How do we help?
Since 2001 the Federal Foreign Office has been promoting projects to support international crisis prevention, peacekeeping and conflict management measures. moreCrisis prevention and conflict management measures
Germany is supporting democratisation in the Arab world. The projects found eligible for support range from democracy-building, to human rights, to business and employment. moreProject funding
Advancing the rule of law is a core element in securing peace and development around the world. An effective police force respecting the rule of law and operating to professional standards serves to protect citizens and so prevent conflicts. moreDeveloping police forces and rule of law
Democracy-building aid is provided above all to young and re-established democracies to help them develop and consolidate democratic structures. International election observation helps stabilise young democracies by monitoring the preparation and conduct of elections and deterring those who might be tempted to perpetrate election fraud. moreDemocracy-building/election observation