9/11 Commemoration at the U.S. Embassy

Today we remember the nearly 3,000 people – Americans, Germans, and citizens from around the world – who lost their lives on September 11, 2001 in a senseless attack driven by hate and intolerance.  We think also of the four Americans killed in Benghazi, on this same day in 2012.  And while 9/11 will always ...
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2018 Conference “Humanity Disrupted: Artificial Intelligence and Changing Societies”

CDA Kent Logsdon Remarks: Aspen Institute Deutschland’s Conference on Artificial Intelligence March 14, 2018 Ladies and Gentlemen: Thank you for the opportunity to speak today.  When I was first approached by Rüdiger and Tyson about the possibility of speaking at this conference, I was intrigued.  Artificial Intelligence technologies are already positively influencing each of our lives and hold the promise to make ...
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2018 Munich Security Conference

From Friday until Sunday, more than 30 heads of state and government and over 100 cabinet ministers from across the globe came together at the Munich Security Conference (MSC) for discussions on major international security challenges. The United States of America was represented at the MSC 2018 with a wide-ranging delegation. It featured the following principals from different branches ...
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January 2018 Government Shutdown Resolved

UPDATE: Congress has passed and the President has signed legislation to fund government operations under a continuing resolution, allowing all normal activities to resume.  * * * At this time, scheduled passport and visa services will continue during the lapse in appropriations as the situation permits. This website will not be regularly updated until full ...
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2018 Literature Series: Nickolas Butler

U.S. Embassy Literature Series Monday, February 19, 2018, 20:00 English Theatre Berlin, Fidicinstr. 40, 10965 Berlin Admission: 8 Euro/ school groups free if they register with IRCBerlin@state.gov by February 12 Book tickets: +49 – (0)30 – 691 12 11; by e-mail at tickets@etberlin.de Nickolas Butler The Hearts of Men (Die Herzen der Männer – Klett-Cotta 2018) Camp ...
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2018 Teacher Seminar: Education for Sustainability

Teacher Seminar Get Involved!   Going Green – Education for Sustainability in the EFL and STEM/MINT Classroom Monday, January 22, 2018, 15:00-17:45 Venue: Life e.V., Rheinstraße 45, 12161 Berlin (Aufgang C, 3. Etage); U-Bahnhof “Walter-Schreiber-Platz” – U9; S-Bahnhof “Feuerbachstraße” – S 1 Please join us for an update on the extended Going Green blended-learning curriculum ...
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U.S. Partnership with Germany to Support European Security

On November 21, Embassy Spokesperson Bill Martin chaired an information session/panel discussion at the U.S. Embassy for German journalists about U.S. military contributions to European security and the important role of troop movements through Germany in fulfilling U.S. commitments to NATO collective defense and deterrence – with U.S. Army Europe Public Affairs Officer Col. Kathleen ...
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2017-10-06 Teacher Seminar Sustainability

Get Involved! Reaching Young People Through Innovative Teaching and Learning About Sustainability Friday, October 6, 2017, 14:00-17:00 Venue: Life e.V., Rheinstraße 45, 12161 Berlin (Aufgang 3, 3. Stock)   Please join us for lectures in English and German by sustainability experts and an update on the extended curriculum for our Teach About US – Education ...
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CBYX Finale 2017: 350 Young Americans in Berlin

The Embassy hosted its annual Berlin Day reception for the 350 American participants in the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program (CBYX) on May 19.  The participants, who have spent the past year living with German host families, enjoyed speeches from Chargé D’Affaires Kent Logsdon and Member of Parliament Bernhard Schulte-Drüggelte, as well as the opportunity to ...
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Going Green

“Going Green” is a major national campaign geared at secondary schools and builds on experts, teacher trainings and web 2.0 innovative teaching tools. On December 5, 2014, Ambassador Emerson presented awards to more than 200 German high school students for their sustainability action plans at the final event of the U.S. Embassy Going Green Project at the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation in Berlin. The goal of the ...
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