Today, on Human Rights Day, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas will participate in discussions at an international conference on current challenges in protecting human rights: women’s rights, climate change, new technologies and the nexus between economic affairs and human rights.
Borrell chaired the Foreign Ministers meeting in Brussels for the first time today as the new High Representative of the EU. Foreign Minister Maas pledged to support him in strengthening the EU’s external relations.
The heads of state or government of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France are meeting in Paris today. This Normandy summit is intended to inject impetus into efforts to resolve the conflict and to facilitate tangible progress for the people in eastern Ukraine.
The Yazidis suffered mass persecution under the Islamic State (IS) terror Regime.
New weapons systems, global rearmament and increasing rivalry between the superpowers are posing new challenges for the world. Foreign Minister Maas has made arms control a focus of German foreign policy.