Germany’s G20 presidency
Germany will be holding the presidency of the G20 in 2017. The summit of the heads of state and government and representatives of international organisations will be held in Hamburg on 7 and 8 July 2017. A number of G20 ministers’ conferences are scheduled to take place prior to this. The G20 Foreign Ministers met in Bonn on 16 and 17 February 2017. The summit and ministers’ meetings will provide an opportunity to discuss current international challenges and to raise awareness of new issues in international affairs.
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The anniversary edition of the Asia-Pacific-Weeks (APW) from 15 to 28 May 2017 addresses the issue of digitalization and is designed to appeal to an audience of professionals from industry, small and medium-sized businesses, and startups.
Asia-Pacific-Weeks Berlin 2017
With its many institutions, the European Union occasionally seems like something of a labyrinth but a new website has been launched to help. At europa.eu/news, people wanting to know more can access news from all the EU institutions.
Nowadays European policy covers all policy fields. To be an effective advocate of Germany’s interests in Europe, the Federal Government needs efficient policy coordination mechanisms.
German policy on Europe