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Deminer Team

German-funded Demining Activities in Cambodia: A continued humanitarian commitment

Civil war in Cambodia ended several decades ago, but due to the existing mines and explosive remnants of war (ERW), some parts of the country and some local communities do not yet to fully benefit fro...

Angkor Wat

German Support to the Conservation of the Temples of Angkor

This year the German Apsara Conservation Project (GACP) celebrates its 20th anniversary. Under the following link you will learn more about the largest Cultural Conservation Project ever funded by th...

DC Governmental Gegotiations 2017

German-Cambodian Governmental Negotiations successfully concluded. New funds committed to Cambodia (4-5 April 2017)

On April 04-05, 2017, the German-Cambodian Governmental Negotiations on Development Cooperation were held at the Government Palace, Phnom Penh. The Cambodian delegation was headed by H.E. Chhieng Yana...

Book "Phnom Penh Capital City"

Book launch "Phnom Penh Capital City" (16 March 2017)

The Embassy has supported the publication of the photo book „Phnom Penh – Capital City” which was launched on 16 March 2017. The book, published by the German geographer Dr. Michael Waibel, depicts th...

Exhibition at Tuol Sleng Museum

Exhibition opening with the artist Woehrl at Tuol Sleng (23.02.2017)

The German Ambassador, Dr. Ingo Karsten, opened together with the Cambodian Secretary of State at the Ministry of Culture, H.E. Chuch Phoeurn, a photo exhibition by the German artist Ann Christine Woe...

HBS Conference

Ambassador's remark at HBS Conference (January 27, 2017)

The German Ambassador, Dr. Ingo Karsten, delivered opening remarks at the  conference “Dealing with the legacy of the Holocaust”  organized by the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung at Metahouse in Phnom Penh on ...

Courtesy Call at Senior Minister Var Kimhong

Minister explains border issues (January 13, 2017)

The Senior Minister in Charge of Border Affairs, H.E. Var Kim Hong,  explained to the German Ambassador Dr. Karsten the current border issues that exist between Cambodia and his neighboring countries ...

Courtesy Call at Foreign Minister

Minister of Foreign Affairs receives German Ambassador (January 12, 2017)

At a meeting on 12th of January the Cambodian Senior Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, H.E. Prak Sokhon, introduced the German Ambassador Dr. Ingo Karsten to the new Cambodian...

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Vishnue Statue found (11.01.2017)

A Vishnue statue was found in Kratié Province a few days ago in the context of civil works carried out and funded under KfW-IPLR Programme. KfW in Phnom Penh asked the consultant and the Ministry of R...

Courtesy Call at the acting Leader of the opposition party

Meeting with opposition party acting President (11.01.2017)

The German Ambassador, Dr. Karsten, met with the acting President of the oppositional Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), H.E. Kem Sokha, to discuss the current political situation in Cambodia. The...

Courtesy call at Minister for Industry and Handicraft

Industry Minister sees opportunities for German business in Cambodia (January 2, 2017)

In a meeting with the Senior Minister for Industry and Handicraft, H.E. Dr. Cham Prasidh, Ambassador Dr. Karsten discussed the situation of German business in Cambodia. Minister Cham underlined the po...

New opening times of Legal and Consular Section:

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...

Important Information for Syrian Citizens applying for National Visas!

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...

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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.

For more information please refer to the following flyer or the official website:

Sonneblume-Solarpanel

The Energiewende moves forward: the German Government sets out the parameters for energy and climate policy over the next few years

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.

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Deutsche Welle's new English-language TV channel

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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Germany – always worth a visit!

Planning a trip to Germany and looking to inform yourself before you go? The German National Tourist Board uses its website to provide extensive and well‑presented information about towns and cities, culture, events, leisure activities and business trips. Discover Destination Germany through the multimedia prism of www.germany.travel.

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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.

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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 facts-about-germany.de 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. 

www.facts-about-germany.de

Human Rights Council

Germany’s human rights policy

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.

The association Afghan Rehabilitation Group e.V.  is keen to provide women with vocational training and employment.

The Cultural Preservation Programme of the Federal Foreign Office

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.

