

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.

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).

ASEAN 2015 and beyond

New survey presented: “ASEAN 2015 and beyond: Are German Investors missing out?”

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.

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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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Jun 24, 2016 1:41 PM

Officials: German hostage taker had no real firearms

The man who took over a cinema in western Germany carried only air guns and dummy grenades, German prosecutors have said. Police killed the 19-year-old while storming the scene.


Jun 24, 2016 12:00 PM

Carolin Emcke wins the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade

In recognition of work on behalf of peace, the award goes to a German journalist and author who has frequently written and reported from war zones and crisis regions.


Jun 24, 2016 11:26 AM

'Berlin's austerity policies have lost a big supporter'

The Brits have voted themselves out of the European Union. Now pressure to reform the EU is growing on Brussels and Berlin, Philipp Rotmann, a political scientist at the Global Public Policy Institute, tells DW.

Jun 24, 2016 10:39 AM

Deutsche Börse, LSE merger will carry on regardless

The Brexit vote has not impacted the resolve of Deutsche Börse and the London Stock Exchange to push through their planned merger. They said the tie-up would be even more important now that Britain was leaving the EU.


Jun 24, 2016 10:36 AM

Chile to preserve Colonia Dignidad cult archive

Chilean authorities have declared the archive of the notorious Colonia Dignidad cult to be part of its "national heritage. " The German-led community had cooperated with the Pinochet regime.


Jun 24, 2016 10:17 AM

Opinion: Brexit is culture's wake-up call

The British have voted to leave the European Union - and now the cultural sector is suddenly waking up to the potential consequences of a Brexit. And they're right to be worried, says DW's culture editor, Stefan Dege.


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