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May 24, 2017
"We share a common fate," declared German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the second of the Petersberg Climate Dialogue. Representatives of 35 states were in Berlin from May 22 - 23 to discuss how the Paris Agreement on climate change can be effectively implemented.
Petersberg Climate Dialogue 2017
May 22, 2017
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Football ambassadors shape Germany’s image all over the world. German footballers and trainers actively bridge borders. On May 18, there was an award ceremony for the winners of the “German Football Ambassador." Horst Kriete, who was a technical advisor to the South African Football Association SAFA from 1997-2002, won this prestigious award.
Award ceremony: German Football Ambassador 2017
Jan 30, 2017
On January 27, outgoing Foreign Minister Frank‑Walter Steinmeier handed over to his successor, Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, at a ceremony at the German Foreign Office. After receiving their letters of appointment and discharge from German President Gauck in Schloss Bellevue, Steinmeier and Gabriel gave speeches to ministry staff and a large number of guests in the packed Weltsaal at the German Foreign Office.
Handover ceremony at the German Foreign Office
Jan 17, 2017
Paul Collier, a leading development economist, has spoken with Deutsche Welle about a new G20 agenda for Africa, which should focus on improving private investment, learning from China, and not repeating the mistakes of the past.
Interview with G20 Africa policy advisor
Jan 11, 2017
Following the death of former German President Roman Herzog on January 10, Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier issued a statement, saying Germany has ''lost a great consitutional law expert, politician and statesman. Roman Herzog's long political journey took him from the Rhineland‑Palatinate to Baden‑Württemberg and then to Berlin where he became the first elected Federal President in reunited Germany.''
In memory of Former German President Herzog