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Transatlantic highway between Canada and Germany

Find German-related activities and organizations in Canada with one click: the portal sogerman.ca!

Franco-German Prize for Human Rights and the Rule of Law

Native Canadian leader receives Franco-German Prize for Human Rights

Beverley K. Jacobs, a Kanienkehaka (Mohawk) community representative from the Six Nations of the Grand River Territory, Bear Clan and former president of the Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) is one of the recipients of the Franco-German Prize for Human Rights and the Rule of Law which the foreign ministers of Germany and France are awarding on December 1, 2016.

A reef knot as the symbol of the G20 summit in Hamburg

Germany’s G20 presidency

Germany will be holding the presidency of the G20 in 2017. The summit of the heads of state and government and representatives of international organisations will be held in Hamburg on 7 and 8 July 2017. A number of G20 ministers’ conferences are scheduled to take place prior to this. The G20 Foreign Ministers will meet in Bonn on 16 and 17 February 2017. The summit and ministers’ meetings will provide an opportunity to discuss current international challenges and to raise awareness of new issues in international affairs.

Further information is available on the following webpages:

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"Canada asks Germany for advice on Yazidi refugees" – Radio Canada International interviews German Ambassador

On November 25, 2016 Radio Canada International (RCI) interviewed German Ambassador Werner Wnendt on Germany's acceptance of Yazidi refugees.

German-Canadian relations

Transatlantic Coordinator travels to New York and Halifax

The Coordinator of Transatlantic Cooperation, Jürgen Hardt, visited North America from November 16 to 21, 2016, travelling to New York for political talks and to Halifax, Canada, for the Halifax International Security Forum.

German Canadian Relations

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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.

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The Stories behind the Youth Mobility Visa

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. 

I am German

Dramaturg Birgit Schreyer Duarte at the Canadian Stage rehearsal hall

Talk with dramaturg and translator Birgit Schreyer Duarte about German and Canadian Stage Culture

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.

Apps and more

App Auswärtiges AMt

“Auswärtiges Amt – Auslandsvertretungen weltweit”: the app for finding German missions abroad on all standard mobile devices

Its interactive and informative app provides quick, easy access to the latest information from the FFO.  

Ambassador's Corner

Ambassador of Germany to Canada Werner Wnendt

Werner Wnendt is Germany's ambassador to Canada.

Newsletters of Germany's foreign missions in Canada


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Facts about Germany

Facts about Germany

... is a handbook for anyone seeking reliable, up-to-date information. It provides many facts and figures, covering topics such as population and geography, the political system, the economy, social life, education, culture, the media, and history.