Nobel Peace Prize 2014 laureate, Kailash Satyarthi, Ambassador Steiner & Samiur Rahman, Executive Director, The Hope Project

Ambassador Steiner hands over Computers to NGO Hope

Today, December 18, Ambassador Michael Steiner – accompanied by Nobel Peace Award Laureate Kailash Satyarthi - handed over twelve computers to NGO Hope at the German Embassy New Delhi.
The PCs will be used for The Hope Project’s children empowerment programmes, in which they learn, inter alia, computer skills.
Mr. Satyarthi is the Chairperson of the Global March Against Child Labour and Founder of the NGO Bachpan Bachao Andolan. The Hope Project, a long-standing partner of the German Embassy, strives to enable the poor and vulnerable living in Basti Hazat Nizamuddin to realize their hidden potential and to help them create opportunities for their lives.

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German Ambassador opens HOPE's Annual Exhibition

On Friday, December 19, Ambassador Michael Steiner and his wife, Mrs. Eliese Steiner, opened NGO HOPE's Annual Exhibition. The young girls of HOPE's 'Girls Non Formal School' displayed their innovative ideas at the exhibition which encourages students & fosters their scientific temperament.

German Ambassador with kids at NGO Butterflies

Around 150 Christmas presents were distributed by German Ambassador Michael Steiner to kids at the NGO ‘Butterflies’.

Germany makes available additional INR 3900 Crore for India’s Green Energy Corridors

Germany makes available additional INR 3900 Crore for India’s Green Energy Corridors

To support India in developing its Green Energy Corridors, Germany committed additional funding of Euros 500 million (INR 3900 Crore) under the Indo-German Bilateral Development Cooperation. German Ambassador Michael Steiner and Finance Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi sealed the agreement on Wednesday. The additional funding will help finance measures to facilitate the transmission of renewable energy into the national grid.

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Why the world voted Germany #1

We present to you a series on why the world voted Germany #1. After chapter one on CULTURE, here comes chapter two GOVERNANCE:

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Presidence Joachim Gauck with the World Cup winning team.

Why the world voted Germany #1

What a year 2014 has been! Not only did Germany win the football World Cup, the hockey team has also just won the Champions Trophy. And on 9th November, Germany celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Fall of the Wall. But that is not all: Riding on strong economic performance, positive reviews about the investment climate, good governance and social equality, Germany recently came out on top among 50 countries in the world in the Nations Brand Index Survey. In a series, we present to you, the most salient points why the world voted Germany #1.

German Ambassador to India Michael Steiner at the Hannover Messe 2015 press conference in New Delhi.

Hannover Messe 2015 to showcase 'Make In India'

At Hannover Messe 2015, the world’s largest industrial trade fair, India will take centre stage as the official partner country. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the fair together with Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel. The Hannover Fair, which will be running from 13 to 17 April 2015, is set to give a boost to India’s manufacturing sector.

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Germany beat Pakistan to win Champions Trophy.

Hockey: Germany win 10th Champions Trophy

A controlling performance from Germany pleased the locals and secured their first Champions Trophy since 2007. Pakistan took silver, while Australia picked up the bronze medal.

Germany fellowships for Indian journalists

Germany fellowships for Indian journalists

Indian journalists can apply now for a new Indian-German fellowship program by the Robert Bosch Stiftung and the International Media Center Hamburg. The application deadline for Indian journalists is January 15, 2015. Successful candidates will visit Germany from May to July 2015.

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Ji held a Satsang at the German Residence; seen here with Ambassador Steiner & Mrs. Eliese Steiner

German Ambassador invites Ambassador of Peace

Over 1,200 guests together with hosts Ambassador Michael Steiner & his wife Eliese enjoyed a Satsang by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar held on 28th November at the German Residence garden.

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Ambassador Steiner with the kids at Stairs Football League

Bend it like Müller!

India’s biggest ever school football league is here. And the German Embassy in New Delhi supports it! Organized by NGO Stairs, the School Football League (SFL) was inaugurated today, 1st December 2014, at Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi.

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The Christmas markets have opened in Germany

Christmas markets ring in German festive season

German Christmas markets have become an international hit in England, the United States and even in Japan. But nowhere is the choice of gingerbread, incense burners and mulled wine greater than in Germany.

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Funding for Goethe Institut increased

During talks at the Goethe Institut Head Office in Munich on Tuesday, 25th November, Minister of State Böhmer expressed her appreciation of the Institut’s successful international linguistic & cultural work & acknowledged its role in promoting German foreign policy.

Ambassador Steiner addressing the guests at the Concert held on 23rd September 2014

German Embassy relief projects for Kashmir: an update

In continuation to its efforts of bringing relief to the flood victims, the German Embassy New Delhi has distributed the remaining funds that had been donated by the guests of the Concert for Kashmir held on 23rd September in the garden of Ambassador Michael Steiner's Residence.

Charity Concert for Kashmir: Expression of Solidarity & Support

Charity Concert for Kashmir / One Crore target exceeded!

The German Embassy hosted a Charity Concert for Kashmir at the garden of Ambassador Michael Steiner’s Residence on Tuesday evening. Santoor legend Bhajan Sopori and Maestro Abhay Sopori, along with young Sufi singer Ragini Rainu performed in front of a large audience offering a sublime musical experience.

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What's Up Germany: Berlin Special is now live!

What's Up Germany launches a special Berlin edition.

A special edition to commemorate 25 years of Fall of the Berlin Wall. Come explore history with us.

Kick It Like Germany at Kids' Corner

Germany plays at World Cup 2014 in Brazil

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Celebrating 25 years of Fall of the Wall

German Ambassador Michael Steiner taking out a piece of the Wall.

Today, we celebrate 25 years of the Fall of the Berlin Wall, surely the most auspicious day in Germany’s history. On 9th November 1989, the Wall was brought down by the peaceful revolution of the East German people.

On the Day of German Unity, our National Day, the German Embassy New Delhi showcased the Fall of the Wall and the new modern Berlin at the garden of the Residence of Ambassador Michael Steiner.

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100th Anniversary of the First World War

Memorial for the victims of World War-I in Germany

On this site, we have brought together information on the 100th anniversary of the First World War.

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Portal - 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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Remembrance and commemoration - First World War, Second World War, fall of the Wall

Zeitschrift Deutschland

The special issue of DE Magazin Deutschland focuses on the three anniversaries in 2014.