German Ambassador to India meets President of FICCI

German Ambassador to India meets President of FICCI

German Ambassador to India, Dr Martin Ney, met Mr. Pankaj R. Patel, President of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). The meeting took place at the Ambassador’s Residence on Friday, 17th February.

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German-Indian Agreement on Social Security to enter into force on 1 May 2017

Germany & India sign agreement on social security

The German-Indian social security agreement, which will enter into force on 1st May 2017, ensures & coordinates the social protection of nationals of both countries in the area of the respective pension insurance systems, in particular in the case of insured persons residing in the other contracting state.

Inauguration of Small Scale Project "Edible School Gardens" in Uttar Pradesh

On Friday, February 17th, a member of the German Embassy in New Delhi inaugurated the small scale project “edible school gardens” which was implemented by the Delhi based NGO “The Child Trust” (TCT).

German Defence Minister, Ursula von der Leyen at Munich Security Conference

Germany is fully aware of its responsibility: von der Leyen

Cooperation within NATO is based on common values, said German Defence Minister, Ursula von der Leyen, at the 53rd Munich Security Conference. In her opening speech she also looked at the fight against terrorism.

International German Forum 2017

International German Forum: Improving human health

At the Third International German Forum experts from 25 countries, from the realms of politics, science and research and civil society, will be meeting on 21 and 22 February at the Federal Chancellery to discuss ways of improving the quality of life and health.

G20 Treffen in Bonn vom 16. und 17. Februar

G20 Foreign Ministers Meeting: Signal for cooperation

How can the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development be implemented? How can global crises be prevented before they erupt? And how can cooperation with Africa be improved? In Bonn the G20 Foreign Ministers are discussing the most urgent international issues of our times. Foreign Minister Gabriel considers this meeting a beacon event.

NATO Verteidigungsminister Treffen

NATO: Investing more in security

Germany and Europe should bear a fair share of security burdens, according to Defence Minister von der Leyen at a NATO meeting. The reason, among others, is a changed security situation, she said.

Berlinale: German Foreign Office promotes encounters through the cinema

Berlinale: German Foreign Office promotes encounters through cinema

By presenting more than 400 stories from across the globe, the Berlinale demonstrates how films can bring together people and cultures from around the world. The German Foreign Office funds specially selected projects at the Berlinale, which is the world’s largest film festival open to the public.

Startup with German 2017

Startup with German and win a trip to Germany

Startup with German is a project by the Goethe Institute in collaboration with the German Embassy, InDaF, ZfA and DAAD. Students and teachers are invited to participate in the project and win an opportunity to attend a three weeks language course in Germany. For further details, please log on to:

66th ARD International Music Competition Munich 2017

66th ARD International Music Competition Munich 2017

The 66th ARD International Music Competition Munich 2017 has been announced for the categories piano, violin, oboe and guitar. Registration deadline is 31st March 2017.

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