G20: Summit in Hamburg hosted by Germany

Under the heading “Shaping an interconnected world”, the German G20 Presidency is setting three priorities: building...


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

G7/8 and G20

The Group of Seven (G7) regards itself as a community of shared values. It comprises Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK and the United States. The G20 brings together the world’s most important industrialized and developing economies. more


The North Atlantic Alliance is a central pillar of Germany’s security and defence policy. With its current 29 members, NATO is an important guarantor of security and stability in the Euro-Atlantic area.  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

The Council of Europe

Since 1949, the Council of Europe has been working to promote the rule of law and protect human rights and democracy throughout Europe. more


UNESCO has been fostering international cooperation in education, science, culture and communication since 1945. more

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