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. Foreign Minister Steinmeier announced the candidacy for 2019/20 in Hamburg in June.
To celebrate the Day of German Unity and Canadian Thanksgiving, the Embassy and Consulates General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Canada will be closed on October 3 and 10, 2016.
On September 19, 2016, the University of British Columbia celebrated its first partnership milestone with DLR, the German Aerospace Centre, with the opening of the DLR@UBC office on the University’s Point Grey Campus. The office will provide a physical base for the partnership and enhance the experience of visiting academics and exchange students from DLR, as they participate in joint projects with UBC researchers and industrial collaborators in Western Canada.
Launch of DLR@UBC
The September 9, 2016 edition of the newspaper Frankfurter Rundschau published a guest editorial by German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on the subject of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the EU and Canada.
Foreign Minister Steinmeier on CETA
Here you find a photo gallery of all "Buddy Bears" of the German Embassies and Consulates General around the world.
German Canadian Relations
kultur360: Analysis of contemporary German-speaking society and culture
Edited by Canadian university professors and independent scholars, kultur360 produces original essays, reviews, and interviews. Among the topics being explored are Berlin the Metropolis, Film Culture, and The German Language Today.
The Youth Mobility Agreement between Canada and Germany offers a unique opportunity for young Canadians to complement their post-secondary education but most of all to experience Germany, its culture, language and people. Many young Canadians take the opportunity to live in Germany for a year; here, we are portraying some of them and their experiences as a YMA student in Germany.
Youth Mobility Stories
We are always thrilled to see German artists reach an international audience. German dramaturg and translator Birgit Schreyer Duarte is regularly involved in bringing German playwrights to Canadian stages – most recently by translating “Das Ding” by Philipp Löhle for the Canadian Stage. We spoke to Birgit about her work on the edge between Canadian and German stage culture.
Birgit Schreyer Duarte
Its interactive and informative app provides quick, easy access to the latest information from the FFO.
App „Auswärtiges Amt“