1. Ambassadors lecture series Ambassadors Lecture Series
  2. Professor Dr. Norbert Lammert, the President of the German Federal Parliament in Jakarta Visit to Indonesia of Professor Lammert, President of the German Federal Parliament
  3. Botschafter Dr. Witschel beim Religionsminister Saifuddin Ambassador Dr Witschel meets Minister of Religious Affairs Saifuddin
Ambassadors lecture series

Ambassadors Lecture Series

Professor Dr. Norbert Lammert, the President of the German Federal Parliament in Jakarta

Visit to Indonesia of Professor Lammert, President of the German Federal Parliament

Botschafter Dr. Witschel beim Religionsminister Saifuddin

Ambassador Dr Witschel meets Minister of Religious Affairs Saifuddin

Green Talents 2015

Green Talents Competition 2015

Do you have what it takes? Are you an up-and-coming scientist with original ideas and a strong focus on sustainable development? Does your research have the potential to change the world? The Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) challenges you to convince its high-ranking expert jury and become one of the 25 Green Talents of 2015!

Europe on Screen

Europe on Screen

1 - 10 May 2015: Jakarta, Bandung, Denpasar, Medan, Surabaya, Yogyakarta. ALL SCREENINGS ARE FOR FREE!

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.

Portrait of Günter Grass (1927 - 2015)

Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the death of Günter Grass

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement on the 13th of April in response to news that Günter Grass had passed away: In Günter Grass, Germany has lost one of its true greats today.

Indogreen 2015

Indogreen 2015

On  15 April 2015, Ina von Frantzius, Head of Development Cooperation at the German Embassy, together with Dr. Yetti Rusli MSc from the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MoEF), handed over the price for the best logo design for the forest management units (FMUs/KPH). The ceremony took place within the framework of the 7th International Exhibition and Business Forum on Forest Product, Services, Technology, Forestry Investment, Business, Forest Safety and Forest CSR http://indogreen-ina.com/ .

The MoEF had previously launched a nationwide logo competition to achieve the most appealing design. The new KPH logo will give the KPHs an excellent corporate identity and recognition value.


German expert mission on sustainable tin mining

In mid-March 2015 a delegation from the German Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR) was visiting the province of Bangka Belitung to study the potential for a cooperation project in the field of sustainable tin mining.

Meeting with the Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs

Meeting of Ambassador Dr. Witschel with the Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Djalil

On 18 March 2015, Ambassador Dr. Georg Witschel met with the Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Sofjan Djalil.

Signing of MoU

Signing of Memorandum of Understanding

On 17 March 2015, the Secretary General of the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights of the Republic Indonesia, Mr. Ambeg Paramarta, and the Resident Representative of the Friedrich-Naumann-Foundation for Freedom, Mr. Moritz Kleine-Brockhoff, signed a Memorandum of Understanding.

Signing of Agreement on Financial Cooperation

Signing of Agreement on Financial Cooperation

On 16 March 2015 Ambassador Dr. Georg Witschel and Director General Mr. Robert Pakpahan signed an agreement on Financial Cooperation in the Ministry of Finance.

The Global Media Forum, 22 - 24 June 2015

Media and Foreign Policy in the Digital Age

Indonesia urged again to stay executions

On March 11 German Ambassador Dr. Georg Witschel joined a meeting of the EU Delegation and representatives of EU member States in Indonesia with Coordinating Minister for Politics, Law and Security, Tedjo Edhy Purdijatno. Ambassador Witschel joined his colleagues in urging the Indonesian government to stop executions, while fully recognizing Indonesia’s sovereignty and the need to fight drug related crime . He also appealed to the president to exercise his right to grant mercy on a case by case basis.   

Indonesian Arts and Culture Scholarship 2015

Ambassador Dr. Witschel at the Inauguration Ceremony Indonesian Arts and Culture Scholarship 2015

On 9 March 2015 Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi welcomed the participants of the 2015 Indonesian Arts and Culture Scholarship 2015.

Signing of Implementation Agreement

Signing of Implementation Agreement

On 9 March 2015 the implementation agreement for the 4th phase of the „Capacity Building for the ASEAN Secretariat” project was signed at the ASEAN Secretariat in the presence of Deputy Head Of MIssion Dr. Thorsten Hutter.

The Ambassador

Dr. Georg Witschel

Dr. Georg Witschel

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

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May 4, 2015 1:34 PM

German exports to Greece drop sharply

The protracted plight of cash-strapped Greece has taken its toll on German exports to the southern eurozone nation. Shipments have dropped considerably, while imports from Greece have remained stable.

May 4, 2015 1:33 PM

German industry slams rail strike, fears hundreds of millions in costs

Germany's business federations have strongly condemned a six-day strike for the hundreds of millions of euros they fear it will cost their members. The strike would be the longest in Deutsche Bahn's history.

May 4, 2015 10:59 AM

Dresden – Baroque Jewel on the Elbe River

Dresden is often called "Florence on the Elbe" - thanks to its scenic location, magnificent Baroque architecture and rich cultural heritage.

May 4, 2015 10:29 AM

German labor costs one third above EU average

Labor costs in Germany's private sector continue to be a lot higher than the average across the 28-member European Union. The national statistics office found costs were highest in Denmark.

May 4, 2015 12:03 AM

Germany look to regroup after 10-0 drubbing by Canada

The German national ice hockey team is hoping to refocus for its crucial game against Switzerland at this year's world championship. Their second Group A game on Sunday was one they'd probably all like to forget.

May 3, 2015 12:15 AM

Report: BND-NSA collaboration deeper than thought

The German news magazine Der Spiegel first outlined the extent of the BND's partnership with the NSA last week. But details are continuing to emerge, suggesting that more than metadata was shared.

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