Be it the COVID-19 pandemic, in climate change or resolving political crises, international cooperation is more important than ever today when it comes to addressing the most pressing issues of our age.
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.
The Federal Cabinet today approved the latest version of the German Sustainable Development Strategy. The Federal Foreign Office engages in “diplomacy for sustainability” around the world. Sustainable development and social justice are essential for global stability and peace.
According to the United Nations, Yemen is currently experiencing the largest humanitarian crisis in the world. The conflict has taken the country to the brink of collapse. Today, the international community is holding a pledging event to address the humanitarian emergency.
The UN Secretary-General’s Peacebuilding Fund supports efforts to build peace around the world. UN Secretary-General António Guterres and Foreign Minister Heiko Maas are today chairing a Replenishment Conference for the Peacebuilding Fund to cover its requirements over the coming years.
In September, the UN states will debate the issue of strengthening renewable energies. In the run-up to this event, Germany is assuming responsibility for the theme “global energy transition”.
This year's General Assembly of the United Nations must take place virtually because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Video recording of the speech by Foreign Minister Heiko Maas.