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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), according to a new report released by Pew Research Center.

Meetings in Beijing

Foreign Minister Steinmeier Visits China

On his first official visit to China since returning to office, Foreign Minister Steinmeier spent Sunday, April 13, in Hebei province. On Monday, he conducted political talks in Beijing.

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.

Jürgen Hardt

Jürgen Hardt New Coordinator of Transatlantic Cooperation

"In performing my new duties, my aim will be above all to strengthen contacts between the civil societies of Germany and North America," Bundestag Member Hardt said about his new position.

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.

IMF building

IMF Predicts Big Growth For Germany

The International Monetary Fund World Economic Outlook, a report released annually in April predicts global recovery for 2014. Germany is expected to grow by 1.7 percent in 2014 and 1.6 percent in 2015.

Phillip Lahm

FC Bayern Advances to Semifinals, Will Face Real Madrid

FC Bayern Munich is looking to defend their Champion's League title by advancing to the finals at the end of the month against Real Madrid. The first leg of the semifinals will be played on April 23 and the second on April 30.

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Easter Traditions

The Easter season is a time when all customs seem to symbolize renewal, life and the beginning of spring. Colorful eggs, special meals, huge bonfires and, of course, church services are some of the customs that mark this special time of year.


Word of the Week: Hagestolz

In German, there is a particular word to describe an old confirmed bachelor who loathes the idea of getting married: a Hagestolz.


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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.