Archive in 2014

Ambassador with BDC

Ambassador gets to know 7 more Provinces

Following his successful visit to a number of provinces south of Phnom Penh earlier this year, the Ambassador, H.E. Joachim von Marschall and his wife, Catrione Garrett, continued their Cambodian road...

Speech of the German Ambassador to the victims of the Khmer Rouge Regime

Meeting of Victims Support Section Enlarge image (© Deutsche Botschaft Phnom Penh)

The German Ambassador Joachim Baron von Marschall attended a meeting, organized by the Victims Support Section of the Extraordinary Chamber in the Courts of Cambodia for approximately 220 victims of the Khmer Rouge regime; the meeting was held on Monday 5 October 2014 in Phnom Penh. In his speech, the Ambassador expressed his sympathy for the suffering of the victims.  He explained that, given its own troubled history, Germany feels solidarity with Cambodia and in this vein supports  the ECCC and the Victims Support Section;  to the latter Germany so far has contributed a total of USD 5.2 million and has pledged another half million USD for the current year. 

[For the full text of the speech click here]

24th Anniversary of the Day of German Unity

24th Anniversary of the Day of German Unity

Celebrations to mark the 24th Day of German Unity On 2 October 2014, to mark the 24th Day of German Unity and the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall, the Ambassador to the Republic of Ge...

Signing of the Agreements on Technical and Financial Cooperation

Singing of Agreements on TC and FC Cooperation 2013 Enlarge image (© Deutsche Botschaft) Signing TC and FC Agreements 2013 Enlarge image (© Deutsche Botschaft) The German Ambassador H.E. Joachim Baron von Marschall and H.E. Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Keat Chhon signing the Agreements on Technical and Financial Cooperation between the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany and the RoyalGovernment of Cambodia on 23 July 2014 in the presence of  H.E. Minister Chhieng Yanara, the country directors of the GIZ and KfW, Mr. Adelbert Eberhardt and Mr. Gerald Läzer as well as further members of the Royal Government of Cambodia, the Embassy and GIZ.”

Phnom Penh World Cub Fever

Celebration for FIFA World Cup 2014

The  German Embassy  team celebrates the victory of the German FIFA World Cup team on  14 July 2014. With its 1:0 victory over Argentina, Germany has won the cup for the fourth time, sixty years after...

Signing ceremony

Signing Ceremony Enlarge image (© Deutsche Botschaft) The Ambassador speeking with two survivors of the Tuol Sleng prison Enlarge image The Ambassador speeking with two survivors of the Tuol Sleng prison (© Deutsche Botschaft)

German Ambassador Joachim Baron von Marschall witnesses the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding by H.E. Chuch Poeurn, Secretary of State of the Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts, and H.E. Kranh Tony, Acting Director of the office of Administration of Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) on the establishment of a memorial for Khmer Rouge victims at the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, Phnom Penh, on 10 July 2014. The funds for this memorial have been provided by the German Organization for International Cooperation (GIZ) as part of the German support for the ECCC.

Ambassador Viisit in Kampot

Ambassador von Marschall visits 4 Cambodian provinces 12-13 March 2014

Less than 6 months after the new German Ambassador presented his credentials to HRH King Norodom Sihamoni, Baron von Marschall has begun a planned series of courtesy visits on provincial governors wit...