CETA today, energy partners tomorrow: A chat with Germany’s ambassador
Global News reporter Leslie Young met up with Germany’s ambassador to Canada, Werner Wnendt, on August 26 in Berlin to talk about foreign affairs, CETA, trade, and energy.
As always, the Venice and Toronto fall film festivals coincide with the first Oscar buzz: Dominik Graf’s feature film Beloved Sisters will represent Germany as the official submission for the 87th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film. Beloved Sisters tells the true but little known story of a ménage-à-trois between Friedrich Schiller and the von Lengefeld sisters, a utopia on the eve of the French Revolution.
The heads of Germany’s missions abroad meet once a year to discuss current foreign policy issues. The focus of this year’s Ambassadors Conference is “A Fresh Look at German Foreign Policy”.
Ambassadors Conference 2014
Pfc. Lawrence S. Gordon, a Canadian-born U.S. soldier who was accidentally buried with enemy German soldiers at the close of World War II, was finally laid to rest in his hometown of Eastend, Saskatchewan on August 13, 2014.
Pfc. Lawrence S. Gordon's long journey home
The NETCARE – Summer campaign, taking place in Resolute Bay (Nunavut), is the first of two research aircraft missions by Germany's Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI) in the Arctic as part of NETwork on Climate and Aerosols: Addressing Key Uncertainties in Remote Canadian Environments (NETCARE), initiated by the University of Toronto.
Joint Canadian – German research aircraft mission in the Arctic
Germans not only love to travel, they also love to live, work and immerse themselves in other countries, including Canada. “I am German” is an interview and biography series of Germans who tell incredible or very ordinary stories about their lives in Canada.
I am German
Federal Foreign Office 2.0 – are you following us yet?
The Federal Foreign Office has a presence worldwide through just under 230 missions abroad. The headquarters in Berlin and ever more embassies and consulates also have a home in the digital world.
Federal Foreign Office 2.0
Web portal Young Germany
Young Germany is packed full of information for students and young professionals. Find out about studying, traveling, career and culture in Germany!