Energy Transition Conference March 26/27 2015, Berlin
Germany’s Federal Government promotes international dialogue to tackle energy challenges. The international conference “Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue – towards a global Energiewende”, taking place on March 26th and 27th, 2015 in Berlin, will provide a platform to meet and share your experience with the most important energy policy experts, researchers as well as industry and civil society representatives from all over the world.
Mark Benkelmann is a pioneer at heart and one of his great challenges is to come up with different ways of how to provide good schooling. This mindset will serve him well as the new principal of the German International School in Toronto when it is up to him to give the directions of where the school will turn.
The Goethe-Institut Toronto travelled all over Canada and asked educators, students, employers and professionals one big question: Why should German be taught in Canadian schools? Hear their answers and share!
Dr. Eleonore Wnendt-Juber, wife of German Ambassador Werner Wnendt, hosted a meeting of the Parliamentary Spouses Association on February 17, 2015 at the couple's residence. Association members were given a presentation by the co-founders of TIPES, a specialized non-profit school for children with learning difficulties and autism spectrum disorder diagnoses in Ottawa.
From February 7-14, 2015 a delegation from Germany of members of the German-Canadian Interparliamentary Friendship Group visited Quebec, Ottawa and Vancouver and met with their Canadian counterparts and other Canadian political leaders.
Thomas Oppermann, Chairman of the Parliamentary Group of the Social Democratic Party of Germany, was on visit to Canada from February 11 to 13, 2015. His visit represented a fact-finding mission on Canada's skilled worker program, mainly Citizenship and Immigration Canada's new Express Entry system.
Canadians invited to join contest "Planetary Urbanism"
Canadian designers, planners, visual artists, social and natural scientists, economists, students, and many others are invited to participate in the international competition "Planetary Urbanism – Critique of the Present in the Medium of Information Design," in the context of the UN-HABITAT III Conference with the support of Germany's Federal Foreign Office.
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