Iran's presidential election is scheduled for June 14. In light of this event, Deutsche Welle presents the country from various angles in its multimedia project "Beyond the veil: Elections in Iran."
Young activists from various countries are the focus of the multimedia project "Power to the People." Recently launched by DW, it centers on democracy and encourages debate about political participation.
Economic policy should ensure the stability of the ecological, sociopolitical and economic systems, according to Aart De Geus, chairman of the Bertelsmann Stiftung. He will be attending the Global Media Forum in Bonn.
At the WorldMediaFestival in Hamburg, Deutsche Welle journalists and producers have received three gold and five silver awards in a wide range of programming areas.
Deutsche Welle's Director General, Erik Bettermann, has called for the immediate release of a DW correspondent in Chad. Eric Topona was arrested on May 6 on specious charges.
Chinese author, columnist and blogger Li Chengpeng has won the Best Blog award at The Bobs - DW's contest for the best in online activism. Other top prizes went to projects from Morocco, Togo and Bangladesh.
Germany's international broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW) has been in dialogue with the world for 60 years. Since its first day on air, it has transformed from a shortwave radio broadcaster to a multimedia organization.
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