In restoring the Aghawat Mosque complex in the destroyed city of Mosul, the Federal Foreign Office aims to strengthen peaceful coexistence between the religions.
The Federal Foreign Office supports the Syrian Heritage Archive Project, and the results can now be seen in the Pergamon Museum.
During his visit to Mali, Foreign Minister Maas is impressed by the work of German soldiers and police officers as part of the missions of the UN and the EU, which are bringing stability to the crisis-stricken country.
In 2012, radical Islamist rebels were prevented from destroying thousands of centuries-old manuscripts: A ceremony marking this success was held in Hamburg City Hall on 2 November.
A conference and exhibition at the Federal Foreign Office highlight the challenges facing and ways of protecting endangered cultural heritage.