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.
A second flight with urgently needed protective equipment and other aid supplies from Germany is on its way to China today. Germany stands by China’s side in the fight against the coronavirus and wants to provide concrete help for those affected, stressed Foreign Minister Maas.
At the start of an intensive year in German-Chinese relations Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is meeting his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi for talks in Berlin today (13.02.) The agenda will include support in the coronavirus crisis and cooperation on international challenges such as the conflict in Libya.
How does the international community respond when novel pathogens emerge? The outbreak of the coronavirus is also a matter for international health policy. A WHO expert forum aims to shed light on the source of the pathogen and ways to treat it.
Global environmental change is having an impact on the health of many people around the world. Experts are convening at a conference at the Federal Foreign Office to discuss the international security implications of this development, as well as possible mitigation strategies.