Healthcare, climate change, the digital transformation and equality are among the issues that will be in the spotlight when more than 60 foreign ministers convene virtually on 25 September on the margins of the UN General Assembly for a meeting of the Alliance for Multilateralism.
In the past few years, the importance of the Indo-Pacific region in both economic and political terms has increased markedly. The German Government is now setting out the course for its future policy on the countries of the Region.
Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and his South Korean counterpart KANG Kyung‑wha met for the second time for what is known as a “strategic dialogue” to discuss important current issues.
The Charter of the United Nations was signed 75 years ago. Important principles of international cooperation are now being called into question. At the same time, they are more important than ever. The Alliance for Multilateralism embodies support for these principles.
The Foreign Minister’s first trip outside of Europe since the beginning of the COVID‑19 pandemic will take him to the Middle East. This shows that peace and stability in the region are immensely important for Germany and the EU.