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Directorate‑General for Crisis Prevention, Stabilisation and Post‑Conflict Reconstruction

Loading German aid supplies for Iraq at Berlin-Schönefeld airport, 18 August 2014 

The Directorate‑General S was set up in March 2015 as a result of the process Review 2014 – A Fresh Look at German Foreign Policy. more

Directorate-General for Culture and Communication

Exhibition of the Museum of Modern Art

The job of the Directorate-General for Culture and Communication is to plan, coordinate and steer German cultural relations and education policy, communication and media policy and public-relations activities in the political sphere. more

Political Directorate-General 3

ASEAN guest speaker – Foreign Minister Steinmeier in Jakarta

The Directorate-General is responsible for political relations with 137 states in the Near and Middle East, Africa, Latin America, Asia and the Pacific. That is almost three quarters of all countries in the world and 80% of the world’s population. more

The Legal Directorate-General

The work of the Federal Foreign Office’s Legal Directorate General has two main focuses: one is international law, the other is consular affairs and other legal matters. more

Directorate-General for Management

Foreign Office

Organization consultancy, personnel administration, basic and further training, training for international diplomats, budgetary and finance matters are among the main tasks of DG 1. Other vital support services are provided by the IT units, the Health Service, the Language Service, the Political Archives and the Library. more

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