Ambassador Ossowski attends blessing of German-funded Gawad Kalinga project
The German government supported a Gawad Kalinga resettlement site through the construction of a community center which aims to establish a social network among resettlers of a GK village in Quezon City.
Germany supported the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands and the Republic of Palau by funding a quadrilateral conference in Pohnpei, Micronesia, where the participating states can coordinate their political agendas for the upcoming climate change negotiations in Paris and expand their capacities on how to access funds for adaptation and mitigation measures.
The dual vocational training system is the most common approach of vocational training in Germany which produces highly qualified specialists and executives.
Through the Federal Foreign Office Germany is supporting the project “Forecast-Based Emergency Preparedness for Climate Risks” of the World Food Programme (WFP) which will be implemented in Bangladesh, the Philippines, Nepal and Haiti/Dominican Republic. The project aims to improve the country’s disaster preparedness and response capabilities.
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.
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.