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01/10/2021

Small steps towards more confidence – Foreign Minister Maas in Cairo

New momentum: fresh impetus for the Middle East peace process

Something has been set in motion in the Middle East during the last few months: the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, the Sudan and Morocco have normalised their relations with Israel.... 

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01/09/2021

Forgotten crises: Healthcare in the Central African Republic

He looks after the sick and those in need with Doctors of the World. The German Government supports the project.

There are 4.7 million people living in the Central African Republic, around 75 percent of whom below the poverty line. Half of the... 

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01/06/2021

Joint commitment to nuclear disarmament: the third ministerial meeting of the Stockholm Initiative

Efforts are currently under way around the world to determine the future of the New Start Treaty and the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) with Iran, which are crucial in terms of the non-proliferation and disarmament architecture. In... 

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01/01/2021

Brexit: An agreement has been reached on the future relationship between the EU and the UK. What does the successful conclusion of the negotiations mean?

The Trade and Cooperation Agreement negotiated between the EU and the UK entered into force provisionally on 1 January 2021. It places the relationship between the EU and the United Kingdom on a new footing. This is a great success. Never before has... 

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12/30/2020

Annual review 2020: the good news

Despite all obstacles: solidarity during times of crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic has confronted countries throughout the world with huge challenges. The social and economic consequences of the pandemic are still not yet known. Yet the crisis has also... 

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12/29/2020

Economic cooperation with Russia: Opening of the German-Russian Year of Economy and Sustainable Development 2020‑2022

The German-Russian Year of Economy and Sustainable Development 2020‑2022 is part of a successful series of bilateral Years. Thus far, these bilateral Years have focused on language and literature, youth exchange, municipal and regional partnerships,... 

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12/23/2020

Over 100 resolutions later: A look back over two years in the UN Security Council

Germany was a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council from 1 January 2019 till 31 December 2020. This was Germany’s sixth term on the Council, assuming particular responsibility for peace and security around the world and striving... 

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12/23/2020

Looking back and taking stock of Germany’s Presidency of the Council of the EU: “Together for Europe’s recovery.”

The fight against the COVID‑19 pandemic has shaped Germany’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union. But the EU has also made crucial progress on other key issues thanks to an outward show of unity backed by inward solidarity.

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12/17/2020

Support for emergency workers

Providing a wide range of assistance

Syria Civil Defence, also referred to as White Helmets, is an organisation of volunteer first responders. The organisation performs many different tasks, including search and rescue operations to attend to... 

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12/16/2020

Forgotten crises: typhoons in the Philippines

Typhoons exacerbate humanitarian crisis

Nearly 25 million people live on Mindanao. Time and again, destructive typhoons sweep over the island, adding to an already tense situation. Armed conflicts between the Philippine state and various rebel and... 

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12/14/2020

Closer cooperation across the Atlantic: meeting of foreign ministers from the EU, Latin America and the Caribbean

The EU and the countries of Latin America share many values and interests: Latin America is one of the world’s most strongly democratic regions. We work side by side with many of these countries to strengthen the international order, including fair... 

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