2016 Ambassadors Conference Business Forum: Business meets diplomacy

Ambassadors Conference Business Forum: Business meets diplomacy

The Ambassadors Conference Business Forum (known as BoKoWiTa in German for short) took place at the German  Foreign Office. Around 230 Heads of German missions abroad met 1100 high-level guests from large, small & medium-sized companies, as well as start-ups.

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G20 Summit in China

G20 summit to be held in Chinese city in Hangzhou

At the G20 summit, which will be held in the Chinese city of Hangzhou on 4th and 5th September 2016, representatives of 20 major industrialized and emerging countries will discuss global economic growth and the regulation of financial markets.

Bastian Schweinsteiger in his 121st and final game for Germany

Germany beat Finland 2-0 in emotional Schweinsteiger swansong

Tearful Germany captain Bastian Schweinsteiger has been given an emotional send-off by fans in his 121st and final game for his country. The match was reduced to a sideshow as the world champions beat Finland 2-0.

German Ambassador to India, Dr Martin Ney with Rohit Nandan, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Skills Development and Entrepreneurship (MoSDE)

Huge step towards introduction of a dual vocational training system inspired by the German model in India

Germany & India sign agreement which will substantially propel India’s vocational training & skill development system according to German model. "Germany’s dual system is one of the best. We need to adapt its elements to Indian context to ensure skill training in India is closely aligned with industry's requirements", said Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Union Minister of State, Skill Dev & Entrepreneurship.

DAAD Young Ambassadors at the German Embassy New Delhi

Germany Alumni appointed DAAD Young Ambassadors

“A great friendship exists between India and Germany in the field of science and technology. Many opportunities are available for young Indian minds in Germany. Not only for studying, there are also excellent opportunities to work in Germany”, said Dr Martin Hanz, Chargé d’Affaires a.i. of the German Embassy New Delhi, when he received the 2016 batch of DAAD Young Ambassadors at the German Embassy on 26th August.

Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art

Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art

The 9th Berlin Biennale presents "Art that doesn’t look like art" at various places in the capital. The Biennale is on until 18th September 2016.

German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, in talks about future of EU

Angela Merkel in talks about future of EU

In the run-up to the EU summit meeting in Bratislava, Chancellor Angela Merkel is to meet with a total of 17 heads of state and government and the heads of the EU institutions.

Open day at the Germany Foreign Office

'Open Day' at the Germany Foreign Office

On its 'Open Day', Germany Foreign Office is laying emphasis on an extensive programme informing visitors about its work and is even throwing open the minister’s office.

Ambassador Dr Ney with representatives from GLRA (German Leprosy & TB Relief Association) India

Germany supports leprosy and TB relief NGO in India

German Ambassador to India, Dr Martin Ney, met Indian and German representatives of the German Leprosy and TB Relief Association (GLRA) on 23rd August.

Participants at the Kolkata Smart Cities Workshop

Smart Cities Workshops in Kolkata, Kochi and Pune

Under the umbrella of the German House for Research and Innovation (DWIH) in New Delhi, prominent institutes from Germany and India, will conduct four Indo-German workshops in India that focus on Smart City: Mobility & Infrastructure in the 21st century.

Indo German Energy Forum

7th Indo-German Energy Forum to be held in Berlin

The 7th meeting of the Indo-German Energy Forum will be held on 29th September 2016 in Berlin. The meeting provides an opportunity to develop a common understanding of the most promising opportunities for Indo-German cooperation in the energy sector.

2016 SEED Awards in India

SEED launches 2016 SEED Awards in India

SEED has launched the 2016 SEED Awards in India for innovative start-up enterprises that aim to generate environmental, social and economic benefits at the local level. Up to two awards will be available in the fields of Waste Management and Green ICT (Information and Communications Technology). Last date of application is 20th September 2016, 23:59 IST.

Call for Applications_2016 SEED Awards in India [pdf, 502.82k]

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We are closed

The Embassy, including the Consular Section, will remain closed on Thursday, 8th September, 2016.

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Dr. Martin Ney is Germany's Ambassador to India

German Ambassador to India Dr. Martin Ney

Since July 2015 Dr. Martin Ney has been Germany’s Ambassador to India.