Today, on Human Rights Day, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas will participate in discussions at an international conference on current challenges in protecting human rights: women’s rights, climate change, new technologies and the nexus between economic affairs and human rights.
In December 1959, the signatory States to the Antarctic Treaty agreed on a milestone in the multilateral world order: in the interest of all mankind, the “seventh continent” was forever to be used exclusively for peaceful purposes and scientific investigation.
Since 2014, the Körber‑Stiftung has conducted surveys on Germans’ attitudes to foreign-policy developments. The current findings show that there is growing support for more international engagement and that the majority of people in Germany see climate change as the most important challenge.
The Alliance for Multilateralism’s event at the 2019 Paris Peace Forum focuses on new technologies and examines how we should deal with the challenges and issues that new, digital technologies pose for politics and societies worldwide.
Breaking down walls in science is the slogan of the Falling Walls Conference at which dedicated young talents gather each year on 9 November.