The Ambassador

German Ambassador

Ambassador His Excellency Dr. Ingo Karsten

Official Reception at the Royal Palace

Hand over of letter of credence

On September 23, 2016, the new German Ambassador to the Kingdom of Cambodia, Dr. Ingo Karsten, handed over his Letter of Credence, to H.M. King Norodom Sihamoni. His Majesty the King appreciated the c...

Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said today (June 16) on the passing of former Chancellor Helmut Kohl:

Helmut Kohl

"He was a great statesman, a great German politician and above all a great European. He did not only do such a lot for German reunification, but also for the integration of Europe. That is his great l...

Energy Efficiency Award 2017: Companies can apply now

Energy Efficiency Award 2017

The international energy efficiency competition of the Deutsche Energie-Agentur GmbH (dena) - German Energy Agency has the motto "The Makers of Energy Transition " this year. Private and public companies are invited to submit their projects and concepts by 15 July 2017, which have a special impact on the practical implementation of the energy conversion. You can find all the information you need to enter for free at

German Election 2017

Jun 25, 2017 2:18 PM

Social Democrats rally for German election comeback

Amidst more bad news in opinion polls, Social Democratic chancellor candidate Martin Schulz went on the attack at the party conference in Dortmund. But does he have the policies and charisma to make up a huge deficit?


Jun 23, 2017 6:05 PM

Refugees in Germany: Are they still welcome today?

Two years ago, tens of thousands of refugees crossed the Austrian border into Germany. DW's Nina Haase and Sumi Somaskanda traveled to the border region and asked if the newcomers feel welcome today.


Jun 16, 2017 4:56 PM

Why Germany's far-right flourishes in Dresden

Just how much support does Germany's far-right receive in eastern Germany and where does it come from? DW's Nina Haase and Sumi Somaskanda started a tour of Germany in Dresden to find out.

Jun 16, 2017 4:21 PM

A guide to Germany's far-right groups

Germany's far-right scene has always been complex, disparate, and overlapping. Here's DW's guide to the main entities - from official political parties to fringe movements.


Jun 13, 2017 11:00 AM

Things to know about Bavaria's Christian Social Union

Bavarians are known for their independence. The political expression of this is the regional conservative party the Christian Social Union - the feisty southern sibling to Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats.


#youforG20 – deutschland.de is looking for your project!

#youforG20

Does your project support social engagement at the municipal level? Does it help to enhance gender equality? Does it protect the environment or the climate? Does it promote participation on the part o...

Germany’s G20 presidency

A reef knot as the symbol of the G20 summit in Hamburg

Germany will be holding the presidency of the G20 in 2017. The summit of the heads of state and government and representatives of international organisations will be held in Hamburg on 7 and 8 July 2017. A number of G20 ministers’ conferences are scheduled to take place prior to this. The G20 Foreign Ministers met in Bonn on 16 and 17 February 2017. The summit and ministers’ meetings will provide an opportunity to discuss current international challenges and to raise awareness of new issues in international affairs.

Further information is available on the following webpages:

Germany’s candidacy for a seat on the Security Council in 2019/20

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Germany is seeking to become a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. Foreign Minister Steinmeier announced the candidacy for 2019/20 in Hamburg on Monday (27 June). The elections are expected to take place at the General Assembly in June 2018.

Germany’s OSCE Chairmanship in 2016 – “Renewing dialogue, rebuilding trust, restoring security”

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The Federal Commissioner for Human Rights and Humanitarian Aid – expert and guardian of German human rights policy

Christoph Trässer

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...

Federal Government Commissioner

Bärbel Kofler

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.

Online appointment system for visa applications

Current Scholarships/ Stipendienausschreibungen

German course for foreign students

Looking for current sholarships please find in the links below:

Working, training and studying in Germany

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Germany is an attractive immigration destination. This country is open to qualified professionals, students and researchers moving here from all over the world. 

Learn German in Cambodia

The German Center at Meta House, together with the Goethe Institut, offers professional German language classes in Phnom Penh.

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German-Israeli Youth Congress 2015: a Video Diary

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