Chisinau, Moldova

Steinmeier and Fabius: Shaping European Foreign Policy Together

On their three-day trip, the German and French foreign ministers will hold comprehensive talks with high-level government and opposition representatives in Moldova, Georgia and Tunisia. To end their trip, on Friday evening both ministers are taking part in a Franco-German panel discussion in Paris in remembrance of the First World War.

Foreign Minister Steinmeier

Geneva Statement on Ukraine: "An Important Step has been Taken"

On April 17 Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement on the talks in Geneva:  "An important step has been taken. But the litmus test is still to come. Now it must be shown that the steps agreed in Geneva do not just remain a list on a piece of paper but have a tangible impact on policy."

Container ships

Pew Reveals Support for TTIP in US and Germany

More than half of Germans and Americans support the implementation of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), says a new report released by Pew Research Center.


Munich: A Hub for ICT Innovation

A new EU report indicates that Munich is the biggest technology hub in Europe. The report used an indicator that factors in innovation, research and development, and overall business activity to draw their conclusions.

GAFG Rededication

German-American Friendship Garden on the National Mall Ceremoniously Rededicated

German Ambassador Peter Ammon joined Robert Vogel, Superintendent of the National Mall and Memorial Parks, in marking the restoration of the German-American Friendship Garden on the grounds of the Washington Monument on Friday, April 11.

Bayern v Dortmund

Clash of the Titans for the German Cup

FC Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund will go head-to-head in the German Cup finale on May 17. This is the third time the teams have played against each other this year, and  each has a decisive victory under its belt.

Aktienchart candle

Federal Government Revises Growth Predictions for 2014

According to the latest projections, the German Federal Government is expecting an overall GDP increase of 1.8 percent in 2014. This is an increase of 0.1 percent over the projections at the end of 2013.

Anja Niedringhaus

Photojournalism Award to Honor Anja Niedringhaus

The International Women’s Media Foundation has announced the creation of a photojournalism award honoring Anja Niedringhaus, the AP photographer killed earlier this month while on assignment in Afghanistan.


Word of the Week: Frühjahrsmüdigkeit

When spring arrives, not everyone is struck with joy and vitality. Some are just the opposite, developing a fatigue that Germans call Frühjahrsmüdigkeit ("spring tiredness").


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Ambassador Peter Ammon

Ambassador Peter Ammon

Peter Ammon is the German Ambassador to the United States.

Fall of the Wall

Fall of the Wall

The year 2014 marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall - a monumental day in German history.

Skills Initiative

Skills Initiative

The Skills Initiative works to introduce the German style dual training system in the US.

Germany in Europe

Germany in Europe

This campaign takes a closer look at Germany's role in the EU.

Transatlantic Climate Bridge

Transatlantic Climate Bridge

Learn more about the initiative and about German energy policy and the energy transition here.

Consulate Finder

German Missions in the United States

Nine German Missions throughout the US offer consular services. To find out which Mission can assist you, what the hours of operation are and how to reach it please use our interactive Consulate Finder.