Angela Merkel re-elected as Chancellor

Re-elected as German Chancellor: Angela Merkel is the country's leader for a fourth term

Angela Merkel has been elected to her fourth term as the German Chancellor by the Bundestag, the lower house of parliament.

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Heiko Maas is new German Foreign Minister

Heiko Maas is new German Foreign Minister

On Wednesday, 14th March, Heiko Maas took over from his predecessor Sigmar Gabriel as German Minister for Foreign Affairs.

Ambassador Dr. Ney  with Dr. Gabriele Ney

Western Classical Flute and Organ Concert in New Delhi

German Ambassador Dr. Martin Ney (Flute), Dr. Gabriele Ney (Flute) and Prof. Dr. Jochen Arnold (Organ and harpsichord) performed a well-attended concert with compositions of the Baroque era, classical and Romantic period. The concert took place at the Cathedral Church of Redemption on Saturday, 10th March.

Dr. Jasper Wieck delivered a speech at the 'World Utility Summit'

Germany as partner country of the 'World Utility Summit' 2018

Germany is this year’s partner country at the ‘World Utility Summit (WUS)’. At the inauguration of the 2-day conference of the utility sector Dr. Jasper Wieck, Deputy Chief of Mission of the German Embassy, emphasized, “the German ‘energy transition’ is already a synonym for a futuristic vision of a transforming energy industry, not only in Germany, but worldwide”.

German Embassy Staff at the Pehchan Women's Shelter

Women need prospects: 'Pehchan' - women’s shelter and community centre

The German Embassy supports the organisation 'Shakti Shalini' through donations like sewing machines, furniture or electrical appliances, in order to improve the facilities in Pehchan women’s shelter and to increase the range of courses. Three staff members of the German Embassy visited Shakti Shalini and interacted with the women.

Dr Jasper Wieck with Leena Srivastava, Vice Chancellor, TERI University

National Science Day

To mark National Science Day today, 28th february, the theme of which this year is 'Science and Technology for a Sustainable Future', Deputy Chief of Mission, Dr. Jasper Wieck, received Vice Chancellor of TERI University, Leena Srivastava, at German Embassy New Delhi to talk about cooperation on climate awareness.

The MGG Academy 2018 from 9 August – 2 December 2018

The Managing Global Governance (MGG) Academy brings together participants from rising powers of the South and from Europe to participate in a dialogue and advanced training programme.The MGG Academy 2018 is taking place from 9 August – 2 December 2018. Application Deadline: 15th March 2018

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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.

Global Media Forum 2018

Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum (GMF) 2018

Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum (GMF) will take place 11th to 13th June 2018 in Bonn in germany. GMF offers a unique interdisciplinary perspective on the media’s role in solving our current and future global challenges. This year’s theme is Global Inequalities.

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"What's Up, Germany?" is now live!

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ILA Berlin 2018

Berlin Air Show 2016

From 25th-29th April 2018, ILA Berlin is pleased to welcome the aerospace world to Berlin together with France, this year's partner country. ILA is the leading fair for innovations at the heart of Europe, where prominent manufacturers, experts and political decision-makers meet to determine how to address the issues facing the industry in the future. Aviation, space, defence and security are among the featured topics of the trade fair. More than 1000 exhibitors, 150,000 visitors, 3,330 media representatives from 37 countries and 50 special events are a part of the show.

Make it in Germany

Make it in Germany

The 'Make it in Germany' portal gives the key information about making a career and living in Germany.

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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.