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"Safeguarding peace through the means of the law"

The International Nuremberg Principles Academy will create a global forum for current issues in international criminal law. more

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South Africa: Gateway to the African continent

Foreign Minister Steinmeier visited Pretoria and Johannesburg from 19 to 21 November for a plenary session of the German-South African Binational Commission. more

Resolute Support: further support for Afghanistan

The German Cabinet has approved Germany's participation in the international Resolute Support Mission. This enables Germany to continue supporting Afghanistan after the ISAF mission comes to an end. more

Progress report on Afghanistan

On 19 November 2014, the Progress Report on Afghanistan was published, this time including an assessment of the engagement in Afghanistan since 2001. more


Steinmeier visits Kyiv and Moscow for talks on Ukraine

During political talks in Moscow and Kyiv, Foreign Minister Steinmeier explored the chances for resolving the crisis in eastern Ukraine. more

Human Rights Commissioner visits Southern Africa

Christoph Strässer travelled to Southern Africa for talks from 11 to 16 November. His trip took him to Zimbabwe, Swaziland and South Africa. more

Germany has the best international reputation

After a gap of six years, Germany is again top of the Nation Brands Index, which assesses the international reputation of 50 states. more

Let’s get started! – television for Syrian refugee children

Children’s television for traumatised refugee children from Syria – a Deutsche Welle Akademie project, funded by the Federal Foreign Office, has had great success with this idea. more

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Negotiations on Iranian nuclear programme

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