From human rights to global health, multilateral cooperation is at the heart of Foreign Minister Heiko Maas’s visit to Geneva. After co-opening the 43rd session of the HRC, Maas will attend a meeting of the Alliance for Multilateralism with focus on combatting impunity for international crimes.
Following the Berlin Libya Conference, the priority now is to implement the decisions adopted there. To achieve this, it is important to involve Libya’s neighbouring countries and the region. That is why Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is travelling to Algeria and Tunisia.
Jordan is a key partner in humanitarian assistance to Syria and the region, as well as the fight against IS. In view of the current tensions, Foreign Minister Maas is discussing the next steps with Jordan’s Foreign Minister.
Borrell chaired the Foreign Ministers meeting in Brussels for the first time today as the new High Representative of the EU. Foreign Minister Maas pledged to support him in strengthening the EU’s external relations.
Foreign Minister Maas is travelling to Ukraine today. In talks with President Zelensky, Prime Minister Honcharuk and Foreign Minister Prystaiko, Maas intends to explore opportunities for further steps towards resolving the conflict.