The Federal Government decided today to extend Germany’s military contribution to the fight against IS in Iraq and Syria. Germany is also supporting the Iraqi Government in its fight against IS and is helping to stabilise liberated Areas.
The Shimon Peres Prize goes digital! At the award ceremony, which was broadcast live on the internet, two German-Israeli projects were honoured that not only promote closer ties between Germany and Israel, but also social togetherness.
With droughts, terrorist attacks and abject poverty, 12.6 million people in the Sahel countries of Mali, Burkina Faso and the Niger are dependent on humanitarian aid. Germany is supporting a project of the Workers’ Samaritan Federation that transforms barren desert areas into fertile pasture land.
How can you interest young people in Europe? During the Gamescom congress, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas presents the augmented reality game Pathways, which takes players on a virtual journey of discovery through Europe.
What form should international cooperation on digital issues take in order to be able to cope with future challenges? Germany and the United Arab Emirates have interviewed people and organisations from more than a hundred countries and compiled recommendations at the request of the UN.