Energy and Environment

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Green Talents Award 2017 Winners travel to Germany

Two Nepalese citizens, Dr. Bishnu Prasad Bhattarai, a US resident and researcher in energy technology, and Anup K C, an assistant professor at Tribhuvan University in Kathmandu, were among this year's...

MOOC Sept 2017

Get fit for the Climate

Berlin, 06/09/2017: In a few weeks’ time, politicians, scientists and activists from around the world will meet in Bonn to discuss approaches to resolving the climate crisis. For those wanting to beco...

DAAD-NEGAAS Workshop July 2017

Joint DAAD / NEGAAS Workshop on “Migration and Environmental Change in Nepal”

On 21 July 2017, Chargé d’affaires a.i. Ms. Jacqueline Groth - together with Dr. Oli, Secretary at the Ministry of Population and Environment, Prof. Dr. Knerr (University of Kassel) and President of N...

financial agreement signing

Financial cooperation agreement

Secretary Mr. Shanta Raj Subedi at the Ministry of Finance and German Ambassador H.E. Mr. Matthias Meyer today signed a financial cooperation agreement of Euro 16 million (equivalent NRs. 1.85 billion...

Session environment June 2017

German Ambassador Meyer promotes discussion about air pollution in Nepal

Just days before his retirement, German Ambassador Matthias Meyer once again dealt with the issue of air pollution, a matter of concern that has been close to his heart throughout his time in Nepal. A...

Timbering plant in Wunsiedel

Upper Franconian Municipality Wunsiedel Reaches Climate Goals Early Thanks to Wind, Bioenergy and Co.

In June 2016 the Bavarian town of Wunsiedel was honored as “Energy Municipality of the Month” by the Renewable Energies Agency. The town already reached its self-chosen climate and energy goals for 2020 this year.

Energiewende-Konferenz März 2015

Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2016 on 17-18 March

The German Government will host the international Energy Transition Dialogue at the Federal Foreign Office from 17 to 18 March. The event is aimed at government and business decision-makers, scientists, interest groups and civil society.

Timbering plant in Wunsiedel

Upper Franconian Municipality Wunsiedel Reaches Climate Goals Early Thanks to Wind, Bioenergy and Co.

In June 2016 the Bavarian town of Wunsiedel was honored as “Energy Municipality of the Month” by the Renewable Energies Agency. The town already reached its self-chosen climate and energy goals for 2020 this year.

Morocco to be first African partner country at premier agribusiness trade fair

90 years of International Green Week – Morocco to be first African partner country at premier agribusiness trade fair

In the coming year, International Green Week Berlin looks back on a 90‑year history. It will mark that remarkable anniversary from 15 to 24 January in collaboration with a special partner country. Morocco is the first African state to become a partner country of the world’s most important agriculture, nutrition and horticulture exhibition.

Energiewende in Deutschland

Making good progress with the Energiewende

The first Government monitoring report entitled “Energy of the future” shows that Germany’s Energiewende – the transformation of its energy system – is on course. As part of the “Energy of the future” monitoring process, the German Government takes stock of progress made with the Energiewende each year.

Tiergarten Berlin

New OECD Environmental Performance Review published

Germany has taken a leading role in the field of climate policy and is continuing to pursue ambitious goals at the national and international level. Further effort is still necessary, but Germany is on the right track.

Wind turbines

The energy turnaround challenge

Jühnde is a place with a lot of energy: the village with 800 inhabitants in Lower Saxony became Germany’s first bioenergy village in 2005. It is completely self-sufficient with its own supply of power and heating from biomass. The pioneering project awakened a great deal of worldwide interest. Delegations travelled from the USA and Japan to learn how energy is produced from liquid manure, maize and grain in a biogas plant.

Energy and Environment

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Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2017

Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2017

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 20-21. For further information klick here:

Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2016 – A Global Dialogue on the Energiewende

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«Towards a global Energiewende» - the motto of the “Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2016“ makes it very clear about where we are going in terms of energy supplies. The second international energy transition conference at the German Foreign Office in March saw politicians and businesspeople coming together to exchange experiences, develop new strategies and above all, take the Paris climate protection agreement seriously.

The green Energiewende Sofa

Das grüne Energiewende Sofa

Following the first Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue in March 2015, the German Federal Government continues the international exchange on the Energiewende:

Impressions from the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2015

Energiewende-Konferenz März 2015

Energy policy experts, researchers as well as industry and civil society representatives from all over the world discussed joined strategy concepts for secure, environmentally friendly, economically successful energy systems based on energy efficiency and renewable energy in March 2015 at the Foreign Office in Berlin. Watch the video here:

Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2016 on March 17/18

Energy Transition Dialogue March 2016

The federal government wants to continue the international dialogue on the current energy challenges and does therefore invite to the " Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue - towards a global energy revolution " on 17 and 18 March at the Foreign Office in Berlin. Together with energy policy makers, industry representatives and social actors from around the world the federal government would like to develop ways to an international energy policy conference. Read more:

International Competition on Planetary Urbanism

Hamburg - Grünes Vorbild für Europa

The Federal Foreign Office supports a competition on information design awarded by ARCH+ Journal for Architecture and Urbanism. Are you studying architecture? Do you work in geosciences, urban planning or economics? Or are you a designer with an interest in information technologies? If you are interested in urbanisation and new technologies, please register with ARCH+ by 30 April 2015 and send in your submission.