1. Mit dem Tablet-PC Unterwegs im Web Experience Germany - Refreshed, mobile and highly interactive – deutschland.de has a new face to it
  2. #youforG20 #youforG20 – deutschland.de is looking for your project!
Mit dem Tablet-PC Unterwegs im Web

Experience Germany - Refreshed, mobile and highly interactive – deutschland.de has a new face to it

Discover topics, find information, view videos, take part in the Germany Quiz and in online voting, interact with others: If you want to understand what makes Germany tick and what Germany is busy talking about, then visit deutschland.de and its social-media channels. The Deutschland portal has a new face: young, refreshed, mobile and highly interactive. What you can look forward to on the new www.deutschland.de: ·        Up-to-the-minute articles on the major political and social topics that Germany is talking about, such as the Energy Reform, migration and integration, and European cohesion. ·        The faces behind the faces on the News: Exciting people whose ideas and knowledge change things, interesting subjects and initiatives – from Germany. ·        Multimedia stories that give you a real close-up view of people and the stories they have to tell. ·        A regional take on the topics and people that connect Germany with its partners world-wide – in articles on ten regions of the world. ·        Entertainment, quizzes and online voting. ·        Social-media channels you can use to communicate what you feel is important. Social-media managers are at hand to assist in the different regions of the world. ·        Fast routes to services and information, for example on topics such as studying, working or travelling in Germany. ·        In no less than nine different languages.   How do you like the new offerings? We look forward to hearing your feedback, criticism, praise, suggestions and ideas. Simply mail us at redaktion@deutschland.de or swap opinions using our social media channels www.facebook.com/deutschland.de www.twitter.com/en_germany instagram.com/deutschland_de blog.deutschland.de

#youforG20

#youforG20 – deutschland.de is looking for your project!

Does your project support social engagement at the municipal level? Does it help to enhance gender equality? Does it protect the environment or the climate? Does it promote participation on the part of young people or foster social entrepreneurship? Anything that helps to improve people’s lives can be entered into the competition!  The best project will win 15,000 euros.  To take part, visit youforg20.deutschland.de/en

German Election 2017

Aug 22, 2017 9:08 PM

Erdogan voting advice for German elections splits Turkish community

The Turkish president has called on Turks living in Germany to not vote for "enemies of Turkey." Will his call be heeded or ignored? DW's Christoph Ricking went to the heart of Cologne's Turkish neighborhood to find out.


Aug 21, 2017 6:45 PM

Germany's populist AfD party seeks to reboot migrant fears

The Alternative for Germany wants to scrap the right to asylum and make development aid conditional upon stopping emigration. The party says its suggestions are "humane," but in practice they would be anything but that.


Aug 20, 2017 4:24 PM

Angela Merkel's CDU leads pre-election polls, but issues could favor SPD

There's a slight disconnect between what German voters say is important and who they say they'll vote for. But can the Social Democrats exploit it to overturn Chancellor Merkel's massive advantage in the polls?


Aug 16, 2017 5:37 PM

AfD top candidate Alexander Gauland: Close Germany's borders

Alexander Gauland, the top candidate for the right-wing populist Alternative for Germany, has told DW there should be a clear path for repatriating migrants. Accepting refugees is not in Germany's interest, he said.


Aug 15, 2017 9:46 PM

SPD's Martin Schulz outlines new vision for integration in Germany

The Social Democrats' leader has warned of the "fatal mistake" of mixing the debate on integration with security policy. Weeks ahead of key elections, the SPD has tried to distance itself from Angela Merkel's CDU.


Colombo based Embassies concerned over the situation in the Maldives

The Embassies of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, and the EU Delegation to Sri Lanka and the Maldives are alarmed...

Visit to the Sri Lanka - German Training Institute (SLGTI)

Ambassador Rohde made his second visit to the Sri Lanka - German Training Institute (SLGTI) in Kilinochchi this month. A warm welcome was given by school officials and the students, who proudly demons...

German Security Council candidature logo

Germany’s candidacy for a seat on the Security Council in 2019/20

Germany is seeking to become a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. Former Foreign Minister Steinmeier announced the candidacy for 2019/20 in Hamburg on Monday (27 June). The elections are expected to take place at the General Assembly in June 2018.

Germany in Support of Red Cross Society in Post-Flood Relieve Work

Sri Lanka has recently experienced the worst floods in 14 years, which affected more than 595,557 people and left 213 people dead, while nearly 79 people are still missing. Although the water has subs...

