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Packed agenda for the EU Foreign Ministers in Brussels

The EU consultations on Monday focused on the situation in the Middle East and how to deal with the conflict in Ukraine. Further topics were the fight against Ebola, Libya and Bosnia and Herzegovina. more

Steinmeier visits the Middle East for talks

Foreign Minister Steinmeier met political leaders from both sides for talks in Ramallah and Jerusalem. The main topic of discussion was the state of play of the Middle East Peace Process. more

Steinmeier: Anti-Semitism is a stab in the heart of our society

Opening the OSCE’s international Berlin Conference on Anti-Semitism, Foreign Minister Steinmeier voiced committed support for Jewish life in Germany. more

Kazakhstan: a bridge between East Asia and Europe

Foreign Minister Steinmeier visited Astana: On Monday he met President Nazarbayev as well as representatives of Kazakh civil society and business, among others. 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

Minister of State Böhmer meets German Academic Exchange Service fellows

Minister of State Böhmer discussed Germany’s culture of welcome with young people from 14 countries who have qualified for a university place in Germany. 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

Junior diplomats practise peaceful conflict resolution

Diplomats must be able to argue, but must never stop trying to find joint solutions. This was a lesson learned by 10 Polish, Russian and German junior diplomats at a joint seminar in Berlin. more

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