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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 function.

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Climate

Climate

Climate change is one of the greatest challenges of the 21st century and thus also a key foreign policy task

Glaciers melting in South America
2 Current reports on the topic

Humanitarian Aid

Humanitarian Aid

One of the Federal Foreign Office’s most important tasks is to bring help quickly to people who are in desperate need due to natural disaster, armed conflict or civil unrest.

German humanitarian aid

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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2 Current reports on the topic

Migration

Migration

Combating the causes of flight and raising awareness in countries of origin - these are the priorities of German foreign policy.

Refugge camp  in Zaatari at the border between Jordan and Syria
2 Current reports on the topic

Bilateral relations

Read more on Germany's bilateral relations to other countries

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