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.
Foreign Minister Heiko Maas received his Austrian counterpart Alexander Schallenberg for his first official visit today.
Cooperation between Germany and India is closer than ever. Today’s meeting between Foreign Minister Maas and his Indian counterpart, Foreign Minister Jaishankar, will focus on the further intensification of relations and on support for Afghanistan.
The 56th Munich Security Conference (MSC) will focus on the challenge to the world order shaped by the West as well as concrete solutions to current conflicts. Foreign Minister Maas will conduct talks on Libya, Syria, Afghanistan and Ukraine, among others.
Whether it be the fight against sexual violence, or disarmament – Germany has used the first year of its term on the Security Council to advance key issues. The second year’s focus will be on disarmament, crisis prevention and preserving the international order.