At the close of its meeting at a retreat in Meseberg, the Cabinet adopted Integration Act & 'Meseberg Declaration on Integration'

Integration Act is a milestone, says German Chancellor at the close of the Cabinet Meeting

German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, sees the Inegration Act as a "milestone", while the German Economic Affairs Minister, Sigmar Gabriel, has termed it an "Immigration Act 1.0".

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Encouraging start for Germany

Germany's economy grows at fastest rate in two years

Germany's economy grew at the fastest rate in two years during the first quarter, driven by corporate investment, consumer spending and a mild winter.

Angela Merkel at the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul

Angela Merkel at World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul

Speaking at the World Humanitarian Summit, German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, has called for strict respect for international law. The German Chancellor also called for a global consensus on better networking emergency aid to respond to natural disasters, crises and war.

The G7 Summit in Japan

Two-day G7 Summit to be held in Ise-Shima, Japan

The G7 Summit in Japan: Heads of State and Government of the Group of Seven are meeting in Ise-Shima, Japan, to discuss key political issues. The Summit takes place in the Japanese city from 26th to 27th May 2016.

Ever closer Indo-German cooperation in energy sector

Ever closer Indo-German cooperation in energy sector

German Ambassador in India, Dr Martin Ney, and Piyush Goyal, Minister of State for Power, Coal & Renewable Energy, in their recent meeting agreed to intensify cooperation in the energy sector.

Encouraging India to 'Invest in Germany'

Encouraging India to ‘Invest in Germany’

A working lunch at the Residence of German Ambassador to India, Dr Martin Ney, brought together representatives of German investment promotion agencies on 19th May.

Dr Wolfram klein, Head of South Asia Division, Ministry for Economic Cooperation & Development & S. Selvakumar, Joint Secretary, Administration & Bilateral Cooperation, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, India

India & Germany deepen dialogue on future development cooperation

India & Germany held their Annual Intergovernmental Consultations on 18th and 19th May in New Delhi to further deepen their development partnership.

NATO Foreign Ministers convene in Brussels

NATO Foreign Ministers convene in Brussels

The Foreign Ministers of the 28 NATO states met in Brussels for talks on 19th and 20th May. The consultations focused on preparations for the NATO Summit in Warsaw, the challenges facing NATO in the South and East, as well as the Alliance’s relations with Russia.

Ambassador Dr Ney addresses Consular Corps of Kolkata

Ambassador Dr Ney addresses Consular Corps of Kolkata

The second day of Ambassador Dr Martin Ney's visit to Kolkata began with meeting the Managing Director of Linde India Limited, Moloy Banerjee. This was followed by a meeting with the Consular Corps of Kolkata where Ambassador Dr Ney gave the keynote speech.

OSCE business conference in Berlin: Connectivity for Commerce and Investment

German Foreign Minister opens OSCE business conference

German Foreign Minister, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, opened the 2‑day OSCE conference Connectivity for Commerce and Investment at the German Foreign Office on Wednesday, 18th May.

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Asia-Pacific-Weeks (APW) Berlin: Asia-Europe Innovation Dialogue

The 11th APW will take place in Berlin from 23rd May to 3rd June 2016. The APW - now an annual event - are Europe's most important platform for dialogue & cooperation with partners from the Asia-Pacific region.

Berlin Air Show 2016

Oldest international air fair takes place in Berlin in June

The Berlin Air Show takes place in the German capital from 1st to 4th June. It is the oldest international air fair in the world.


Call for applications: PG Course on Environmental Mgmt. for Developing & Emerging Countries

As part of this 6-month post-graduate course, participants are required to carry out a profound research on a specific environment related subject & present the results in a symposium at the end of the course. Last date of application is 9th June 2016 via online-application-platform:

PG Course on Environmental Mgmt for Developing & Emerging Countries [pdf, 906.14k]

Centre for Intl PG Studies of Environmental Mgmt_Technische Universität Dresden [pdf, 1,050.47k]

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The latest edition on 'Clean Energy' is packed with useful information and tips. Happy reading!

Make it in Germany

Portal - Make it in Germany

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

Gisela Bonn Award 2016

Gisela Bonn

The Gisela Bonn Award is conferred every year on a German national, who has distinctively contributed towards the deepening of Indo-German friendship. It can cover political, cultural and economic aspects of Indo-German relations. Application deadline is 30th May, 2106.

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Refugees and migration

The current issue of DE Magazin Deutschland has a special feature on '25 years of German unity'.

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.