1. Facts, not false promises
  2. Handing over the credentials to the African Union
  3. AU-German consultations successfully concluded

Facts, not false promises

#rumoursaboutgermany – a new Federal Foreign Office website aims to get the facts out to migrants, making them less susceptible to misinformation spread by human traffickers

Handing over the credentials to the African Union

In a meeting with H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat, Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Ambassador Brita Wagener handed over her appointment letter as Germany’s Permanent Representative with observer status to the African Union on 12 October 2017

AU-German consultations successfully concluded

On 5 October 2017, Germany and the African Union Commission successfully concluded their annual bilateral consultations

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Statement of H. E. Brita Wagener at the Open Session of the Peace and Security Council of the African Union on Justice, Peace and Reconciliation in Africa, on 20.10.2017

Please find attached the statement of the German Ambassador at the Open Session of the Peace and Security Council of the African Union on Justice, Peace and Reconciliation in Africa, on 20.10.2017

Commencement of office of Ambassador Wagener

Ambassador Brita Wagener handed over her credentials to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia

Experience Germany - Refreshed, mobile and highly interactive – deutschland.de has a new face to it

Discover topics, find information, view videos, take part in the Germany Quiz and in online voting, interact with others: If you want to understand what makes Germany tick and what Germany is busy talking about, then visit deutschland.de and its social-media channels. The Deutschland portal has a new face: young, refreshed, mobile and highly interactive.

Germany in Ethiopia: Partner to the People

On Wednesday, 21 July 2017, the Chargé d’Affaires of the German Embassy signed an agreement with the Chief of Staff of the Ethiopian Armed forces, pledging Germany’s support for the construction of a new accommodation building inside the newly established “Peace Support and Training Center”.

Außenminister Sigmar Gabriel

Message from Sigmar Gabriel, Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs, for the Day of German Unity on 3 October 2017

Almost three decades ago, we celebrated German reunification and the end of the division of Europe into East and West. To this day, people all over the world are moved when they recall how this separation was overcome.

Joja Wendt in Addis Ababa

Famous German pianist Joja Wendt performed at the Yared School of Music on 21st June.

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Germany’s guidelines for Africa

Which strategy is Germany pursuing with regard to this rapidly changing continent? The Federal Government Policy Guidelines for Africa, developed by the Federal Foreign Office, set out approaches to taking opportunities, tackling risks and overcoming crises.

Alexander von Humboldt

Kosmos Humboldt website - www.kosmos-humboldt.org

Alexander von Humboldt is seen as the last great universal scholar. The first environmental activist, humanist, world traveller and international cosmopolitan. But what is behind the legend?

DAAD-Scholarships for Ethiopian students

On 23.05.2017 40 Ethiopian students were presented with the official scholarship documents of the German Academic Exchange Service

Ethiopian-German calendar 2010/2017-2018

Handbook Facts about Germany

You will find everything to know about German in the new handbook "Facts about Germany", now also available electronically.

Student vor WWW auf einer Tafel

Video Archive

Einheits-Guide / Unity Guide Start

Einheits-Guide / Unity Guide

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

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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

What we do: The German Sustainbale Development Strategy Start

What we do: The German Sustainbale Development Strategy

The Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs

Sigmar Gabriel

Sigmar Gabriel

GERMANY. A STRONG PARTNER FOR AFRICA

Germany is a reliable, credible and experienced partner for peace, security and stability.

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

German Security Council candidature logo

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.

Visa appointments

Visa

To apply for a visa you need an appointment. The booking of an appointment is exclusively done by using the German Embassy’s online booking system. Please find further information on the link below.

Notification for Yemeni visa applicants

Residents of Yemen are entitled to apply for visa at this Embassy. The responsibility for the ability to communicate and for the correct translation of all documents in regard to your visa application into the national language resp. into German bears with you solely. Eventual expenses will be met by you. Furthermore, please note the visa application information on our homepage.

Electronic visa application

Every visa applicant, lawyer, refugee worker or any other third person can fill in the visa application online under the following link: https://videx.diplo.de/

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

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

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

With a view to supporting the implementation of Agenda 2030, Technische Universität Dresden is offering four Environmental Management courses in 2017/18:

The courses are designed to prepare the participants for future tasks in environment-related planning, coordination and management within ministries, agencies and local governments as well as NGOs in their home countries. Participants are expected to have several years of relevant professional experience and to be nominated by their institution in a developing or emerging country. The program is funded by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety.

Interested? Then please have a look on the course website and the application FAQ ( www.tu-dresden.de/cipsem ).