UN Climate Change Conference, COP20

Climate Change Conference 2014

The 20th session of the Conference of the Parties, serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol, will be hosted by the Government of Peru, in Lima, Peru from 1 to 12 December 2014.

with Mrs. Karolin Troubetzkoy (Honorary Consul) und Govenor General Mrs. Pearlette Louisy

New Head of Mission

Lutz Görgens presents his credentials in various countries of the Eastern Carribean. Ambassador Lutz Görgens Chargé d’Affaires Michael Freudenberg Lutz Hermann Görgens PhD is Ambassador of ...

Govenor General of Barbados, Sir Elliott Belgrave, Ambassador Lutz H Görgens

Honorary Konsul Andreas Kusay hosted a reception

“On the evening of the 9th of November, 1989 around 7 p.m., CET Socialist Unity Party Secretary, Günther Schabowski, called a press conference to announce that East Germans would be allowed to cross t...

Aglika Genova and Liuben Dimitrov

Genova & Dimitrov

Aglika Genova and Liuben Dimitrov, a piano duo, considered by the world music press as one of the world's finest and most successful young ensembles, were guests in Port of Spain. Upon invitation of ...

Renewable Energies (combo)

"Renewables – Made in Germany" in Barbados

During the Fourth Caribbean Sustainable Energy Forum (CSEF IV) meeting on the 13th and 14th of November 2014 in Barbados, the hosting Caribbean Development Bank will show the exhibition "renewables – ...

The group of runners from the German Embassy

25 years of the fall of the Berlin Wall

Life in the German Democratic Republic (Germanys republic in the east) was grately affected by travel restrictions imposed by their leaders. After the merge of the two German nations to a unified home...

With Lina Nientimp, Person in charge for our visitors programme, GIZ (German Association for International Cooperation)

Countries with rapid urban growth face many problems

The visitors programme gave the participants from all over the world a chance to consult with stakeholders in Germany. Mrs. Cetty represented the Ministry of Transport, Trinidad and Tobago.

Steinmeier in New York

G7 Foreign Ministers discuss Isis, Ebola and Ukraine

In a meeting chaired by German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on the fringe of UN General Assembly in New York, the G7 foreign ministers focused on the threat posed by the terrorist organisa...

Steinmeier in front of UN building

Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on reaching 50 ratifications of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT)

Commenting on the fact that 50 states have now ratified the Arms Trade Treaty, thus ensuring its entry into force, Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier today (25 September 2014) issued the followi...

Climate Diplomacy Day on 9 September 2014

Climate Diplomacy Day on 9 September 2014

A delegation of British and German diplomats traveled to Tobago to meet representatives of sponsored projects. The trip was crowned by a guided tour of the Gilpin Trace by Mr. Newton George.

Ambassador Stefan Schlüter with President Donald Ramotar of Guyana

Ambassador Schlüter has left Trinidad and Tobago

Towards the end of his stay in Trinidad and Tobago Ambassador Stefan Schlüter  visited many countries of the jurisdiction of the Embassy. In the course of his trips he met with Foreign Minister Nicko...

Youth in action for mangrove

Youth in action for mangrove

The German Embassy has teamed yet again with SORTS (Stichting Ontwikkeling Radio en Televisie - Foundation for Development through Radio & Television in Suriname) to raise awareness of the importance ...

German Embassy sponsors Film Series on Climate Change

In its continues efforts to raise awareness on climate change Green Screen is back! Sustain T&Ts environmental film series will show feature movies starting 28th of October 2014 in different locations...

Remmembrance and commemoration

Opening of the World War One Symposium 2014

On August 4th and 5th 2014 the Chaguaramas Military History and Aerospace Museum organisaed a symposium on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the beginn of the First World War (WWI). The occasio...

Ambassador Stefan Schlüter with Rene van Essen

Rene van Essen honoured

Mr. Rene van Essen was awarded the Medal of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany.

WINAD - WOMEN'S INSTITUTE FOR ALTERNATIVE DEVELOPMENT

Womens’ Institute for Alternative Development (WINAD)

Participants in a Non Violent Communication Training received their certificates of participation.

Regional seminar on „Multinational Taxation & Transfer Pricing“

Regional seminar on „Multinational Taxation & Transfer Pricing“

The International Center of Tax Administrations (CIAT) and the German Cooperation (GIZ) in collaboration with the Inland Revenue Department(Ministry of Finance and Economy of Trinidad & Tobago) carrie...

Handing over years old bottles to La Cantina

Germans in Trinidad and Tobago

One story of Germans living in Trinidad evolves around the famous family Siegert, founders of Angostura distillery. One of the many properties previously in their ownership is located in Victoria Ave,...

Forum on Women Business Leaders

Forum on Women Business Leaders in Germany

The German Government has invited Lisa Wickham, Chief Executive Officer of Imagine Media, to Berlin, Germany, from 3 till 9 July, 2014. The trip entitled „Female company founders in Germany – Women in...

Time and weather in Germany

Berlin:
14:58:41 4 °C
Deutscher Wetterdienst

German presidency of the G7

Logo for the G7 summit in Germany

Germany assumed the presidency of the G7 at the G7 summit in Brussels at the beginning of June 2014. On 7 and 8 June 2015, Germany will host the meeting of the heads of state and government. The summit will provide an opportunity to discuss current international challenges and to make progress on new topics in the international context.

Further information is available on the following websites:

Germany's candidate for election to the bench of the International Criminal Court

Germany's candidate for election to the bench of the International Criminal Court

PURSUING CREATIVE STUDIES IN GERMANY

Schweinfurt: Kunsthalle (Gallery of Art) - German Art after 1945 Copyright: Museen und Galerien der Stadt Schweinfurt

This is the place to learn art: Germany’s creative universities are as varied as the subjects they teach and offer unique study programmes. But one obstacle has to be overcome: the entrance examinatio...

“Auswärtiges Amt – Auslandsvertretungen weltweit”: the app for finding German missions abroad on all standard mobile devices

App Auswärtiges AMt

Its interactive and informative app provides quick, easy access to the latest information from the FFO.  

The Germans in Trinidad

The Germans in Trinidad

This book, published first in 1994, has been hard to come by in local book stores recently. But thanks to the University of Florida - Digital Collections - the book is now available as a scan on the i...

Academy for Foreign Coaches - athletic course

Lilli Schwarzkopf

Information for Foreign Ministries and official sports teams only!

International Coaching Courses at the University of Leipzig

Judo

Every year, on behalf of the Foreign Office of the Federal Republic of Germany, in cooperation with the Sports Science Faculty of the University of Leipzig, the university organizes several Internatio...

Renewable Energy in Germany

Energy mix in Germany 2014

Recent analysis show that renewable energy is currently producing nearly half of Germanys energy needs. Data provided by the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE) show the latest figures...

What is wrong with German foreign policy?

Review 2014

More than 50 well known experts were asked: "What, if anything, is wrong with German foreign policy? What needs to be changed?" You will find the frank, sometimes critical answers at "Review 2014".  ...

Alumni Germany

Alumniportal Deutschland

Almuniportal Deutschland, the social online network for people from all over the world who have studied, researched, worked or completed a course of advanced training in Germany, is expecting its 100.000 member to sign up in a few days. Read more in the following summary or on the Alumniportal