North America


Interviews, coverage and background stories on Germany and its relations to the USA and Canada.

“A true friend”

Germany is taking part in the celebrations marking Canada’s 150th anniversary with a series of events entitled “Germany @ Canada 2017”.

Research in the once eternal ice

Extraordinary training: The German-Canadian research and training experience programme “ArcTrain” enables interdisciplinary research into climate change and the future of the Arctic.

Music breaks walls

The Dresden Symphonic Orchestra is playing at the border between Mexico and the USA – a statement on diversity and openness.

“Resolutely counter”

Donald Trump’s attitude at the G7 summit in Taormina, Italy, caused disappointment in Germany. The US positions above all on climate change and migration issues are controversial. Reactions in Germany.

Witty and cool

In the USA, German film and TV productions such as “Deutschland 83” and “Toni Erdmann” are winning the day with their coolness, action and astonishing wit.