Disarmament, arms control and non‑proliferation play an important role in Germany’s foreign and security policy.
The civil war in Syria entered another level when chemical weapons were deployed. The destruction of these weapons, in which Germany has played a substantial role, is a crucial factor for the security of the international community. The final remnants were destroyed at GEKA in Munster on 30 April 2015. moreDestroying Syria’s chemical weapons – Germany’s involvement as part of the international community
Germany is carrying out long-term biosecurity projects in its Partnership Program for Excellence in Biological and Health Security. moreGerman Partnership Program for Excellence in Biological and Health Security