Steinmeier and his Kuwaiti counterpart discuss situation in the Middle East
On Wednesday 19 October 2016, Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier met with the Foreign Minister of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, at the Federal Foreign Office. Their talks focused on bilateral relations, the situation in Yemen, and in particular on joint efforts to provide humanitarian aid to, and to stabilise, the region. The ministers also discussed the situation in Ukraine. On that topic, the German Foreign Minister said it was now important “to revitalise both the talks and ongoing negotiations”.
From now on, professionals and volunteers between the ages of 23 and 45 can apply for the “CrossCulture Programme” initiated by ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen). Applicants can submit their documents until 8 January 2017 on our online application platform.
The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany has relocated to the following address:
Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany
Al Hamra Tower, 40th floor
Al Shuhada Street
Sharq, Kuwait City
PA: P.O.Box 805 Safat, 13009 Kuwait
Phone: 00 965/ 2205 8955
Fax: 00 965/2205 8966
Energy transition: Germany’s path into the future
For decades Germany’s energy transition has been the global pioneer in rethinking the topic of climate protection. Since then Germany has been pursuing ambitious goals allowing a clean and sustainable electricity supply. Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) presents a short film about Germany's Renewable Energy Revolution, the Energiewende (energy transition), explaining future plans for a “green” Germany in it.
This film well worth seeing can be found on YouTube and used freely via the following link:
Germany’s path into the future
Germany is an attractive immigration destination. This country is open to qualified professionals, students and researchers moving here from all over the world.
The Consular Section of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany has relocated to the following address:
Embassy of the
Federal Republic of Germany - Consular Section -
Salem Al Mubarak St.
Symphony Tower 2, Block 2, 7th Floor
Tel.: +965 25770557
The handling of visa applications remains unchanged by the service provider of the Embassy in Kuwait at Al Qabas Assurex (www.qavisa.com).
The German Embassy wishes to extend and update its information basis on German business in Kuwait. Therefore, all Kuwaiti companies acting as an agent for or representing German companies in any other way in Kuwait are invited to register at the Embassy.
For more information click here
Brochure "Dialogue among Civilizations"
Germany is committed to intercultural dialogue with the Islamic world both at the grassroot level and in international fora. The Federal Foreign Office has published a Brochure on this important topic.
Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle states in his foreword to the brochure:
"Openness, respect and trust are the pillars for a dialogue between equals and for friendships at all levels in our countries, as well as between Germany and the Islamic world."
Dialogue among Civilizations [pdf, 2,803.74k]