News & Events

October 31, 2008
RIAS BERLIN COMMISSION newly constituted.
Meeting of the newly constituted RIAS BERLIN COMMISSION


The Honorary Chairmen of the RIAS BERLIN COMMISSION, Staatsminister Bernd Neumann, Minister of State for Culture and the Media and Ambassador William R. Timken Jr., Chief of the Diplomatic Mission of the United States of America, opened the meeting of the newly constituted RIAS BERLIN COMMISSION.

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October 26 – November 1, 2008
German editors in the one-week Washington D.C. Pre-election Program 2008
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Sep./Oct. & Oct./Nov. 2008
German journalists in the Duke Visiting Media Fellowship Program
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October 18 – November 8, 2008
German journalists participated in the U.S. Fall Program 2008
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September 14–28, 2008
Twelve U.S. journalists, including the 1000th participant, in the RIAS Exchange
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July 4, 2008
RIAS Fellows at the Opening of NEW Berlin US Embasssy



Three American RIAS Fellows attended the grand opening of the new United States Embassy to Berlin at its historic pre-war location at Pariser Platz next to the Brandenburg Gate. Though it started to rain thousands of Berliners and VIP-Guests, which included members of the RIAS BERLIN Commission, enjoyed the festivities and the glorious fireworks.


US Embassy returns to pre-WWII Berlin address

US Embassy Opening in Berlin Marks New Beginning

Amerikaner und Berliner feiern die neue US-Botschaft

Neue US-Botschaft am Pariser Platz

Amerikanische Botschaft am Pariser Platz wird eröffnet

June 26–29, 2008
4th Alumni Conference of the Round Table USA
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June 7, 2008
Ceremony for the RIAS BERLIN COMMISSION Radio, TV and New Media Awards 2008 for outstanding radio, TV and new media contibutions for the mutual German-American understanding. Hotel Adlon, Berlin. Read more…