Projects in the fields of disarmament and arms control

Construction of safe munitions depots in Somalia

Christian Resch, Deputy Ambassador to Somalia, visiting the project in Hargeisa

The Federal Foreign Office is funding the construction of safe munitions depots in Somalia via the Mines Advisory Group (MAG). more

Destroying Syria’s chemical weapons – Germany’s involvement as part of the international community

disposal company GEKA in Munster

The civil war in Syria entered another level when chemical weapons were deployed. The destruction of these weapons, in which Germany has played a substantial role, is a crucial factor for the security of the international community. The final remnants were destroyed at GEKA in Munster on 30 April 2015. more

Training on diagnosing dangerous infectious diseases in Pakistan

Training course participants in Lahore

Pakistan is a partner country of the German Partnership Program for Excellence in Biological and Health Security. As part of this cooperation, a training course for doctoral students on the molecular diagnosis of brucellosis took place in Lahore on 19 and 20 March 2015. more

Women and disarmament: Germany funds UNODA project

Ambassador Braun with UNODA Head Angela Kane

On 13 January, Germany’s UN Ambassador Harald Braun launched a project aimed at promoting women in the sphere of disarmament and non‑proliferation. more

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