From Colombia to Khartoum, Germany is promoting security, the rule of law and efforts to deal with the past in crisis countries around the world. The Federal Government intends to improve the coordination of its projects still further with the help of new strategies.
During his visit to Mali, Foreign Minister Maas is impressed by the work of German soldiers and police officers as part of the missions of the UN and the EU, which are bringing stability to the crisis-stricken country.
The Federal Foreign Office is supporting a truth commission investigating human rights violations in the crisis state of Mali.
Foreign Minister Maas is visiting Burkina Faso as part of his trip to West Africa. On his trip, he intends to emphasise the fact that Germany is a reliable partner in the area of crisis prevention.
During his visit to Sierra Leone, Foreign Minister Maas intends to pledge further support for the country on its path to stability.