Coordinators and Commissioners
The Minister of State for Europe, Michael Roth, is the Commissioner for Franco-German Cooperation. He coordinates political relations with France and works towards a broad-based societal exchange between the two countries. moreThe Commissioner for Franco-German Cooperation
Dietmar Woidke is the Coordinator of German Polish Intersocietal and Cross Border Cooperation. His task is to help the two societies continue moving closer together and to advance German Polish joint projects. moreCoordinator of German Polish Cooperation
The United States and Canada are Germany’s closest allies outside Europe. Large areas of common interests, shared challenges and values form a bond between the two sides of the Atlantic. The post of Coordinator of Cooperation with the USA and Canada was thus created in the Federal Foreign Office in 1981. Philipp Mißfelder has held this post since January 2014.
moreThe Coordinator of Transatlantic Cooperation
Coordinator for Intersocietal Cooperation with Russia, Central Asia and the Eastern Partnership Countries
Gernot Erler has been the Coordinator for Intersocietal Cooperation with Russia, Central Asia and the Eastern Partnership Countries since January 2014. moreCoordinator for Intersocietal Cooperation with Russia, Central Asia and the Eastern Partnership Countries
Human rights and humanitarian aid – as Federal Government Commissioner, Christoph Strässer is committed to these issues.
moreThe Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid
Ambassador Michael Koch is intensifying Germany’s diplomatic engagement with the region. moreSpecial Representative of the Federal Government for Afghanistan and Pakistan
Since August 2011 Ambassador Rolf Nikel has been Federal Government Commissioner for Disarmament and Arms Control moreFederal Government Commissioner for Disarmament and Arms Control