1. European Film Festival 2017 European Film Festival 2017 in Trinidad and Tobago
  2. Reformation anniversary logo 500th anniversary of the Reformation
  3. Three babies sit infront a world map Non-acquisition of German nationality for children born abroad to German parents
European Film Festival 2017

European Film Festival 2017 in Trinidad and Tobago

Exciting German and other European movies to be screened

Reformation anniversary logo

500th anniversary of the Reformation

Five hundred years ago, on 31 October 1517, legend has it that theology professor Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the door of All Saints’ Church in Wittenberg. The posting of these theses in Wittenberg marks the beginning of the Reformation.

Three babies sit infront a world map

Non-acquisition of German nationality for children born abroad to German parents

Children born abroad do not acquire German nationality by birth if their German parent(s) were themselves born abroad after 31 December 1999 and at the time of the child’s birth were ordinarily resident abroad, provided such children acquire another nationality upon birth (section 4 (4), first and third sentences, of the Nationality Act).

#youforG20

#youforG20 – deutschland.de is looking for your project!

Does your project support social engagement at the municipal level? Does it help to enhance gender equality? Does it protect the environment or the climate? Does it promote participation on the part o...

24 Weeks

The European Film Festival in Trinidad and Tobago

Germany's movies to this years European Film Festival includes a beautiful coming of age story "About a Girl",but also controversal topics like abuse (The Culpable) and abortion (24 weeks). "Victoria"...

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Green Talents – International Forum for High-Potentials in Sustainable Development

The call for applications to the ”Green Talents – International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development” is open again. 

This international exchange to promote innovative green ideas was created in 2009. The award, under the patronage of German Minister Professor Johanna Wanka, honours 25 young researchers each year. 2015 and 2016 2 young entrepreneurs from Trinidad and Tobago participated. Don't miss the deadline!

For more information please refer to the following flyer or the official website:

new Honorary consul

New German Honorary Consul to Grenada

On Tuesday, 25.04.2017 the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, Lutz H. Görgens, Ph.D., bid farewell to Honorary Consul Mrs. Margit Biebel-Potgieter who has represented Germany in Grenada fo...

Bundestagswahl 2017

Bundestag Election 2017

The next Bundestag election is taking place on September 24, 2017. Germans living abroad are not automatically entered into a voters’ register. If they wish to participate in Bundestag elections, they have to submit a formal application for entry into the voters’ register before each election.

Buddy Bear School competition

Design Competition for 28 Secondary School

This competition aimed to engage pupils to visualise and merge aspects of Trinibagonian pride and heritage with features associated with Germany.

Ambassador Lutz Görgens flanked by IAMovement Founder Jonathan Barcant (left) and Co-Founder Daniel Barcant (right)

School outreach on climate change

Engaging the youth is a great way of educating the public on issues of national interest! Climate Talk is addressing the youth of Trinidad and Tobago to raise awareness for climate change. This initi...

Genova&Dimitrov - The Flyer

Celebrating 50 years of diplomatic relations

In March 2017 Barbados and the Federal Republic of Germany will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of diplomatic relations. To mark this special occasion the German Embassy is proud to present the renowne...

President and Vicepresident of the Trust, Ms. Molly Gaskin and Ms. Karilyn Shephard with Ambassador Görgens and Ms. Tietze from the Embass

The Pointe-a-Pierre Wildfowl Trust and the German Embassy

The outreach programme of the Wildfowl Trust in Pointe-a-Pierre has for many years influenced the knowledge and the perception of the youth towards climate change. The German Embassy is proud to be ab...

Frank-Walter Steinmeier has been elected the 12th President of the Federal Republic of Germany

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.

President of NIHERST, Ms. Sylvia Lalla (second from left), Ambassador Görgens (left) with the other sponsors at the launch

Deep Sea Wonders of the Caribbean

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...

The Art competition of the PaP Wildfowl Trust

The Pointe-a-Pierre Wildfowl Trust and the German Embassy

Having engaged 20 schools in Trinidad, 4 schools in Tobago and having hosted 3 in-house groups at their location in Pointe-a-Pierre in 2016 the Wildfowl Trust closed its outreach programme with an art...

Ambassador Lutz Görgens with Ms. Dunnecia Moore and the bear

A Buddy Bear for 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...

Mr. Eastman making a point at the Department of the Environment on Renewable Energy

Environmental Management Courses at the Technical University of Dresden

Mr. Eastman was nominated to participate in the 70th International Short Course on Sustainable Cities at the University of Dresden/Germany. These courses and others, funded by the UNEP, UNESCO and Ger...

The EU Presidency of Malta

The Malta assumes EU Presidency

Malta resumed the Presidency of the European Union in the first half of 2017. You'll find in depth coverage on the website of the Presidency

German Security Council candidature logo

Germany’s candidacy for a seat on the Security Council in 2019/20

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.

Children participating at a workshop of Foundation for Development through Radio & Television in Suriname (SORTS) in Suriname

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]

Basketball

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...

Integrated Climate Change Adaptatopn Strategies (ICCAS) in Grenada

Integrated Climate Change Adaptation Strategies (ICCAS)

Grenada, as a small island state, is particularly vulnerable to the adverse effects of climate change. Many of the natural resources in Grenada are threatened by its impacts.  Since 2013 the ICCAS Pr...

