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09/20/2017

Global problems require global solutions – Foreign Minister Gabriel travels to the UN General Assembly week in New York

Global problems require global solutions – Foreign Minister Gabriel travels to the UN General Assembly week in New York

There is more contact between countries in New York this week than anywhere else in the world. As the member states of the... 

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09/18/2017

On a mission for peace: Germany as a partner in UN peacekeeping

On a mission for peace: Germany as a partner in UN peacekeeping

Peace missions are one of the United Nations’ hallmarks. They have continued to grow in importance in recent years as an instrument of crisis prevention and crisis management. Over... 

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09/18/2017

The whole world gathers in New York

The whole world gathers in New York

New York: the city that never sleeps – this week at least, that will most likely be true. For from tomorrow (19 September), many of the 193 Heads of State and Government as well as Foreign Ministers will be... 

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09/13/2017

Networking for peace

Networking for peace

Peacebuilders from around the world convened this week for the second time to discuss best practices in the field. Innovative methods and strategies in peace processes were the focus of this year’s Global Peacebuilder Summit.

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09/12/2017

Rapid assistance for victims of Hurricane Irma

Rapid assistance for victims of Hurricane Irma

Early on Tuesday (12 September), a crisis support team arrived in the United States to assist German and European victims of Hurricane Irma.

Hurricane Irma caused great devastation as it raged across... 

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09/07/2017

United against the terror of Boko Haram

United against the terror of Boko Haram

Millions of people are fleeing terror and hunger in the Lake Chad region in western Africa. The Federal Foreign Office is helping affected states to tackle the crisis together.

When hardship and violence... 

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09/04/2017

Minister of State Maria Böhmer visits the site where the “Venus of Hohle Fels” was found

Minister of State Maria Böhmer visits the site where the “Venus of Hohle Fels” was found

Minister of State Maria Böhmer, Special Representative of the Federal Foreign Office for UNESCO World Heritage, UNESCO Cultural Conventions and UNESCO Education... 

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09/04/2017

Signing of agreement on the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn in 2017

Signing of agreement on the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn in 2017

State Secretary Walter J. Lindner and the Executive Secretary of the Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Patricia Espinosa,... 

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09/01/2017

Launch a new trend towards global disarmament

Launch a new trend towards global disarmament

The current tense situation on the Korean peninsula and the emerging debate on nuclear armament between East and West shows all too clearly how much we need disarmament, arms control and initiatives for... 

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09/01/2017

Displacement caused by climate change and natural disasters – Germany is working to help with preparedness and protect those affected

Displacement caused by climate change and natural disasters – Germany is working to help with preparedness and protect those affected

Flooding, hurricanes and mudslides – these days, millions of people already face the threat of natural disasters.... 

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08/31/2017

How can we make the world peaceful, fair and sustainable?

How can we make the world peaceful, fair and sustainable?

How do we make the world peaceful, fair and sustainable? Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel discussed this question today (31 August) with participants of the #Brandt2030 conference in Berlin... 

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08/30/2017

A symbol of close friendship – Gabriel attends meeting of the French cabinet

A symbol of close friendship – Gabriel attends meeting of the French cabinet

The summer recess is over. On Wednesday (30 August), the French cabinet met again for the first time following a short break. German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel... 

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