News      |      Events

DW’s new English TV channel to be launched on June 22

DW – Germany will launch its new 24-hour TV channel in English on Monday, June 22 in the presence of Germany’s Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media, Monika Grütters and DW Director General Peter Limbourg.

The news and information channel featuring hourly updates, magazine programs and documentaries will be broadcast around the world. Germany’s international broadcaster will also extend its other TV programming in German, Spanish and Arabic.

Many guests and high-profile speakers will be on hand to witness the official launch at the World Conference Center in Bonn. Among those taking part in the Global Media Forum’s three days of workshops and panel discussions are Vitali Klitschko, Mayor of Kyiv; Richard Porter, Editorial and Digital Director of BBC Global News; Prof. Artur Nowak-Far, Under Secretary of State in Poland’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Günter Oettinger, the EU Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society; and Dunja Mijatovic, the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media.