1. Reducing emissions Climate Change Mitigation is Our "Moral Duty"
  2. FFC Frankfurt FFC Frankfurt Wins Women's Champions League
  3. EU Open House EU Open House 2015
Reducing emissions

Climate Change Mitigation is Our "Moral Duty"

Ministers from 35 countries were invited to attend the informal, two-day Petersberg Climate Dialogue, at which Germany and France aim to lay the foundations for a new international climate agreement. "Climate change mitigation is not a luxury," said Barbara Hendricks, but "an investment in health and prosperity."

FFC Frankfurt

FFC Frankfurt Wins Women's Champions League

FFC Frankfurt concluded an amazing season on May 14 with a win at the Champions League final. The final was held in Berlin and Chancellor Angela Merkel attended the match to show her support.

EU Open House

EU Open House 2015

After three years of celebrating the EU Open House at the French Embassy, the German Embassy renovations are finally complete. Ambassador Wittig therefore invited the French Embassy to celebrate with Germany!

NATO Foreign Ministers Summit in Turkey

Foreign Minister Steinmeier Attends NATO Meeting in Antalya

Germany’s foreign minister attended the NATO spring meeting in Antalya, Turkey, on May 13 and 14. During the talks, the 28 NATO foreign ministers and their partners focused on the Ukraine conflict, the southern neighborhood and cooperation with the EU.

Merkel and Poroshenko

Assistance On the Road To Peace

The German government intends to support Ukraine on its path to economic reform and to help de-escalate the tense military situation in the country, Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged President Petro Poroshenko before their bilateral talks in Berlin.


Germany Named Innovation Leader Once Again

Germany, Sweden, Finland and Denmark are the European Union's “Innovation Leaders,” says the European Commission Innovation Union Scoreboard. Germany was ranked number four among the 28 EU member states.


Germany Ranked Third Most Competitive Tourism Destination

 The World Economic Forum ranks Germany as the number four most competitive destination for tourists in its 2015 report. In the first quarter of 2015, Germany hosted 14.1 international visitors.


Military Stories: Technical Sergeant Saves Tampa Bay Man

German and US soldiers serve side by side around the world. The German Embassy will be highlighting military cooperation between German and US soldiers over the coming months. Here is the story of Technical Sergeant Sven Dömkes, who was until recently stationed in Tampa, Florida.

International Parliamentary Scholarships (IPS) program

International Parliamentary Scholarship Applications Open

The German Bundestag invites you, in cooperation with the with the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin and Technische Universität Berlin to to apply for an International Parliamentary Scholarship (IPS) to spend five months in Berlin.

Rep. Glenn 'GT' Thompson (l) spoke with Bundestag members (l-r) Jörn Wunderlich, Dagmar Freitag, and Bartholomäus Kalb.

Members of Congress & German Bundestag Declare Support for CBYX

Several members of Congress and the German Bundestag reaffirmed their commitment and support for the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) program recently on Capitol Hill.


Word of the Week: Milchmädchenrechnung

A Milchmädchenrechnung (literally "a milk maid's account") is a naive calculation. In English, we might say it is the result of counting the chickens before they've hatched.


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Ambassador Peter Wittig

Ambassador Peter Wittig

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Skills Initiative

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Transatlantic Climate Bridge

Transatlantic Climate Bridge

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