1.  The inauguration ceremony of a new section of the 'Iron Curtain' bicycle road in Sopronpuszta, Hungary, August 19, 2014, to mark the 25th anniversary of the so-called Pan-European Picnic. 25th anniversary of dismantling the Iron Curtain
  2. Celebrating 150 years of the Geneva Conventions Celebrating 150 years of the Geneva Conventions
  3. Trabant car breaking through Berlin Wall Berlin Wall Contest for high school students
 The inauguration ceremony of a new section of the 'Iron Curtain' bicycle road in Sopronpuszta, Hungary, August 19, 2014, to mark the 25th anniversary of the so-called Pan-European Picnic.

25th anniversary of dismantling the Iron Curtain

The inauguration ceremony of a new section of the 'Iron Curtain' bicycle road in Sopronpuszta, Hungary, August 19, 2014, to mark the 25th anniversary of the so-called Pan-European Picnic, a gathering during which the border fence between Hungary and Austria was opened for a short time to allow hundreds of East German refugees to escape to the West.

Celebrating 150 years of the Geneva Conventions

Celebrating 150 years of the Geneva Conventions

August 22, 2014 marks the 150th anniversary of the first Geneva Convention.

Trabant car breaking through Berlin Wall

Berlin Wall Contest for high school students

The Embassy of Germany in Canada announces a school contest on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The contest is open to high school students from all over Canada. The German Embassy looks forward to your participation and is curious about your creative ideas!

FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Canada

Between August 5 and 24, 2014, Canada is hosting the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Montreal, Edmonton, Moncton and Toronto.

The German team has set up a U20 Women's World Cup final against Nigeria after a 2-1 win against an excellent French équipe.

Sunday, August 24: FINAL Germany - Nigeria
in the Olympic Stadium, Montreal

www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/

Eastend Memorial Hall

Pfc. Lawrence S. Gordon's long journey home

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.

Near Devon Island Glacier

Joint Canadian – German research aircraft mission in the Arctic

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.

Hands drawing German flag

I am German

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.

Falling Walls Labs

Canada welcomes its first Falling Walls Labs

Canada welcomes its very first Falling Walls Labs at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario and at the University of Alberta in Edmonton. Young researchers, entrepreneurs and high-potentials are invited to apply and share their research work, ideas and initiatives. The winner of the Falling Walls Labs will travel to the Finale in Berlin.

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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.

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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!

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.

Ambassador's Corner

Werner Wnendt

Werner Wnendt is Germany's ambassador to Canada.

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