2018, the year for an ambitious EU-India partnership

On this day, 55 years ago, Germany and France signed the Elysée Treaty on Franco-German friendship.

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Dr. Jasper Wieck spoke at the seminar

German automotive industry plays key role in campaigns of Indian government

As part of the Indo-German Automotive Dialogue, the first ever joint seminar on “Options for Propulsion Technologies for On-Road Mobility” was organised by Association of the German Automotive Industry (VDA), Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA) and Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) on 9th January 2018.

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"Free Trade & multilateral cooperation in a rules-based system can no longer be considered purely Western concepts": Ambassador Lepel

Director General Asia Pacific in the German Foreign Office Ina Lepel underlined the need for continuous adaptation reform of the liberal order in the New Asian Centuryunder evolving circumstances.

Prof Dr Karlheinz Brandenburg, Director, Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Media Technology & Head of Electronic Media Technology Group, Institute of Media Technology - Ilmenau University of Technology

MP 3 - a German technology that changed the digital world

Prof. Dr. Karlheinz Brandenburg, Professor at Ilmenau University of Technology and Director at Fraunhofer Institute of Digital Media Technology, gave an inspiring lecture in the framework of the Science Circle Lectures organized by the German Embassy New Delhi in collaboration with the German House for Research and Innovation (DWIH).

German National Youth Orchestra to perform in India

German National Youth Orchestra in India

The New Year begins with a classical sensation from Germany. The German National Youth Orchestra (BJO) will be performing in India - the Land of diversity, Rich Music, Art & Culture – for the first time in its history. The group of around 70 talented and distinguished young musicians will be on an India tour from 16th January until 28th January. The orchestra looks forward to enthrall the audiences in Mumbai, Goa and Chennai.

Dr. Caroline Silva-Garbade, Head of the Economic Affairs Division of the German Embassy, Mr. Tobias Winter, Director of the Indo-German Energy Forum, Prashasti Rastogi, German Book Office and Dr. Rita Chowdhury, Director of the National Book Trust, India

„German Energiewende – Energy Transition in Germany“ inaugurated in the New Delhi World Book Fair 2018

The New Delhi World Book Fair 2018 presents for the first time in India the travelling exhibition “German Energiewende – Energy Transition in Germany” put together by the German Federal Foreign Office in the EU Pavilion.

Representative of German Development Bank, KfW, German Ambassador to India, Dr. Martin Ney, Joint Secretary, S. Selvakumar, Department for Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, GoI & representative of North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Ltd. (NEEPCO)

Germany and India sign a loan of 20 million Euro for the promotion of hydropower in India

In the presence of the German Ambassador Dr. Martin Ney and the Joint Secretary S. Selvakumar (Department for Economic Affairs in the Ministry of Finance), representatives of the German Development Bank (KfW) and North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Ltd. (NEEPCO) signed a loan agreement of 20 million Euro for the continuing construction of the Pare hydroelectric plant (Pare HEP). This increases the sum of German commitments for hydropower projects in India to 450 million Euros.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's New Year's address

Angela Merkel calls for social cohesion in her New Year's address

"It is important to focus on what we have in common and to begin once again to respect one another more", said German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, in her New Year's address.. The Chancellor also stressed that she is committed to keeping sight of the needs of everybody in Germany.

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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 27th June. The elections are expected to take place at the General Assembly in June 2018.

Human rights - a cornerstone of German foreign policy

Some things are non-negotiable: Germany continues to campaign assiduously for human rights around the world. Indeed, working for human rights is not.

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We are closed

The Embassy, including the Consular section, will remain closed on 26th January, 2018.

German Foreign Office's new website aims to get the facts out to migrants

Facts, not false promises: a new German Foreign Office website, 'rumoursaboutgermany', aims to get the facts out to migrants, making them less susceptible to misinformation spread by human traffickers.

Germany for United Nations Security Council 2019-20

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Peace, justice, innovation, partnership - these are the things Germany wants to play in the United Nations. That is why we are standing for a seat in the United Nations Security Council 2019/20 - "an organization more important than ever," said Foreign Minister Steinmeier.

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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.