Energiewende-Konferenz März 2015

Energy Transition Conference March 26/27 2015, Berlin

Germany’s Federal Government promotes international dialogue to tackle energy challenges. The international conference “Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue – towards a global Energiewende”, taking place on March 26th and 27th, 2015 in Berlin, will provide a platform to meet and share your experience with the most important energy policy experts, researchers as well as industry and civil society representatives from all over the world. 

Logo The Bobs 2015

Deutsche Welle boosts The Bobs international online award

Deutsche Welle (DW) launches its renowned international contest "The Bobs - Best of Online Activism" with a new approach. The focus is now on the "Freedom of Speech Award."

Mark Benkelmann, GIST

Competing With Competence and Quality – An Interview with the Principal of the German International School Toronto

Mark Benkelmann is a pioneer at heart and one of his great challenges is to come up with different ways of how to provide good schooling. This mindset will serve him well as the new principal of the German International School in Toronto when it is up to him to give the directions of where the school will turn.

Why learn German? Hear the answer!

The Goethe-Institut Toronto travelled all over Canada and asked educators, students, employers and professionals one big question: Why should German be taught in Canadian schools? Hear their answers and share!

Members of the Parliamentary Spouses Association and the Heads of Mission Spouses Association; Jennifer and Deborah Wyatt, co-founders of TIPES

School for children with autism subject of Parliamentary and Heads of Mission Spouses Associations meeting at Ambassador's residence

Dr. Eleonore Wnendt-Juber, wife of German Ambassador Werner Wnendt, hosted a meeting of the Parliamentary Spouses Association on February 17, 2015 at the couple's residence. Association members were given a presentation by the co-founders of TIPES, a specialized non-profit school for children with learning difficulties and autism spectrum disorder diagnoses in Ottawa.

The members of the delegation at the German Embassy in Ottawa

Delegation of German-Canadian parliamentary group visits Quebec, Ottawa and Vancouver

From February 7-14, 2015 a delegation from Germany of members of the German-Canadian Interparliamentary Friendship Group visited Quebec, Ottawa and Vancouver and met with their Canadian counterparts and other Canadian political leaders.

Planetary Urbanism – Critique of the Present in the Medium of Information Design

Canadians invited to join contest "Planetary Urbanism"

Canadian designers, planners, visual artists, social and natural scientists, economists, students, and many others are invited to participate in the international competition "Planetary Urbanism – Critique of the Present in the Medium of Information Design," in the context of the UN-HABITAT III Conference with the support of Germany's Federal Foreign Office.

Ambassador's Corner

Werner Wnendt

Werner Wnendt is Germany's ambassador to Canada.

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Facts about Germany

Facts about Germany

... is a handbook for anyone seeking reliable, up-to-date information. It provides many facts and figures, covering topics such as population and geography, the political system, the economy, social life, education, culture, the media, and history.