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WWF and Deutsches Klima-Konsortium (DKK) offer free online course Climate Change, Risks and Challenges – explained by top climate scientists

Sep 21, 2017 | WWF / DKK
ClimateCourse

You want to learn more about the climate system, climate change, its causes, risks and challenges? A free-of-charge online course, offered by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF) in cooperation with the German Climate Association (DKK) and with the financial support of the German Federal Foreign Office, gives you the opportunity to understand the basics of climate change and to examine its complexity.

Canadian now eligible for International Parliamentary Scholarship Program (IPS)

Jul 10, 2017 | German Embassy Ottawa
Committee hall

The German Embassy is thrilled to be able to announce that the German Parliament (Bundestag) has decided to include Canada into its International Parliamentary Scholarship Program (IPS).

Canadian researcher receives prestigious German award

Jun 16, 2017 | German Embassy Ottawa
logo of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

The Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany Werner Wnendt honoured this year’s recipient of the Konrad Adenauer Research Award, Prof. Dr. Walid Saleh from the University of Toronto, with a ceremony in the Ambassador’s residence on June 19, 2017. The award is one of Germany’s most prestigious research awards and is conferred annually by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

Foreign Minister Gabriel on the attack in London

Jun 4, 2017 | Federal Foreign Office
Sigmar Gabriel

Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel issued the following statement on June 4 on the attack in London on Saturday, June 3: "The news we heard from London during the night was terrible. We extend our profound sympathy and utmost solidarity to the people of the United Kingdom. ..."

Joint press statement of German Ministers on the withdrawal of the USA from the Paris Climate Agreement

Jun 2, 2017 | Federal Foreign Office
Protecting the environment

The United States is doing injury to itself, to us Europeans and to all other peoples of this world. Those who deny climate change and do not combat it will not only have to deal with the consequences...

Transatlantic Coordinator travels to Canada and the United States

Apr 6, 2017 | Federal Foreign Office
The German and Canadian flags

The Coordinator of Transatlantic Cooperation, Jürgen Hardt, is travelling to Ottawa, Boston and Los Angeles from April 5 to 9. Ahead of his departure, he commented as follows: "Relations between Canada and Europe are probably now closer than ever as was highlighted once more by Prime Minister Trudeau’s recent visit to Berlin. ..."

Statement from Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel on the United Kingdom’s formal notice to leave the EU

Mar 29, 2017 | Federal Foreign Office
Sigmar Gabriel

Following the United Kingdom’s formal notice to leave the European Union, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said that the United Kingdom and the EU needed one another and should therefore do everything to ensure good and friendly relations in the future.

Germany celebrates Canada

Mar 2, 2017 | German Embassy Ottawa
Logo SoGerman 2017

“A true friend” is how Prime Minister Justin Trudeau referred to Germany on his recent visit there. Germany is taking Canada's sesquicentennial as an opportunity to celebrate the warm rapport between the two countries, with an exciting cultural program across Canada.

Foreign Minister Gabriel on the attack in Quebec

Jan 30, 2017 | Federal Foreign Office
Sigmar Gabriel

Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel issued the following statement in Berlin on January 30 on the attack on a mosque in Quebec: "I condemn the cruel attack on Muslims at prayer in a mosque in Quebec yesterday evening in the strongest possible terms."

“Big countries, too, need partners in the world”

Jan 23, 2017 | Federal Foreign Office
Frank-Walter Steinmeier

Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the inauguration of Donald Trump. Published in "Bild am Sonntag" on January 22, 2017.

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