Europe Day 2016
European Union member states’ Ambassadors in Doha at a meeting on worker welfare they organized with various stakeholders on the occasion of Europe Day, 9 May 2016.
Germany has assumed the Chairmanship of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in January 2016 for a one year term
The German Government’s motto for the year is “renewing dialogue, rebuilding trust, restoring security”. The Government will thus seek to strengthen OSCE instruments and institutions, promote dialogue among the participating States and thereby rebuild trust in Europe.
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The aerospace industry will be descending on Berlin at the heart of Europe from 1 to 4 June 2016.
ILA Berlin 2016
Students from Mainz University visit Doha
As part of their masters’ program 12 students and 2 accompanying professors from the University of Mainz (Applied Sciences) visited Doha from 7-12 March, 2016.
During their visit they held meetings with German companies Allianz, Deutsche Bahn, ECE City Center Doha, Fischerappelt, and Siemens as well as the German Industry and Commerce Office (AHK) and the German Embassy in Doha. In addition the group visited Dolphin Energy, Al Faisal Group, Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Ministry of Transport and Communications’ ICT department, where they held talks with members in charge of ‘digital society’.
At the conclusion of their visit Prof. Rathje quoted “our students had many opportunities to gather interesting information about economic, cultural and political aspects in Qatar, impressions one can only gather on site. We are therefore extremely thankful for the wide range of appointments we were able to keep during our stay in Doha and for the extraordinary hospitality we received from the Qatari counterparts.”
German Embassy receives CSR Leadership Award
The German embassy in Doha received the CSR Leadership award at the “Qatar CSR Report 2015 – Leaders' Visions” ceremony. The prestigious award is devoted to private companies and NGOs for their leadership in the field of social responsibility in Qatar. The ceremony was held at Qatar University on March 2th 2016, in the presence of HE Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al-Thani, President of the Qatar Olympic committee, the CSR person of the Year 2015.
Ambassador Hans-Udo Muzel received the award from Dr. Hasan Al Derham, President of Qatar University.
An article in the CSR Report 2015 highlighted the Embassy’s contributions to the community over the past year.
In view of the still drastic humanitarian situation in and around Syria, the international Supporting Syria and the Region conference is being held in London on 4 February. Germany, Kuwait, Norway and...
Germany’s involvement in Syria
New version of “Facts about Germany” – in 19 languages
“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.
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The impact of foreign policy
Whether refugee crisis, natural disasters or military conflicts, foreign policy activity defines how Germany is perceived in the world. The special feature on “The impact of foreign policy” in the latest issue of DE Magazin Deutschland and on the deutschland.de website presents articles, interviews and portraits that explain Germany’s foreign policy commitment and how it changes people’s lives. There are interviews on this subject with Bärbel Kofler, the new Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy, and with Antoine Gérard, Chief of the Secretariat of the first World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul in May 2016.
Topical dossier on “The impact of foreign policy”
Media library on the deutschland.de website
Dossier on “The impact of foreign policy”
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German National Tourist Board
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