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Sabaidee and welcome to the website of the German Embassy in Vientiane

Lao condolences on Berlin terrorist act (Vientiane, December 20th /22nd, 2016)

On December 20th, H.E. Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith sent  a message of condolences and sympathy to Federal Chancellor Dr Angela Merkel, expressing deep sorrow over the tragic event occurred at a...

Christmas Concert

German Embassy’s Christmas Concert 2016 (Vientiane, December 15th, 2016)

For the second consecutive time, the choir “Mekong Polyfonia” attracted Lao citizens and foreigners alike to a Christmas concert “Carols For A Festive Season” in the Catholic Sacré Cœur Cathedral in V...

PADETC

Ambassador attends ceremony to commemorate disappearance of Sombath Somphone (Vientiane, December 15th, 2016)

Ambassador Michael Grau attended a ceremony organized at the PADETC (Participatory Development and Training Center) in Vientiane in order to commemorate the disappearance of the civil society activist...

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Handing over the prices to the winners of the Buddy Bear competition

On 15.12.16, the winners of the competition to design the Buddy Bear are honored in the German Embassy in Vientiane. The jury had a hard time choosing two winners out of the twenty six applicants, who...

The Buddy Bear Project

The crest of Berlin, the capital of Germany, features a bear. Inspired this fact is the Buddy Bear project where sculptures of a bear are painted by artists from all over the world. This idea is based...

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Asia-Pacific-Weeks Berlin 2017

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.

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Keep in touch with alumni from Germany!

Are you a foreign scholar who has studied, taught or done research in Germany? If so, you are part of an extensive international network that you could use to keep in touch with friends and colleagues and to hone your professional skills.

 

To help you make the most of this network, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Germany's largest organization for the promotion of academic exchange, has set up a website to help you make and maintain contacts with other "Germany alumni".

Preventing corruption

The Directive Concerning the Prevention of Corruption in the Federal Administration of 30 July 2004 lays down the legal framework for the anti-corruption tasks at the Federal Foreign Office headquarters and at German missions abroad. The Directive is intended to offer clear and concise guidelines on honest, fair and transparent actions by the federal administration.

Weather forecast - midday, local time (all data without guarantee)

Vientiane:
(20.01.2017)
29 °C

Time and weather in Germany

Berlin:
15:52:18 -1 °C
Deutscher Wetterdienst

News from Germany

Contact person for prevention of corruption:

Mr. Michael Heller, Deputy Head of Misson

Message from Federal President Joachim Gauck to Germans living abroad for the 2016 Day of German Unity

Federal President Joachim Gauck

On the Day of German Unity we remember all that we have achieved in the last few years of our history. We celebrate the desire for freedom voiced by the people in Leipzig, Plauen, Berlin and many other towns and cities in the GDR.

The Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs

Federal Foreign Minister Dr Frank-Walter Steinmeier

Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier

New version of “Facts about Germany” – in 19 languages

Facts about Germany

“Facts about Germany” has everything you need to know about Germany today. How the political system works. The guidelines that define foreign policy. The special characteristics of the economy. What is new in art and culture. The new website features articles, background information, images, charts, films and lots of other modules. Focussing on these and many other topics, besides – in no less than 19 languages. On top of which, all the “Facts” (incl. the new book for young adults in 9 languages) can be downloaded as an e-paper.