International Berlin: News

We invite you to follow our work and learn about the latest activities and events on this page. Among other things, we’ll keep you updated on visits from foreign guests of state, cooperation between Berlin and its partner cities, and the work we’re doing as a member of various city network organizations.

Baltic Game Industry

Project period: 2017 - 2020
In the context of Berlin’s activities in the Baltic Metropoles Network, the Senate Chancellery is a partner in this project supported by third-party funding from the European Commission. More information

25th anniversary of the city partnership between Berlin and Jakarta – An overview

until 29 July 2019
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Berlin – Los Angeles city partnership

The Berlin-Los Angeles city partnership is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. A wide array of events will mark this anniversary throughout the year. More information

Berlin students get to know our partner city Jakarta

For the 2017 Jakarta International Youth Program, the Senate Chancellery held a citywide competition for students from Berlin who wanted to travel to the Southeast Asian metropolis Jakarta, Berlin’s partner city. More information

ART Festival 2017 – Exhibition of art from Japan and Berlin

23.07. - 25.07.2017
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Berlin and Jakarta took part in the second Asia conference of Engagement Global’s Service Agency “Communities in One World”

19.06. - 21.06.2017
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Müller welcomes UN-Habitat Youth Advisory Board

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International campaign “Cities for Life – Cities against the Death Penalty”

The International Day for Life/against the Death Penalty was initiated by the “Community of Sant’ Egidio” in Italy. More information

Cities for Life. Global Summit for Inclusion and Resilience in Paris

21.11. - 22.11.2016
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Müller at the 5th UCLG World Congress and at HABITAT III

14. - 19.10.2016
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Berlin – Buenos Aires city partnership

Berlin and Buenos Aires are stepping up their cooperation in the area of climate protection. More information

SpotLightBall Berlin

The embassies of the Republic of India and the Republic of Indonesia are joining the Wadah Foundation in hosting the first “SpotLightBall Berlin” at Charlottenburg Palace. More information

She She Pop – Masterclass in Jakarta

The collective She She Pop performed at the Salihara International Performing Arts Festival in Berlin’s partner city in October 2016. More information

Berlin now exchanging startups with Paris

1 July 2016
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Volunteers from Berlin in Paris for the Euro 2016

9 June to 10 July 2016
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German Habitat Forum 2016

Visit from the Mayor of Montréal

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International campaign “Cities for Life – Cities against the Death Penalty”

The International Day for Life/against the Death Penalty was initiated by the “Community of Sant’ Egidio” in Italy. More information

Berlin to be guest city at Madrid’s XII Architecture Week

01.10. - 11.10.2015
The exhibitions “Urban Intervention Award” and “Urban Living – Strategien für das zukünftige Wohnen” (Urban Living – Strategies for Housing in the Future) will be shown. More information

6th Manga Competition of the Deutsch-Japanische Gesellschaft

Berlin - London city partnership: Exhibition "One Square Metre - Photography meets urban Art"

As part of the city partnership between London and Berlin, the Senate Chancellery is supporting the exhibition “ONE SQUARE METRE – Photography Meets Urban Art”. More information

Berlin - London city partnership: Memorial-Concert in Honor of Gertrude Evans

"Water Music" - Handel, Boyce, Telemann and other Linden Baroque Orchestra London (Simon Standage) Staats- und Domchor Berlin - Kapellchor (Christian Gössel) More information

Berlin – Moscow city partnership

07.03. - 11.03.2015
15 pedagogy specialists and teachers from the Moscow institute responsible for continuing education for specialists and management-level staff of the Department for Social Services will learn about how social services institutions in Berlin work. More information

Berlin-Moscow city partnership

28.02. - 07.03.2015
A group of students from the Berlin-Lichtenberg school “Grüner Campus Malchow” will travel to Moscow. More information

Berlin – Los Angeles city partnership

19. - 23.02.2015
Permanent Secretary Björn Böhning, the head of the Berlin Senate Chancellery, visited Berlin’s partner city Los Angeles from 19 to 23 February 2015. More information

2015 European Charlemagne Youth Prize

The European Charlemagne Youth Prize is being awarded in 2015 for what is now the 8th time. Applicants should submit their project proposals by 2 February 2015. More information

Latvian president visits the Berlin Town Hall

President Bĕrziņš came to Berlin on a working visit to the International Green Week. More information