News on International Activities

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

Following ratification of the exit agreement negotiated between Brussels and London, the United Kingdom will leave the EU at midnight (Brussels local time) on 31 January 2020.

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Bangladesh - Berlin Statement adopted

Adoption of the Berlin statement by the representatives of the Government of Bangladesh to launch an accident insurance as a part of a pilot project.

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South Korean Workers' Compensation & Welfare Service at the DGUV

In July 2019, a group of 40 employees of the Korea Workers' Compensation & Welfare Service (COMWEL) completed a one-week course in Case Management at the DGUV Academy - the university and school of applied sciences of the DGUV, campus Hennef.

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Train-the-trainer seminar on "occupational integration"

Managers and employees from the garment and leather industry in Bangladesh attended a train-the-trainer seminar on "occupational integration" (Betriebliches Eingliederungsmanagement/BEM) between 19 and 23 August 2019. It is part of the project "Employment Injury Protection Scheme for Workers in the Garment and Leather Industries", which the DGUV ...

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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.