Alongside European integration, the transatlantic partnership is the most important pillar of German foreign policy. The United States is Germany’s closest ally outside Europe. moreTransatlantic relations – cornerstone of German foreign policy
Global environmental, climate and energy security issues can only be resolved if we act together. The Obama administration recognizes that climate change is a global challenge, and transatlantic cooperation in this field needs to prove that it is meaningful on the world stage. morePartners in energy security and climate protection
Germany and the United States are linked in a host of different ways. The many societal and cultural contacts between the two countries – such as the long tradition of exchange programmes for pupils, researchers and athletes – provide an important human dimension.
moreClose cultural and societal links