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On December 21, 2017, the Nobel laureate Heinrich Böll would have been 100 years old. The Goethe Zentrum Phnom Penh and the Heinrich Böll Foundation celebrated this day in the Metahouse. Ambassador Dr...
On 19 and 20 December 2017, the United Nations Regional Center for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and the Pacific, together with the Government of Cambodia, organized a regional seminar on small arms t...
The German Apsara Conservation Project (GACP) celebrated its 20th anniversary in Siem Reap. For the past 20 years, GACP has been working to preserve the stone, carving and the exterior style of temp...
Ambassador Dr. Karsten opened the Oktoberfest 2017 organized by the German Business Group Cambodia
Your Excellency, Senior Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, H.E. Prak Sokhonn,
Distinguished representatives of the Royal Government of Cambodia,
On 26 September the deputy head of the Embassy has attended the launching event of the new “Cambodian Border Management System (CBMS)” presided by H.E. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interi...
The online lecture, "Climate Change, Risks and Challenges", in the format of a MOOC (Massive Online Open Course), is a project funded by the German Federal Foreign Office. It is a digital course forma...
“The Government of the Federal Republic of Germany was very concerned to learn of the arrest of opposition leader Kem Sokha despite his parliamentary immunity in Cambodia.
The recent events in Cambod...
Ambassador Dr. Ingo Karsten delivered the opening address at the Executive Briefing of the German Business Group Cambodia on “Industry 4.0: The next level of manufacturing”. Representatives of German...
The German Embassy followed the invitation of designer Try Suphearac to visit the inclusive workshop in Wat Than on August 18, 2017. The general manager of Watthan Artisans Cambodia is one of 5 design...
German Embassy, GIZ and the management of the National Pediatric Hospital in Phnom Penh met on August 11, 2017. The NPH and the Calmette Hospital are the only hospitals in Cambodia with a Neonatal Int...
On August 11, the Khmer Organic Cooperative (KOC), the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, GIZ and the Head of Cooperation of the German Embassy, Dr. Ludgera Klemp, celebrated the 1st EU ...
The Minister of Labour and Vocational Training (MLVT), H.E. Ith Samheng, received the German Ambassador, Dr. Ingo Karsten, and Dr. Ludgera Klemp, Head of Development Cooperation, for a meeting on Augu...
A fashion show was held at Meta House in Phnom Penh on 6th August 2017. Fourteen designers were able to showcase their innovative combination of traditional Cambodian design with modern fashion trends...
A meeting between German Embassy, GIZ and members of the „Commission 8“ took place on 4th of August 2017. In July 2017, the parliamentarians had taken part in a study visit to Germany on the topic of ...
The German Company Kärcher, producer of professional cleaning equipment, opened its first showroom and service center in Cambodia. In his speech on the occasion of the inauguration of the new premises...
Some things are non-negotiable: Germany continues to campaign assiduously for human rights around the world. Indeed, working for human rights is not
It was a vision of a better world that brought me...
National Action Plan for Business and Human Rights
The German Government adopted the National Action Plan for Business and Human Rights in its cabinet meeting on Wednesday (21 December). The goal of this Action Plan is to implement the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.
Protecting human rights and promoting universal respect for them is a cornerstone of German foreign policy. There can be no long-term stability both within and among states without the respect for bas...
Bärbel Kofler has been the Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid since 1 March 2016. The Commissioner is contact point for all issues relating to human rights policy and humanitarian aid.
Federal Government Commissioner
Green Talents – International Forum for High-Potentials in Sustainable Development
The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has held the prestigious ”Green Talents – International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development” since 2009 to promote the international exchange of innovative green ideas. The award, under the patronage of Minister Professor Johanna Wanka, honours 25 young researchers each year.
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Germany wants to increase the percentage of its electricity supply that comes from solar, wind and other renewable energy sources to between 40 and 45 percent by 2025 and then to between 55 and 60 percent by 2035. By the same token, this should enable CO2 emissions to be reduced by 40 percent by 2020.
Parameters for energy and climate policy
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German National Tourist Board
Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI)
Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) is the economic development agency of the Federal Republic of Germany. With more than 50 offices in Germany and abroad and its network of partners throughout the world, GTAI supports German companies setting up in foreign markets, promotes Germany as a business location and assists foreign companies setting up in Germany.
New version of “Facts about Germany” – in 19 languages
“Facts about Germany” has everything you need to know about Germany today. How the political system works. The guidelines that define foreign policy. The special characteristics of the economy. What is new in art and culture. The new website
features articles, background information, images, charts, films and lots of other modules. Focussing on these and many other topics, besides – in no less than 19 languages. On top of which, all the “Facts” can be downloaded as an e-paper.
Human rights policy is the responsibility of all policymakers in Germany: there can be no “human rights-free zones” either in foreign policy, security policy or in any other policy field.
Germany’s human rights policy
Since 1981 the Federal Republic of Germany has supported the preservation of cultural heritage across the world through the Federal Foreign Office’s Cultural Preservation Programme, with the aim of strengthening people’s sense of their own national identity in the partner country and fostering cultural dialogue among partners. The Programme has become a very effective instrument of German cultural relations and education policy.
Cultural Preservation Programme