Micro Project Visit in Vavuniya

In the month of June Ambassador Rohde visited several Micro Projects in the northern half of the country that were funded by the German Embassy in the year 2016. One of the projects, which was impleme...

Volkswagen Beetle

Annual World Volkswagen Day

On Sunday, July 9th the Volkswagen Beetle Owner's Club of Sri Lanka celebrated the Annual World Volkswagen Day with a rally from Galle Face Hotel to Mount Lavinia Hotel. Ambassador Rohde, a Beetle fan...

Career-App

"Career Compass Germany" - App for vocational training, studying and working in Germany

Good career opportunities, an international working and learning atmosphere, low unemployment – for people from abroad the German labour market is highly attractive and opens up first-class perspectives. There are highly diverse possibilities for vocational training, studying or working. Those interested can find out about the options and offers available, how to apply, what is important when starting out in Germany and what role the German language plays in the “Career Compass Germany – the app for vocational training, studying and working in Germany”.

Student vor WWW auf einer Tafel

Video Archive

The Baltic Region – Sustainability and Growth for its People Start

The Baltic Region – Sustainability and Growth for its People

The art world is focused on Germany – it’s Documenta14 in Kassel Start

The art world is focused on Germany – it’s Documenta14 in Kassel

Lange_Nacht_der_Ideen_2017_4MB_en Start

Lange_Nacht_der_Ideen_2017_4MB_en

The Berlinale Africa Hub   Start

The Berlinale Africa Hub

A lot more than the Berlinale – film in Germany Start

A lot more than the Berlinale – film in Germany

More to come – AArtists in Residence to stay on roof Start

More to come – AArtists in Residence to stay on roof

Cultural Preservation – A Program of the German Foreign Ministry Start

Cultural Preservation – A Program of the German Foreign Ministry

New perspectives: AArtist in residence at the Foreign Office Start

New perspectives: AArtist in residence at the Foreign Office

The German-Chinese Exchange Year for School Pupils and Young People 2016 Start

The German-Chinese Exchange Year for School Pupils and Young People 2016

Moving people – and opening up society Start

Moving people – and opening up society

Moving people – with games Start

Moving people – with games

Moving people – with street football Start

Moving people – with street football

Menschen bewegen – on stilts Start

Menschen bewegen – on stilts

Moving People – with Medical Technology Start

Moving People – with Medical Technology

Menschen bewegen 2016 Start

Menschen bewegen 2016

Neither Boomtown nor Hypezig – just Leipzig Start

Neither Boomtown nor Hypezig – just Leipzig

Germany’s Cross-Cultural Music Scene Start

Germany’s Cross-Cultural Music Scene

My Germany: Undertaker Vildane Uludağ Start

My Germany: Undertaker Vildane Uludağ

My Germany: Poetry Slammer and Writer Sulaiman Masomi Start

My Germany: Poetry Slammer and Writer Sulaiman Masomi

The UN's Bonn Headquarters - the Success Story Continues Start

The UN's Bonn Headquarters - the Success Story Continues

My Germany – Actor Dayan Kodua Start

My Germany – Actor Dayan Kodua

The Humboldt-Forum in the new Berlin Start

The Humboldt-Forum in the new Berlin

German-Israeli Youth Congress 2015: a Video Diary Start

German-Israeli Youth Congress 2015: a Video Diary

2019 - The Bauhaus Centenary Start

2019 - The Bauhaus Centenary

My Germany: „District Mother“ Hanin Krimmling Start

My Germany: „District Mother“ Hanin Krimmling

Happy Birthday! Erasmus Turns 30 Start

Happy Birthday! Erasmus Turns 30

Dual training schemes in Germany - making a successful career start Start

Dual training schemes in Germany - making a successful career start

Dual Training in Germany Start

Dual Training in Germany

Studying as a foreign student in Germany Start

Studying as a foreign student in Germany

The Treaty of Rome – 60 years on – why is it cause to celebrate? Start

The Treaty of Rome – 60 years on – why is it cause to celebrate?

Citizens for Europe – on the streets, in dialogue Start

Citizens for Europe – on the streets, in dialogue

The New German President Start

The New German President

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Time and weather in Germany

Berlin:
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The Ambassador Jörn Rohde

Ambassador Jörn Rohde

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Sigmar Gabriel

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