Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2014 goes to a german scientist

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Stefan W. Hell from the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, and German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany receives this years Nobel Prize in Chemistry next to two scientists from the US. Congratulations!

European Union

European Day against the Death Penalty

The Federal Government and its partners in the European Union have for many years been pursuing an active campaign against the death penalty around the world.

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.


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...

Germany Supports Social Dialogue

Germany Supports Social Dialogue

A delegation from Trinidad and Tobago is bound to visit Germany in the last week of May. Following a recommendation of the International Labour Organization (ILO), Germany has been chosen as a possibl...

International Day Against Homophobia

International Day Against Homophobia

To mark the International Day Against Homophobia (IDAHO, 17th May) a celebration was held at the location of the German Embassy / British High Commission on Friday 16th of May. The rainbow flag, the i...

Commissioning of the Headquarters  of the Guyana Protected Areas System

Commissioning of the Office of the Guyana Protected Areas System

Remarks by German Ambassador Stefan Schlüter during the Commission of the Schomburgk House on April 29, 2014.

The delegation in its meeting in Barbados

Delegation from Germany Visits Caribbean to Explore Opportunities for Cooperation

From 26 April until 5 May, 2014, a delegation from Germany visited St. Lucia, Guyana, Barbados and Grenada. In St. Lucia they met Sen. the Hon. Dr. James Fletcher, Minister for Public Service, Sustain...

Biogas workshops

Workshop on the suitability of Biogas Technology and Renewable Energy Systems

The German Embassy in Trinidad and Tobago is proud to sponsor a series of workshops on biogas technology and renewable energy systems. The workshops take place in the month of April 2014 in The Univer...

Saint Lucia Hotel Tourism Association (SLHTA) receives donation

Donation of sports equipment in St. Lucia

On February 13th, 2014 the Saint Lucia Hotel Tourism Association (SLHTA) received a donation worth 5,000 Euro. Thanks to the donation of the German Federal Government 80 pairs of football boots, 20 fo...

Time and weather in Germany

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Deutscher Wetterdienst

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

“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


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".  ...

Sixth International Composition Contest

electric guitar

The idea of launching an International Composition Contest for children and teenagers sprang from the difficulty of finding a guitar ensemble repertoire with a degree of excellence that is, at the sam...

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