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Six decades of the current democratic German government structure has cultivated an active and engaged citizenry. In 2009, the nation celebrated the 60th anniversary of the founding of the Federal German Republic and in 2010, the twentieth anniversary of reunification. At all levels of German society there is an understanding of both individual and collective responsibility in the actions that are taken. Whether in local environmental projects, national elections or participation in international agreements and organizations, people and politics are closely bound. The diverse population in Germany provides incredible vigour to this dynamism.

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German Agriculture Minister Christian Schmidt underscored the responsibility of agriculture for using water responsibly

Agriculture as basis for global peace

Jan 25, 2017 | www.bundesregierung.de
German soldiers in Mali

More soldiers for MINUSMA

Jan 31, 2017 | www.bundesregierung.de

Germany supports Ghana to tackle environmental impact of e-waste

Mar 23, 2017 | German Embassy Accra
Scrap dealers in Accra

In line with its development cooperation with Ghana in the field of electronic waste management and recycling the German Government has decided to commit a total of 25 Million Euro to alleviate environmental impact of electronic waste in Ghana.

Towards a global Energiewende

Mar 23, 2017 | FFO
The Energiewende as a global project: Minister Gabriel opens the BETD 2017

On March 20, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, together with Economics Minister Brigitte Zypries, opened the Third Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue in the German Foreign Office. With the motto “Towards a global Energiewende”, the conference brings foreign and energy ministers from around the world together with guests from business, research, administration and civil society.

Interconnected global economy to become more robust

Mar 22, 2017 | www.bundesregierung.de
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble engaged in wide-ranging discussions with colleagues and experts at the symposium

German Finance Minister has deemed the G20 High-Level Symposium in Baden-Baden a success. Cooperation among leading industrialised nations and emerging economies has been "strengthened rather than weakened" he said at the end of the two-day meeting.

Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue

Mar 20, 2017 | FFO
Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue

Every spring the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue brings together key international decision makers in foreign energy and energy policy, industry, science and civil society as well as foremost energy experts from all over the world. This year, the dialogue takes place from March 20 to 21.

Disappearance of UN experts in DR Congo

Mar 16, 2017 | FFO
UN troups in Goma, DRC

A German Foreign Office Spokesperson issued a statement on March 15 saying that Germany is deeply concerned about the welfare of two seconded United Nations experts and their Congolese colleagues who went missing on March 12 in the Kasai region.

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