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.
When it comes to tackling the COVID-19 pandemic – whether in terms of health policy or social and economic challenges, Germany and France are pulling in the same direction.
From gynaecological medical care for victims of ISIS to “Cartoons for Peace”: Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian are today honouring 15 individuals from around the world who have shown a special commitment to human rights.
Since the signing of the new friendship treaty, the Federal Government has been working with great ambition to promote its implementation, for example in cross-border cooperation and with an increased number of contacts among young people.
Minister of State for Europe Michael Roth met his counterparts from Poland and France in Lens, France. They reaffirmed their common goals in the area of climate policy, the rule of law, EU enlargement and a social Europe in a joint statement.
Thanks to the NGO « Une Terre Culturelle », large numbers of young people from Germany and France are able to meet and take part in non‑profit projects.