In a Federal Convention election held in Berlin on 12 February 2017, former German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier was elected the 12th President of the Federal Republic of Germany.
Frank-Walter Steinmeier - new Federal President
Trinidadian scientist Dr. Judith F. Gobin, Lecturer at the Deparment of Life science at the University of the West Indies (St. Augustine campus), was aboard the exploration vessel "Nautilus" in 2013 a...
A project of NIHERST and the Embassy
Young trinidadian visual artist Dunnecia Moore is the winner of the design competition to decorate the "Buddy Bear", the Embassys' very own symbol of tolerance and understanding of people, cultures an...
Designed by young visual artist Ms. Dunnecia Moore
Germany is seeking to become a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. Foreign Minister Steinmeier announced the candidacy for 2019/20 in Hamburg on Monday (27 June). The elections are expected to take place at the General Assembly in June 2018.
Germany’s candidacy on the Security Council
Climate Change awareness projects - Call for proposals
The Federal Foreign office is currently calling stakeholders in all the countries in the region for proposals for projects aiming at raising awareness for climate change, and mitigation and adaptation projects.
For questions please call Ms. Tietze at the Embassy in Port of Spain, phone (1868)628-1630.
Application for climate change projects [pdf, 262.07k]
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...
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Ben ter Welle honoured by nations' medal in Guyana
A short while ago President Granger of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana honoured persons who have served the nation with the Cacique’s Crown of Honour medal. One of the recipients was Mr. Ben ter Welle, the Honorary Consul of the German Embassy Port of Spain in Guyana. Congratulations, Mr. ter Welle!
Learn more about the ceremony following this
The German Embassy is proud to be the Presenting Sponsor of Green Screen - The Environmental Film Festival 2016. It was therefore the logical next step to host, again, the media launch for the festiva...
Media Launch at the Ambassadors residence
Trends and Perspectives
Migration, the digital revolution, the trend towards sharing rather than owning, and a new relaxed attitude to business: many factors are changing the way people live in Germany. In the “Trends and Perspectives” section of the latest edition of “DE Magazin Deutschland” and on deutschland.de, learn about how current trends are affecting society and life in Germany. You can also read a report about the rediscovery of the German forest, and gain some fascinating insights into the everyday work of deep-sea researcher Antje Boetius.
Current media library on deutschland.de
Ambassador Görgens reflected in his speech on various issues of the past 12 months in the bi-lateral relationships between the Federal Republic of Germany and the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. In h...
It's 26th anniversary, celebrated in Port of Spain
Basseterre, St. Kitts, September 20, 2016 —On its 33rd anniversary of Independence on September 19, 2016, the Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris of the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis ...
Agreement on exchange of information on tax matters
Germany and Guyana celebrate 50 years of bilateral relations this month. Dieter Lamlé, Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean of the German Federal Foreign Ministry, met in Georgetown o...
Diplomatic relations between Guyana and Germany
Update of the scholarship database!
The German Academic Exchange Service (Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst - DAAD) has updated its scholarship database. Scholarship programmes are available for graduates in the following areas: Architecture, Performing Arts, in the field of Music and Fields of Fine Art, Film, Design/Visual Communication and Film.
Scholarships of other kinds are available as well for PhD, research, scientists, professors.
Comprehensive information is provided at this
This years’ edition of the Green Screen Film Festival focuses on local production of documentaries with environmental and sustainability content. The call for submissions is out!
The Academy of Foreign Coaches in Mainz, Germany, offers courses for foreign trainers in athletics. This programme, financed by the German government, is open to nationals of the so called "developing...
New students in class!