1. Satellite image by the European Space Agency (ESA) showing the Northwest Passage International Arctic conference at the Federal Foreign Office
  2. Aung San Suu Kyi meets German Chancellor Merkel Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi in Germany
  3. Logo World Press Freedom Day More Democracy – World Press Freedom Day on May 3
Satellite image by the European Space Agency (ESA) showing the Northwest Passage

International Arctic conference at the Federal Foreign Office

Climate change has already had visible consequences in the Arctic. The ice cap is melting faster than predicted by existing climate models. As a result of this, new shipping routes through the Arctic Sea could become navigable. At the same time, the Arctic’s sensitive ecosystems have to be protected.

Aung San Suu Kyi meets German Chancellor Merkel

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi in Germany

Federal Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier welcomed Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, opposition leader from Myanmar, at the Federal Foreign Office on April 10. Their talks focuses on domestic developments in Myanmar and on bilateral relations.

Logo World Press Freedom Day

More Democracy – World Press Freedom Day on May 3

Democracy cannot work without a free press – which is why this principle is laid down in article 5 of Germany's constitution, the Grundgesetz. Press freedom is worth fighting for – in Germany and internationally.

Wilhelm von Schadow, one of the earliest members of the Nazarene movement of German Romantic painters.

Nazi-confiscated painting returned to the estate of German-Canadian art dealer Max Stern

Canada’s ambassador to Germany and the mayor of Düsseldorf met at the Düsseldorf City Museum on Monday, April 7, 2014 to mark the return to the estate of German-Canadian art dealer Max Stern of a 19th-century painting the dealer was forced to sell by the Nazis in 1937.

COC Music Director Johannes Debus

The International Language of Music - Interview with COC Music Director Johannes Debus

Johannes Debus is the German-born Music Director at the Canadian Opera Company in Toronto. After having worked at the Frankfurt Opera for 10 years, the 39-year-old from Speyer was offered the opportunity to conduct at the Canadian Opera Company in the fall of 2008. Only a few months later, in January 2009, he was appointed Music Director.

#StudentFocus interviews Christopher Kropp

#StudentFocus

German students in Canada and Canadian students in Germany share their insights about their experience.

The Bobs

Vote now!

Internet users submitted more than 3,000 websites and online projects from around the world to The Bobs, Deutsche Welle's annual competition for the best in online activism. An international jury selected the finalists for the People's Choice Awards in the contest's 14 languages. The public has from now until May 7 to cast votes for their favourites.

The Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum

From Information to Participation – Challenges for the Media

This year’s Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum, from June 30 – July 2, 2014, focuses on the evolution of the Internet as a gateway to information and knowledge, and as a tool for social participation.

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