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Important notice for all visa applicants !!!
Due to the very high demand we are currently experiencing a difficult situation in booking appointments to submit visa applications at the German Embassy Manila.
The Embassy always provides the greatest possible number of appointments in order to keep the waiting times as short as possible. However, we would like to ask for your understanding that special requests for earlier appointments may only be granted in exceptional humanitarian or medical cases. Only in such cases will you be allocated a special appointment within five business days.
Please be advised that all other requests for special appointments cannot be granted.
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Germany is seeking to become a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. Foreign Minister Steinmeier announced the candidacy for 2019/20 in Hamburg on Monday (27 June). The elections are expected to take place at the General Assembly in June 2018.
Germany’s candidacy on the Security Council
On the invitation of the German Embassy, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), 100 Alumni from all walks of professional life attended a meeting at Doehle Haus in Makati City, Metro Manila, on Saturday, 14 May.
Alumni Day 2016
Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on Recent Developments in the South China Sea
The EU is committed to maintaining a legal order for the seas and oceans based upon the principles of international law, as reflected notably in the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS). This includes the maintenance of maritime safety, security, and cooperation, freedom of navigation and overflight.
While not taking a position on claims to land territory and maritime space in the South China Sea, the EU urges all claimants to resolve disputes through peaceful means, to clarify the basis of their claims, and to pursue them in accordance with international law including UNCLOS and its arbitration procedures.
Read the full statement here:
Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on Recent Developments in the South China Sea [pdf, 66.2k]
Germany’s OSCE Chairmanship in 2016 – “Renewing dialogue, rebuilding trust, restoring security”
On 1 January 2016 Germany has assumed the Chairmanship of the Organization for Security and Co‑operation in Europe (OSCE) and is therefore be responsible for steering the Organization safely through the stormy tides of crises and challenges in 2016. Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has presented the details of the Chairmanship’s programme to the 57 OSCE participating States in Vienna on 14 January 2016.
Further information is available on the following websites:
The German Government on the Energiewende
You can find further information on the German Government’s assessment, measures and plans on this theme on the following website:
Energiewende - Switch to the Future
Who is Who of the Energiewende in Germany
This brochure is intended to be a guide to help you better understand the Energiewende. In this Who is Who, the most important stakeholders in Germany’s Energiewende, contact partners in politics, industry and society, their tasks, functions and fields of work are presented.
2nd edition of the publication
Implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Germany intends to become inclusive: With the National Action Plan to Implement the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, the Federal Government of Germany is setting a process in motion which will exert a major influence in the next ten years not only on the lives of persons with disabilities, but on those of everyone in Germany. The idea of inclusion, which is the central guiding concept of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, will change our everyday culture.
Short Version of the National Action Plan in English
The dual vocational training system is the most common approach of vocational training in Germany which produces highly qualified specialists and executives.
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