* Schengen-Visa still mandatory for UAE nationals in 2014 *
The German Embassy wishes to inform that contrary to some recent publication in local media UAE nationals are still required to apply for a visa before travelling to Schengen countries including Germany.
Without a valid visa you are -- not – allowed to enter the Schengen countries.
An application for a Schengen visa may be filed up to three months prior to your intended journey.
Between 15 and 22 June 2914, a group of experts on the rights of women and children from the Arabian peninsula were invited by the Federal Foreign Office to visit Germany. They were briefed on the latest initiatives on the political, juridical and practical level to protect women’s and children’s rights in Germany. Field visits included the Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth, the Federal Ministry of Justice, the Federal Ministry of the Interior, a court of first instance and a hospital. The delegation met with Federal Foreign Minister Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier and with the Deputy Speaker of the German Parliament Ms. Claudia Roth.
Rights of women and children
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 17 April 2014: The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) hosted the first engagement of the Agency’s system of Permanent Representatives accredited to the Agency. At the meeting, held today in Abu Dhabi, the Permanent Representatives discussed pathways to accelerate the transition to renewable energy in their countries.
IRENA Hosts First Meeting of its Permanent Representatives
H.E. Dr. Javier Solana, former Secretary of the Council of the EU, High Representative for Security and Foreign Policy of the EU and Former Secretary General of NATO, visited United Arab Emirates this February.
H.E. Dr. Javier Solana visits UAE
Game Show for German Learners – Two Teams, One Goal: Berlin!
Starting Thursday, September 5, Deutsche Welle (DW) and the Goethe-Institut will send six German learners from around the world on a special journey through Germany with unique challenges. Their goal: a ticket to Berlin.
Game Show for German Learners
“Make it in Germany!” Take a look at our website to see how skilled professionals like yourself can come to live and work in Germany. German firms are facing a genuine skills shortage that is expected to continue into the future. The German Government has therefore set up this website to help business and industry find the specialists they need. Welcome to Germany!
Make it in Germany
Germany and the UAE
Germany and the UAE enjoy excellent bilateral relations. In April 2004 both countries signed an agreement on a Strategic Partnership. Since then there has been a constant exchange of high level visits and a close cooperation in all aspects of bilateral relations.
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Bilateral relations and country information