Germany – always worth a visit!
Based in Frankfurt am Main, the German National Tourist Board (GNTB) has been showcasing Destination Germany on the global market for 60 years, through a broad range of events and campaigns. These have included international tourism fairs, workshops and PR events.
Berlin Conference on the Syrian Refugee Situation - supporting stability in the region - 28 October 2014
In response to the request of Syria’s neighbours and urgent calls for action by the UN, Federal Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has invited 40 foreign ministers and heads of UN agencies to the “Conference on the Syrian Refugee Situation – supporting stability in the region” due to take place in Berlin on 28 October 2014.
Further information on the Conference
Ambassador Dr. Luebkemeier has today awarded Rear Admiral Ibrahim Salim Mohammad Al Musharrakh, commander of the UAE Naval Forces, the Medal of Honour in Gold of the Federal Armed Forces for his special merits for strengthening the bilateral relationship between the naval forces of both countries. The Medal of Honour in Gold is the highest award of the Federal Armed Forces for foreign nationals. Rear Admiral Al Musharrakh is the first UAE national to receive this decoration. The award ceremony took place in the context of a four-day visit of the German frigate “Schleswig-Holstein”, named after the northern-most state in Germany. It is the first visit of a German frigate to Abu Dhabi ever.
Highest decoration of Federal Armed Forces awarded to commander of UAE Naval Forces
"Ambassador Dr. Eckhard Lübkemeier has handed over on 22.09.2014 a copy of his credentials to the acting Undersecretary of the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Mohammed Mir Abdullah Al Raisi, and assumed his duties as German Ambassador in Abu Dhabi. He succeeds Ambassador Nikolai von Schoepff, who is now German Ambassador in Nicosia (Cyprus). "
Dr.Eckhard Lübkemeier new German Ambassador in the UAE.
30 September 1989: Over 4,000 people squeeze into the gardens of the West German Embassy in Prague. The West German Foreign Minister Hans Dietrich Genscher addresses them: “We’re here today to tell you that today your emigration …”
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
“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