German high-tech app for Indian farmers
German Ambassador to India, Dr Martin Ney, welcomed high-ranking agricultural experts for a working lunch at his Residence on Wednesday, 17th May. S.K. Pattanayak, Secretary, Indian Ministry for Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, was the chief guest.
Bringing Western classical music to India!
German Ambassador to India, Dr Martin Ney, has a passion that he enjoys sharing with others – Western classical music! Since his arrival in India in 2015, the accomplished flutist has brought outstanding classical musicians to Delhi and joined them in a number of performances that have been very well-received by music-aficionados from all walks of life. Now, German public broadcaster ARD has dedicated one of its famous Dilli Dilli video blogs to the Ambassador Dr Ney’s initiative.
Health issues "deserve to be on the G20 agenda in our networked world," Chancellor Merkel said at the start of the meeting of G20 health ministers in Berlin. Strengthening health systems in poorer countries and the fight against antibiotic resistance were the key topics of the meeting.
Fraunhofer Society, with the support of the German Ministry of Education and Research, Indian Ministry of Urban Development and National Institute of Urban Affairs organised a Smart City Solution workshop on the theme “Building the city of tomorrow” on 9th May at Shangri La Eros Hotel, New Delhi. Chargé d’ Affaires Dr Jasper Wieck gave the welcome address.
Football ambassadors shape Germany’s image all over the world. German footballers and trainers actively bridge borders. There was an award ceremony for the winners of the "German Football Ambassador" at the German Foreign Office.
The Labour 20 group of trade union representatives want new rules for fair globalisation and work in the digital era. At the L20 Dialogue Forum international trade unionists handed over their recommendations for the G20 Summit to Chancellor Merkel. "In a networked world we need to stick close together," Merkel said.
On Monday, 15th May, Minister of State Michael Roth attended the EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting in Brussels. Deliberations focused on the humanitarian situation in the Horn of Africa and EU relations with Africa. The Foreign Ministers also discussed ways to strengthen the Common Security and Defence Policy.
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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.
Application deadline is 23rd May, 2017
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