Heiko Maas is travelling to Luxembourg today, where he and his EU counterparts will discuss current questions of foreign policy.
Global refugee and migration flows have assumed new dimensions in recent years. European solutions are needed for sustainable refugee and migration policy.
The Second World War began in September 1939 with Germany’s invasion of Poland. It was here that the demonic violence of the racial-ideological war of annihilation in Central and Eastern Europe became apparent for the first time, bringing immeasurable suffering to the country’s people.
On 10 September, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas will meet his counterparts Jean‑Yves Le Drian and Zbigniew Rau in Weimar – the very place where this important Franco-German-Polish forum for cooperation was launched 30 years ago.
Since 2014, the Eastern Partnership programme has enabled numerous civil-society organisations in Germany and in the countries of the Eastern Partnership and Russia to play their part as key actors and important partners of governance.
While many people in Germany are still busy clearing up after the catastrophic flooding, thousands of professionals and volunteers in South-Eastern Europe and Turkey are fighting countless forest fires. Amidst all the emergencies, Europe is demonstrating its solidarity across borders.
The European External Action Service (EEAS) represents the European Union around the world and is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year. The Foreign Ministers of the member states are sending their congratulations on Europe Day today.