Germany’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union, dealing with Turkey and Europe’s refugee policy are the focus of Foreign Minister Maas’ trip to Athens.
At the pledging conference for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), Germany once again pledged comprehensive humanitarian assistance for 2020.
Sad state of affairs: Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, published annual figures today (18 June 2020) on displacement and forced migration.
In Somalia, the Federal Foreign Office supports the internally displaced and host communities and is helping to improve the provision of healthcare.
The greatest refugee crisis in Latin American history is being intensified by the COVID‑19 pandemic. At a virtual donors conference, Foreign Minister Maas appeals for solidarity with the host countries and announces more than 20 million euro in additional aid.