Germany and Colombia enjoy friendly and increasingly close relations. Political dialogue, the German business community, academia, the cultural scene and development cooperation all play a part in…
Refugees from Venezuela are facing new challenges in Colombia. Malteser International is assisting them with food and medical care, especially for pregnant women and children. The Federal Foreign Office is contributing 2.5 million euro to the project.
In Colombia, the impact of the conflict between government and rebel groups is still felt today. The aid organisation Johanniter supports people with medical care, starter kits for gardening and therapy dogs. Germany supports the Johanniter with one million euro.
From Colombia to Khartoum, Germany is promoting security, the rule of law and efforts to deal with the past in crisis countries around the world. The Federal Government intends to improve the coordination of its projects still further with the help of new strategies.
On the second leg of his trip, the Foreign Minister will speak, among others, with the families of FARC combatants as well as representatives of the Venezuelan opposition.
In the Brazilian city of Salvador da Bahia, the German Foreign Minister is sending a clear message of support for human rights and equal opportunities at the start of his visit to Latin America.