On 11 and 12 May, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas will be in Italy and the Vatican. His visit will focus on overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic, global efforts to foster peace and the interfaith dialogue.
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.
Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and Nobel Prize laureate Nadia Murad today officially opened the Women, Peace and Security College (Kolleg Frauen, Frieden, Sicherheit) at the Foreign Service Academy in Tegel.
Foreign Minister Heiko Maas welcomed his Turkish colleague Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu to Berlin for talks.
The 6th German‑Chinese intergovernmental consultations focused on tackling global challenges and further expanding the wide‑ranging cooperation between China and Germany. Due to restrictions in connection with the pandemic, the consultations were held in a purely virtual format.
During Slovak Foreign Minister Korčok’s visit to Berlin, Maas reaffirmed the close cooperation between the two countries; the two men also discussed COVID-19, Ukraine and the Western Balkans.
Heiko Maas took over as Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs on 14 March 2018.