German Consulate New York
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On this website you will find information on Germany, the consular services we provide and German-related news and events in the Tri-State-Area.
The Consulate General’s area of jurisdiction covers Bermuda, Connecticut (Fairfield County), New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.
Despite icy temperatures around 5°F, more than 80 guests came to Tuesday’s concert by Mannes College at the German Consulate General’s auditorium. The 90-minute program, spanning three centuries of German compositions, was the second concert of this year’s Mannes Sounds Festival and is part of an ongoing partnership between The New School and the German Consulate General.
Mannes Sounds Festival
On the evening of February 23, digital diplomats from the New York community gathered at the German Consulate General for a conversation on innovations in foreign policy. The event was lead by noted Italian diplomat and author Andreas Sandre and moderated by Lance Ulanoff, Editor-in-Chief of the popular news website Mashable.
It is not every night that there is a full house at the German Consulate General’s Auditorium. Though with their promise of an incredible night of Jazz, the Tobias Meinhart Quintet was able to draw a crowd of over 120 people.
The Tobias Meinhart Quintet
One week after Blizzard Juno shut down the city contemporary music collective Ensemble Mise-En’s postponed performance took place at the German Consulate General on February 5.
Ensemble Mise-En in concert
"For the people of Germany, the Federal President’s admission was also a liberation, namely from the delusion that the war had been about fighting for survival against superior enemy forces. It was only through military defeat that Germany had been able to move forwards. No German politician had had the courage to articulate that truth before Richard von Weizsäcker!"
Steinmeier on the Loss of Weizsäcker
"He deepened Germany’s friendship with its partners in the West, and he sought mutual understanding with the peoples of the East. He was early in recognizing the elimination of division in Europe as the only way to overcome the division of Germany."
Condolences from Federal President Gauck
On January 28, 2015 the German, Austrian and Swiss American Chambers of Commerce in New York organized the first of four events on professional women´s issues to be held in 2015, starting with a panel discussion regarding “Women in Leadership – How to Navigate Global Organizations as a Female Leader” at the offices of A. T. Kearney in Times Square.
Each year, the number of survivors who bear witness to the horrors of the Holocaust grows smaller, so this 70th anniversary is given special importance as it is among the last that will be attended by eye-witnesses. Keeping the memory and the lessons of the Holocaust alive is therefore more important than ever.
Holocaust Remembrance Day
DAAD´s Artist in Residence Alumni, Brazilian musician and composer Arthur Kampela presented a retrospective of over 25 years of his career in the German House auditorium on January 22.
Mr. Caroll H. Neubauer was presented the Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany by Consul General Brita Wagener. This order was awarded in appreciation of his outstanding service and tireless commitment to German-US relations in the economic sector for almost three decades.
Award for Caroll H. Neubauer
On January 20, 2015 Ms. Carol Kahn Strauss was presented the Commander´s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany by Consul General Brita Wagener. The decoration had been awarded in appreciation of her outstanding accomplishments and commitment to German-American-Jewish relations for more than two decades.
Award for Carol Kahn Strauss
May 12, 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the inaugaration of diplomatic relations between Israel and the Federal Republic of Germany. Both countries will be celebrating the occasion with numerous cultural events. On Thursday, January 15 Foreign Minister Steinmeier made a speech at the launch of the German‑Israeli series of readings and discussions.