Peace, security, disarmament

German foreign policy is peace policy. Together with its partners, Germany works in the United Nations, NATO, the OSCE...


United Nations

Since becoming a full member of the United Nations in 1973, Germany has worked hard to help promote the UN’s goals and values – peace, human rights, freedom, justice and development – with the aim of ensuring that they are respected and upheld around the world. more

The North Atlantic Alliance (NATO)

Following the end of the Cold War, NATO has been changing to meet the security policy challenges of our time. more


The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) was preceded by the Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe (CSCE), which adopted the Helsinki Final Act at its Summit in 1975. more

Disarmament and Arms Control

In view of the numerous potential conflicts simmering around the world, it is more important than ever to advance disarmament and non-proliferation. Doing so is a key aim of German foreign policy.


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