Welcome

Directorate‑General for Humanitarian Assistance, Crisis Prevention Stabilisation and Post‑Conflict Reconstruction

Loading German aid supplies for Iraq at Berlin-Schönefeld airport

Loading German aid supplies for Iraq at Berlin-Schönefeld airport, © DRK

06.01.2021 - Article

The Directorate‑General S was set up in March 2015 as a result of the process Review 2014 – A Fresh Look at German Foreign Policy.

It is responsible for the fields of humanitarian assistance, crisis prevention, stabilisation and peacebuilding.

Fields of work

The following fields of work fall under the Directorate-General’s remit:

  • Policy issues
  • Budget planning and personnel
  • Crisis prevention, stabilisation, post-conflict peacebuilding
  • Early crisis detection, Forward-looking strategy, conflict analysis, Center for International Peace Operations (ZIF)
  • Evaluation
  • Humanitarian assistance

Related content

Top of page