In September 2020, the German Government adopted its policy guidelines on the Indo‑Pacific with the objective of strengthening Germany’s role in the Indo‑Pacific in the long term.
On 11 and 12 May, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas will be in Italy and the Vatican. His visit will focus on overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic, global efforts to foster peace and the interfaith dialogue.
The Federal Government today (3 March) adopted its LGBTI Inclusion Strategy to promote the inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people (LGBTI) in foreign policy and development cooperation.
Foreign Minister Maas called for multilateral cooperation during his trip to New York to attend the UN Security Council. Nuclear arms control, protection of human rights, humanitarian crises and conflicts show that we can only master the pressing issues of our time if we all work together.
At the annual Ministerial Meeting of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) in Brussels, representatives from 35 countries reaffirmed their commitment to combat antisemitism and promote remembrance in times of growing antisemitism and violence against Jews.