Donation to Tuvalu Red Cross Society
The Federal Republic of Germany, represented by the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Wellington, donated 70.000,00 AUD (in words: seventy-thousand) to the Tuvalu Red Cross Society, represented by Olioliga Iosua, Secretary General, in order to support Tuvalu and its people to recover from cyclone Pam.
The donation is designated to be used for the purchase, transportation and installation of 25 Water Tanks. In March 2015, the islands that make up Tuvalu were badly struck by the Tropical Cyclone Pam. Houses and water tanks were damaged or destroyed. Therefore the project funds improvement of access to water on households´ and community level in Tuvalu.
Fijian- German Forestry Day
30 years of Fijian-German Cooperation in the Forestry Sector
On Tuesday, 20 October 2015, a celebration was held in Suva to mark 30 years of Fiji-Germany partnership in the forestry sector. The celebratory event included a review of achievements over the past three decades and the many lessons learnt during these years of partnership and friendship.
Minister of State at the German Federal Foreign Office, Prof. Dr. Maria Böhmer, visited New Zealand on 19 and 20 October 2015.
This year’s Day of German Unity, the National Day of Germany, was celebrated in Wellington with an official reception at the “Boatshed” on Taranaki Wharf.
On the 3rd of October, commemorated the anniversary of its reunification for the 25th time. At a ceremony in Berlin, Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel reflected on the days of peaceful change in the GD...
25 Years of German Unity
CTBTO – “Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty” Exhibition
Within the system of nuclear disarmament and anti-proliferation, the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty – CTBT – is an important factor. Supervising it is the CTBTO in Vienna. The organisation has a worldwide net of measuring stations. Germany is strongly involved.