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.
The Sahel region is one of the priorities of German foreign, security and development policy. Germany is heavily involved in the region, from providing humanitarian assistance to joining civilian and military stabilisation efforts.
For four years now, the German Government policy guidelines: Preventing crises, resolving conflicts, building peace have provided the framework for Germany’s engagement for peace. In future the focus is to be on climate and health, among other aspects.
The EU operation EUNAVFOR MED IRINI has helped to enforce the United Nations arms embargo against Libya since 2020. In addition, the operation is tasked with investigating illegal exports of oil as well as combating human trafficking.
The conflict in Syria has been raging for ten years. What began with demonstrations against the Syrian regime is now a conflict with an international dimension. Here, we provide answers to the seven most important questions.