German Consulate General Miami
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Welcome to the website of the German Consulate General in Miami. Here you will find information on Germany, the consular services we provide and German-related news and events in our area. We offer a wide spectrum of information, including travel, study, doing business in Germany and much more. Our German language website features information and news relevant to German citizens.
The Consulate General’s area of jurisdiction covers the State of Florida, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Island.
The Consulate General will be closed on December 24 - 26 as well as on December 31 and January 1.
On December 10, 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted and proclaimed. It was the first global manifestation of human rights and one of the first major achievements of the newly founded United Nations.
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The German Consulate General hosted an opening reception for the art exhibition "MostlyMusicArt" by Madeleine Meehan. It was a wonderful evening with guests enjoying hors d'heuvres and wine while strolling through the beautiful exhibition. It will be on display until the end of February 2015.
The Committee on Agriculture of the Bavarian Parliament traveled to Georgia and Florida from Nov. 15 - Nov. 21. The main topic of the trip was the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the economic development between Bavaria and the United States. Consul General Jürgen Borsch as well as Honorary Consuls Brock McClane (Orlando) and Norma Henning (Naples) accompanied the group during their trip in Central Florida.
Joining the celebrations around the world, Brock McClane, the German Honorary Consul in Orlando, and his wife Sarah hosted a street party in honor the the 25 year anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall. Many guests followed the invitation on Sunday afternoon and enjoyed German food and German music.
Mr. Jürgen Hardt, Coordinator of Transatlantic Cooperation at the Federal Foreign Office together with Mr. Henning Speck, Chief of Staff, visited Miami on the occasion of the 25 year anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall. They attended the celebrations and the unveiling of the original segment of the Berlin Wall on Sunday at the Miami Dade College in Downtown Miami. On Monday, they paid a visit to the office of Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart together with Consul General Jürgen Borsch. The last stop was Radio Martí where Mr. Hardt gave an interview.
Rain and thunder did not stop more than 1000 people from coming to Miami Dade College on Sunday afternoon to celebrate the 25-year anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Everyone received a T-shirt in either black, red and yellow and participated in the formation of a human flag. People enjoyed free bratwurst, prezels and German beer.
Shortly before 2.30pm, the original segment of the Berlin Wall was unveiled and Consul General Jürgen Borsch officially handed it over to the City of Miami. The piece of the wall will remain permanently at MDC Wolfson Campus.
25 Berlin Wall
Join us for the unveiling of an original segment of the Berlin Wall at Miami Dade College, a gift from the Federal Republic of Germany, on the 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall.
Come out early and receive a complimentary black, red or gold T-Shirt and be part of a photo shoot when we form a human flag in the German colors.
Open-air party with music and Berlin Wall exhibition!
There will be pretzels, bratwurst and original Bavarian Hofbräuhausbier for the early birds!
Come out and celebrate with us!
Fall of Wall