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300th Anniversary of the Hanoverian Accession and the Coronation of George I

21 October 2014 | German Embassy London
Ambassador Peter Ammon speaking during the service

On 20 October a special service marking the 300th anniversary of the Hanoverian Accession and the coronation of George I took place at St Martin-in-the-Fields.

Official opening of British Museum's 'Germany: Memories of a Nation'

21 October 2014 | German Embassy London
Official opening of "Germany: Memories of a Nation"

On 20 October, the British Museum's new exhibition Germany: Memories of a Nation was officially opened  by German Government Commissioner for Culture Monika Grütters.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends ASEM Summit

20 October 2014 | German Embassy London
German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks on ASEM in the Bundestag, Berlin, 16 October 2014

From 16 to 17 October, German Chancellor Angela Merkel  attended the 10th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit in Milan. The summit represented an opportunity to discuss issues of common interest to both European and Asian countries.

Steinmeier: Ebola "a threat to international peace and security"

20 October 2014 | Federal Foreign Office
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier speaks at the opening of the World Health Summit in Berlin, 19 October 2014

On 19 October, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier addressed the World Health Summit in Berlin. Whilst the Summit covers a whole range of health policy issues, the key focus of this year's meeting is the Ebola epidemic.

Increasing Germany's commitment to humanitarian aid

20 October 2014 | Federal Foreign Office
Syrian Kurdish refugees at a camp near Sulaymaniyah, Iraq, 16 October 2014

Germany is providing humanitarian assistance to alleviate human suffering caused by conflicts and natural disasters on an ever larger scale. This is underpinned by the report on German humanitarian aid abroad 2010/2013 adopted by the government on 16 October. During this period, German assistance totalled approximately €1.13 billion.