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Accelerating asylum proceedings

Applications for asylum in Germany are being processed increasingly rapidly, thanks in particular to the additional staff now employed by the Federal Office for Migration and refugees. The German government is aiming to further reduce processing time.

Important

Important notice for all visa applicants !!!

As of August 01, 2015, the procedure for making appointments in the Visa Section Manila will be completely converted.

The cooperation with the external service provider (PIASI) will be adjusted with effect from July 31, 2015. Appointments for the submission of visa applications will then exclusively be arranged free of charge via the appointment system of the German Foreign Ministry.

The link will, however, be available only starting August 1, 2015. Until that date the appointment setting will be carried out, as usual, by our external service providers.

More information New Visa appointment system [pdf, 260.46k]

German Embassy Manila

Conference on Climate Change in Micronesia

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.

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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.

World Food Programme receives German funding for Php 35M Emergency Preparedness Project

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.

German Embassy Manila

German government funds demolition of World War II explosives in the Marshall Islands

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.

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The Philippines become a focal partner of Germany’s International Climate Initiative

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

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.

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.

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

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

Local Climate Adaptation- Global Climate Protection

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Tourists are big fans of the Kieler Woche, a week of sailing events on Germany's Baltic Sea coast. This year, some visitors to this colourful sporting event will be talking about climate change. The German Foreign Ministry has invited delegates from 14 countries to exchange views and discuss a very successfull model.