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The German Information Center USA (GIC) is the public diplomacy department of the German Embassy in Washington. The GIC offers newsworthy information and insights on Germany – the latest in politics, business and culture, as well as a blend of deeper looks into traditional and modern themes. The GIC delivers relevant information to a United States audience and fosters the dialogue between our two countries. During the 50 years of its existence, GIC’s toolbox has been broadened – comprising electronic newsletters, various outreach activities, print publications, exchange programs and round table discussions on challenges that affect both sides of the Atlantic.

Outreach & Campaigns

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As the Embassy's center of expertise for public diplomacy, the German Information Center USA reaches out directly to American citizens by sponsoring and organizing special events and campaigns tailored to specific target audiences.