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Vote now - 1 Million Trees Program from Central Kalimantan among Top Ten Finalists in 2017 Solution Search Contest “Farming for Biodiversity” supported by the German Government

Vote now - 1 Million Trees Program from Central Kalimantan among Top Ten Finalistsin 2017 Solution Search Contest “Farming for Biodiversity” supported by the German Government

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Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Dr. Gerd Müller, visited Indonesia

From May 12th to 14th 2017 Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Dr. Gerd Müller, visited the capital Jakarta and Berau region in East-Kalimantan.

Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Dr. Gerd Müller, visited Indonesia

Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Dr. Gerd Müller, visited Indonesia

Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Dr. Gerd Müller, visited Indonesia

Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Dr. Gerd Müller, visited Indonesia

Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Dr. Gerd Müller, visited Indonesia

Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Dr. Gerd Müller, visited Indonesia

Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Dr. Gerd Müller, visited Indonesia

Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Dr. Gerd Müller, visited Indonesia

Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Dr. Gerd Müller, visited Indonesia

Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Dr. Gerd Müller, visited Indonesia

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Green Talents – International Forum for High-Potentials in Sustainable Development

The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has held the prestigious ”Green Talents – International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development” since 2009 to promote the international exchange of innovative green ideas. The award, under the patronage of Minister Professor Johanna Wanka, honours 25 young researchers each year.

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Official Visit of Ambassador Michael Freiherr von Ungern-Sternberg to Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education Prof. Dr. Mohamad Nasir

Official Visit of Ambassador Michael Freiherr von Ungern-Sternberg to Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education Prof. Dr. Mohamad Nasir

On Tuesday, 18th of April 2017, Ambassador Michael Freiherr von Ungern-Sternberg had on the occassion of an official visit met with the Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education, Prof. Dr. Mohamad Nasir.

Environmental Management Courses at TU Dresden

With a view to supporting the implementation of Agenda 2030, Technische Universität Dresden is offering four Environmental Management courses in 2017/18:

The European Union is turning 60 - A strong and reliable partner for Indonesia

By The European Union Heads of Mission to Indonesia and ASEAN Sixty years ago, on 25th March 1957, six European countries signed the Treaty of Rome named after the capital of Italy where they met. The common aspiration of Europeans to build peace and prosperity through shared destiny was made reality. European integration became a strong magnet, gradually enlarging and deepening to become a Union of 28 Member States. After so many wars and conflicts 510 million inhabitants entered the longest period of peace in European history.

Seminar “Sharing-Benefits. Doing Research Together”

Seminar “Sharing-Benefits. Doing Research Together”

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) supported by the German Embassy Jakarta organized a Seminar titled “Sharing-Benefits.

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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. Former 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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German-Moroccan Co-Chairmanship of the Global Forum on Migration and Development 2017-2018

On 1 January 2017, Germany and Moroccot took over the Co-Chairmanship of the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD). The 2017 ministerial level Forum Meeting will be hosted by Germany from 28-30 June in Berlin. For more information please visit

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500th anniversary of the Reformation

Five hundred years ago, on 31 October 1517, legend has it that theology professor Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the door of All Saints’ Church in Wittenberg. The posting of these theses in Wittenberg marks the beginning of the Reformation. The far reaching theological, cultural and political consequences of the Reformation make its anniversary in 2017 not only a church affair, but a central global event in cultural history.

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Germany’s G20 presidency

Germany will be holding the presidency of the G20 in 2017. The summit of the heads of state and government and representatives of international organisations will be held in Hamburg on 7 and 8 July 2017. A number of G20 ministers’ conferences are scheduled to take place prior to this. The G20 Foreign Ministers met in Bonn on 16 and 17 February 2017. The summit and ministers’ meetings will provide an opportunity to discuss current international challenges and to raise awareness of new issues in international affairs.

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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 26, 2017 12:19 PM

Margaret Bergmann-Lambert, Jewish high jumper excluded from Hitler's Olympics, dies

Margaret Bergmann-Lambert, a Jewish, former world-class high jumper, has died. The German-born former athlete is best remembered for being prevented from competing in the 1936 Olympics in Berlin.


Jul 26, 2017 10:03 AM

Daimler CEO: 'Diesel is worth fighting for'

Dieter Zetsche, CEO of German luxury carmaker Daimler vows to fight for diesel-powered vehicles, but declines to comment on the latest scandal rocking the nation's auto industry.


Jul 26, 2017 9:29 AM

Dutch dust off Nazi bunkers for tourism

Just behind The Hague's sandy beaches under the dunes lie dozens of Nazi bunkers built during World War II which the Dutch are now dusting off to attract tourists and to help heal lingering scars.


Jul 26, 2017 9:18 AM

10 expressions for traveling in Germany that you won't find in a guide book

Planning a trip to Germany? Then learn these useful expressions first. They might just be more helpful than your travel guide.


Jul 26, 2017 4:25 AM

Richard Wagner's 'Mastersingers' given a grim-funny take in Bayreuth

The issue of anti-Semitism has long been delicately danced around at the Richard Wagner Festival, but stage director Barrie Kosky tackles it straight on - with results that make one stop and think.

Jul 26, 2017 12:49 AM

Happy ending for German-born girl deported to Nepal

The deportation of a 15-year-old German-born girl to Nepal earlier this year caused an uproar. Now the girl and her parents have received visas to return to Germany after her classmates and local officials intervened.

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