How Germany ticks

Im Dialog: Der UN-Sicherheitsrat

Germany in the United Nations

Committed to peace, development and human rights: Germany seeks to be one of the non-permanent members of the UN Security Council.

Inventor Quiz

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    Deutsche Erfindung: Automobil mit Benzinmotor
    Who is considered the inventor of the automobile with a petrol engine?
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      Deutsche Erfindung: Kaffeefilter
      What did Melitta Bentz invent?
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        Deutsche Erfindung: Aspirin
        Which company launched aspirin on the market in 1879?
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          Deutsche Erfindung: Computer
          Who built the first computer?
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            Deutsche Erfindung: Stollenschuhe
            What did Adi Dassler invent?
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              Deutsche Erfindung: Airbag
              Which company invented the airbag in 1971?
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                Deutsche Erfindung: MP3
                Which innovation from Germany revolutionised the music industry?




                The Hannover Messe features more than 5,000 exhibitors from 75 countries this year.

                “A good future for Israel“

                Israel is celebrating the 70th anniversary of its independence. German Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Federal Foreign Minister Heiko Maas deliver their congratulations and take the opportunity to look back on German-Israeli relations.


                What Germany is talking about

                Freundschaft: Deutschland und Frankreich verbindet eine enge Bindung

                Germany and France

                A turbulent joint history, close friendship, and important trading partners: Germany and France have had close ties since the 1960s. Some highlights.

                Region of the world

                Region of the world


                Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2018

                So what brings 2,000 conference participants from over 90 countries, some 180 journalists, 30 ministers and state secretaries and over 100 high-level speakers to the German Federal Foreign Office for two days in the middle of April?

                Time to grind the wheels

                Amusa Victor from Vicfold Recyclers, the winner of our #youforG20 contest, about the arrival of the startup’s new machines and its success at the African Entrepreneurship Award.
                What links us all

                Germany and the world

                People who are committed to international exchange and initiatives that link countries.

                Outstanding storyteller

                Writer Ron Segal has found a moving narrative form for remembering the Holocaust. And based on it the animated film “Adam” has now gone into production.

                From conflict to classroom

                They were experienced teachers in Syria or other crisis countries, but then they had to flee. They would like to teach again in Germany. But that isn’t easy.

                Say it democratically

                Migration and education opportunities: How pupils in the USA and Latin America immerse themselves in German politics in a public speaking competition.