After a very busy and turbulent year, German foreign policy is setting its sights on what lies ahead: coronavirus, regional conflicts, climate change mitigation and many other issues requiring urgent attention.
The EU Foreign Ministers have three big topics to address today at their virtual Council meeting: What will happen now in transatlantic relations? How can the EU help strengthen multilateralism? How can the Middle East peace process be restarted?
On 10 November, the negotiators for the Council of the European Union, under the German Presidency, and the European Parliament reached agreement on a comprehensive recovery fund to fight the effects of the COVID‑19 pandemic as well as on the MFF 2021‑2027.
Brexit, the COVID-19 pandemic and the rule of law – the most recent meeting of the General Affairs Council held in Luxembourg under the leadership of Minister of State Michael Roth dealt with pressing issues on the European Union’s current Agenda.
Germany is supporting Latin America and the Caribbean in the COVID-19 crisis in a variety of ways, working closely with partner countries and organisations in the Region.