On 20 September Foreign Minister Maas will fly to New York to attend the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly.
On 2 August, the frigate Bayern will leave the north-west German port of Wilhelmshaven for Asia. On a voyage lasting around six months, the ship will join in maritime monitoring of the UN sanctions against North Korea, dock at ports in partner countries and take part in multilateral activities.
The North Atlantic Alliance (NATO) is a central pillar of Germany’s security and defence policy. With 30 members at present, NATO guarantees security and stability in the Euro-Atlantic area.
Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and his Australian counterpart Marise Payne today signed a declaration on an Enhanced Strategic Partnership. The virtual signing took place following the virtual 2+2 political and security policy consultations.
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.
A virtual visit to South Sudan and Rwanda on 26 and 27 April will highlight the situation of women and the Women, Peace and Security agenda based on United Nations Resolution 1325.