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Energy Efficiency Award 2017

Energy Efficiency Award 2017: Companies can apply now

The international energy efficiency competition of the Deutsche Energie-Agentur GmbH (dena) - German Energy Agency has the motto "The Makers of Energy Transition " this year. Private and public companies are invited to submit their projects and concepts by 15 July 2017, which have a special impact on the practical implementation of the energy conversion. You can find all the information you need to enter for free at

Green Talents Award 2017

Bonn – Sustainable development means finding a balance between the need for socio-economic development, the protection of the environment, and the preservation of our earth for present and future gene...

Claim Global Media Forum

10th edition of Global Media Forum by Deutsche Welle

"Identity and Diversity" - The 10th edition by Deutsche Welle from 19th-21th June 2017 in Bonn.

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

Germany’s G20 presidency

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:

Logo of the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD)

German-Moroccan Co-Chairmanship of the Global Forum on Migration and Development 2017-2018

On 1 January 2017, Germany and Moroccot took over the Co-Chairmanship of the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD). The 2017 ministerial level Forum Meeting will be hosted by Germany from 28-30 June in Berlin. For more information please visit

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Foreign workers posted to Germany can be registered online as of 1 January 2017

Workers who are posted to Germany from abroad must, during the time they are working in this country, be granted the terms of employment that apply in Germany – such as minimum wage and minimum holiday leave.

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Video Archive

A date with Europe: Open Day 2017 in Foreign Office Start

A date with Europe: Open Day 2017 in Foreign Office

Germany: a nation of cyclists Start

Germany: a nation of cyclists

The art world is focused on Germany – it’s Documenta14 in Kassel Start

The art world is focused on Germany – it’s Documenta14 in Kassel

Lange_Nacht_der_Ideen_2017_4MB_en Start

Lange_Nacht_der_Ideen_2017_4MB_en

The Berlinale Africa Hub   Start

The Berlinale Africa Hub

A lot more than the Berlinale – film in Germany Start

A lot more than the Berlinale – film in Germany

More to come – AArtists in Residence to stay on roof Start

More to come – AArtists in Residence to stay on roof

Cultural Preservation – A Program of the German Foreign Ministry Start

Cultural Preservation – A Program of the German Foreign Ministry

New perspectives: AArtist in residence at the Foreign Office Start

New perspectives: AArtist in residence at the Foreign Office

The German-Chinese Exchange Year for School Pupils and Young People 2016 Start

The German-Chinese Exchange Year for School Pupils and Young People 2016

Moving people – and opening up society Start

Moving people – and opening up society

Moving people – with games Start

Moving people – with games

Moving people – with street football Start

Moving people – with street football

Menschen bewegen – on stilts Start

Menschen bewegen – on stilts

Moving People – with Medical Technology Start

Moving People – with Medical Technology

Menschen bewegen 2016 Start

Menschen bewegen 2016

Neither Boomtown nor Hypezig – just Leipzig Start

Neither Boomtown nor Hypezig – just Leipzig

Germany’s Cross-Cultural Music Scene Start

Germany’s Cross-Cultural Music Scene

My Germany: Undertaker Vildane Uludağ Start

My Germany: Undertaker Vildane Uludağ

My Germany: Poetry Slammer and Writer Sulaiman Masomi Start

My Germany: Poetry Slammer and Writer Sulaiman Masomi

The UN's Bonn Headquarters - the Success Story Continues Start

The UN's Bonn Headquarters - the Success Story Continues

My Germany – Actor Dayan Kodua Start

My Germany – Actor Dayan Kodua

The Humboldt-Forum in the new Berlin Start

The Humboldt-Forum in the new Berlin

German-Israeli Youth Congress 2015: a Video Diary Start

German-Israeli Youth Congress 2015: a Video Diary

2019 - The Bauhaus Centenary Start

2019 - The Bauhaus Centenary

My Germany: „District Mother“ Hanin Krimmling Start

My Germany: „District Mother“ Hanin Krimmling

Happy Birthday! Erasmus Turns 30 Start

Happy Birthday! Erasmus Turns 30

Dual training schemes in Germany - making a successful career start Start

Dual training schemes in Germany - making a successful career start

Dual Training in Germany Start

Dual Training in Germany

Studying as a foreign student in Germany Start

Studying as a foreign student in Germany

The Treaty of Rome – 60 years on – why is it cause to celebrate? Start

The Treaty of Rome – 60 years on – why is it cause to celebrate?

Citizens for Europe – on the streets, in dialogue Start

Citizens for Europe – on the streets, in dialogue

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