Federal Foreign Office videos
Visit in the midst of the reconciliation and reconstruction process Foreign Minister Steinmeier visits Sri Lanka (22 September). Following decades of civil war, the country has recently made significant progress in terms of reconciliation and democratic development. Steinmeier offered Sri Lanka Germany’s support.
Topping-out ceremony, a symbol of Franco-German friendship In the near future Germany and France will move into a shared Embassy building in Dhaka. Foreign Minister Steinmeier and his French colleague Fabius took part in the topping-out ceremony in the capital of Bangladesh.
Franco‑German signal for climate protection Foreign Minister Steinmeier and his French counterpart Fabius visited Bangladesh – a country particularly affected by climate change. It is important, both Ministers said, to make progress in global efforts to combat climate change at the coming world climate summit in Paris.
Foreign Minister Steinmeier in Afghanistan and Pakistan Foreign Minister Steinmeier visited Afghanistan and Pakistan from 30 to 31 August. Our colleague accompanied him - this is her video.
Foreign Minister Steinmeier in Switzerland Foreign Minister Steinmeier visited Switzerland from 16 to 17 August to take part in the meeting of German-speaking Foreign Ministers in Neuchâtel and to hold bilateral discussions.
European Maccabi Games - For the first time in Germany The 14th European Maccabi Games kicked off with a colorful opening ceremony. The games were held in Berlin for the 1st time. Some 2300 Jewish athletes from 38 countries competed against each other.