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Ethics Commission Creates World's First Initial Guidelines For Autonomous Vehicles

Jun 21, 2017 | Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure
Autonomous driving

The ethics commission on automated and networked driving has developed initial guidelines for policymakers and legislators, permitting automated driving systems, but, with a view to safety, human dignity, personal freedom of choice and data autonomy, setting special requirements.

Helmut Kohl, Chancellor Who Reunited a Divided Germany, Dies at 87

Jun 16, 2017 | Germany.info
Helmut Kohl

Helmut Kohl, known as the Chancellor of Unity for his leadership during the fall of the Berlin Wall and the peaceful unification of Germany, passed away on June 16, 2017 at the age of 87. Kohl is Germany’s longest-serving head of government, serving as Federal Chancellor for more than 16 years, from 1982 to 1998.

Recognition of Foreign Qualifications Drives Employment

Jun 14, 2017 | Bundesregierung
Nursing staff

Nine out of every ten immigrants who have had their professional qualifications recognised in Germany are gainfully employed. The recognition procedure is paying off for businesses too, concludes a report now adopted by the Cabinet.

Thousands Visit Germany and France for the 2017 EU Open House

May 16, 2017 | Germany.info

Thousands of people visited the German Embassy during the 2017 EU Open House - an annual event at which European embassies open their doors to the public. This year's event featured a range of attractions from slackline performances to honey bee displays and a soccer station.

International Parliamentary Scholarship Winner Shares Her Experience

May 16, 2017 | Germany.info
IPS Program

The International Parliamentary Scholarship of the German Bundestag chooses American college graduates under 30 with a strong command of German to join around 120 young people from 41 countries for five months of immersion in the German democratic process. The program includes three months working in a Member’s office.

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