German Dual Training System in the Philippines
The dual vocational training system is the most common approach of vocational training in Germany which produces highly qualified specialists and executives. German companies have taken the first steps in adopting the dual system of vocational education in the country.
The Federal Foreign Office is providing 75,000 USD to the organization Cleared Ground Demining (CGD) for the explosive demolition of explosive remnants of World War II in the Republic of the Marshall Islands.
In his statement German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier condemned the recent terrorist attacks in Tunisia, France and Kuwait.
Starting June 22, 2015, Deutsche Welle will broadcast its new TV-Channel including German-language news program "DW Nachrichten" around the clock. The newly structured TV channels will include among others DW in English, Spanish and Arabic.
DW's new TV programming
Chancellor Angela Merkel described the G7 meeting in Schloss Elmau as very focused and productive. "The G7 is a community of responsibility," she said. One outcome was the clear commitment to hold the increase in global average temperature below 2°C.
Germany is updating the key document which underpins its entire security and defence policy. The new White Paper is due to be published in 2016 and is being drafted in an interministerial, inclusive and transparent process.
The Philippines become a focal partner of Germany’s International Climate Initiative (IKI) in Southeast Asia with a portfolio including 10 bilateral projects summing up to more than 41 million Euros ( 2 billion Php) funding volume (including upcoming projects in 2015/2016) as well as 28 regional and global projects with a component in the Philippines.
Tara Na Sa Germany: An Online Guide for Filipinos Migrating to Germany is a website that intends to support Filipinos who prepare for a life in Germany. The website features content specifically designed for Filipinos and includes a video series, fun quizzes and Filipino success stories in Germany. The website is available not only in English and German, but also in Filipino languages, including Tagalog and Cebuano.
Tara Na Sa Germany
Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI)
Germany Trade and Invest is the foreign trade and inward investment agency of the Federal Republic of Germany. Germany Trade and Invest’s mission is to promote Germany as a location for industrial and technological investments and to identify investors for the German market.
The recruitment of qualified Philippine nurses is alleviating the nursing shortage in Germany and reducing unemployment in the nurses’ country of origin. The migrants’ remittances and the transfer of know-how contribute to development in the Philippines.