Welcome to the Website of the German Embassy Phnom Penh
From 1 June 2016, the Consular Section is open as follows:
Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
The Visa Section is open from Monday to Friday from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and on Thursday...
Please take note that Syrian citizens, who have been living in Cambodia for a MINIMUM OF 6 MONTHS, can also apply for a national visa at the German Embassy Phnom Penh. Applicants who are currently liv...
On behalf of the President of the Federal Republic of Germany Joachim Gauck, Ambassador Dr. Ingo Karsten conferred the officer’s cross of the order of merit of the Federal Republic of Germany on Profe...
Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Dr. Gerd Müller visited the Kingdom of Cambodia with his delegation on 14 and 15 June 2016.
At the start of his visit in Phnom Penh Mi...
Are you interested in EU-ASEAN affairs and have a passion for gender-related issues in international relations? IFAIR is happy to invite you to participate in the 3rd EU-ASEAN Perspectives Dialogue (...
The reconciliation between France and Germany, following the end of WW2 and undertaken by politicians as well as civil society, is exemplary. What lessons can Cambodia and its neighbors take away in t...
European and Cambodia together for the earth.
On Wednesday, 9 March 2016 the signing ceremony was held between the Federal Republic of Germany and the Royal Government of Cambodia at the Palais de Gouvernement, the Council for the Development of ...
On 2 December 2015 the Head of the Cambodian Delegation H.E. Chhieng Yanara, Minister attached to the Prime Minister and Secretary General of the Cambodian Rehabilitation and Development Board (CRDB) ...
Exploring the Garment Industry in Cambodia: Visit of German Secretary of State, Mr Jörg Asmussen
Secretary of State of the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, Mr Jörg Asmussen and his delegation visited Phnom Penh on 9 and 10 September 2015. The delegation had come to get first-hand information about the regulatory environment and working conditions in the garment sector in Cambodia. Meetings took place with representatives from government, civil society, employers’ associations, trade unions, the opposition and ILO. A visit to a garment factory was also part of the programme.
Germany has launched an initiative to improve labour and social standards along the international supply chains of the garment industry at the G7 summit in Elmau/Germany earlier this year.
Customers in Germany and other European countries are more and more interested in the working conditions of those who produce their fashion and are willing to pay the respective fair prices.
Intensifying Cambodian-German Cultural Exchange
On 28 August 2015 a memorandum of understanding was signed between the Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts, represented by H.E. Secretary of State, Samraing Kamsan, and Kambodschnisch-Deutsche-Kulturgesellschaft eV. (KDKG e.V. = Cambodian-Germany Cultural Association), represented by its chairman, Mr Nico Mesterharm.
The project agreement aims at broadening the existing cooperation between Cambodia and Germany. KDKG e.V. comprises the activities carried out by META-House, Art+Foundation and German Classes Phnom Penh which all have already enabled cultural exchange for many years. Many of the projects carried out by this organization are co-funded by the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Germany through Goethe Institute or the German Embassy.
The new MoU complements an agreement signed between KDKG e.V. with the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports in 2014 which has already entailed a cooperation agreement between the Royal University of Cambodia and Rhein-Waal-University in Germany.
A 7-member all party delegation from the German Federal Parliament’s ASEAN Group visited Cambodia from 8th to 12th July 2015 as part of its fact-finding tour of South East Asia. The delegation, led by...
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
Climate Diplomacy Day 2015
On 17 June 2015, on the occasion of the 2nd Climate Diplomacy Day (#ClimateDiploDay), the Federal Foreign Office, the French Embassy and the British Embassy in Berlin hosted a panel discussion in the French Embassy.
On 17 June, European Embassies around the globe celebrated Climate Diplomacy Day for the second time. Climate Diplomacy Day aims to raise awareness for climate change and the need for joint action. Over the past year, Germany, France and the UK have launched joint projects under the umbrella of Climate Diplomacy Day in over 30 countries. This year will also see widespread activities.
A few months before the global summit in Paris, climate policy‑makers are still working on the international framework conditions for an ambitious global agreement. The panel discussion in the French Embassy addressed concrete measures to combat climate change. The participants looked at the effects of climate change at the local level, propose political measures, including measures to be implemented at the international level, and discussed the role of the EU.
For more information about climate change please find the documents linked below:
Starting June 22, 2015, Deutsche Welle will broadcast its new TV-Channel including German-language news program "DW Nachrichten" around the clock. The newly structured TV channels will include among others DW in English, Spanish and Arabic.
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New version of “Facts about Germany” – in 19 languages
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