Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement on the 13th of April in response to news that Günter Grass had passed away: In Günter Grass, Germany has lost one of its true greats today.
Death of Günter Grass
On 16 March 2015, Bayer MaterialScience Malaysia proudly launched its innovative low-cost, energy efficient model house, which only takes eight workers about five weeks to put up. The Construction Ind...
Innovative Model House
"Think European – Act European"
Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier attended an event at the Carnegie Europe think tank in Brussels on 16 March, where he discussed with European citizens the outcome of the Federal Foreign Office's Review 2014, Europe, and European foreign policy.
Further information on the event and the speech
Ambassador Michael, together with 300 invited guests from the private sector, politics and the diplomatic corps, participated in the OAV “Liebesmahl” Dinner in Hamburg on 6 March 2015.
This special oc...
Quota for Women in Decision-Making Positions approved by Legislators
Corporations and the federal public sector in Germany will now have to more strongly promote women leaders where they are underrepresented, under a law dubbed the “women’s quota” approved by legislators on Friday, 6 March 2015.
Imprisoned blogger Raif Badawi from Saudi Arabia is to receive Deutsche Welle's first Freedom of Speech Award. DW is awarding the prize as part of its international online competition The Bobs – Best of Online Activism.
Deutsche Welle - Freedom of Speech Award