The Federal Foreign Office supports democracy-building and reform processes in North Africa and the Middle East. The newly established Ta’ziz partnership for democracy will support future projects in Iraq, Lebanon, Tunisia and the Sudan.
There are now more refugees globally than at any time since the end of the Second World War. The refugee and migration situation cannot be resolved by any one country alone. Instead, the international community needs to take a joint approach.
In Irak gibt es immer noch nur wenige Journalistinnen, der Beruf wird vor allem von Männern ausgeübt. Das Projekt “Her Turn” unterstützt Irakerinnen dabei, ihre journalistischen Kenntnisse zu vertiefen und schafft so neues Selbstbewusstsein, sich in einem männlich dominierten Umfeld zu behaupten.
Today (23 March) marks the second anniversary of the liberation of Baghuz, which is located on the Iraqi-Syrian border and was the last stronghold of the terrorist organisation Islamic State (ISIS).
In many parts of Iraq, mines, explosive ordnance and IEDs are still preventing a return to normal life. Germany supports the United Nations Mine Action Service and other organisations in their work to eliminate the threat posed by explosive remnants of war.
NATO is making a valuable contribution to stabilising crisis regions and to fighting international terrorism.