Le Grand Boulevard berlinois " Unter den Linden " © picture-alliance/ dpa

Seasons greetings

The staff members of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Port of Spain wishes everybody enjoyable and peaceful festive days.

Human rights challenge - The logo

10th of December - International Human Rights Day

Human rights are principles that are usually protected as legal rights in national and international law. On the December the 10th 1948, the UN proclaimed its “Universal Declaration of Human Rights”. ...


Focus on Marine Protected Areas

Starting in early 2014, CATS will develop detailed Plans of Operation for the climate change component in eight CARICOM Member States: Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St. Lucia, St. Kitts ...

Meeting President Anthony Carmona

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...

Time and weather in Germany

16:43:14 2 °C
Deutscher Wetterdienst

International Competition on Planetary Urbanism – CRITIQUE OF THE PRESENT

Planetary Urbanism – Critique of the Present in the Medium of Information Design

The Federal Foreign Office supports projects around the globe that enhance knowledge about climate change, its causes and consequences. Our focus is on countries that are key actors in climate change,...

Working, training and studying in Germany

Studierende mit Laptop

Germany is an attractive immigration destination. This country is open to qualified professionals, students and researchers moving here from all over the world. 

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:


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...

International Coaching Courses at the University of Leipzig


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...

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