News on International Activities

Delegation from the Republikc of Korea at the HGU

On 2 May 2019, a letter of intent was signed between the COMWEL and DGUV on one-week training course of the DGUV in case management on the Campus Hennef of the DGUV Hochschule - University of Applied Sciences (HGU).

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10 years of Indo-German cooperation

10 years of Indo-German cooperation – a win win situation for all. That was the conclusion of Prof. Dr. Breuer, Director General of the German Social Accident Insurance at the end of the 10 years celebration on January 29, 2019 in Berlin.

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Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union (Brexit)

On 15 January 2019, the British parliament voted to reject the agreement governing the withdrawal of the United Kingdom (UK) from the European Union (EU). The likelihood of a disorderly exit ("no-deal Brexit") occurring on 29 March 2019 has consequently risen.

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Exchange between German and French representatives on accident insurance

Franco-German meeting of high-ranking representatives on subjects related to work accidents and occupational diseases. On the agenda were insurance of platform workers, rehabilitation and return to work, prevention measures in the care sector, standardization and cooperation at international level.

Dr. Avneesh Singh and Prof. Dr. Jaochim Breuer
DGUV extends cooperation with Indian Occupational health and safety authority

Director General Prof. Dr Joachim Breuer (DGUV) signed a Memorandum of Understanding together with the Director General of the Directorate General Factory Advice Service and Labour Institutes (DGFASLI), Dr Avneesh Singh. The Memorandum lays the foundation for further cooperation in the field of occupational health and safety.