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.
Bilateral Economic Consultations 2015
Visit toTurners & Growers by Dr. Eckhard Franz, BMWi
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A series of bilateral economic consultations were held in Auckland and Wellington from 7 to 9 September by a visiting German delegation.
Dr. Eckhard Franz and Dr. Adrian Bothe from the German Ministry of Economic Affairs met with German and New Zealand business representatives, among them Fonterra and Bayer New Zealand and visited a range of companies and organisations.
They also held extensive talks with members of the New Zealand German Business Association and visited a Maori Exhibition at the Auckland War Memorial Museum. A roundtable discussion with German business leaders in New Zealand also formed part of the programme. A bilateral economic plenum in Wellington was followed by a working lunch with Dr. David Walker (Deputy Secretary Trade) on the topic "Investment and collaboration opportunities in Germany and New Zealand with a focus on SMEs".
German Ministry of Economic Affairs:
Prof. Jörn Leonhard, Dean of History of Roman Western Europa at the University of Freiburg, gave two lectures on WWI in Wellington and Auckland recently.
The Wellington lecture dealt with the topic ...
Lectures on WWI by German Prof. Jörn Leonhard
The New Zealand Model United Nations conference was held at Victoria University of Wellington in July. The annual conference, organised by UN Youth NZ, brought together 250 high school students from all over New Zealand.
Starting June 22, 2015, Deutsche Welle will broadcast its new TV-Channel including German-language news program "DW Nachrichten" around the clock. The newly structured TV channels will include among others DW in English, Spanish and Arabic.
DW's new TV programming