Flight 4U9525: German Government Reacts to Tragic News of Crash

Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed her deep shock at the tragic news of the crash of Germanwings flight 4U9525. The flight, bound for Düsseldorf from Barcelona, was carrying 144 passengers and 6 crew members when it went down in southern France on Tuesday morning.


UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

Christoph Strässer, the Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, is travelling to Sendai in Japan from 14 to 16 March to lead the German delegation at the third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction together with the Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development Thomas Silberhorn.

German Embassy Manila

Cuenca Water Project

On February 17, 2015, the community in Barangay Cuenca, Pugo, La Union, celebrated the inauguration and turnover of the Embassy funded Cuenca potable water system that supplies 2500 residents and 500 students of the Cuenca Elementary and High School with safe and affordable drinking water.


No peace without human rights: 28th session of UN Human Rights Council opens

Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier attended the opening of the 28th session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva on 3 March and gave a speech at the Geneva Conference on Disarmament.


German Government provided Php 36 million humanitarian assistance after Typhoon Ruby

The Federal Foreign Office has provided a total of 733,000 EUR (about Php36 million) for humanitarian emergency assistance after Typhoon Ruby. The grants are being implemented through the aid organizations Caritas international and Plan International.

Energiewende-Konferenz März 2015

Energy Transition Conference in Berlin 26/27 March 2015

For the first time, the German Government and the German Renewable Energy Federation, together with its sectoral associations, are hosting the conference “Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2015 – towards a global Energiewende”.

Germany Trade and Invest

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.

Militants Kill 44 Police Commandos In Philippines


The European Union Delegation issues the following statement in agreement with the EU Heads of Mission in the Philippines. The European Union Delegation and the Embassies of the EU Member States wish to express their sincere condolences to the families of the victims of the recent deadly clash in Mamasapano, Maguindanao.

Filipino nurses to Germany

Philippine nurses for Germany

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.

The Ambassador

Ambassador Thomas Ossowski

EU Human Rights Country Strategy

Human Rights

The EU Human Rights Country Strategy for the Philippines focuses on four major areas: support to human rights defenders, the justice sector reform, improving economic, social and cultural rights, as well as support to children in armed conflict.

The “Make it in Germany” website welcomes skilled professionals to Germany!

Make it in germany

“Make it in Germany!” Take a look at our website to see how skilled professionals like yourself can come to live and work in Germany. German firms are facing a genuine skills shortage that is expected to continue into the future. The German Government has therefore set up this website to help business and industry find the specialists they need. Welcome to Germany!

German Institutions in the Philippines

General information on the job placement procedures for qualified nurses to Germany

Philippinische Schwestern freuen sich �ber bestandene Pr�

Since July 2013, qualified Filipino nurses may be employed in Germany. Below are more information about the job placement procedures and the visa application process for qualified nurses: