Coordinators and Commissioners
The Minister of State for Europe, Michael Georg Link, 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
Minister of State Cornelia Pieper is the Coordinator of German-Polish Intersocietal and Cross-Border Cooperation. Her task is to help the two societies continue moving closer together and to advance German-Polish joint projects. moreThe Coordinator of German-Polish Cooperation
Harald Leibrecht is the Coordinator for Transatlantic Cooperation. He focuses his work on deepening Germany’s intersocietal relations with the USA and Canada. He has a particularly keen interest in exchanges between young people and between scholars. moreCoordinator for Transatlantic Cooperation
Andreas Schockenhoff is the Coordinator of German-Russian Intersocietal Cooperation. His work focuses on youth exchange, education, city twinnings and the work of NGOs. moreCoordinator of German-Russian Intersocietal Cooperation
Protecting human rights is a cornerstone of German foreign policy.
Since April 2010 the post has been held by Markus Löning.
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