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Support for Syria and its neighbours

On 4 February, Germany, Kuwait, Norway, the UK and the United Nations co‑hosted the Supporting Syria and the Region conference 2016 in London. more

Further news and current issues

Facts about Germany

New version of 'Facts about Germany' – in 19 languages

'Facts about Germany' has everything you need to know about Germany today. How the political system works. The guidelines that define foreign policy. The special characteristics of the economy. What is new in art and culture.www.facts-about-germany.de

In search of a new world order

Kofi Annan, Federica Mogherini, Herfried Münkler and Karen Donfried attended a celebration of Foreign Minister Steinmeier’s 60th birthday at the Federal Foreign Office on 28 January. more

Further news and current issues

Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)

Existing hurdles hampering transatlantic trade are to be dismantled and the markets on both sides of the Atlantic opened up further. To this end, the EU and the United States are negotiating an agreement on a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). more

A change of role – life as an exchange diplomat

Exchange diplomats are colleagues of ours who are seconded to another ministry of foreign affairs for a certain period of time. In other words, they do a very special job! more

Refugee crisis - what German foreign policy is doing

Combating the causes of flight and raising awareness in countries of origin - these are the priorities of German foreign policy. more

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"German-Polish relations too valuable to allow them to be used for short-term political gain"

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German Information Centres

German Information Centres (GIC) are designed to provide information about Germany in their host countries and rally support for German positions. These centres aim to arouse interest in Germany particularly among important young multipliers in the regional partner countries. more

Coming to Germany

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