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On top: For the third time in a row, German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel spearheads this year's Forbes list of Most Powerful Women In The World. According to Forbes, "The world's most powerful woman is the backbone of the 27-member European Union and carries the fate of the euro on her shoulders." Rank 2 and 3 go to Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff and Melinda Gates respectively.
Forbes - Merkel is the world's most powerful woman
“I am very concerned by the recent opinion polls on Europeans’ views about their future and the role played by the process of European integration. Many people in Europe are losing faith in the joint European project. Especially in countries where people have been hit hard by the effects of the crisis, people are losing confidence in a better future for themselves and their children.
Foreign Minister Westerwelle calls for confidence in Europe
For the first time ever, two German teams will go head to head for the Champions League title. Bayern defeated Barcelona and Dortmund defeated Real Madrid in the semi-finals to make it this far, but anything can happen in the final game on May 25.
Champions League Finale
The concert in Bayreuth on Wagner’s actual birthday represents the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the Wagner Anniversary Year 2013, which will see a vast array of operatic and other performances, exhibitions, seminars, and more, devoted to the composer throughout Germany.
Wagner year 2013
The Internet hub in Frankfurt am Main is the largest in the world and
places Germany in a leading position in the digital world.
Frankfurt – the digital hub
Every year the Embassy and Consulates of Germany in Canada sponsor a number of international trips to Germany to selected German language students who have excelled at German language contests in their provinces. We talked to Curtis Girvin, who is the winnter of the Ontario German Language Contest 2008. Curtis told us about his experience and how his experience in Germany has opened up a new world of possibilities for him.
Interview with Curtis Girvin
The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) is holding the 5th round of its prestigious "Green Talents – International Forum for High Potentials in sustainable Development". One of last years Green Talents is Canadian. Join the competition and get a the chance to visit the hot spots of sustainability research in Germany.
Green Talents Competition 2013