Germany's minister of foreign affairs, Guido Westerwelle, will once again attend the annual Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum from 17 to 19 June. Its theme this year is "The Future of Growth - Economic Values and the Media".
Global Media Forum 2013
“I am very concerned by the recent opinion polls on Europeans’ views about their future and the role played by the process of European integration. Many people in Europe are losing faith in the joint European project. Especially in countries where people have been hit hard by the effects of the crisis, people are losing confidence in a better future for themselves and their children.
Foreign Minister Westerwelle calls for confidence in Europe
Germany's international broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW) has been in dialogue with the world for 60 years. Since its first day on air, it has transformed from a shortwave radio broadcaster to a multimedia organization.
60 years Deutsche Welle (DW)
The current issue of DE Magazin Deutschland focuses on the subject of human rights. The DE feature highlights Germany’s wide-ranging support for the protection of human rights and describes in reports, analyses and interviews why human rights questions are a central part of German foreign policy, how Germany protects human rights and where the Federal Government is especially active.
Human rights – Germany’s global commitment
The newly inaugurated German Development Media Awards honor journalists worldwide for their outstanding reporting on human rights and put the spotlight on journalists telling important stories affecting their communities, countries and regions.
GERMAN DEVELOPMENT MEDIA AWARDS 2013
More languages and new digital formats and a new design: Deutsche Welle starts its ninth annual, international blog and social media awards, the Bobs, on February 6, 2013.
Internet users around the world will have until March 6 to submit their candidates for the Bobs in 14 languages. For the first time, Hindi, Turkish and Ukrainian will be official award languages.
Deutsche Welle: Ninth Bobs Awards in 14 Languages
The German Government’s 2020 High-Tech Strategy unites the various strands of the Government’s activities in research and innovation and brings together the most important players in science and industry to transform knowledge and ideas into innovation as swiftly as possible. Various key technologies and cross-sectoral issues together help address overarching objectives facing society as a whole, in climate change and energy, health, mobility, communications and security. These objectives are specified and implemented through ten selected forward-looking projects.
How far has Germany advanced in realizing the Energiewende, the transformation of the energy system, in the individual spheres? Where is there still need for adjustment? The German Government is following up these questions within the scope of an intensive monitoring process.
The German Energiewende – Germany as a “laboratory of the future”?
Women tend to be the first victims of conflict
Women play a special role in conflict prevention and peacekeeping; that’s why the United Nations Security Council has long been calling for them to be ...
Peacemaking needs women
In cooperation with the leading social entertainment platform Myspace, Deutsche Welle’s popular English-language radio show Pulse presents the most interesting newcomers on the German music scene.
Deutsche Welle and Myspace
From now on the new logo for Germany’s cooperation projects abroad is “german cooperation”. This goes particularly for projects run by Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau – Reconstruction Loan Corporation (KfW), for example, or the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), which have often used only their own logos to date.
New logo for Germany’s cooperation projects abroad
The United Nations Human Rights Council regularly reviews the human rights situation in all UN member countries. April 2013 will be the second time Germany has been the subject of this Universal Perio...
Human rights policy in Germany