Bonn is a city of roughly 310,000 inhabitants and is located in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. It lies south of Cologne, on the Rhine River.
Founded as a Roman settlement, Bonn has been known more famously in recent memory as the birthplace of composer Ludwig van Beethoven and as the capital of West Germany from 1949-1990. It was the main seat of the German federal government until 1999. This is a collection of DW's latest content on the Federal City of Bonn.
Soaring temperatures, but no air con? How about using thermal energy from wastewater? DW speaks to energy expert Nick Meeten, Director of Applied Energy based in New Zealand at the Resilient Cities conference in Bonn, Germany, organized by ICLEI — Local Governments for Sustainability. It's where cities present best practice solutions for a sustainable future.
Officials from Saudi Arabia, the United States and Iran allegedly cast doubt on UN scientists' findings and their recommendations at a UN meeting in western Germany. The climate talks ended with little progress made.
Street Debate: Corruption, famine, violence, civil war - these are narratives that make it out of Africa and onto the world stage. How can African journalists convey the full picture to an international audience? DW reporter Bruce Amani meets with African journalists and activists at the Global Media Forum in Bonn, Germany, to discuss the issue.