From gynaecological medical care for victims of ISIS to “Cartoons for Peace”: Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian are today honouring 15 individuals from around the world who have shown a special commitment to human rights.
Foreign Minister Maas is meeting with his French and Polish counterparts in Paris. Afterwards, Poland’s Foreign Minister Rau will visit Berlin.
The COVID-19 pandemic is placing a burden on economies worldwide. Only multilateral responses will mitigate its economic impact and set the course for a sustainable recovery.
Germany wants to cooperate more closely with Russia, Poland and the Nordic and Baltic countries on environmental and climate issues, combating cross-border crime and containing the COVID-19 pandemic.
Since the signing of the new friendship treaty, the Federal Government has been working with great ambition to promote its implementation, for example in cross-border cooperation and with an increased number of contacts among young people.
Minister of State for Europe Michael Roth met his counterparts from Poland and France in Lens, France. They reaffirmed their common goals in the area of climate policy, the rule of law, EU enlargement and a social Europe in a joint statement.