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WWF and Deutsches Klima-Konsortium (DKK) offer free online course. The free and open online course follows the principle of a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) and includes six chapters on the physical basis of the climate system, the anthropogenic climate change and impacts on nature and society. The course is given in English and will start on October 1st 2017.
Free Online Course
Germany is seeking to become a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. Former 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
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.
Bundestag Election 2017
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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The EU member states decide for many years in advance about the future presidencies:
Estonia: July-December 2017
Bulgaria: January-June 2018
Austria: July-December 2018
Romania: January-June 2019
Taking over a 6 months tern of the Presidency
In June 2017, on his farewell visits after 3 years as Ambassador to CARICOM, OECS and all OECS countries, as well as to Barbados, Guyana, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago, Lutz H. Görgens visited var...
On visits to Heads of State in the region.
The German Embassy in Port of Spain received a “Buddy Bear”, a 2 m tall statue of glass-fibre reinforced plastic in plain white.
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"...
Exciting European movies May 3rd - 16th, 2017
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...
New German Honorary Consul
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...
Barbados and 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.
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...
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