To mark the Human Rights Day, every 10 December since 2016 Germany and France have jointly presented the Franco-German Prize for Human Rights and the Rule of Law to 15 human rights defenders.
Heiko Maas and his colleague Nikos Dendias are reaffirming their joint approach to migration and EU enlargement. Also at bilateral level, cooperation is closer than ever.
Foreign Minister Maas visits Sofia
The EU has been promoting reforms in six eastern partner countries for ten years. Foreign Minister Maas has emphasised that the goal is tangible progress for the people in the countries concerned.