Honorary Consul Ben ter Welle receiving the Cacique's Crown of Honour of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana

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 link

Green Screen - The Environmental Film Festival - Ambassador Lutz Görgens on the microphone

Green Screen - The Environmental Film Festival

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...

Green Talents competition Ms. Melissa Atwell

Green Talents - International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development

From a press release of "Green Talents": Leading young scientists from 16 countries to meet Germany’s sustainability research elite on 17-26 October and visit green science’s hotspots ·         Of...

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.

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Current media library on deutschland.de

German Unity Day celebration: Foreign Minister Dennis Moses, Ambassador Lutz H. Görgens

Celebrating the Day of German Unity

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...

Stop Rape!

End sexual violence!

Sexual abuse leaves scars, visible and invisible ones. And sadly it is a growing problem in many countries of the Easter Caribbean region. The German Embassy is honoured to support the work of the ...

Lilli Schwarzkopf

Academy for Foreign Coaches - athletic course

Information for Foreign Ministries and official sports teams only!

25 Years of Friendship between Germany and Poland

Germany and Poland celebrate 25 Years of Friendship

Germany and Poland will celebrate this special anniversary with the Polish exhibition “Poles and Germans - Stories of Dialogue”. The exhibition will be presented at the Alma Jordan Library of the Univ...

Prime Minister Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris (left); Ambassador Lutz  H. Gorgens (right)

St. Kitts and Nevis and federal republic of Germany ratify agreement on exchange of information on tax matters

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 ...

Dieter Lamlé, Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean of the German Federal Foreign Ministry; Hon. Moses V. Nagamootoo, Prime Minister & First Vice President, Cooperative Republic of Guyana; Ambassador Dr. Lutz Hermann Görgens: Honorary Consul Ben ter Welle

50 years of diplomatic relations between Guyana and Germany

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...

Integrated Climate Change Adaptatopn Strategies (ICCAS) in Grenada

Integrated Climate Change Adaptation Strategies (ICCAS)

Grenada, as a small island state, is particularly vulnerable to the adverse effects of climate change. Many of the natural resources in Grenada are threatened by its impacts.  Since 2013 the ICCAS Pr...

New school furniture produced by a project with New Life Organisation (NEWLO)

A small scale project in Grenada with New Life Organisation (NEWLO)

NEWLO has been engaged in the advancement of the youth in Grenada since 1984. And the Embassy is very proud to have partnered again with them in 2015 for a new small scale project 15 young persons we...

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 link .

BRAZIL-RIO DE JANEIRO-UNITED BUDDY BEAR

The Embassy Buddy Bears world wide - an inspiration

„The Buddy Bears are the best Ambassadors for Berlin and a cosmopolitan Germany" (Frank Walter Steinmeier - Federal Foreing Minister of Germany)

Green Screen 2016 - Call for proposals

Green Screen - The environmental Film Series

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!

Mr. Spencer Mettendaf from Suriname and other participants of the course

Sports promotion of the Federal Foreign Office 2016

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...

Time and weather in Germany

Berlin:
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Stay connected to the European Film Festival in Trinidad and Tobago

European Film Festival 2018

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Germany’s G20 presidency

A reef knot as the symbol of the G20 summit in Hamburg

Germany will be holding the presidency of the G20 in 2017. The summit of the heads of state and government and representatives of international organisations will be held in Hamburg on 7 and 8 July 2017. A number of G20 ministers’ conferences are scheduled to take place prior to this. The G20 Foreign Ministers met in Bonn on 16 and 17 February 2017. The summit and ministers’ meetings will provide an opportunity to discuss current international challenges and to raise awareness of new issues in international affairs.

Further information is available on the following webpages:

Book an Appointment with the German Embassy Port of Spain

Terminvergabe

Please note that you must book an appointment for visa and passport services offered at the German Embassy Port of Spain.

New version of “Facts about Germany” – in 19 languages

Facts about Germany

“Facts about Germany” has everything you need to know about Germany today. How the political system works. The guidelines that define foreign policy. The special characteristics of the economy. What is new in art and culture. The new website features articles, background information, images, charts, films and lots of other modules. Focussing on these and many other topics, besides – in no less than 19 languages. On top of which, all the “Facts” (incl. the new book for young adults in 9 languages) can be downloaded as an e-paper.

"Career Compass Germany" - App for vocational training, studying and working in Germany

Good career opportunities, an international working and learning atmosphere, low unemployment – for people from abroad the German labour market is highly attractive and opens up first-class perspectives. There are highly diverse possibilities for vocational training, studying or working. Those interested can find out about the options and offers available, how to apply, what is important when starting out in Germany and what role the German language plays in the “Career Compass Germany – the app for vocational training, studying and working in Germany”.

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.

The portal for international qualified professionals www.make-it-in-germany.com

Make it in Germany

www.make-it-in-germany.com is the official multilingual online portal for international qualified professionals. It helps them find out how to make a success of coming to Germany – from preparations in their home countries to arriving and getting settled in.

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