Germany seeks balanced texts of resolutions which are in the interest of lasting peace in the Middle East and works to prevent unfair treatment of Israel at the United Nations.
The international community adopted the Global Compact on Refugees one year ago. The Global Refugee Forum will take place in Geneva in mid‑December and will address the implementation of the Compact. What will be discussed there and what role will Germany play?
Climate change now poses a risk to peace and security. Climate policy is therefore no longer just about environmental policy. It must also play a role in foreign policy.
Germany, France and the United Kingdom are working closely together with regard to Syria, in the fight against ISIS and on Iran. Foreign Minister Maas is meeting his colleagues in Paris to discuss current challenges and courses of action.
Germany is working at international level to prevent abuse within the context of crisis management and humanitarian assistance.
An exhibition featuring photographs from the photography competition on the topic of human rights is currently on show in the Atrium at the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin.