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World Food Day 2017: Five questions and answers on hunger

On 16 October of every year, the United Nations observes World Food Day – thus spotlighting the millions of people around the world suffering from hunger. Five questions and answers on this issue. more

The challenge after the fight – working together for a world free of landmines

Landmines, unexploded ordnance and booby traps kill or maim thousands of people around the world each year. The Federal Foreign Office held a conference on this topic on Tuesday (26 September). more

"Almost a miracle" – Foreign Minister Gabriel awards the Shimon Peres Prize

Countless bilateral projects play a part in the unique and wide-ranging relations between the two countries. Gabriel awarded the Shimon Peres Prize to two such projects on Tuesday evening (10 October). more

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Launch a new trend towards global disarmament

The current tense situation on the Korean peninsula and the emerging debate on nuclear armament between East and West shows all too clearly how much we need disarmament, arms control and initiatives for a world without nuclear weapons. more

On a mission for peace: Germany as a partner in UN peacekeeping

Peace missions are one of the United Nations’ hallmarks. Germany has increased its involvement in UN peace missions considerably in recent years. more

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