A sovereign Europe, the transatlantic partnership, work to support peace and security, the promotion of democracy and human rights, and commitment to multilateralism are the guiding principles of German foreign policy.
Around one and a half percent of the federal budget is allocated to the Federal Foreign Office. The political challenges in North Africa, the Middle East and Europe remain priorities, as do cultural relations and education policy.
It’s the Open Day on 26 and 27 August 2017 at the Federal Foreign Office. We hope to see you there!
“It is up to us to fight to keep this memory alive,” said the Foreign Minister on the occasion of this year’s Holocaust Remembrance Day. An exhibition has now been opened at the Federal Foreign Office on Monday (29 January) as part of the efforts to live up to this commitment.
The Visitors Programme of the Federal Republic of Germany enables foreign opinion leaders to see Germany with their own eyes and thus gain an authentic, up-to-date and nuanced insight into the country. Participants usually spend a week in Germany at the invitation of the Federal Foreign Office.