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01/19/2018

Bahrain

Last updated in October 2017

Political Relations

Relations between Germany and Bahrain are good. Despite its critical assessment of the domestic situation in Bahrain, Germany is highly regarded in the country. High points in bilateral relations have... 

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01/19/2018

Rwanda

Last updated in August 2017

Political relations

The people and Government of Rwanda have a positive image of Germany. Relations are good and close, and Germany is regarded as a partner with no hidden economic or political agenda. A nostalgic view is... 

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01/18/2018

Mali

Last updated in October 2017

Political relations

Relations between Germany and Mali are close and wide-ranging. Malians like to recall the fact that the Federal Republic of Germany was the first country to recognise the independent Republic of Mali... 

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01/17/2018

The Gambia

Last updated in November 2017

The Gambia is the smallest country on the African mainland in terms of surface area. The former British colony, whose official language is English, consists of a narrow strip of land winding along both sides of the... 

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Together for a strong EU: First official visit of Polish Foreign Minister Czaputowicz

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01/16/2018

Angola

Last updated in October 2017

Political relations

Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Angola in July 2011, the first German head of government to do so. Besides holding official talks, she also met with artists and human rights activists and... 

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01/15/2018

Somalia

Last updated in November 2017

Political relations

Since September 2012, following the formation of the first Transitional Federal Government of the Somali Republic based on the Transitional Federal Charter, bilateral relations have gained positive... 

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01/12/2018

International law of the sea

Entry into force

The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 (UNCLOS) entered into force on 16 November 1994, supplemented by an Agreement of 28 July 1994 on the implementation of the provisions on seabed mining. As of 1... 

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EU/E3 meets Iran: nuclear agreement in the international community’s interest

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“Only in a shared Europe do we have a bright future”

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Minister of State Roth visits the European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture

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Shaping Europe’s future: Negotiations on the next EU budget get under way

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