Committed to a global climate change deal

17th of June - European Climate Diplomacy Day

Climate change poses massive risks to global prosperity and security. Act now to reduce emissions!

Learn more about Europes view to climate change following this link .

Important

The visa waiver for nationals of Dominica, Grenada, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines and Trinidad and Tobago to the Schengen Territory is in effect. Please read more in the information below!

Schengenvisum

SCHENGEN VISA WAIVER

Citizens of Dominica, Grenada, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines and Trinidad and Tobago are allowed to travel to the Schengen territory without a Schengen visa from 28th May 2015.

Please find important information on travelling without a visa in the following download.

A student at the Diego Martin Central Secondary during the quizz

The Renewable Energy Education Project

The Renewable Energy Education Project 2015 engaged students, teachers and guardians from four secondary schools across Trinidad and Tobago from November 2014 to April 2015. It combined film, games, p...

European Film Festival 2015 - Logo

19th European Film Festival

Twenty-seven movies from 12 countries are in the lineup for this year’s European Film Festival (EFF).   The EFF showcases films from European countries, and is organised by the European Member States...

Visit to a German Wind Energy Institute test site near Wilhelmshaven

The Energy Transition: Switch to the future

The energy transition is Germanys' avenue into a secure, environmentally friendly, and economically successful future. At present, one-fourth of our energy comes from wind, solar and biomass. Germany ...

Ambassador Lutz Görgens and Foreign Minister Maxine McClean of Barbados

Ambassador Görgens and Foreign Minister Maxine McClean of Barbados

At their meeting on 23 March 2015, Foreign Minister Maxine McClean of Barbados and German Ambassador Lutz Görgens discussed  the recent Germany-CARICOM Foreign Ministers Meeting in Berlin, internation...

The journeyman with Mr. Freudenberg

Journeyman to visit the Embassy

In March 2015 the Embassy was visited by 6 journeyman. The were welcomed by Chargé d´Affaires Mr. Freudenberg and Mrs. Claudia Tietze of the cultural departement of the Embassy. The journeyman have w...

CARICOM conference in Berlin

Germany intensifys the cooperation with the Caribbean Community

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier met with his counterparts from the states of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on the occasion of a conference in Berlin on 2 March. The talks focused on global issues such as climate change and renewable energies, as well as on efforts to reform the United Nations Federal Foreign Minister welcomes Dr. William Warren Smith, President of Caribbean Development Bank (CDB Enlarge image Federal Foreign Minister welcomes Dr. William Warren Smith, President of Caribbean Development Bank (CDB (© Martin Kipping)

Read more on the article on the webpage of the Federal Foreign Office. Link

Permanent Secretary of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs Patricia Clarke, Michael Freudenberg

Germany contributes 4.5 Million XCD to Grenada’s Electricity Sector Reform

February 9th: Dr. Michael Freudenberg, Deputy Head of Mission of the German Embassy in Port-of-Spain with responsibility for Grenada, made a special visit to Grenada from February 4th to February 9th....

What's left of the lionfish by Miley Assee

Children's Climate Carnival

The German Embassy teamed up with the Cropper Foundation to raise awareness and to visualize the effects of climate change on every part of social life in Trinidad and Tobago. Even at their very heart...

The Embassys' small scale projects

A day care centre for the Christian Union Restoration Centre in Freeman’s Village, Antigua was officially inaugurated by Ambassador Lutz Görgens and his wife in October 2014. Finde more information o...

Ambassador Görgens at his visit to the day care centre for the Christian Union Restoration Centre in Freeman’s Village, Antigua

Ambassador Görgens at his visit to the day care centre for the Christian Union Restoration Centre in Freeman’s Village, Antigua

At the day care centre

At the day care centre

Ambassador Görgens and his wife

Ambassador Görgens and his wife

Hon Saboto Caesar, Minister of Agriculture, Rural Transformation, Forestry, Fisheries and Industry,  Mr. Ashley Cain, Chief Agricultural Officer,  Mrs. Rhonda Sutherland, Director of Communications Department,  Ms. Eva Maria Näher, CATS Programme

Caribbean Aqua-Terrestrial Solutions launch in St. Vincent and the Grenadines

On Dec. 9th, 2014 the Ministry of Agriculture in collaboration with the Caribbean Aqua-Terrestrial Solutions (CATS) program, operated by the German Development Cooperation and the Windward Islands Farmers Association (WINFA) launched component one of the Adaptation to Climate Change in Agriculture and Forestry project. The focus is on adaptation measures to climate change in agriculture and forestry and a ridge to reef approach with activities in the Marriaqua valley.

Ms. Nealla Frederick, Project Manager TNC; Ambassador Lutz Görgens; Minister Emmalin Pierre, Parliamentary Representative for the St. Andrews South East; Mr. Tyrone Buckmire, Director of Grenada Fund for Conservation

Ambassador Görgens visits the launch of the Coastal Defense Project in Grenville Bay, Grenada

The German Embassy teamed up with Nature Conservancy for a pilot project for the coastal protection of Grenville Bay. The project will design and place eco-engineered reef structures in northern Grenv...

Guyana

Caribbean Aqua-Terrestrial Solutions (CATS) program 2014

2014 CATS developed detailed Plans of Operation for the climate change component in eight CARICOM Member States: Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St. Lucia, St. Kitts & Nevis, and St. Vince...

Meeting President Anthony Carmona

New Head of Mission

Lutz Görgens presented his credentials in the countries of the Eastern Carribean.

Time and weather in Germany

Berlin:
08:49:28 17 °C
Deutscher Wetterdienst

Sports Management course at the University of Leizig

Painted fans from France and Italy

This course addresses various fundamentals of sports management. This includes organisation of sports, financing in sports, sports marketing, as well as event management and human resource management in sports. Furthermore, the key pillar of the studies will be formed by the topic of project management.


All aspects together will provide the participants with the knowledge that is required for the practical application of their new competences. Participants will have the opportunity to proof this by organising their own project (sports event). The programme is supplemented by specialized lectures and experiences shared by international experts with academic and practical backgrounds.

Find more details following this Sports Management - an International Coaching Course [pdf, 168.09k] .

Course date: 01/10/2015 - 31/01/2016
Deadline of application: 30/06/2015

Academy for Foreign Coaches - athletic course

Lilli Schwarzkopf

Information for Foreign Ministries and official sports teams only!

German News Service - Discover Germany firsthand

Logo of the German News Service

The German News Service is a free news wire of the Deutsche Welle in cooperation with the German Press Agency (dpa) especially for media representatives as well as for everyone who is interested in Germany and wants to know more about German lifestyle, business and culture.

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. 

“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.  

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