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Climate change as a security risk – Berlin Climate and Security Conference

Climate change as a security risk – Berlin Climate and Security Conference

Climate change is not merely an issue for environmental and economic policy; it also poses a fundamental challenge to our foreign and security policy. That is why the Federal Foreign Office is hosting the international Berlin Climate and Security Conference on 4 June.

Climate change – A challenge for our foreign and security policy
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Latin America-Caribbean Initiative

Latin America-Caribbean Initiative

At the Latin America-Caribbean Conference in the Federal Foreign Office on 28 May, Foreign Minister Maas will meet up with numerous Foreign Ministers from Latin America and the Caribbean to launch the Latin America and Caribbean Initiative 

Minister Maas with numerous Foreign Ministers from Latin America and the Caribbean
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Germany: Member of the United Nations Security Council in 2019-20

Germany: Member of the United Nations Security Council in 2019-20

On 8 June 2018, Germany was elected as a non permanent member of the United Nations Security Council for the 2019-20 term. This is the sixth time that the country has assumed major responsibility for peace and security in this capacity.

Germany: Member of the United Nations Security Council in 2019-20
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Europe

Europe

The European Union is the biggest political success story since the end of World War II. Europe is a community of shared values, not only an economic area. Peace and freedom, prosperity an

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Fostering a network of international team players 

Fostering a network of international team players 

New alliances are needed to ensure that liberal values in global politics are not pushed aside by populism. Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has started setting up a new network.

Foreign Minister Heiko Maas wants to set up a group of international team players.
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Bilateral relations

Read more on Germany's bilateral relations to other countries

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